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Area Wage Survey

The Omaha, Nebraska—Iowa, Metropolitan Area
September 1969

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

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

Region III
406 Penn Square Building
1317 Filbert St.
Philadelphia, Pa. 19107
Phone: 597-7796 (Area Code 215)

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

Region VI
Region V
337 Mayflower Building
219 South Dearborn St.
411 North Akard St.
Chicago, 111. 60604
Dallas, Tex. 75201
Phone: 353-7230 (Area Code 312)
Phone: 749-3516 (Area Code 214)

Regions VII and VIII
Federal Office Building
911 Walnut St. , 10th Floor
Kansas City, Mo. 64106
Phone: 374-2481 (Area Code 816)

Regions IX and X
450 Golden Gate Ave.
Box 36017
San Francisco, Calif. 94102
Phone: 556-4678 (Area Code 415)

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Area Wage Survey
The Omaha, Nebraska—Iowa, Metropolitan Area




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1969

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D ecem ber 1969

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
George P. Shultz, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Geoffrey H. Moore, Commissioner

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P refa ce

Contents
P a g e

T he

B u re a u

o ccu p atio n al
sig n e d

to

lish m e n t

w ag e

p ro v id e

d e ta ile d

of

a re a s

th e

U n ited
th e
by

tu re

and

fo r

lev el

b rin g s
one

end

tw o
fo r

re la te

to

a re a s

fo r

b u lle tin s

th e

re g io n s

a re a s

U n ited

g ra m .
is

In

a re a s

each

c o lle c te d

su p p le m e n ta ry
T h is
O m ah a,

B udget

S a rp y
T h is

b u lle tin

in K a n s a s
C h aik en ,

w as
C ity ,

on

A re a ,

N e b r.;

a re a

E s ta b lish m e n ts

2.

In d ex es

a

b u l­

h o u rly

M o .,

A ssista n t




as

p e rc e n ts
A.

u n d e r

R e g io n a l

th e

sta n d a rd

e a rn in g s

w ith in

sco p e

s a la rie s

w e e k ly

fo r

and

O c c u p a tio n a l

of

1969.

d efin ed

th e

by

c o n sists
B u r e a u 's

g e n e ra l

D ire c to r

in

A -2 .

P ro fe s s io n a l

f irs t

A -3 .

O ffic e ,

h as

A -4 .

M a in te n a n c e

to

A -5 .

C u sto d ia l

d a ta

th e

of

su rv e y

and

m e n

fo r

s tra ig h t-tim e

o c c u p atio n al

se le c te d

g ro u p s,

and

p e r i o d s ___________________________________

4

o c c u p a t i o n s —m e n
and

w o m e n ___________________________________

5

o c c u p a t i o n s —m e n _____________________

7

p ro fe ssio n a l,
and w o m e n
and

and

and

te c h n ic a l
and

te c h n ic a l

o c c u p atio n s—

c o m b i n e d _______________________________________________
o c c u p a t i o n s ___________________________

p o w e rp la n t

m a te ria l

m o v e m e n t

8
9

o c c u p a t i o n s _________________

10

O c c u p a tio n a l

d e s c r i p t i o n s --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

12

p r o ­

e a rn in g s

p ra c tic e s

th e

and

s u rv e y

T he
th e
of

in

S ta n d ard
B u re a u

D o u g las

of

and

C o u n ty ,

Iow a.

re g io n a l

o ffice

d ire c tio n

for

3

e a rn in g s:

ro u n d
in to

se le c te d

of change

O ffic e

w h ich

o ccu p atio n al

P o tta w a tta m ie

by

of

A - l.

T he

a re a

and w o rk e rs

A fter

stu d ie d

in clu d ed

re s u lts

1968,

and

c o n d u c te d

g r o u p s _______________________________________

b ie n n ia lly .

S e p te m b e r

J a n u a ry

o ccu p atio n al

S ta te s.

e sta b lish m e n t

p re s e n ts
in

S ta tistic a l

th ro u g h

C o u n tie s,
stu d y

on

and

p ro v isio n s

N e b r.-Io w a ,

M e tro p o lita n
th e

w ag e

a re

in fo rm a tio n

a re a ,

a n n u a lly

c u rre n tly

se le c te d

1.

A p p en d ix .
N in e ty

fo r

is

d iv isio n s.

issu e d .

in fo rm a tio n

th e

th e

w ag es

fo r

tre n d s

T a b les:

s tr u c ­

stu d ie d .

m e tro p o lita n

and

fo r

of

b u lle tin s

m e tro p o lita n

It

p ro g ra m

in d u stry

a re a

W age

each

(2) t h e

and

a re

p re s e n ts

and

th e

in d iv id u a l

a re a

in d iv id u a l

g eo g ra p h ic

and
an

fo r

m o v e m e n t

e a ch

in d iv id u a l

of

th e

d e ­

e s ta b ­

p ro v isio n s.

re g io n s,
in

is

and

d iv isio n

lev el,

su rv e y ,

se co n d

fro m

(1)

sk ill

re s u lts

s u m m a ry

T he

p ro je c te d

in to

and

of e a ch

e a ch

b u lle tin .

b e e n

g eo g ra p h ic

am o n g

of th e

w ag e

in d u stry

of ann u al

a re a s

e a rn in g s,

c o n sid e ra tio n

in sig h t

s u rv e y

of a ll

d a ta

fo r

of w a g e s

th e

s u rv e y s,

se le c te d

m a jo r

p ro g ra m

m e tro p o lita n

o ccu p atio n al

c a te g o ry

p re s e n ts

c o m p le tio n
of

A

S ta tistic s

in

su p p le m e n ta ry

by

g re a te r

A t
letin

on

stu d ie d ,

o ccu p atio n al

L a b o r

and

d a ta

S ta te s.

n eed

d a ta

p ra c tic e s

y ield s

of

su rv e y s

of E d w a rd

N O T E :
a re a s .

O p e ra tio n s.

(S ee
U n io n

th e

O m a h a

stru c tio n ;
m o to rtru c k

S im ila r
in sid e

b a c k

s c a le s ,
a re a ,

p rin tin g ;
d r iv e r s ,

ta b u la tio n s

in d ic a tiv e
a re

a re

a v a ila b le

fo r

o th er

c o v e r.)

a lso

of

lo c a l-tra n s it
h e lp e rs ,

p re v a ilin g

a v a ila b le
and

fo r

o p e ra tin g
a llie d

p ay

lev e ls

b u ild in g
e m p lo y e e s;

o c c u p atio n s.

in

c o n ­
and



I

Area Wage Survey
The Omaha, Nebr.—Iowa, Metropolitan Area
Introduction
T h is
B u re a u
and

of

a re a

L a b o r

re la te d

b e n e fits

T h is
e a rn in g s
v isite d

b u lle tin

B u re a u

th e
In

ea ch

p o rta tio n ,

tio n s

and

h a v in g
th ey
to
th e

ten d

to

in d u stry

th an

h o w e v e r,
tim a te s

of

for

on

th o se
and

T he

m ain ten a n c e
tio n s
and
title s

a re

o c cu p atio n s

in

e sta b lish m e n ts
su rv e y

v isits

w e re

u n u su al

m e e t

jo b .

in

in
a ll

a re

th e

a

a ll

th e ir
th e

m in im u m

In

a re

siz e

for

of

w e ig h t.

E s ­

p a id

th e re fo re ,
and

se le c te d

liste d

th e
and

fo r

c le ric a l;
and

is

acco u n t

(2)

(4)

a re

sa m e

p ro fe ssio n a l

c u sto d ia l

b a se d

and

on

a

and

and
set

a p p e n d ix .

T he

e a rn in g s

co m b in ed .

d e sc rib e d ,

o ccu p atio n s, a re not p re s e n te d
in
(1) e m p l o y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t i o n

o r

se le c te d

for

so m e

in d u stry

for

in

e sta b lish m e n ts
a lly

su rv e y e d .

d iffe r
to

th e

w h ic h

s e le c te d

h a lf

lev e l

m ay

fo r
fail

m ain tain e d
in

pay

for

ea rn in g s
d o lla r.

a re a w id e

e s tim a te s

d iffe re n c e s

a re

sta n d ­

em p lo y ees
of

w eek ly

pay

a v e ra g e s

late

a llo w ­

th e

n e a re s t

in

th e

e s ti­

and
to

a v e ra g e

jo b

each

jo b .

re fle c t

am o n g

o c c u p atio n s

d u tie s

th e

liste d

sa m p le

s tru c tu re

th e

of

do

E sta b lish m e n t

w ith in

th e A - s e r ie s ta b le s b e c a u s e
e ith e r
is to o s m a l l to p r o v id e e n o u g h d a ta

b u lle tin .

c la ssifie d

th e

th e

a re

th e

not

w age

jo b s

pay

in

lev els

sh o u ld

and

m o re

a llo w

d u tie s

scope

affect

not

on

fo r

m in o r

be

stu d y
in

s e rv e

th e

not

th e

e m ­

th o se

u sed

am ong

o n ly to

e sta b lish m e n t
tab le s)

ta b u la tio n s

a re
is

th e

a ll

a c tu ­
am ong

o b tain ed fro m

in d ic a te

of

in

s tru c tu re

d iffe re n c e s

W age

to ta l

n u m b e r

em p lo y m en t

a c c u ra c y

S u p p le m e n ta ry

th e se

th an

d iffe re n c e s

o ccu p atio n al

T h e se

(B -s e rie s

th e

c la ssify in g

r e p r e s e n t th e

stu d ie d

p e r ­

w ith in

p e rfo rm e d .

of o ccu p atio n al

se le c te d

in

and

m a te ria lly

p ro v isio n s

u se d

g e n e ra liz e d

fo r

d u tie s

th e

of

stu d ie d .

and

sp e c ific

e s tim a te s

of d iffe re n c e s

P ra c tic e s

in

a p p ro p ria te ly

d e sc rip tio n s

u su a lly

sp e c ific

jo b s

In fo rm a tio n

Job

e m p lo y m en t

e stim a te s

T ab u latio n s
m e n ta ry

d iffe re n c e s

a re

of e sta b lish m e n ts

im p o rta n c e

jo b

and

B e c a u se

in

d iv isio n s

th e

th e

w o rk e rs

w ith in th e

a re

of

of

for

p r e ­

and

h o u rs

to

(e x c lu siv e

c o m p o site ,

c o lle c te d ;

th e

O c c u p a tio n a l

(3)

th e

to

e x c lu d e

is

for

sch ed u le

w eek ly

A v e ra g e

re fle c t

S im ila rly ,

any

su rv e y s

e sta b lish m e n ts,

so m e

hour)

d iffe re n tia l

e sta b lish m e n ts

d e s c rip ­

fo llo w in g

d a ta

ro u n d ed

fro m

o r

d a ta

W h ere

ra te s).

d iffe re n tly

d e scrip tio n .

th e se

in d iv id u a l

fo l­

m o v e m e n t.

jo b

stu d y

in

jo b

e sta b lish m e n ts

v a rie ty
th e

tec h n ic al;

v a ria tio n

fo r

d a ta

E a rn in g s

of

a
of

m a te ria l

u n ifo rm

of in te re s ta b lis h m e n t

o ccu p atio n s

to

a re

of

show n

h o lid a y s,

re fe re n c e

h a lf

e sta b lish m e n ts

in

a re

a lth o u g h

su rv e y

p lo y ees

co m m o n

in d u strie s ,

b e e n

a re
w eek ly

c o st-o f-liv in g

s a la rie s

sp re a d

w o m e n

in cu m b e n ts

fo rm e d ,

a re a ,

stu d ie d .

stu d y

and

in clu d ed .

p re s e n te d

e sta b lish m e n ts.

but

o ccu p atio n s,

p re m iu m

d a ta

re g u la r

w e e k e n d s,

o b ta in a b le

w age

d isc lo s u re

u te to d if f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in c lu d e :
D iffe re n ce s
in
p r o g re s s io n w ith in e s ta b lis h e d ra te ra n g e s , sin c e o n ly th e a c tu a l ra te s

d a ta ,

g ro u p in g

th e

of

E a rn in g s

on

n e a re s t

c o n trib u te

a

e x c lu d e d ,

a re

th e

have

and

e a rn in g s
w o rk

s tra ig h t-tim e

a n d /o r

re la tio n sh ip

m e n

to

a v e ra g e s
th u s,

p o ssib ility

a s s u m e d to r e f le c t
d if f e r e n c e s in p a y t r e a tm e n t of th e s e x e s w ith in
in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts .
O th e r p o ssib le fa c to rs w h ich m a y c o n trib ­

of

th e

p re s e n te d ,

p ay

a c c u ra te ly

of

To

p ro p o rtio n

c o m b in in g

in d u stry

T he

and,

to

w o rk
a re

c le ric a l

o c c u p atio n s

in d iv id u a l

b e c a u se

re g u la r

In d u strie s

staffin g

stu d ie d
each

e sta b lish m e n ts.
g re a te r

th e se

m a te s.

b e c au se

fo r

b a sis

at

fo r

e a rn in g s

re g u la r

and

h ire d

b o n u ses

o ffice

is

c la ssific a tio n .

and

(ro u n d ed

th e ir

T he

c rite ria .

a p p ro p ria te

s tu d ie d

in

o m itte d

o ccu p atio n s

sa m p le
a

for

M a jo r

fo r

w o rk w ee k

o p e ra ­

th o se

o v e rtim e

in c e n tiv e
as

o v e rtim e

E sta b lish m e n ts

p ro v id e d

stu d ie d .

g iv en

s e rv ic e s .

a re

a re

c o st,

n o n m a n u fa c tu rin g

in d u strie s

and

th e re

e m p lo y m en t

o ccu p atio n al

fo r

(2)

d a ta .

i.e .,

N o n p ro d u c tio n

re c e iv e

tra d e ;

g o v e rn m e n t

in d u strie s.

su rv e y in g
is

w h o le sale

and

a re

in

a rd

e s ta b ­

in

T he

w o rk e rs ,

g iv en

an c es

changes

tr a n s ­

p u b lic a tio n

on

or

e sta b lish m e n t

pay

sh ifts.

m ad e

re p re s e n ta tiv e

e sta te ;

tab u la tio n s

m in im u m

p o w e rp la n t;
tak e

th e

m iu m

fo r

M a n u fa c tu rin g ;

u tilitie s;

em p lo y m en t

e sta b lish m e n ts
th e

fro m

of w o rk e rs

c o n d u c te d

at

O ffic e

to

for

th e

p rev io u s

re p o rtin g

s tu d ie s

n u m b er

w h ich

a re

c la ssific a tio n

d e sc rib e d

re a l

e x tra c tiv e

e sta b lish m e n ts

sa m e

th e

and

e sta b lish m e n ts

and

p re se n ta tio n ,

fu ll-tim e

and

E a rn in g s

and

d e sig n e d

w ith in

em p lo y m en t

P e rs o n a l

p u b lic

and

in v o lv e d

b e lo w

(1)

O c c u p a tio n a l

fro m
la s t

d iv isio n s:

th e se

S e p a ra te

o ccu p atio n s

ty p es:

th e

stu d y .

o th er

fro m

d iv isio n s

th e

a ll

m a il

in

o b tain ed

in su ra n c e ,

co st

m an u fa c tu rin g

lo w in g

and

a c c u ra c y

to

O c c u p a tio n s

a re

e sta b lish m e n ts

b a sed

by

in d u stry

in su ffic ie n t

sm a ll

a ll

re la tin g

ex cep t

d a ta

su rv e y s

m e rit

in d iv id u a l

O c c u p a tio n a l

o ccu p atio n al

re sp o n d e n ts

p re s c rib e d

fu rn ish

o p tim u m

la rg e

of

a

u n n e c e s s a ry

o b tain

to

L a b o r 's
e a rn in g s

re p o rte d ,

b ro a d

in c lu sio n .

b ro a d

la rg e ly

th o se

e x c lu d e d

T h e se

as

six

th an

c u rre n t

e a rlie r

c o n stru c tio n

few e r

of

of o c c u p a tio n a l

su rv ey .

fin a n c e ,

th e

w a rra n t

th e

in th a t

a re a ,

g ro u p s

D e p a rtm e n t

b a s is .1

e c o n o m ists

to

U .S .

a re a w id e

c o m m u n ic a tio n ,

re ta il tra d e ;
in d u stry

th e

su rv e y s

p re s e n ts

and

w ith in

in w h ic h

c o n d u c ts

o b tain ed

re p o rte d

p rev io u s

lish m e n ts

90

an

fie ld

n o n resp o n d e n ts

sin c e

1 of
on

in fo rm a tio n
by

o ccu p atio n s
to

is

S ta tistic s

in

th e

re la tiv e

o c cu p atio n al

e a rn in g s

d a ta .

P ro v isio n s

p ra c tic e s
not

and

p re s e n te d

c o lle c te d

su p p le ­
in

th is

b ie n n ia lly .

1
I n c l u d e d i n t h e 9 0 a re a s a re f o u r s tu d ie s c o n d u c t e d u n d e r c o n t r a c t w i t h t h e N e w Y o r k S t a t e T h e s e
tab u la tio n s on
m in im u m
e n tra n c e
s a la rie s
fo r in e x p e rie n c e d
D e p a r t m e n t o f Labo r.
T h e s e a re a s a re B i n g h a m t o n ( N e w Y o r k p o r t i o n on ly ); R o c h e s t e r ( o f f i c e o c c u ­
w o m e n o ffic e w o r k e r s ; sh ift d iff e re n tia ls ; s c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u r s ; p a id
p a ti o n s on ly ); S y r a cu s e ; a n d U t i c a —R o m e .
In a d d i t i o n , th e B ur e a u c o n d u c t s m o r e l i m i t e d a r e a stud ie s
h o lid a y s ; p a id v a c a tio n s ; a n d h e a lth , in s u r a n c e , a n d p e n s io n p la n s a re
i n 78 a r e a s a t t h e r e q u e s t o f th e W a g e a n d H o u r a n d P u b l i c C o n t r a c t s D iv is io n s o f d i e U . S . D e ­
p a r t m e n t o f Labor .
p r e s e n t e d (in th e B - s e r i e s ta b le s )
in p r e v io u s b u lle tin s fo r th is a r e a .




1




T a b l e 1.

E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d W o r k e r s W i t h i n S c o p e of S u r v e y a n d N u m b e r S t u d i e d i n O m a h a , N e b r . — o w a ,
I
b y M a j o r I n d u s t r y D i v i s i o n , 2 S e p t e m b e r 19 6 9

M in im u m
em ploym ent
in e s t a b l i s h m en ts in scope
of s tu d y

In d u stry d ivision

All d iv isio n s

N u m b e r of es t a b lis h m e n ts
W ithin sco p e
of study *

_______________________________

M a n u f a c t u r i n g - — __ _______ — __ _____
N onm anufacturing
___________
_______ __
T ra n sp o rta tio n , c om m unication, and
o th er public u tilitie s 5
. _
- _
W h o l e s a l e t r a d e 6 ____________________________ —
R e t a i l t r a d e ^ ____ __ __________ ____ _____ _____ _
F i n a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , a n d r e a l e s t a t e 6 ______
S e r v i c e s 6 7---------------------------------------------------------

W o rk e r s in e s ta b l is h m e n t s
W ithin s c o p e of s t u d y 4

Studied

Studied
Num ber

Percent

41 1

144

85,799

100

57,365

50
"

122
28 9

48
96

33,243
52,556

39
61

23,411
33,954

50
50
50
50
50

43
62
95
43
46

21
15
27
16
17

16,347
5,926
15,144
9,099
6, 040

19
7
18
10
7

14,092
1,623
9,677
6, 124
2,438

1 T h e O m a h a S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f i n e d b y t h e B u r e a u of t h e B u d g e t t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s of D o u g l a s a n d
S a r p y C o u n t i e s , N e b r a s k a ; a n d P o t t a w a t t a m i e C o u n t y , I o w a . T h e " w o r k e r s w i t h i n s c o p e of s t u d y " e s t i m a t e s s h o w n i n t h i s t a b l e p r o v i d e a r e a s o n a b l y
a c c u r a t e d e s c r i p t i o n of t h e s i z e a n d c o m p o s i t i o n of t h e l a b o r f o r c e i n c l u d e d i n t h e s u r v e y .
T he e s ti m a t e s a r e not in ten d ed , h o w e v e r, to s e r v e as
a b a s i s of c o m p a r i s o n w i t h o t h e r e m p l o y m e n t i n d e x e s f o r t h e a r e a t o m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n c e (1) p l a n n i n g o f w a g e s u r v e y s
r e q u i r e s t h e u s e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y i n a d v a n c e of t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d i e d , a n d (2) s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e e x c l u d e d
f r o m t h e s c o p e of t h e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 196 7 e d i t i o n of t h e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r i a l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l w a s u s e d i n c l a s s i f y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n .
3 Includes a ll e s ta b lis h m e n ts w ith to ta l e m p lo y m en t at o r above the m in im u m lim ita tio n .
A l l o u t l e t s ( w i t h i n t h e a r e a ) of c o m p a n i e s i n s u c h
in d u s t r ie s a s t r a d e , fin a n c e , auto r e p a i r s e r v i c e , and m o tio n p ic tu r e t h e a t e r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 In clu d e s a ll w o r k e r s in a ll e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith t o ta l e m p l o y m e n t (w ithin th e a r e a ) at o r a b o v e t h e m i n i m u m lim it a ti o n .
5 T a x i c a b s a n d s e r v i c e s i n c i d e n t a l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t i o n w e r e e x c lu d e d .
O m a h a 's gas and e le c tric u tilitie s a r e m u n ic ip ally o p e ra te d and
a r e e x c lu d e d by d e fin itio n f r o m the sc o p e of the study.
6 T his in d u stry d iv isio n is r e p r e s e n te d in e s tim a te s for " a ll in d u s tr ie s " and "n o n m a n u fa c tu rin g ” in the S e r ie s A ta b le s . S e p a ra te p re s e n ta tio n
o f d a t a f o r t h i s d i v i s i o n i s n o t m a d e f o r o n e o r m o r e of t h e f o l l o w i n g r e a s o n s : (1) E m p l o y m e n t i n t h e d i v i s i o n i s t o o s m a l l t o p r o v i d e e n o u g h d a t a
t o m e r i t s e p a r a t e s t u d y , (2) t h e s a m p l e w a s n o t d e s i g n e d i n i t i a l l y t o p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t i o n , (3) r e s p o n s e w a s i n s u f f i c i e n t o r i n a d e q u a t e t o
p e r m i t s e p a r a t e p r e s e n t a t i o n , a n d (4) t h e r e i s p o s s i b i l i t y of d i s c l o s u r e of i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a .
7 H otels and m o te ls; la u n d rie s and o ther p e rs o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s in e s s s e rv ic e s ; autom obile r e p a i r , re n ta l, and pa rk in g ; m o tio n p ic tu re s ;
n o n p ro fit m e m b e r s h i p o rg a n iz a tio n s (excluding r e lig io u s and c h a rita b le o rg a n iz a tio n s ); a n d e n g in e e rin g a n d a r c h i te c t u r a l s e r v i c e s .

O v e r o n e - t h i r d of t h e w o r k e r s w i t h i n s c o p e o f t h e s u r v e y i n t h e O m a h a a r e a w e r e
em plo y e d in m a n u fa c tu rin g f ir m s .
T h e follow ing p r e s e n t s th e m a j o r i n d u s t r y g ro u p s and
s p e c i f i c i n d u s t r i e s a s a p e r c e n t of a l l m a n u f a c t u r i n g :
Ind u stry groups

S pecific in d u strie s

F o o d a n d k i n d r e d p r o d u c t s ____34
E l e c t r ic a l e q u ip m en t and

C o m m u n i c a t i o n e q u i p m e n t --------19
M e a t p r o d u c t s ----------------------------- 16

M achinery, except e le c tric al— 8
F a b r i c a t e d m e t a l p r o d u c t s ------ 6
P r i n t i n g a n d p u b l i s h i n g -------------6
T h is i n f o r m a t io n is b a s e d on e s t i m a t e s of to ta l e m p lo y m e n t d e r i v e d f r o m u n i v e r s e
m a t e r i a ls c o m p iled p r io r to a c tu al su rv e y .
P r o p o rtio n s in v a rio u s in d u stry d iv isio n s m a y
d i f f e r f r o m p r o p o r t i o n s b a s e d o n th e r e s u l t s of t h e s u r v e y a s s h o w n in t a b l e 1 a b o v e .

W age T rends for Selected O ccupational G roups

in

P r e s e n te d in ta b le
2 a re
in d ex e s a n d
a v e ra g e
s a la rie s
of o ffice c le r ic a l w o r k e r s

and

in a v e r a g e

a re

a

e a rn in g s

m e a s u re

w ages
d u rin g
b e tw e e n Ju ly
y ield s
d a te

th e

of

w age

th e
I9 6 0

of

m e a s u re
of

change

of

o ccu p atio n al

2

for

g ro u p s.

e x p re s s e d

fro m

of

in

th e

ch ange

T he

a s

a

th e

th ey

e a ch

by

e s tim a te s

a re

not

e sta b lish m e n ts

le s s

100

o ccu p atio n s

b a se d

T h e se

on

to

of

c le ric a l

re g u la r

e a rn in g s

for

in

p re m iu m

pay

o v e rtim e

fo r

e a ch

and

a v e ra g e

in d u stria l

s a la rie s

o v e rtim e .

c h a n g es

late
sh ifts.
p a tio n s
and

to

w o rk e rs

w eek ly

m e a s u re

th e

for

F o r

p lan t

s tra ig h t-tim e
and

fo r

w o rk

th e

w o rk e r

h o u rly
on

n u rse s ,
n o rm a l

w age

g ro u p s,

e a rn in g s,

w eek en d s,

T h e p e rc e n ta g e s a r e b a s e d o n d a ta
in clu d e
m o s t o f th e n u m e r ic a lly

th e

w o rk w eek ,
th ey

e x c lu d in g

h o lid a y s,

fo r se le c te d key
im p o rta n t
jo b s

and

o c c u ­
w ith in

group.

a re

in te n d e d

in

th e

L im ita tio n s

a re a .

T he

w e re

a g g re g a te

p e rc e n t,

by

in th e

th e

re la te d

show s

o ccu p atio n al
em p lo y m en t

w e ig h ts

re fle c t

(m ean)

o ccu p atio n al
w e re
by

th e

th e

w ith in

a v e ra g e

g ro u p
fo r

an

p ro p o rtio n a te

its

c o n sta n t

p o ssib le .

m u ltip lie d

y e a rs
th e

key

w e ig h t

o ccu p atio n s

y e a r

y e a r 's

th e

to

re la te

o ffice

re la te

e x c lu siv e

of

c o n d u c te d
th e in d ex

p e rio d

w e ig h t,

to ta led .

d iv id in g

e a rlie r

T he

th e

y e a r.

p e rc e n ta g e

rela tiv e

fo llo w in g

by

th e

o ccu p atio n s

p rev io u s
w e re

y e a r 's

u se d

in

of

in d ex .

an d

w age

D ata

T he

v id u al

th e

w ages
o v e r,

fo r,

tio n s

re su lta n t

. T he

in d ex

due

(2)

of

m e rit

w h ile

in

c h a n g es

to

fo rc e

and

in

ex p a n sio n s,

w o rk e rs
in

th at

ev en

lab o r

th o u g h

e n te re d

e a rn in g s
tre n d s;

w ag es
th e

m a y

have

a re
o r

a ll

m a y

a re a

o th er

th e

la b o r

fo rc e

by

w ith o u t

a c tu a l

o r

d e c lin e d

ex p an d ed

u se

in

a v e ra g e

ch an g es

in

3

for

o v e rtim e .
in d ex e s

W h ere

and
in

w o rk

th e

sco p e

of

c h a n g es.
a re a

gave

fo rc e s .

w e ig h ts

of

d a ta
ch ange

su rv e y .

T hey

as

such,

w e re
any

lev e ls.
in

in c re a se s ,

fo r

o r

a d ju ste d

w ages
a n

a re a

e sta b lish m e n ts

e lim in a te s

a re

th e

c o n c e iv a b le

S im ila rly ,

a v e ra g e s

r e p r e s e n te d in
ch ange
re fle c t

h o u rs.

sch ed u le s,

tu rn ­

e sta b lish m e n ts

h ig h e r-p a y in g

e m p lo y m en t

th e

in d i­

p ro p o r­

pay

w age

b e c a u se

th e

is

lo w e r-p a y in g

w o rk

th e

d e c re a s e s
It

of
and

a v e ra g e

lab o r

in

d iffe re n t
o r

by

in

fro m

ch an g es

w ith

s a la ry

re c e iv e d

y et

n e c e s s a ry ,

p e rc e n ta g e s

and

m e a s u re s

c h a n g es

c o n sta n t,

s tra ig h t-tim e

sta n d a rd

th e

ch an g es

c o n sta n t

a n

th e p r o p o rtio n of w o r k e r s
d a ta .
T he p e rc e n ta g e s of

pay

fo r
by

of

w age
in

pay

(3)

in c re a s e s

b e c a u se

th e ir

re la tiv e ly

m a y have
ris e n
c o n sid e ra b ly
e n te r e d th e a r e a .

T he

c a u se

in

a s

g e n e ra l

re su ltin g

e sta b lish m e n ts

can

(1)

and

re d u c tio n s,

e sta b lish m e n ts

re m a in e d

of c h a n g e s in
c lu d e d in th e

in c re a s e s
jo b ,

fo rc e

ch an g e,
by:

sa m e

fo rc e

have

of

in flu en ced

th e

em p lo y e d

th e

a v e ra g e

p e rc e n ta g e s

a v e ra g e s ,

o ccu p atio n al a v e ra g e s

O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) : O f f ic e c l e r i c a l ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) — S k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n c e ( m e n ) :
C ontinued
Bookkeeping-m achine
Carpenters
o p e ra t o rs , c las s B
Secretaries
E lectricians
C l e i k s , a c c o u n t i n g , c la ss es
S te n o g ra p h e r, general
M achinists
A and B
Stenographers, senior
M echanics
C l e i k s , f i l e , c la ss es
S w i t c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r s , c la ss es
M echanics (autom otive)
A, B, an d C
A and B
P a i n te r s
Cleiks, order
T a b u l a t i n g - m a c h i n e operators,
P i p e f i tt e r s
Cleiks, payroll
c las s B
Tool an d die m ak ers
C o m p t o m e t e r o p e ra t o rs
Ty p i s ts , c la s s e s A a n d B
K e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r s , c la ss es
U nskilled p la n t (men):
A and B
I n d u s t r ia l nurses ( m e n a n d w o m e n ) :
J a n it o r s , p o r te r s , a n d c l e a n e r s
O f f ic e boys a n d girls
N ur se s, i n d u s t r ia l ( r e g i s t e r e d )
L a b o r er s , m a t e r i a l h a n d l i n g




in d ex e s

a re a

w o rk e rs

C h an g es

th e r e la tiv e
(com pound)

w age

in

c h a n g es,

for

a g g re g a te s

A v e ra g e
th e

T he
ch ange

y e a r

a g g re g a te

ch an g e.

c o m p u tin g

b a se

e a rn in g s

is th e p r o d u c t o f m u lt ip l y in g th e b a s e y e a r r e l a t i v e (100) b y
fo r th e n e x t
su cceed in g y e a r an d
c o n tin u in g to
m u ltip ly
fo r

in d ex e s

p e rc e n t

in c re a s e

T h ese

a re a ;

th e

b a se

o r

d a te s.

fo r

c h a n g es

gro u p .

w e re

a ll

c o n sec u tiv e

re la tiv e ,

w ag es

in d ic a te d

se le c te d
a

w h e re v e r

o c cu p atio n

la te r

in

a v e ra g e s

pay

th e

a ssig n e d

em p lo y m en ts

th e

w o rk e r

tim e ,

F o r
tre n d s

C o m p u tin g

in

for

th e

in

a v e ra g e

E a c h

p ro d u cts

p lan t

g iv en

p e rc e n ta g e s

b e tw e en

w as

e a c h

a

ch ange

T he

g ro u p
th e

se le c te d
a t

b a se
p e rio d
(d ate
of th e
a re a
su rv e y
and Ju n e
1961).
S u b tra c tin g
100 f ro m

in d ex .

c h an g es

M e th o d

of

w ag es

p e rc e n ta g e

th e

m e a s u re s
to

of

p e rc e n ta g e s
of ch ange
and in d u stria l n u rse s ,

th e

effect

e a c h jo b in ­
o n ly c h a n g e s

not

in flu en ced

by

p re m iu m

to

sig n ific a n t

rem o v e
effect

by
pay

fro m
c a u se d

4

T ab le

2.

In d ex es
O m a h a ,

of S ta n d a rd

N e b r . —I o w a ,

W eek ly

S a la rie s

S e p te m b e r

and

1969

and

S tra ig h t-T im e
O c to b e r

1968,

H o u rly
and

E a rn in g s

P e rc e n ts

of

fo r

S e lec te d

C h a n g e 1 for

A ll in d u s tr ie s

M a n u fa c tu rin g

O ffic e

In d u stria l

S k ille d

U n sk ille d

O ffic e

In d u stria l

S k ille d

n u rse s

m ain ten a n c e

p lan t

c le ric a l

n u rse s

m a in te n a n c e

p lan t

tra d e s

w o rk e rs

tra d e s

w o rk e rs

(m en)

(m en)

(m en)

(m en)

(m en

and

w om en)

(m e n

and

w om en)

In d ex es

1 9 6 9 _______________________________________

1 3 3 .7

{])

1 9 6 8 ___________________________________________

1 2 9 .9

(2 )

S e p te m b e r

in

P e rio d s

c le ric a l

P e rio d

O c to b e r

O c c u p a tio n a l G ro u p s
S e lec te d

1968 to

S e p te m b e r

O c to b e r

1967 to

O c to b e r

1968 _

1 9 6 9 _____________
__________

and

(m en

w om en)

(O c to b e r

1 3 6 .4

1 3 2 .8

w om en)

1 3 0 .2

1 2 9 .1

1 2 6 .7

2 .9
6 .0

(2 )

4 .8

(2 )

3 .0

of

and

1960*100)

1 3 0 .2

P e rc e n ts

O c to b e r

(m en

U n sk ille d

139-2

1 3 2 .1

1 3 2 .7

(2 )
(2 )

1 2 7 .6

change 1

2 .8

(

)

6 .3

2 .9
5 .1

(

)

4 .9
4 .2

4 .1

3 .6

O c to b e r

1966 to

O c to b e r

1 9 6 7 ________________

3 .1

( )

6 .5

3 .7

3 .1

4 .3

1965

to

O c to b e r

1966

_______

4 .6

( )

2 .6

3 .6

3 .4

( )
(2 )

5 .4

O c to b e r

2 .3

O c to b e r

1964 to

O c to b e r

1965_

__________

2 .6

1 .5

3 —.3

1 .2

(

)

2 .8

2 .9
.8

3 .2

2 .6

2 .0

(

)

3 .4

2 .6

2 .9
2 .6
4 .4

4 .1
2 .0

1 .6
3 .4

(

)

(2 )

2 .7
3 .7

4 .4
2 .1

5 .3

3 .2

(2 )

4 .3

3 .7

___

O c to b e r

1963 to

O c to b e r

1964 _

_____________

1 .8

(2 )
3 .0

O c to b e r

1962 to

O c to b e r

1963 _

_________

_

2 .2

3 .6

3 .6
2 .7

1 .6

O c to b e r

1961

to

O c to b e r

1 9 6 2 ________________

O c to b e r

I960

to

O c to b e r

1961 _

1

A ll

2
3

D ata
T h is




ch an g es

a re

_____________

in c re a s e s

u n le ss

(2 )

o th e rw ise

do n ot m e e t p u b lic a tio n c rite r ia .
d e c re a s e
la rg e ly re fle c ts
ch an g es

in

in d ic a te d .
e m p lo y m e n t

a m o n g

e sta b lish m e n ts

w ith

d iffe re n t

p ay

lev e ls

ra th e r

th a n

w ag e

d e c re a s e s .

5

A. O ccupational E arn in g s
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y h o u r s and e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d on an a r e a b a s i s
by i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , O m a h a , N e b r . - I o w a , S e p t e m b e r 1969)

Number
of
workers

Av^n^rp

$

i

$

%

%

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

60

65

70

75

60

Sex, 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

55

weekly
hours1
(standard)

65

70

75

80

-

-

-

-

N u m b e r of 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 of—
(
t
$
t
t
t
$
i
t
(
S
$
t
*
t
$
80
100
105 110
85
90
95
115
120
125
140
160
130
150
170
180

-

and
under

and
95

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

140

150

160

170

1

3
3

3
3
~

9

“

4
2
2

1

“

85

9

8
6
2

20
7
13

10
1
9

33
3
30

12
7
5

12
1
11

“

90

180 over

MEN

$

$

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C LA SS A
M A N U F AC T UR I N G ------------------------N O NM A NU F AC T UR I N G ------------------

115
30
85

40.0 137.00 140.00 125.00-149.00
40.0 132.00 128.00 122.50-151.50
40.0 138.50 141.50 126.50-148.50

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C LA SS B
N O NM A NU F AC T UR I N G -----------------

77
54

40.0 112.50 115.00
40.0 118.00 124.50

C L E R K S , ORDER -------------------------------N O NM A NU F AC T UR I N G ------------------

53
44

40.0
40.0

O F F I C E BOYS ----------------------------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G ----------------------

41
30

40.0
40.0

T A B U LA TIN G-M A C H IN E OPERATORS,
C LA SS B ------------------------------------------------N ON M AN U FA C TU R IN G ---------------------

32
27

40.0 115.00 119.00 101.50-132.50
40.0 114.50 117.50 102.00-132.50

95 .0 0- 13 1. 50
95 .0 0- 13 4. 00

_

123.00 118.00 113.50-127.50
122.50 117.00 113.00-123.00

-

77.00
79.50

73.00
73.50

66.50- 79.00
69.00- 79.00

-

”

_

“

-

8
6

-

8
8

10
4

3

3
“

4
1

2
1

10
8

4
4

14
14

8
8

-

-

-

-

”

-

_

-

_

“

2
2

_

-

2
1

14
13

16
16

6
3

i

-

6
3

3
3

3

-

-

~

_

~

-

~

5
5

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

_

2
2

1
l

i

13
11

14
14

9

4
4

3
3

3

2

3

“

_

-

_

4
4

_

_

3

_
“

a

8
8

9

8
7

3
“

-

l

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

5
4

i

8
8

1

-

6

3

-

5

11
9

2
2

6
4

1
1

2

4

_

3

9

-

-

_

_

-

-

'

~

“

'

_

_

_

_

WOMEN

B I L L E R S , MACHINE ( B I L L I N G
M A C H I N E ) --------------------------------------------------

26

B O O K K E E P I N G - M A C H I N E O PE RA T O R S ,
C LA SS A ---------------------------------------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G ------------------------BOOKKEE PING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
C L AS S B ---------------------------------------------------M A N U F A CT U RI N G -------------------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G ------------------------

71.00- 94.00

-

l

5

5

60
46

40.0 106.50 111.00
40.0 107.50 111.00

94.00-117.50
94 .5 0-118.00

_

_

_

_

~

~

”

”

4
4

3
”

82
26
56

40.0
40.0
39.5

84.50
95.50
79.50

85.00
89.50
78.50

77.00- 90.00
87.00- 94.00
75.50- 86.50

2

2

2

24

5
1
4

22
14
8

9

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C LA SS A ----M A NU F AC T UR I N G -------------------------------N ON M AN U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 3 --------------------

292
54
238

112.00
116.50
111.00
113.50

12
1
11
1

10
10

25
4
21

95

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

5

8

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T I N G , C LA SS B —
M A N U F A CT U RI N G -------------------------------N ON M AN U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------

416
84
332

40.0
40.0
40.0

88.00
91.00
87.00

58
12
46

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS A -------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G -------------------------

O
o

86.00

83.00

98.50-125.00
112.50
121.00 100.50-129.50
112.00
98 .0 0- 12 2. 50
113.00 104.50-122.50

2

2

6

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

“

_

10

77.50- 97.00
82.50-100.00
76.00- 94.50

38
35

40.0 103.00 100.00
40.0 103.00 100.00

95.50-113.00
95.0 0- 11 3. 50

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS B -------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G ------------------------P U B L I C U T I L I T I E S 3 --------------------

359
341
53

76.00
40.0
79.50
40.0
79.00
75.50
40.0 102.50 116.00

71.50- 83.50
71.00- 82.50
80.00-118.00

-

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS C ------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G -------------------------

133
130

39.5
39.5

67.50
67.50

67.00
67.00

63.00- 70.50
63.00- 70.50

C L E R K S , OROER --------------------------------------M AN U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------N ON MA N UF A CT U RI N G ------------------------

92
33
59

40.0
40.0
40.0

91.00
95.00
88.50

88.00
97.50
87.00

72.00-110.00
80.50-110.50
64 .5 0- 11 0. 50




-

2

86.50
90.50
85.50

Se e f o o tn o t e s at en d of t a b l e

6
-

~

-

_

-

-

_

24

~

10

24

24
_

42
4
38

45

53

-

-

8

-

62
17
45
-

-

_
—

7
2

-

2

28
4

21
6
15
7

56
12
44

20

20

8
8

_

_

_

~

~

_

_

-

-

-

4

36

_

-

27
27

33
33

109
105
-

70
69
14

45
42

4

23
18
“

8
8

41
41

48
45

31
31

2
2

2
2

16
1
15

2

11
6
5

4

45
3
42
34

30
3
27
10

23
7
16

28

27

9

8

12
4

19

19

2

7

6

8
8

51

-

5

7

9

13

44

4

5
3
2

-

7

6
2

4

11

i
3

“

11
9

7
7

-

4
3

2
2

1
1

2
2

2
2

4
3

8

1
1

-

-

-

_

~
“

_

-

_

~

5
i

-

-

-

8
8

-

5

5

1
1

-

~
“

-

18
1
17
2

“

~
-

-

-

-

-

-

_

1
1

1
1

8

2

i
3

6
6

11

-

11

“

3
1
2

4

-

-

4

4
4

5

-

5

6
6

31
31
31

17
5

1
1

12

*

-

-

”

-

_

-

-

2
2
-

_

-

3
3

-

-

~

-

“

-

-

-

-

_
-

6
Table A-l.

Office Occupations—Men and W om en— Continued

(Average straight-time weekly hours and earnings for selected occupations studied on an area basis
by industry division, Om a h a , Nebr.-Iowa, September 1969)
Weekly earnings1

Sex,

occupation,

$

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

and in d u stry d iv is io n

$
55

WOMEN P A Y R OL L

60

$
65

$
70

—
65

70

75

98
42
56

80

85

90

95

$
40.0 103.00 103.50
40.0 106.00 106.00
40.0 1 0 1 . 0 0 101.50

12.50tl 4.50
96.00-120.50
91.50112.00

1

2
2

2
2
-

5
5

7
4
3

2
1
1

1
1
-

7
7

21
3
18

15
8
7

19
5
14

1
1

1
1

3
3
-

67
8
59
13
10

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

140

150

$
160

-

-

$
150

-

160

$
170

170

—

180

Iand

180 over

40.0
40.0
40.0

93.00
93.00
93.50

90.50
92.00
89.00

78.00105.50
80.50-102.50
75.00106.50

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A
MA NU FA C TU R IN G ---------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG --------------------

210
50
160

40.0 100.50
39.5
94.50
40.0 1 0 2 . 0 0

96.00
95.00
97.00

90 .0 0- 10 7. 00
91.50- 99.50
88 . 5 0 124.00

KEYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B
M AN UF ACT URI NG ---------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG --------------------

280
35
245

40.0
40.0
40.0

79.00
81.00
79.00

80.00
82.50
80.00

74.00- 84.50
74.50- 88.00
74.00- 84.50

6
6

11
2
9

75
68

40.0
40.0

79.00
79.00

73.50
73.00

66.50- 83.00
66.00- 82.50

15
15

14
14

S E C R E T A R I E S 4 --------------------------M AN UF ACT URI NG ------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG —
PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S 3

705
255
450
175

39.5
39.5
40.0
40.0

114.00
111.00
115.50
121.00

S E C R E T A R I E S , CL A SS A
N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG —

57
34

O F F I C E G I R L S ----------------NON MA NUF ACT URI NG

2
1
1
-

97.50-130.00
111.50
95.00124.50
108.50
114.50
9 8 . 0 0 - 132.00
121.50 103.50-137.00

39.5 132.00 132.00 113.00-149.00
39.5 133.00 134.50 107.00-160.50

S E C R E T A R I E S , CLASS B
MA NU FA C TU R IN G -------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG -----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3 -

189
48
141
47

39.5
39.0
40.0
40.0

S E C R E T A R I E S , CLA SS C
MA NU FA C TU R IN G -------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG -----PUB LIC U T I L I T I E S 3 -

272
100
172
66

40.0 113.00 112.50
95.00-131.50
95.50131.50
40.0 113.50 113.00
9 4 . 5 0 - 131.50
40.0 112.50 112.50
40.0 123.00 128.00 108.00-140.00

SECRETARIES, CLASS D
M AN UF ACT URI NG -------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG —

187
84
103

39.5 102.50 101.50
39.5
99.00 1 0 0 . 0 0
40.0 105.00 103.00

92.00111.00
8 8 . 0 0 - 107.50
96.50-116.00

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , GENERAL
MA NU FA C TU R IN G -------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG -----PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 3 -

241
59
182
64

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

85.00
86.50
84.50
92.50

78.00- 93.50
81.50- 93.00
75.50- 94.00
87 . 0 0 101.00

STENOG RAPHERS, SENIOR
N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG —

302
248
112

40.0 108.50 109.00
40.0 107.50 105.50
40.0 115.00 119.00

94 . 0 0 91.0095.00-

86
84

41.5
41.5

75.50
75.00

69.00
68.50

64.00- 79.50
64.00- 79.00

28
28

20
20

180
45
135

40.0
39.5
40.0

83.50
88.00
82.00

80.50
84.50
78.50

73.50- 89.00
79.00-101.50
72.50- 87.50

4
3
1

13

PUBLIC

U TILITIE S3

- S W I T C H BO AR D

O PE RATOR S,

N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG

CLASS

B ----------

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

O PE RATOR -R ECE PTI O N I S T S -

M AN UF ACT URI NG

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

N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG

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

See footnotes at end of table.

121.00
117.50
122.50
135.50

86.00
86.50
86.00
95.00

120.50
117.00
122.50
134.50

104.501 0 6. 00 1 0 4. 00 13 0. 50 -

10
4
6

14
6
8

14
6
8

7
5
2

8
1
7

5
4
1

10
5
5

20
7
13

16
8
8

2
1
1

10
4
6

1
1
-

2
2
-

5
2
3

3
3

16
2
14

-

-

-

-

-

29
2
27

17
1
16

48

20
8

11
2
9

4

1

-

18

22

-

-

-

-

-

28

35
14
21

4

1

-

18

22

-

-

-

-

54
4
50

78
8
70

48
9
39

10
1
9

2
2
-

4
1
3

10
9

9
7

17
4
13
6

27
12
15
3

49
23
26
3

80
36
44
19

50
18
32
11

43
22
21
12

55
18
37
12

57
22
35
11

35
11
24
8

78
26
52
33

60
14
46
24

14
3
11
6

14
4
10
7

4
4
-

5
2
3
1

1
1

1
1

2
2

3
2

4
-

3
-

2
-

6
3

8
7

9
4

2
2

5
3

2
2

4
3

2
2

148
49
99

8

4
4

1

COMPTOMETER O PE RA TOR S
MA N UF A CT U RI NG ----------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG —




N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time weekly earnings of—
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$
80
85
90
95
100
105
110
115
120
125
130
140

C O NT I N U E D
---------

MA NU FA C TU R IN G —
NONMA NUF ACT URI NG

SWI TC HB O AR D

$
75

and
under

Median 2

60

CLERKS,

$

5
3
2
-

9
1
8

18
3
15
“

15
5
10
2

8
1
7
“

17
8
9
7

19
8
11
1

23
8
15
-

9
9
1

33
8
25
18

12
1
11
9

9
1
8
4

7
7
5

2
2

1
1
-

11
3
8

23
7
16
“

29
15
14
-

17
4
13
7

30
16
14
5

16
3
13
3

9
4
5
1

24
7
17
5

22
12
10
6

12
3
9
6

34

15
19
14

34
7
27
15

3
2
1
1

2
2
-

-

-

-

-

29
8
21

33
15
18

23
13
10

13
6
7

9
9

10

3
2
1

5
1
4

“

“

-

-

10

8
5
3
3
1
2
2

1
1
1

-

-

-

-

-

2
1
-

59
58
50

11
11
4

-

-

-

*

*

*

134.00
125.00
135.50
146.50
6

-

6
3

n
3

20

1
1
51
24
27
4

12

123.50
131.50
134.50

9
9
4
4

-

13

64
15
49
15

7
4
3

13
9
4

20

13
7

12
7
5

37
5

52
14
38
9

35
15
20
15

35
8
27
15

17
7
10
8

15
3
12
4

5
5

7

2

-

-

32
-

19
6
13
1

7
7

2
2

-

7
7
1

9
9
3

16
15
-

22
22
10

23
21
15

34
33
16

17
12
2

26
23
5

35
12
-

27
15
6

10
5
-

7
7

11
11

3
3

4
4

3
2

2
1

1
1

43
4
39

27
6
21

28
11
17

8
5
3

6
5
1

26
5
21

4
1
3

1
1
-

-

—

-

—

-

—
-

1
1

2
1
1

4
4
-

1
—
1

5
3
2

-

-

7
7
2
2

2
2

6
2
4

-

*

7
Table A-l. Office Occupations—Men and Women— Continued
(A v e r a g e

s t r a ig h t -t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s an d e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d
b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , O m a h a , N e b r . —I o w a ,
Weekly earnings1
(sta ndard)

Sex,

o c c u p a tio n ,

Number
of
workers

an d in d u s tr y d iv is io n

$

Average
weekly

60

55

( standard)

Median 2

M” n 2

Middle range 2

N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG

70

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

36
35

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

$
8 9 .5 0
8 8 .5 0

$
8 4 . 50
8 4 .5 0

$
7 9 .0 0 7 8 .5 0 -

~

_

"

_

$
9 5 .0 0
9 4 .5 0

2
2

3 9 .5

8 8 .0 0

8 4 .5 0

7 7 .0 0 -

9 7 .0 0

116

3 9 .5

8 8 .0 0

8 4 .5 0

7 7 .0 0 -

9 6 .5 0

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S A -------------------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG -----------------------------

253
197

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

9 1 .0 0

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

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S B -------------------------------------M AN UF ACT URI NG -------------------------------------NONMA NUF ACT URI NG ------------------------------

327
39

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

7 5 .0 0
8 0 .5 0

7 2 .5 0
8 1 .0 0

6 7 .5 0 7 1 .5 0 -

8 0 .5 0
8 8 .5 0

95

90

105

100

90

95

1
1

11
11

7
7

1
1

8
8

1
1

1
1

9
9

14
13

15
15

25
22

24
23

3
1

8
8

2
2

7
7

10
9

77
76

46
29

15
9

17
2

36

_

288

4 0 .0

7 4 .0 0

7 2 .0 0

6 7 .0 0 -

7 9 .0 0

S ta n d a rd h o u r s
w e e k ly h o u r s .
m ean

85

85

88
7
81

81
9
72

38
2
36

35
8
27

21
6
15

17
4
13

-

9 1 .5 0

8 3 .5 0
8 1 .0 0

The

80

80

“

1

75

—

126

2

75

70

110

115

125

120

130

&
140

$

150

$

i

160

170

180

65

T RA NS CR1BING -M A CH IN E OPE RA TOR S,
GENERAL ------------------------------------------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG ------------------------------

th e se

65

and

100

110

115

120

1
1

2
2

2
2

180

over

-

1

4
4

6
4

6
6

4
4

‘ _

28
13

7
7

6
5

3
3

-

_

11
3
8

105

125

130

140

150

2
1

4

.

-

4

8

3

8

3

24
24

-

160

170

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

_

_

*

-

-

-

C O N TI N U ED

TAB ULA TIN G-M ACH INE OPERATOR S,
C L A S S C -------------------------------------------------------------

to

N u m b e r of workers receiving straight-time weekly earnings of-S
i
$
S
$
$
$
i
$
t
S
$

$

and
under
60

WOMEN -

$

%

o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d o n an a r e a b a s is
S e p te m b e r 1969)

is

th a n th e r a t e s h o w n ;
th e h ig h e r r a t e .

r e fle c t

co m p u te d
h a lf

T r a n s p o rta tio n ,

th e
fo r

r e c e iv e

w orkw eek
each

fo r

c o m m u n ic a tio n ,

by

th a n

le s s

jo b

w h ic h

th e

and

e m p lo y e e s

t o t a lin g
ra te

o th e r

th e

show n.

p u b lic

r e c e iv e

e a r n in g s
The

of

t h e ir

a ll

m id d le

r e g u la r

w orkers

ran ge

is

-

-

36

s tr a ig h t-tim e

and

d iv id in g

d e fin e d

by

2

by

s a la r ie s
th e

ra tes

of

(e x c lu s iv e

num ber
pay;

of

a

of

pay

w ork ers.

fo u r th

of

fo r

The

th e

o v e rtim e
m e d ia n

w orkers

at

r e g u la r

d e s ig n a te s

earn

le s s

th a n

a n d /o r

p r e m iu m

p o s it io n — h a lf
th e

lo w e r

of

of

ra te s ),

th e

th e se

and

th e e a r n in g s

e m p lo y e e s
ra tes

and

su rveyed

a

fo u r th

corresp on d

r e c e iv e

m ore

earn

m ore

th a n

$

1

*

u t ilitie s .

4 M a y include workers other than those presented separately.

Table A-2. Professional and Technical Occupations—Men
(A v e r a g e

s t r a ig h t -t im e w e e k ly h o u r s and e a r n in g s fo r s e le c t e d
b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , O m a h a , N e b r . —I o w a ,

Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Occupation and industry division

Number
of
workers

N u m b e r of w orker s receiving straight -time wee kly earnings of—
*

weekly

*
85

( standard)

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

1 3 0 .5 0
AJ V J m w

1 2 8 .5 0
1£ • u

DRAFTSMEN,

CL ASS

69
3V

4 0 .0
U•

85
43

4 0 .0

1 0 2 .5 0

1 0 2 .5 0

4 0 .0

1 0 5 .5 0

1 0 3 .5 0

fo r

w h ic h

to

th ese

S ta n d a rd h o u r s
w e e k ly h o u r s .
F or

d e fin it io n




r e fle c t
of

th e

term s,

w orkw eek
see

fo o tn o te

2,

t a b le

$

$

S

$

$

*

$

$

e m p lo y e e s
A -l.

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

r e c e iv e

t h e ir

r e g u la r

t

$

s

$

s

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

135

140

145

150

155

160

165

170

180

190

200

95

100

105

110

115

120

125

130

135

140

145

150

155

160

165

170

180

190

200

210

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

59

CL ASS

s

%
95

$
$
1 5 4 .0 0 -1 8 1 .0 0

CL ASS

M AN UF ACT URI NG

O

1 6 7 .0 0

DRAFTSMEN,

O
*

$
1 6 9 .0 0

$
90

and
under
90

DRAFTSMEN,

o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d o n an a r e a b a s is
S e p te m b e r 1969)

1
1
15

16
10

s t r a ig h t-tim e

21
13

s a la r ie s

12

10

6
-

-

-

1

.

1
8

(e x c lu s iv e

1
1

of

pay

10

fo r

o v e r tim e

at

r e g u la r

a n d /o r

p r e m iu m

r a te s ),

and

th e

e a r n in g s

corresp on d

Table A-3. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—Men and Women Combined
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s is
b y i n d u s t r y d i v is io n , O m a h a , N e b r . - Io w a , S e p te m b e r 1969)
Average
Number
O c c u p a t io n a n d in d u s t r y d iv i s i o n

of
workers

Average
Number

Weekly Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

OFFICE OCCUPATIONS!
32
27

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

$
9 1 .5 0
9 0 .5 0

BOOKKE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS A ------------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------

60
46

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

1 0 6 .5 0
1 0 7 .5 0

82
26
56

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

8 4 .5 0
9 5 .5 0
7 9 .5 0

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S2 ------

407
84
3 23
119

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

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

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

493
107
386

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

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

BOOKKE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS B ------------------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------------

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS A
NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG —

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

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS B —
N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG --PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2! -

3 63
3 45
53

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

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

CLERKS, FILE, CLASS C
N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -

133
130

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

6 7 .5 0
6 7 .5 0

CLERKS, ORDER -----MANUFA CT UR IN G -NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG

145
42
103

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

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

CLERKS, PAYROLL -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S2^-

120

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

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

h ou rs

r e fle c t

47

46
74
29

th e w o r k w e e k

c o r r e s p o n d to th e s e w e e k ly h o u r s .
2 T r a n s p o r ta tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n ,
3 M a y in c l u d e w o r k e r s o t h e r th a n




hours 1
(standard

Weekly

OFFICE OC CU PA TI ON S

fo r w h ic h

e m p lo y e e s

CO MP TO ME TE R OPERATORS
MA NU FA CT UR IN G ----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -

158
49
109

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

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

KEYP UN CH OPERATORS, CLASS A
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --------

214
50
164

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

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

KEYP UN CH OPERATORS, CLASS B
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU KI NG --------

283
35
2 48

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

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

OFFICE BOYS AND GI RL S—
NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S2

116
98
29

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

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

SE CR ET AR IE S3----------MANU FA CT UR IN G ----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2

7 15
2 55
460
18c

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

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

SECRETARIES, CLASS A
N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --

57
34

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

1 3 2 .0 0
1 3 3 .0 0

SECRETARIES, CLASS B
MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC UTIL IT IE S2 -

198
48
150
56

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

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

SECRETARIES, CLASS C
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC UTILITIES2 -

2 73
173
67

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

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

SECRETARIES, CLASS 0
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -

187
84
103

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

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

STENOGRAPHERS, GENERAL -------------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 2--------------r e c e iv e

a n d o th e r p u b lic u t ilit ie s .
th o s e p r e s e n te d s e p a r a te ly .

th e ir

r e g u la r

s tr a ig h t-tim e

s a la r ie s

2 46
60
186

68

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

(e x c lu s iv e

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

of

pay

Weekly
hours 1
(standard'

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

- CONTINUED

.STENOGRAPHERS, S E N I O R --------------I
NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S2 ---------------

309
2 50
114

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

$
1 0 9 .0 0
1 0 8 .0 0
1 1 5 .5 0

SWITCH BO AR D OPERATORS, CLASS B ---N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

86
84

4 1 .5
4 1 .5

7 5 .5 0
7 5 .0 0

SW ITCHBOARD O P ER AT OR -R EC EP TI ON IS TS MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

180
45
135

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

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

TA BU LA TI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
CLASS 8 ------------------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

49
44

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

'TABULATING-MACHINE OPERATORS,
CLASS C ------------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

38
37

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

8 9 .0 0
8 8 .0 0

127
117

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

8 8 .5 0
8 8 .0 0

MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

2 54
57
197

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

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

TYPISTS, CLASS B --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

3 27
39
288

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

7 5 .0 0
8 0 .5 0
7 4 .0 0

I

TR AN SC RI BI NG -M AC HI NE OPERATORS,
GENERAL -----------------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------TYPISTS,

100

Number
of
woikers

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

earnings 1
(standard)

CLASS

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

PROFESSIONAL ANO TECHNICAL
OCCUPATIONS
DR AF TS ME N, CLASS A -------------

59

O
o
*

43

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

S ta n d a rd

Weekly

OFFICE OCCUPA TI ON S - CONTINUED

BILLERS, MACHINE (BILLING
MACHINE) -----------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ------

1

of
workers

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

1 6 9 .0 0

DRAFTSMEN, CLASS B -------------MANU FA CT UR IN G ----------------

72
33

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

DR AF TS ME N, CLASS C -------------MANUFA CT UR IN G ----------------

87
43

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

fo r

o v e r tim e

at

r e g u la r

a n d /o r

p r e m iu m

r a te s ),

and

th e

e a r n in g s

9
Table A-4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations
( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r m e n in s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s
b y i n d u s t r y d iv is io n , O m a h a , N e b r . — w a, S e p te m b e r 1969)
Io

Occupation and industry division

workers

Mean2 Median 2

Middle range2

81
25

$
3.55
3.70

$
3.33
3.39

$
$
3 .2 5 - 3.39
3 .1 8 - 4.35

ELECTRICIANS, MAINTENANCE —
MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------------

97
81

3.99
3.98

3.65
3.69

3 .4 9 - 4.38
3 .4 6 - 4.35

ENGINEERS, STATIONARY -----MA NU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 ------

177
95
82
25

3.50
3.76
3.21
3.51

3.46
3.49
3. 32
3 .4 9

2 .9 7 3.412.783.44-

3.75
4.29
3.63
3.65

HELPERS, MA INTENANCE TRADES
MANUFA CT UR IN G -----------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 ------

112
27
85
AO

2.78
3.00
2.71
2.88

2.66
3.05
2.59
2.88

2.542 .7 9 2 .5 3 2.49-

3.12
3.35
2.87
3.15

MACHINISTS, MAINTENANCE --MANU FA CT UR IN G ------------

63
62

3.92
3.90

4.20
4.20

3 .4 6 - 4.27
3 .4 6 - 4.27

MECHANICS, AU TOMOTIVE
(MAINTENANCE) -------------MANU FA CT UR IN G -----------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -------PUBLIC U T IL IT IE S3 ------

451
68
383
211

3.53
3.46
3.54
3.73

3.40
3.30
3 .4 1
3.50

3.253.213.253.44-

3.75
3.79
3.75
4.17

-

MECHANICS, MAINTE NA NC E ----MANU FA CT UR IN G ------------

257
249

3.72
3.70

3.55
3.55

3 .3 2 - 4.29
3 .3 1 - 4.28

-

OILERS -----------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G ------------

47
47

3.54
3.54

3.92
3.92

3 .1 4 - 3.99
3 .1 4 - 3.99

-

PAINTERS, MA INTENANCE ------

37

3.76

4.12

3 .0 5 - 4.56

-

PIPEFITTERS, MAINTENANCE MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------

48
38

3.99
4.11

3.85
4.15

3 .4 9 - 4.29
3 .4 8 - 4.34

C
O

CARPENTERS. MAINTENANCE --MANUFA CT UR IN G ------------

o

C
sl

N u m b e r of w o r k e r s r e ce iv in g s t r a i g h t - t i m e ho ur ly e a rn i n gs of—
$
i
*
$
s
(
i
$
$
*
t
t
l
S
$
$
*
$
*
*
i
$
t
2 . 1 0 2 . 2 0 2 . 3 0 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0 2 . 6 0 2 . 7 0 2 . 8 0 2 . 9 0 3 . 0 0 3 . 1 0 3 . 2 0 3 . 3 0 3 . 4 0 3 . 6 0 3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0 4 .2 0 4 . 4 0 4 . 6 0 4. 80 5 . 0 0 A .20
and
under
4 . 2 0 4 . 4 0 4 . 6 0 4 . 8 0 5. 00 5 . 2 0 ov er
2.90 3.00 3.10 3.20 3.30 3.40 3.60 3.80
2.20 2.30 2.4 0 2.50 2.60 2.70
o
o

Hourly earnings 1
Number

Excludes p r e m i u m pay for overtime and for w o r k on weekends,
For definition of terms, see footnote 2, table A-l,
Transportation, communication, and other public utilities.




-

-

-

_

_

-

1

1

-

-

I

1

_
-

2
1
1

1
1

-

*

-

-

l
-

1
1

3
3

1
-

4
3

20
“

34
7

1

-

-

_

_

1

_

_

_

_

1
4

4
14

15

7
2
5

-

-

2

3

-

-

-

_

12
12

2

-

2
13
1
12
12

_

-

4

16

4

16

-

34
1
33

11

-

-

-

11

-

4
3
1
1

13
11
2
10
1
9
9

11
7
4
5
5

-

4

-

4
3
2
2

-

18
-

2

-

3

“

-

2
2

5
5

25
17

6
6

5
5

2
2

15
15

6
6

5
5

44
32
12
10

28
3
25
12

3
2

5
5

-

_
-

22
22

-

_

~

11
11

l

17
17

5
5

_

1
1

24
24

6
6

1
1

1

~

5

63
8
55
49

42
6
36
36

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

*

3
3

i

52
50

21
21

12
12

-

5
5

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

-

5

3

_

_

-

-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

_

-

_

-

~

-

-

-

-

_
-

-

3
3

-

_

3

1

-

1

holidays, and late shifts,

-

1

5
36
11
25

109
5
104
104

10
2
8

77

9
9

6
6

6
2
4
4

6
2
4
4

26
6
20
14

145
18
127

i

33
33

5
5

3
2

6
6

9
9

-

-

5
5

5
5

_
-

3

-

3

2

*
_

15
15

1

i
i

6
6

_

-

i

1

-

_

5
3

-

9
7
-

-

18
18
3

_
-

4
4

-

77
-

-

_

16
16

1
ii

ii

_

2
2

*

5

-

2

-

5

i

8

-

-

23
13

1
1

1
1

8
8

10
10

1
1

-

_

_

4
4

10
Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations
(A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n i n g s f o r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s tu d ie d on a n a r e a b a s is
b y in d u s t r y d i v is io n , O m a h a , N e b r . — w a , S e p te m b e r 1969)
Io

N um ber of w o r k e r s r eceiving s tra ig ht- ti m e hour ly ea rning s of—
s
s
$
s
$
$
S
s
$
$
*
$
s
$
$
s
$
$
$
$
$
1 .7 0 1 . 8 0 1 . 9 0 2 . 0 0 2 . 10 2 .20 2 .3 0 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0 2 . 6 0 2 . 7 0 2 . 8 0 2 . 9 0 3 . 0 0 3 .10 3 .20 3 . 3 0 3 .4 0 3 .6 0 3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0
1 .6 0

Hourly eaming,2

O c c u p a t io n 1 a n d in d u s t r y d iv is io n

of
workers

Mean3

Median3

Middle range3

S

and

1 60 under
1 .7 0 1 . 8 0 1 .9 0 2 . 0 0 2 . 1 0 2 . 2 0 2 .30 2 . 4 0 2 . 5 0
446
93

$
2-03
2.88

$
1 .68
2.95

$
$
1 .6 4 - 2.65
2 .4 8 - 3.36

WATCHMEN:
MA NU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

37

2.36

2 .6 3

1 .7 7 - 2.89

JANITORS, PORTERS, AND CLEANERS --MANU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4---------------

1,290
290
1,0 0 0
69

1.94
2.52
1.77
2.56

1 .75
2.69
1.71
2.77

1.662.161.652.25-

GUARDS AND WATC HM EN ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G

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

2.07
2.79
1 .8 0
2.95

292
~

~

13
13

2
2

4
i

1

6
4

4
2

7
2

-

-

-

2

-

3

-

8

8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

ii
5

54
“

13
3
10

32
27
5
3

10
9
I
"

28
21
7
4

88
75
13
13

13
12
l
1

46
19
27
27

5
4
i
i

16
16
~

7
3
4
“

i
i
i

13
13
-

_
-

_
“

_
”

71
69

28
27
7

60
57
8

23
15
3

2
2

9
4
4

i
i

_
~

_
~

_
-

_
-

_

1
-

21
21
21

_

_

.

_

_

-

-

-

_
-

_

-

-

-

_
“

25

7
7

21
21

32
21
11

ii
7
4

31
27
4

47
43
4

66

50
16

67
64
3

90
87
3

37
7
30

5
5

131
64
67

17
15
2

8
4
4

20
4
16

170
39
131

21
18
3

29
21
8

6
-

25

_
-

1
~
1

2
2

1
1

9
9

38

13

30

38

13

30

15
5
10

7
5
2

9
1
8

24
1
23

7
7

19
1
18

53
18
35

22
19
3

14
14

192
20
172

27
23
4

6

2
2

5
5

_

3
2

8
6

9
3

-

-

i
i

17
17

4
4

7
7

34
34

47
47

5
5

5

6
22
21
1

12
12

2
2

2
1
1

10
4
6

23
23
“

19
7
12

-

_
-

2

~

_
-

_
-

_
-

1
i

_
-

_
-

_
_
-

19
19
_
18
18

~

2

_

_

"

i
i

“

6
6

"

-

6
4

5
4

18
18

3
3

10
6

10
7

i
1

7
4

6
6

2
1

3
2
1

"

-

8
5
3

12
6
6

3
3

2
2

9
2
7

5
2
3

7
3
4

2

-

9

5
i
4

7
7
“

9
9
-

4
2
2

i
i

i
i

_

-

26
14
12

73
53
20

74
45
29

125
94
31

148
19
129

5

~

80
54
26
23

502
112
390

2.98
3.24
2.91

3 .2 1
3.33
3 . 10

2 .7 0 - 3.36
3 .0 8 - 3.46
2 .4 4 - 3.35

-

155
144

2.82
2.87

3.04
3 .0 6

2 .7 2 - 3.14
2 .7 7 - 3.15

_
-

2

128
89
39

2.25
2.36
1.98

2 .2 0
2 .2 2
2.12

1 .7 7 - 2.35
1 .8 1 - 2.36
1 .6 6 - 2.34

-

17

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

RE CE IV IN G CL ER KS --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

76
61

2.97
2.93

2.98
2.89

2 .8 1 - 3.19
2 .8 0 - 3.16

-

SH IPPING CL ER KS ---------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

52
26
26

3.17
3.19
3 . 14

3.13
3 .0 2
3.22

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING CLERKS -----

78
44
34

2.78
2.89
2.65

2.78
2.94
2.45

2 .4 1 - 3.07
2 . 4 9 - 3.08
2 .1 7 - 2.95

-

N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------TR UC KD R I V E R S 5 -----------------------M A N U FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4---------------

1, 188
417
771
220

3. 19
3.20
3.19
3.79

3.25
3.16
3 .3 4
3.93

2.923.002.773.70-

-

157
146

2.92
2.92

3.04
3 .0 4

2 .2 6 - 3.20
2 .2 4 - 3.60

471
360
118

3.14
3.07
3.68

3.32
3.29
3 .9 1

2 .7 4 - 3.65
2 . 7 3 - 3.61
3 .5 8 - 3.95

417
158
259
65

3.33
3.06
3.49
3.93

3.33
3.08
3 .51
3.95

3.042.953.3 4 3.93-

6

3

2 .9 2 - 3.36
2 .9 0 - 3.43
2 .9 5 - 3.34

1 1/ 2 |TONS ) ----------------------—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G

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

TRUCKDRIVERS, MEDIUM (1-1/2 TO
AND INCLUDING 4 TONS) ----------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4 - - ! -------------------------T R U C K D R IV E R S ,

HE AVY

(O V E R

4

TONS,

TRAILER TYPE) --------------------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------- --------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 4 — |--------------------------

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




3.55
3.24
3.90
3.98

“

30
23
7
3

ORDER

(U N D E R

12
12

i

_

L IG H T

“

31
5
26
1

2 . 4 6 - 3.31
2 .4 4 - 2.98
2 .5 3 - 3.34

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

8
8

2

2.76
2.63
2.98

3.60
3.38
3.60
3.97

6
6

33
3
30
"

2.78
2.72
2.87

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

21
9

-

841
471
370

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

5
5

115
13
102
~

LABORERS, MA TERIAL HA NDLING -------MA NU FA CT UR IN G --------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------

PACKERS, SHIP PI NG (WOMEN) ----------

10
1

13

1 . 6 8 - 1 .9 2
1 .6 7 - 1.89
1 .8 5 - 2.95

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

12
ii

327
27
300
4

1. 82
1.80
2 . 19

S H IP P IN G

25
13

-

1 .8 8
1.88
2.39

MANU FA CT UR IN G ---------------------

5
“

417
12
405
8

216
196
43

P AC KE RS,

13
4

-

_
-

MA NU FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------------------N ON MA NUF ACT URI NG -----------------------------------------

-

2 . 9 0 3 • m . _LU f l. JL.20 3 a n . 3 . 4 0 3 . 6 0 3 . 8 0 4 . 0 0

54

JANITORS, PORTERS, ANO CLEANERS
(WOMEN) ------------------------------N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S 4---------------

FILLERS -----------------------

2.70 2.80

17
“

_
4

“

_
“

_
“

-

9

13
1
12

_
-

-

-

4

9

_

_

~

i
i

13

“
_

4
4

8
8

_

_

-

~

-

_

-

_

12

_

_

_

-

-

~

-

12
12

-

39

12

39

12

36
12
24

-

_

-

6

i
5
4
4

6
6

12
12

13
13

_

31

_

23
11

_

31

2

_

_

4
4

2

-

-

-

12
12

“

6

3

2
8
3
5

21

5

106

6

1
4

95

15

1
1

6
6

7
4

15
9

n

5

~

“
_
_
-

7
6
i

3
3

-

100
74
26
26

193
26
167
164

i
i

_

37
36

112

-

112
2

6
6

6
6

16
12

31
28

_

2

_

78
78

2
2

13
5

6

1
-

26
26
23

90
84

i
1
i

100
26
26

66
66

“

54
54

51

104
-

45

104

_
-

68

6

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

23
8

15

14
10
4

46
37
9

38
26
12

13
10
3

_
3
3
-

3

5
5

_
_
-

_
-

5

“

_
-

1
_
-

4

-

_

6

_
-

_

_

~

_

_
-

63

3
65
65

_
~

11

Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations— Continued
(A v e r a g e s tr a ig h t -t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s fo r s e le c te d o c c u p a tio n s stu d ie d on an a r e a b a s is
by in d u stry d iv is io n , O m aha, N e b r .—
Iow a, S e p te m b e r 1969)
N u m b er o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s tr a ig h t -t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s of—

Hourly earnings 2
%

N um ber

O ccu p ation 1 and in d u stry d iv is io n

of
workers

M ean3

M edian3

Middle range3

t

J

Under 1 *60 1 *70
t
and
1 . 6 0 under
1 .7 0

t

t

t

s

T

$

$

i

i

i

s

2 *00 Z* 10 2 *20 2 *30 2 */' 0

2 , 5 0 2 , 6 0 2 - 7 0 2 ’ 80

1 .9 0

2 .0 0

2 .1 0

2 .6 0

-

1 .8 0

1 * 80 1 * 9 0

-

$

$

*

i

$

I

I

3 .4 0

2 *90 3 *00 3 * 10 3 , 2 0 3 *30

3 .6 0

3 .0 0 4 .0 0

2 .2 0

2 .3 0

2 .4 0

-

-

2 .5 0

2 .7 0 2 .8 0

7 .9 0

3 .0 0

3 .1 0 3 .2 0

3 .3 0

—

3 .6 0

3 .40

I----

and

3 .8 0 4 .0 0

o v er

T R U C K C R I V E R S 5 - CONTINUED
TRUCK0R1VERS, HEAVY (OVER 4 TONS
OTHER THAN TRAILER TYPE) -------

139

3 .2 7

$

$

$

TRUCKERS, POWER (FORKLIFT) -------MA NU FACTURING -------------------NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------

482
353
129

3 .0 4
3 .0 3
3 .0 7

3 .0 7
2 .9 2
3 .2 3

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

-

-

TRUCKERS, POWER (OTHER THAN
FORKLIFT) --------------------------MA NUFACTURING --------------------

40
33

3 .2 1
3 .2 6

3 .2 5
3 .3 4

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

—

-

1
2
3
4
5

3 .1 6

$

3 .1 1 - 3 .3 1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

D ata l im it e d ; to m en w o r k e r s e x c e p t w h e r e o th e r w is e in d ic a te d .
E x c lu d e s p r e m iu m p a y fo r o v e r tim e and fo r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and la te s h ifts .
F o r d e fin itio n of t e r m s , s e e fo o tn o te 2 , ta b le A - l .
T r a n s p o r ta tio n , c o m m u n ic a tio n , and o th e r p u b lic u t il it i e s .
In clu d es a ll d r i v e r s , a s d e fin e d , r e g a r d le s s o f s iz e and type o f tru ck o p e r a te d .




6
6

-

6

1
1
—

6

-

-

—

-

21
15
6

—

44
44
—

-

-

17
17
—

9
9

31
31
-

2
58
56
2

—

4
10
10
-

1
1

4
14
13
1

—

4
-

14

8

48
8
40

3
3
-

-

6
3

—

0

54
40
14

-

86
37
49

1 0
- 1 0

7

6

-

22

7
6
1

37
37
-

39
35
4

-

3

7
3

7

-

Appendix. Occupational Descriptions
T h e p r i m a r y p u r p o s e o f p r e p a r i n g j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s f o r t h e B u r e a u 's w a g e s u r v e y s i s to a s s i s t i t s f i e l d s t a f f in c l a s s i f y i n g i n to a p p r o p r i a t e
o c c u p a t i o n s w o r k e r s w h o a r e e m p l o y e d u n d e r a v a r i e t y o f p a y r o l l t i t l e s a n d d 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 t a b l i s h m e n t to e s t a b l i s h m e n t a n d
f r o m a r e a to a r e a .
T h i s p e r m i t s t h e g r o u p in g o f o c c u p a t i o 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 jo b c o n t e n t .
B e c a u s e of th is e m p h a s is on
i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t a n d i n t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b i l i t y o f o c c u p a t i o n a l c o n t e n t , t h e 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 t h o s e in u s e in
in d iv id u a l e s ta b lis h m e n ts o r th o s e p r e p a r e d f o r o th e r p u r p o s e s .
In a p p ly i n g t h e s e j o b d e s c r i p t i o n s , t h e B u r e 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 ; t r a i n e e s ; a n d h a n d ic a p p e d , p a r t - t i m e , t e m p o r a r y , a n d p r o b a t i o n a r y w o r k e r s .

OFFICE
B IL L E R ,

CLERK,

M A C H IN E

P r e p a r e s s ta t e m e n t s , b i ll s , a n d in v o ic e s o n a m a c h in e o th e r th a n a n o r d in a r y o r e le c t r o m a tic ty p e w rite r.
M a y a l s o k e e p r e c o r d s a s t o b i l l i n g s o r s h ip p i n g c h a r g e s o r p e r f o r m o t h e r
c l e r i c a l w o r k i n c i d e n t a l t o b i l l i n g o p e r a t i o n s . F o r w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , b i l l e r s , m a c h i n e , a r e
c l a s s i f i e d b y ty p e o f m a c h i n e , a s f o ll o w s :
B i l l e r , m a c h i n e ( b il li n g m a c h i n e ) . U s e s a s p e c i a l b i l l i n g m a c h i n e (M o o n H o p k i n s , E l l i o t t
F i s h e r , B u r r o u g h s , e t c . , w h ic h a r e c o m b i n a t i o n t y p in g a n d a d d in g m a c h i n e s ) to p r e p a r e b i l l s
a n d i n v o i c e s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ' p u r c h a s e o r d e r s , i n t e r n a l l y p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , s h ip p i n g m e m o ­
r a n d u m s , e t c . U s u a l ly i n v o lv e s a p p l i c a t i o n o f p r e d e t e r m i n e d d i s c o u n t s a n d s h ip p i n g c h a r g e s ,
a n d e n t r y of n e c e s s a r y e x t e n s i o n s , w h ic h m a y o r m a y n o t b e c o m p u t e d o n t h e b i l l i n g m a c h i n e ,
a n d t o t a l s w h ic h a r e a u t o m a t i c a l l y a c c u m u l a t e d b y m a c h i n e . T h e o p e r a t i o n u s u a l l y i n v o lv e s
a l a r g e n u m b e r o f c a r b o n c o p i e s o f t h e b i l l b e in g p r e p a r e d a n d i s o f te n d o n e o n a f a n f o ld
m a c h in e .

C l a s s C . P e r f o r m s r o u t i n e f i l i n g o f m a t e r i a l t h a t h a s a l r e a d y b e e n c l a s s i f i e d o r w h ic h
is e a s i l y c la s s if i e d in a s im p le s e r i a l c la s s if i c a t io n s y s te m ( e .g ., a lp h a b e tic a l, c h ro n o lo g ic a l,
o r n u m e r i c a l ) . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s r e a d i l y a v a i l a b l e m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s m a ­
t e r i a l ; a n d m a y f il l o u t w ith d ra w a l c h a r g e . P e r f o r m s s im p le c l e r i c a l a n d m a n u a l t a s k s r e ­
q u ire d to m a in ta in a n d s e r v ic e f ile s .
CLERK,

O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( R e m i n g t o n R a n d , E l l i o t t F i s h e r , S u n d s t r a n d , B u r r o u g h s ,
N a t io n a l C a s h R e g i s t e r , w i t h o r w i t h o u t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) to k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s i n e s s
tra n s a c tio n s .
C la s s A.
K e e p s a s e t 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 a n d e x p e r i e n c e in b a s i c
b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s , a n d f a m i l i a r i t y w ith t h e s t r u c t u r e o f t h e p a r t i c u l a r a c c o u n t i n g s y s t e m
u s e d . D e t e r m i n e s p r o p e r r e c o r d s a n d d i s t r i b u t i o n o f d e b i t a n d c r e d i t i t e m s t o b e u s e d in e a c h
p h a s e of th e w o rk .
M ay p r e p a r e c o n s o lid a te d r e p o r t s , b a la n c e s h e e t s , a n d o th e r r e c o r d s
by hand.

CLERK,

CO M PTO M ETER OPERA TO R
P r i m a r y d u t y i s to o p e r a t e a C o m p t o m e t e r to p e r f o r m m a t h e m a t i c a l c o m p u t a t i o n s . T h i s
jo b i s n o t to b e c o n f u s e d w ith t h a t o f s t a t i s t i c a l o r o t h e r ty p e o f c l e r k , w h ic h m a y in v o lv e f r e ­
q u e n t u s e o f a C o m p t o m e t e r b u t , in w h i c h , u s e o f t h i s m a c h i n e i s i n c i d e n t a l t o p e r f o r m a n c e of
o th e r d u tie s .

K EYPU NCH O P E R A T O R

C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a n u m e r i c a l a n d / o r a l p h a b e t i c a l o r c o m b i n a t i o n k e y p u n c h m a c h i n e to
t r a n s c r i b e d a ta f r o m v a r io u s s o u r c e d o c u m e n ts to k e y p u n c h ta b u la tin g c a r d s . P e r f o r m s s a m e
t a s k s a s l o w e r l e v e l k e y p u n c h o p e r a t o r b u t , in a d d i t i o n , w o r k r e q u i r e s a p p l i c a t i o n o f c o d in g
s k il ls a n d th e m a k in g of s o m e d e te r m i n a ti o n s , f o r e x a m p le , lo c a te s o n th e s o u r c e d o c u m e n t
t h e i t e m s to b e p u n c h e d ; e x t r a c t s i n f o r m a t i o n f r o m s e v e r a l d o c u m e n t s ; a n d s e a r c h e s f o r a n d
i n t e r p r e t s in fo r m a tio n on th e d o c u m e n t to d e te r m in e in fo r m a tio n to b e p u n c h e d .
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in e x p e r ie n c e d o p e r a to r s .

C la s s B . U n d e r s u p e r v is io n , p e r f o r m s one o r m o r e r o u tin e a c c o u n tin g o p e r a tio n s s u c h
a s p o s ti n g s i m p l e j o u r n a l v o u c h e r s o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le v o u c h e r s , e n t e r i n g v o u c h e r s in
v o u c h e r r e g i s t e r s ; r e c o n c i l i n g b a n k a c c o u n t s ; a n d p o s ti n g s u b s i d i a r y l e d g e r s c o n t r o l l e d b y
g e n e r a l l e d g e r s , o r p o s ti n g s i m p l e c o s t a c c o u n t i n g d a t a . T h i s jo b d o e s n o t r e q u i r e a k n o w l­
e d g e o f a c c o u n t i n g a n d b o o k k e e p in g p r i n c i p l e s b u t i s fo u n d in o f f i c e s in w h ic h t h e m o r e r o u t i n e
a c c o u n t i n g w o r k i s s u b d iv i d e d o n a f u n c t i o n a l b a s i s a m o n g s e v e r a l w o r k e r s .




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C o m p u te s w a g e s o f c o m p a n y e m p l o y e e s a n d e n t e r s th e n e c e s s a r y d a t a o n t h e p a y r o l l
s h e e t s . D u t i e s i n v o lv e : C a l c u l a t i n g w o r k e r s ' e a r n i n g s b a s e d o n t i m e o r p r o d u c t i o n r e c o r d s ; a n d
p o s ti n g c a l c u l a t e d d a t a o n p a y r o l l s h e e t , s h o w in g i n f o r m a t i o n s u c h a s w o r k e r 's n a m e , w o r k i n g
d a y s , tim e , r a t e , d e d u c tio n s f o r i n s u r a n c e , a n d to ta l w a g e s d u e . M a y m a k e o u t p a y c h e c k s an d
a s s i s t p a y m a s te r in m a k in g u p a n d d is tr ib u tin g p a y e n v e lo p e s .
M ay u s e a c a lc u la tin g m a c h in e .

C la s s B. K e e p s a r e c o r d of one o r m o re p h a s e s o r s e c tio n s of a s e t of r e c o r d s u s u a lly
r e q u i r i n g l i t t l e k n o w le d g e o f b a s i c b o o k k e e p in g . P h a s e s o r s e c t i o n s i n c l u d e a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ,
p a y r o l l , c u s t o m e r s ' a c c o u n t s ( n o t i n c l u d i n g a s i m p l e ty p e o f b i l l i n g d e s c r i b e d u n d e r b i l l e r ,
m a c h in e ), c o s t d is tr ib u tio n , e x p e n se d is tr ib u tio n , in v e n to ry c o n tr o l, e tc . M ay c h e c k o r a s s i s t
in p r e p a r a ti o n of t r i a l b a la n c e s a n d p r e p a r e c o n tr o l s h e e ts f o r th e a c c o u n tin g d e p a r t m e n t .
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R e c e iv e s c u s to m e r s ' o r d e r s f o r m a t e r i a l o r m e r c h a n d is e b y m a il, p h o n e , o r p e r s o n a lly .
D u t i e s in v o lv e a n y c o m b i n a t i o n o f t h e f o l l o w i n g : Q u o tin g p r i c e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m a k i n g o u t a n o r d e r
s h e e t l i s t i n g t h e i t e m s to m a k e u p t h e o r d e r ; c h e c k i n g p r i c e s a n d q u a n t i t i e s o f i t e m s o n o r d e r
s h e e t ; a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g o r d e r s h e e t s t o r e s p e c t i v e d e p a r t m e n t s t o b e f i l l e d . M a y c h e c k w ith c r e d i t
d e p a r t m e n t to d e t e r m i n e c r e d i t r a t i n g o f c u s t o m e r , a c k n o w l e d g e r e c e i p t of o r d e r s f r o m c u s t o m e r s ,
f o llo w u p o r d e r s t o s e e t h a t t h e y h a v e b e e n f i l l e d , k e e p f i l e o f o r d e r s r e c e i v e d , a n d c h e c k s h ip p in g
in v o ic e s w ith o r ig in a l o r d e r s .

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C la s s A . U n d e r g e n e r a l d i r e c ti o n of a b o o k k e e p e r o r a c c o u n ta n t, h a s r e s p o n s i b il it y fo r
k e e p in g o n e o r m o r e s e c t i o n s o f a c o m p l e t e s e t o f b o o k s o r r e c o r d s r e l a t i n g t o o n e p h a s e
o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t 's b u s i n e s s t r a n s a c t i o n s . W o rk i n v o l v e s p o s ti n g a n d b a l a n c i n g s u b s i d i a r y
l e d g e r o r l e d g e r s s u c h a s a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o r a c c o u n t s p a y a b le ; e x a m i n in g a n d c o d in g
i n v o i c e s o r v o u c h e r s w ith p r o p e r a c c o u n t i n g d i s t r i b u t i o n ; a n d r e q u i r e s j u d g m e n t a n d e x p e r i ­
e n c e i n m a k i n g p r o p e r a s s i g n a t i o n s a n d a l l o c a t i o n s . M a y a s s i s t in p r e p a r i n g , a d j u s t i n g , a n d
c lo s in g jo u r n a l e n tr i e s ; a n d m a y d i r e c t c la s s B a c c o u n tin g c l e r k s .

f i l i n g s y s t e m c o n ta i n in g a n u m b e r o f v a r i e d s u b j e c t m a t t e r
m a te r ia l su ch a s c o rre s p o n d e n c e , r e p o r ts , te c h n ic a l d o c u ­
m a t e r i a l . M a y k e e p r e c o r d s o f v a r i o u s t y p e s in c o n ju n c t io n
a l l g r o u p of l o w e r l e v e l f i l e c l e r k s .

C la s s B . S o r ts , c o d e s , a n d f il e s u n c la s s if ie d m a t e r i a l b y s im p le ( s u b je c t m a tte 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 s u b h e a d i n g s . 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 a n d
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a i d s . A s r e q u e s t e d , l o c a t e s c l e a r l y i d e n t i f i e d m a t e r i a l in f i l e s a n d f o r w a r d s
m a te ria l.
M a y p e r f o r m r e l a t e d c l e r i c a l t a s k s r e q u i r e d to m a i n t a i n a n d s e r v i c e f i l e s .

B i l l e r , m a c h i n e ( b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ) . U s e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h i n e ( S u n d s t r a n d , E l l i o t t
F i s h e r , R e m in g t o n R a n d , e t c . , w h ic h m a y o r m a y n o t h a v e t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) t o p r e p a r e
c u s t o m e r s ' b i l l s a s p a r t o f t h e a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e o p e r a t i o n . G e n e r a l l y i n v o l v e s t,he s i m u l t a ­
n e o u s e n tr y of f ig u r e s on c u s to m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . T h e m a c h in e a u to m a tic a lly a c c u m u la te s
f i g u r e s o n a n u m b e r o f v e r t i c a l c o lu m n s a n d c o m p u t e s , a n d u s u a l l y p r i n t s a u t o m a t i c a l l y th e
d e b i t o r c r e d i t b a l a n c e s . D o e s n o t in v o lv e a k n o w le d g e o f b o o k k e e p in g . W o r k s f r o m u n i f o r m
a n d s ta n d a r d ty p e s of s a le s a n d c r e d i t s lip s .

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U n d e r c l o s e s u p e r v i s i o n o r f o ll 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 ,
t r a n s c r i b e s d a t a f r o m s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s to p u n c h e d c a r d s .
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a lp h a b e tic a l o r c o m b in a tio n k e y p u n c h m a c h in e to k e y p u n c h ta b u la tin g c a r d s . M ay v e r if y c a r d s .
W o rk in g f r o m v a r i o u s s t a n d a r d i z e d s o u r c e d o c u m e n t s , f o ll o w s s p e c i f i e d s e q u e n c e s w h ic h h a v e
b e e n c o d e d o r p r e s c r i b e d i n d e t a i l a n d r e q u i r e l i t t l e o r n o s e l e c t i n g , c o d in g , o r i n t e r p r e t i n g
of d a ta t o b e p u n c h e d . P r o b l e m s a r i s i n g f r o m e r r o n e o u s i t e m s o r c o d e s , m i s s i n g i n f o r m a t i o n ,
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o f o f f i c ia l ) t h a t e m p l o y s , i n a l l , o v e r 5, 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
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S e c r e t a r y to t h e h e a d o f a l a r g e a n d i m p o r t 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 id 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 a n o r g a n i z a t i o n a l s e g m e n t o f te n in v o lv i n g a s m a n y a s s e v e r a l
h u n d r e d p e r s o n s ) o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
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P e r f o r m s v a r i o u s r o u t i n e d u t i e s s u c h a s r u n n in g e r r a n d s , o p e r a t i n g m i n o r o f f i c e m a ­
c h i n e s s u c h a s s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , o p e n in g a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g m a i l , a n d o t h e r m i n o r c l e r i c a l w o r k .

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S e c r e t a r y to th e h e a d of a n in d iv id u a l p la n t, f a c t o r y , e tc . (o r o th e r e q u iv a le n t le v e l
o f o f f i c ia l ) t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , f e w e r t h a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

A s s i g n e d a s p e r s o n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o r m a l l y t o o n e i n d i v i d u a l . M a in t a in s a c l o s e a n d h i g h ly
r e s p o n s i v e r e l a t i o n s h i p t o t h e d a y - t o - d a y w o r k a c t i v i t i e s o f t h e s u p e r v i s o r . W o rk s f a i r l y i n d e ­
p e n d e n tl y r e c e i v i n g a m i n i m u m o f d e t a i l e d s u p e r v i s i o n a n d g u i d a n c e .
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a n d s e c r e t a r i a l d u t i e s , u s u a l l y in c l u d i n g m o s t o f t h e f o l l o w i n g : (a) R e c e i v e s t e 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 , a n d in c o m in g m a il, a n s w e r s r o u tin e in q u ir ie s , a n d r o u te s th e te c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s
to t h e p r o p e r p e r s o n s ; (b) e s t a b l i s h e s , m a i n t a i n s , a n d r e v i s e s t h e s u p e r v i s o r 's f i l e s ; (c) m a i n t a i n s
t h e s u p e r v i s o r 's c a l e n d a r a n d m a k e s a p p o i n t m e n t s a s i n s t r u c t e d ; (d) r e l a y s m e s s a g e s f r o m s u p e r ­
v i s o r t o s u b o r d i n a t e s ; (e) r e v i e w s c o r r e s p o n d e n c e , m e m o r a n d a , a n d r e p o r t s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s
f o r t h e s u p e r v i s o r 's s i g n a t u r e t o a s s u r e p r o c e d u r a l a n d t y p o g r a p h i c a c c u r a c y ; a n d (f) p e r f o r m s
s te n o g r a p h i c a n d t y p in g w o r k .
M ay a ls o p e r f o r m o th e r c le r i c a l a n d s e c r e t a r i a l t a s k s of c o m p a r a b le n a tu r e a n d d iff ic u lty .
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 r o u t i n e a n d u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n ,
p r o g r a m s , a n d p r o c e d u r e s r e l a te d to th e w o rk of th e s u p e r v i s o r .
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N ot a ll p o s itio n s th a t a r e title d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s th e a b o v e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c s . E x a m p le s
of p o s i t i o n s w h ic h a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m t h e d e f i n i t i o n a r e a s f o ll o w s : (a) P o s i t i o n s w h ic h d o n o t m e e t
th e " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y c o n c e p t d e s c r i b e d a b o v e ; (b) s t e n o g r a p h e r s n o t f u l l y t r a i n e d in s e c r e t a r i a l
ty p e d u t ie s ', (c) s t e n o g r a p h e r s s e r v i n g a s o f f ic e a s s i s t a n t s to a g r o u p o f p r o f e s s i o n a l , t e c h n i c 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 ic h t h e d u t i e s a r e e i t h e r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e
r o u t i n e o r s u b s t a n t i a l l y m o r e c o m p l e x a n d r e s p o n s i b l e t h a n t h o s e c h a r a c t e r i z e d i n t h e d e f i n i ti o n ;
a n d (e ) a s s i s t a n t ty p e p o s i t i o n s w h ic h in v o lv e m o r e d i f f i c u l t o r m o r e r e s p o n s i b l e t e c h n i c a l , a d m i n ­
i s t r a t i v e , s u p e r v i s o r y , o r s p e c i a l i z e d c l e r i c a l d u t i e s w h ic h a r e n o t t y p i c a l o f s e c r e t a r i a l w o r k .
N O T E : T h e t e r m " c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r , " u s e d in t h e l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s f o ll o w i n g , r e f e r s to
t h o s e o f f i c i a l s w h o h a v e a s i g n i f i c a n t c o r p o r a t e - w i d e p o l ic y m a k i n g r o l e w ith r e g a r d t o m a j o r
c o m p a n y a c ti v it ie s . T he t it le " v ic e p r e s i d e n t , " th o u g h n o r m a lly in d ic a tiv e of th is r o le , d o e s n o t
in a l l c a s e s i d e n t i f y s u c h p o s i t i o n s . V ic e p r e s i d e n t s w h o s e p r i m a r y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y i s t o a c t p e r ­
s o n a l l y o n i n d iv i d u a l c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t i o n s ( e . g . , a p p r o v e o r 'd e n y i n d iv i d u a l l o a n o r c r e d i t a c t i o n s ;
a d m i n i s t e r in d iv i d u a l t r u s t a c c o u n t s ; d i r e c t l y s u p e r v i s e a c l e r i c a l s ta f f ) a r e n o t c o n s i d e r e d to b e
" c o r p o r a t e o f f i c e r s " f o r p u r p o s e s o f a p p ly i n g t h e f o llo w in g l e v e l d e f i n i t i o n s .
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a ll,

a.
S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p lo y s , in
o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r t h a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r

b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o f fic e r (o th e r th a n th e c h a ir m a n of th e b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t)
o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , 0 0 0 b u t f e w e r t h a n 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c . S e c r e t a r y t o t h e h e a d ( i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w
s e g m e n t o r s u b s id ia r y of a c o m p a n y th a t e m p lo y s ,

th e c o r p o r a te o f f ic e r le v e l) o f a m a j o r
in a l l , o v e r 2 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

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a.
S e c r e t a r y t o t h e c h a i r m a n o f t h e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in
f e w e r t h a n 100 p e r s o n s ; o r

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S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o f f ic e r ( o th e r th a n th e c h a ir m a n of th e b o a r d o r p r e s id e n t)
o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , i n a l l , o v e r 100 b u t f e w e r t h a n 5 , 0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; o r
c . S e c r e t a r y t o t h e h e a d ( i m m e d i a t e l y b e lo w t h e o f f i c e r l e v e l ) o v e r e i t h e r a m a j o r
c o r p o r a te - w id e f u n c tio n a l a c tiv ity ( e .g ., m a r k e tin g , r e s e a r c h , o p e r a tio n s , i n d u s t r ia l r e l a t io n s , e tc .) o r a m a j o r g e o g ra p h ic o r o r g a n iz a tio n a l s e g m e n t ( e .g ., a r e g io n a l h e a d q u a r t e r s ;
a m a j o r d i v is io n ) o f a c o m p a n y t h a t e m p l o y s , in a l l , o v e r 5 , Q00 b u t f e w e r t h a n 2 5 ,0 0 0
e m p lo y e e s ; o r




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S e c r e t a r y to a n e x e c u tiv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n w h o s e r e s p o n s i b il it y is n o t e q u iv a le n t
to o n e of th e s p e c if ic le v e l s itu a tio n s in th e d e fin itio n f o r c la s s B , b u t w h o s e s u b o rd in a te s ta f f
n o r m a l l y n u m b e r s a t l e a s t s e v e r a l d o z e n e m p l o y e e s a n d i s u s u a l l y d i v id e d i n to o r g a n i z a t i o n a l
s e g m e n t s w h i c h a r e o f te n , in t u r n , f u r t h e r s u b d iv i d e d . I n s o m e c o m p a n i e s , t h i s l e v e l i n c l u d e s
a w i d e r a n g e o f o r g a n i z a t i o n a l e c h e l o n s ; in o t h e r s , o n l y o n e o r tw o ; cjr

C la s s D
a.
S e c r e t a r y to th e s u p e r v i s o r o r h e a d of a s m a ll o r g a n iz a tio n a l u n it ( e .g ., fe w e r th a n
a b o u t 25 o r 3 0 p e r s o n s ) ; c>r
b.
S e c r e t a r y to a n o n s u p e rv is o ry s ta f f s p e c i a li s t, p r o f e s s io n a l e m p lo y e e , a d m i n i s t r a ­
tiv e o f f ic e r , o r a s s i s ta n t , s k ille d te c h n ic ia n o r e x p e rt.
(N O T E : M a n y c o m p a n ie s a s s ig n
s te n o g r a p h e r s , r a t h e r th a n s e c r e t a r i e s a s d e s c r ib e d a b o v e , to th is le v e l of s u p e r v is o r y o r
n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k e r .)
STEN O G RA PH ER ,

GENERAL

P r i m a r y d u t y i s t o t a k e d i c t a t i o n i n v o lv i n g a n o r m a l r o u t i n e v o c a b u l a r y f r o m o n e o r m o r e
p e r s o n s e i t h e r i n s h o r t h a n d o r b y S t e n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d i c t a t i o n . M a y
a l s o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y . M a y m a i n t a i n f i l e s , k e e p s i m p l e r e c o r d s , o r p e r f o r m o t h e r r e l a t i v e l y
ro u tin e c le r i c a l t a s k s .
M a y o p e r a t e f r o m a s t e n o g r a p h i c p o o l.
D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a n s c r i b in g m a c h in e w o rk .
(S ee tr a n s c r i b in g - m a c h i n e o p e r a t o r .)

STEN O G RA PH ER ,

S E N IO R

P r i m a r y d u t y i s t o t a k e d i c t a t i o n i n v o lv i n g a v a r i e d t e 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
s u c h a s i n l e g a l b r i e f s o r r e p o r t s o n s c i e n t i f i c r e s e a r c h f r o m o n e o r m o r e p e r s o n s e i t h e r in s h o r t ­
h a n d o r b y S t e n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e ; a n d t r a n s c r i b e d i c t a t i o n . M a y a l s o t y p e f r o m w r i t t e n
copy.
M ay a ls o s e t u p a n d m a in ta in f i l e s , k e e p r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR
P e r f o r m s s te n o g r a p h ic d u tie s r e q u ir in g s ig n if ic a n tly g r e a t e r in d e p e n d e n c e a n d r e s p o n s i ­
b i l i t y t h a n s t e n o g r a p h e r s , g e n e r a l a s e v id e n c e d b y t h e f o ll o w i n g : W o rk r e q u i r e s h i g h d e g r e e of
s t e n o g r a p h i c s p e e d a n d a c c u r a c y ; a n d a t h o r o u g h w o r k i n g k n o w le d g e o f g e n e r a l b u s i n e s s a n d o f f ic e
p r o c e d u r e s a n d of th e s p e c if ic b u s in e s s o p e r a tio n s , o r g a n iz a tio n , p o lic ie s , p r o c e d u r e s , f il e s ,
w o r k f lo w , e t c .
U s e s t h i s 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 i c d u t i e s a n d r e s p o n s i b l e c l e r i c a l
t a s k s s u c h a s , m a i n t a i n i n g f o llo w u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b l i n g m a t e r i a l f o r r e p o r t s , m e m o r a n d u m s , l e t t e r s ,
e t c . ; c o m p o s 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 i n s t r u c t i o n s ; r e a d i n g a n d r o u ti n g in c o m i n g m a i l ; a n d
a n s w e rin g ro u tin e q u e s tio n s , e tc .
D o e s n o t in c lu d e tr a n s c r i b in g - m a c h i n e w o rk .
S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a t e s a s i n g l e - o r m u l t i p l e - p o s i t i o n t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d h a n d li n g i n c o m i n g ,
o u t g o in g , i n t r a p l a n t o r o f f i c e c a l l s . P e r f o r m s f u l l t e l e p h o n e i n f o r m a t i o n s e r v i c e o r h a n d le s
c o m p l e x c a l l s , s u c h a s c o n f e r e n c e , c o l l e c t , o v e r s e a s , o r s i m i l a r c a l l s , e i t h e r i n a d d i t i o n to
d o in g r o u t i n e w o r k a s d e s c r i b e d f o r s w i t c h b o a r d o p e r a t o r , c l a s s B , o r a s a f u l l - t i m e
a s s ig n m e n t. ( " F u ll" te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v i c e o c c u r s w h e n th e e s ta b lis h m e n t h a s v a r i e d
fu n c tio n s th a t a r e n o t r e a d ily u n d e rs ta n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n p u r p o s e s , e .g ., b e c a u s e
o f o v e r l a p p i n g o r i n t e r r e l a t e d f u n c t i o n s , a n d c o n s e q u e n t l y p r e s e n t f r e q u e n t p r o b l e m s a s to
w h ic h e x te n s io n s a r e a p p r o p r i a t e f o r c a lls .)
C l a s s B . O p e r a t e s a s i n g l e - o r m u l t i p l e - p o s i t i o n t e l e p h o n e s w i t c h b o a r d h a n d li n g i n c o m i n g ,
o u t g o in g , i n t r a p l a n t o r o f f i c e c a l l s . M a y h a n d l e r o u t i n e lo n g d i s t a n c e c a l l s a n d r e c o r d t o l l s .
M ay p e r f o r m lim ite d te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e . (" L im ite d " te le p h o n e in fo r m a tio n s e r v ic e
o c c u r s if th e fu n c tio n s of th e e s ta b lis h m e n t s e r v ic e d a r e r e a d ily u n d e rs ta n d a b le f o r te le p h o n e
i n f o r m a t i o n p u r p o s e s , o r i f t h e r e q u e s t s a r e r o u t i n e , e . g . , g i v in g e x t e n s i o n n u m b e r s w h e n
s p e c if ic n a m e s a r e f u rn is h e d , o r if c o m p le x c a lls a r e r e f e r r e d to a n o th e r o p e ra to r.)

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

I n a d d i t i o n to p e r f o r m i n g d u t i e s o f o p e r a t o r o n a s i n g l e - p o s i t i o n o r m o n i t o r - t y p e s w i t c h ­
b o a r d , a c t s a s r e c e p t i o n i s t a n d m a y a l s o ty p e o r p e r f o r m r o u t i n e c l e r i c a l w o r k a s p a r t o f r e g u l a r
d u tie s .
T h i s ty p in g o r c l e r i c a l w o r k m a y t a k e t h e m a j o r p a r t o f t h i s w o r k e r 's t i m e w h i l e a t
s w itc h b o a r d .

C la s s C . O p e r a te s s im p le ta b u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n tin g m a c h in e s s u c h a s th e
s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c in g p u n c h , c o ll a to r , e tc ., w ith s p e c if ic i n s tr u c tio n s .
M a y in c lu d e s im p le
w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s a n d s o m e f il in g w o r k . T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o lv e s p o r t i o n s o f a w o r k
u n i t , f o r e x a m p l e , i n d iv i d u a l s o r t i n g o r c o l l a t i n g r u n s o r r e p e t i t i v e o p e r a t i o n s .
T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R ,

GENERAL

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

C la s s A . O p e r a te s a v a r i e ty of ta b u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n tin g m a c h in e s , ty p ic a lly
in c lu d in g s u c h m a c h in e s a s th e ta b u l a to r , c a lc u l a t o r , i n t e r p r e t e r , c o ll a to r , a n d o t h e r s .
P e r f o r m s c o m p le te r e p o r t in g a s s ig n m e n ts w ith o u t c lo s e s u p e r v is io n , a n d p e r f o r m s d iffic u lt
w ir in g a s r e q u ir e d .
T h e c o m p l e t e r e p o r t i n g a n d t a b u l a t i n g a s s i g n m e n t s t y p i c a l l y i n v o lv e a
v a r i e t y o f lo n g a n d c o m p l e x r e p o r t s w h i c h o f te n a r e o f i r r e g u l a r o r n o n r e c u r r i n g t y p e r e ­
q u i r i n g s o m e p l a n n i n g a n d s e q u e n c i n g o f s t e p s to b e t a k e n . A s a m o r e e x p e r i e n c e d o p e r a t o r ,
i s t y p i c a l l y in v o lv e d in t r a i n i n g n e w o p e r a t o r s in m a c h i n e o p e r a t i o n s , o r p a r t i a l l y t r a i n e d
o p e r a t o r s in w i r i n g f r o m d i a g r a m s a n d o p e r a t i n g s e q u e n c e s o f lo n g a n d c o m p l e x r e p o r t s .
D o e s n o t in c l u d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s p e r f o r m i n g t a b u l a t i n g - m a c h i n e o p e r a t i o n s a n d d a y - t o d a y s u p e r v is io n of th e w o rk a n d p r o d u c tio n of a g ro u p o f t a b u la tin g - m a c h in e o p e r a t o r s .

C la s s B . O p e r a te s m o r e d iff ic u lt ta b u la tin g o r e l e c t r i c a l a c c o u n tin g m a c h in e s s u c h a s th e
ta b u la to r a n d c a lc u l a t o r , in a d d itio n to th e s o r t e r , r e p r o d u c e r , an d c o lla to r .
T h i s w o r k is
p e r f o r m e d u n d e r s p e c if ic in s t r u c t i o n s a n d m a y in c lu d e th e p e r f o r m a n c e of s o m e w ir in g f ro m
d i a g r a m s . T h e w o r k t y p i c a l l y i n v o l v e s , f o r e x a m p l e , t a b u l a t i o n s in v o lv i n g a r e p e t i t i v e
a c c o u n t i n g e x e r c i s e , a c o m p l e t e b u t s m a l l t a b u l a t i n g s tu d y , o r p a r t s o f a l o n g e r a n d m o r e
c o m p le x r e p o r t . S u ch r e p o r t s a n d s tu d ie s a r e u s u a lly o f a r e c u r r i n g n a tu r e w h e r e th e p r o ­
c e d u re s a r e w e ll e s ta b lis h e d .
M a y a l s o i n c l u d e t h e t r a i n i n g o f n e w e m p l o y e e s in t h e b a s i c
o p e r a tio n o f th e m a c h in e .

P r i m a r y d u t y i s t o t r a n s c r i b e d i c t a t i o n i n v o lv in g a n o r m a l r o u t i n e v o c a b u l a r y f r o m
tra n s c rib in g - m a c h in e r e c o r d s .
M a y a l s o ty p e f r o m w r i t t e n c o p y a n d d o 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 i c t a t i o n in v o lv i n g a v a r i e d t e 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 s u c h a s l e g a l
b r ie f s o r r e p o r t s on s c ie n tif ic r e s e a r c h a r e n o t in c lu d e d . A w o r k e r w ho ta k e s d ic ta tio n in s h o r t ­
h a n d o r b y S te n o ty p e o r s i m i l a r m a c h i n e i s c l a s s i f i e d a s a s t e n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l .
T Y P IS T
U s e s a t y p e w r 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 o r t o m a k e o u t 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 b e e n m a d e b y a n o t h e r p e r s o n . M a y i n c l u d e ty p in g o f s t e n c i l s , m a t s , o r s i m i l a r m a t e ­
r i a l s f o r u s e in d u p l i c a t i n g p r o c e s s e s . M a y d o c l e r i c a l w o r k in v o lv i n g l i t t l e s p e c i a l t r a i n i n g , s u c h
a s k e e p in 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 a n d r e p o r t s , o r s o r t i n g a n d d i s t r i b u t i n g in c o m i n g m a i l .
C l a s s A . P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f t h e f o ll 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 w h e n it
i n v o lv e s c o m b i n i n 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 tio n , p u n c tu a tio n , e tc ., of te c h n ic a l o r u n u s u a l w o r d s o r f o r e ig n la n g u a g e m a t e r i a l;
a n d p la n n in g la y o u t a n d ty p in g of c o m p lic a te d s ta t i s t i c a l ta b le s to m a in ta in u n ifo r m ity a n d
b a l a n c e in s p a c i n g .
M a y ty p e r o u t i n e f o r m l e t t e r s v a r y i n g d e t a i l s t o s u i t c i r c u m s t a n c e s .
C l a s s B . P e r f o r m s o n e o r m o r e o f t h e f o llo w in g : C o p y t y p in g f r o m r o u g h o r c l e a r d r a f t s ;
r o u t i n e t y p in g o f f o r m s , i n s u r a n c e p o l i c i e s , e t c . ; a n d s e t t i n g u p s i m p l e s t a n d a r d t a b u l a t i o n s ,
o r c o p y in g m o r e c o m p l e x t a b l e s a l r e a d y s e t u p a n d s p a c e d p r o p e r l y .

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

D R A FTSM A N
C l a s s A . P l a n s t h e g r a p h i c p r e s e n t a t i o n o f c o m p l e x i t e m s h a v in g d i s t i n c t i v e d e s i g n
f e a t u r e s t h a t d iff e r s ig n if ic a n tly f ro m e s ta b lis h e d d r a f tin g p r e c e d e n ts . W o rk s in c lo s e s u p ­
p o r t w ith th e d e s ig n o r ig i n a to r , a n d m a y r e c o m m e n d m in o r d e s ig n c h a n g e s . A n a ly z e s th e
e ffe c t of e a c h c h a n g e on th e d e ta ils of f o r m , fu n c tio n , an d p o s itio n a l r e la tio n s h ip s of c o m ­
p o n e n ts a n d p a r t s .
W o rk s w ith a m in im u m of s u p e r v i s o r y a s s i s ta n c e .
C o m p le t e d w o r k i s
re v ie w e d b y d e s ig n o r ig i n a to r f o r c o n s is te n c y w ith p r io r e n g in e e r in g d e te r m in a tio n s .
M ay
e ith e r p r e p a r e d r a w in g s , o r d i r e c t t h e i r p r e p a r a tio n b y lo w e r le v e l d r a f ts m e n .

C la s s B . P e r f o r m s n o n r o u tin e a n d c o m p le x d r a f tin g a s s ig n m e n ts th a t r e q u i r e th e a p p li­
c a t i o n o f m o s t o f t h e s t a n d a r d i z e d d r a w in g t e c h n i q u e s r e g u l a r l y u s e d .
D u tie s ty p ic a lly in ­
v o lv e s u c h w o r k a s :
P r e p a r e s w o r k in g d r a w in g s of s u b a s s e m b li e s w ith i r r e g u l a r s h a p e s ,
m u ltip le fu n c tio n s , a n d p r e c i s e p o s itio n a l r e la tio n s h ip s b e tw e e n c o m p o n e n ts : p r e p a r e s a r c h i ­
t e c t u r a l d r a w i n g s f o r c o n s t r u c t i o n o f a b u i ld i n g in c l u d i n g d e t a i l d r a w i n g s o f f o u n d a t i o n s , w a l l
s e c t i o n s , f lo o r p la n s , a n d r o o f. U s e s a c c e p te d f o r m u la s a n d m a n u a ls in m a k in g n e c e s s a r y
c o m p u t a t i o n s to d e t e r m i n e q u a n t i t i e s o f m a t e r i a l s t o b e u s e d , l o a d c a p a c i t i e s , s t r e n g t h s ,
s t r e s s e s , e tc .
R e c e i v e s 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 , a n d a d v ic e f r o m s u p e r v i s o r .
C o m p le t e d 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 a d e q u a c y .

C la s s C . P r e p a r e s d e ta il d r a w in g s of s in g le u n its o r p a r t s f o r e n g in e e r in g , c o n s tr u c tio n ,
m a n u f a c tu r in g , o r r e p a i r p u r p o s e s . T y p e s of d r a w in g s p r e p a r e d in c lu d e i s o m e tr i c p r o je c tio n s
( d e p i c ti n 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 ) a n d 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 i t i o n i n g o f

c o m p o n e n ts a n d c o n v e y n e e d e d in fo r m a tio n . C o n s o lid a te s d e ta ils f ro m a n u m b e r of s o u r c e s
a n d a d ju s ts o r t r a n s p o s e s s c a le a s r e q u ir e d .
S u g g e s te d m e th o d s of a p p ro a c h , a p p lic a b le
p r e c e d e n ts , a n d a d v ic e o n s o u r c e m a t e r i a l s a r e g iv e n w ith in itia l a s s ig n m e n ts .
In stru c tio n s
a r e l e s s c o m p le te w h e n a s s ig n m e n ts r e c u r .
W o rk m a y be s p o t- c h e c k e d d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
DRAFTSM AN- TRA CER
C o p i e s p l a n s a n d d r a w i n g s p r e p a r e d b y o t h e r s b y p l a c i n g t r a c i n g c lo t h o r p a p e r o v e r
d ra w in g s a n d t r a c in g w ith p e n o r p e n c il.
(D o e s n o t in c lu d e t r a c in g lim it e d to p la n s p r i m a r i l y
c o n s i s t i n g o f s t r a i g h t l i n e s a n d a l a r g e s c a l e n o t r e q u i r i n g c l o s e d e l i n e a t i o n .)
a n d /o r
P r e p a r e s s im p le o r r e p e titiv e
d u r in g p r o g r e s s .
NU RSE,

d r a w in g s of e a s i l y v is u a liz e d i te m s .

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IN D U S T R IA L ( R E G IS T E R E D )

A r e g i s t e r e d n u r s e w ho g iv e s n u r s in g s e r v i c e u n d e r g e n e r a l m e d ic a l
d ir e c ti o n to ill o r
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e m p lo y e e s o r o th e r p e r s o n s w ho b e c o m e i ll o r s u ff e r a n a c c id e n t o n th e p r e m i s e s o f a
f a c t o r y o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t . D u t i e s in v o lv e a c o m b i n a t i o n o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : G iv in g f i r s t a id
t o t h e i l l o r i n j u r e d ; a t t e n d i n g t o s u b s e q u e n t d r e s s i n g o f e m p l o y e e s ' i n j u r i e s ; k e e p in g r e c o r d s
o f p a t i e n t s t r e a t e d ; p r e p a r i n g a c c i d e n t r e p o r t s f o r c o m p e n s a t i o n o r o t h e r p u r p o s e s ; a s s i s t i n g in
p h y s ic a l e x a m in a tio n s a n d h e a lth e v a lu a tio n s of a p p lic a n ts a n d e m p lo y e e s ; a n d p la n n in g a n d c a r r y ­
in g o u t p r o g r a m s in v o lv i n g h e a l t h e d u c a t i o n , a c c i d e n t p r e v e n t i o n , e v a l u a t i o n o f p l a n t e n v i r o n m e n t ,
o r o th e r a c ti v it ie s a ff e c tin g th e h e a lth , w e l f a r e , a n d s a f e ty o f a ll p e r s o n n e l.

MAINTENANCE AND POWERPLANT
CA RPENTER,

M A IN T E N A N C E

P e r f o r m s t h e c a r p e n t r y d u t i e s n e c e s s a r y t o c o n s t r u c t a n d m a i n t a i n i n g o o d r e p a i r b u i ld i n g
w o o d w o r k a n d e q u ip m e n t s u c h a s b i n s , c r i b s , c o u n t e r s , b e n c h e s , p a r t i t i o n s , d o o r s , f l o o r s , s t a i r s ,
c a s i n g s , a n d t r i m m a d e o f w o o d i n a ji e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk i n v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o llo w in g :
P la n ­
n in g a n d l a y i n g o u t o f w o r k f r o m b l u e p r i n t s , 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 t r u c t i o n s u s i n g a
v a r i e ty o f c a r p e n te r * s h a n d to o ls , p o r ta b le p o w e r to o ls , a n d s ta n d a r d m e a s u r in g in s t r u m e n t s ;




CA RPENTER,

M A IN T E N A N C E — C o n tin u e d

m a k in g s ta n d a r d sh o p c o m p u ta tio n s r e la tin g to d im e n s io n s of w o rk ; a n d s e le c tin g m a t e r i a l s n e c e s ­
s a r y fo r th e w o rk .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e c a r p e n t e r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h 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 a n d
e x p e rie n c e .

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

M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M A IN T E N A N C E )— C o n tin u e d

P e r f o r m s a v a r i e ty of e l e c t r i c a l t r a d e f u n c tio n s s u c h a s th e i n s ta lla tio n , m a in te n a n c e ,
o r r e p a i r of e q u ip m e n t f o r t h e g e n e r a t i o n , d i s t r i b u t i o n , o r u t i l i z a t i o n o f e l e c t r i c e n e r g y in a n
e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o r k i n v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll 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 a n y 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 e n t s u c h a s g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , s w i t c h b o a r d s , c o n t r o l l e r s , c i r c u i t b r e a k ­
e r s , m o t o r s , h e a t i n g u n i t s , c o n d u it s y s t e m s , o r o t h e r t r a n s m i s s i o n e q u ip m e n t; w o r k i n g f r o m
b l u e p r i n t s , d r a w i n g s , l a y o u t s , o r o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; l o c a t i n g a n d d i a g n o s i n g t r o u b l e in t h e
e l e c t r i c a l s y s t e m o r e q u ip m e n t; w o r k i n g s t a n d a r d c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g t o l o a 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 q u ip m e n t; a n d u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f e l e c t r i c i a n ' s h a n d to o l s a n d m e a s u r i n g a n d
te s tin g in s tr u m e n ts . In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e e le c t r i c ia n r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a i n ­
in g a n d e x p e r i e n c e u s u a l l y a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h 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 a n d
e x p e rie n c e .

t h e v a r i o u s a s s e m b l i e s i n t h e v e h i c l e a n d m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t m e n t s ; a n d a li n i n g w h e e l s ,
a d ju s tin g b r a k e s a n d lig h t s , o r tig h te n in g b o d y b o lts .
In g e n e r a l , t h e w o r k o f t h e a u to m o t iv e
m e c h a n ic r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g an d e x p e rie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o rm a l a p p re n ­
t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .

E N G I N E E R , S T A T IO N A R Y
O p e r a t e s a n d m a i n t a i n s a n d m a y a l s o s u p e r v i s e t h e o p e r a t i o n o f s t a t i o n a r y e n g in e s a n d
e q u ip m e n t ( m e c h a n i c a l o r e l e c t r i c a l ) t o s u p p ly t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t i n w h i c h e m p l o y e d w i t h p o w e r ,
h e a t, r e f r ig e r a ti o n , o r a ir - c o n d itio n in g .
W o rk i n v o lv e s :
O p e r a t i n g a n d m a i n t a i n i n g e q u ip m e n t
s u c h a s 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 to r s , t u r b i n e s , v e n tila tin g a n d r e f r i g ­
e r a t i n g e q u ip m e n t, s t e a m b o i l e r s a n d b o i l e r - f e d w a t e r p u m p s ; m a k i n g e q u ip m e n t r e p a i r s ; a n d
k e e p in g a r e c o r d o f o p e r a t i o n o f m a c h i n e r y , t e m p e r a t u r e , a n d f u e l c o n s u m p t i o n . M a y a l s o s u ­
p e rv is e th e s e o p e ra tio n s .
H e a d o r c h ie f e n g i n e e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g m o r e t h a n o n e
e n g in e e r a r e e x c lu d e d .
F I R E M A N , S T A T IO N A R Y B O IL E R
F i r e s s t a t i o n a r y b o i l e r s to f u r n i s h t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t in w h ic h e m p l o y e d w i t h h e a t , p o w e r ,
o r s t e a m . F e e d s f u e l s to f i r e b y h a n d o r o p e r a t e s a m e c h a n i c a l s t o k e r , o r g a s o r o i l b u r n e r ;
a n d c h e c k s w a t e r a n d s a f e t y v a l v e s . M a y c l e a n , o i l , o r a s s i s t i n r e p a i r i n g b o i l e r r o o m e q u ip m e n t.
HELPER,

M A IN T E N A N C E T R A D E S

A s s i s t s o n e o r m o r e w o r k e r s in t h e s k i l l e d m a i n t e n a n 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 d u t i e s o f l e s s e r s k i l l , s u c h a s k e e p in g a w o r k e r s u p p li e d w i t h m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s ;
c le a n i n g . w o r k in g a r e a , m a c h i n e , a n d e q u ip m e n t; a s s i s t i n g j o u r n e y m a n b y h o l d in g m a t e r i a l s o r
to o ls ; a n d p e rf o r m in g o th e r u n s k ille d t a s k s a s d ir e c te d b y jo u rn e y m a n .
T h e k in d of w o r k th e
h e l p e r i s p e r m i t t e d to p e r f o r m v a r i e s f r o m t r a d e t o t r a d e :
In s o m e tr a d e s th e h e lp e r is c o n ­
f in e d t o s u p p ly i n g , l i f t i n g , a n d h o l d in g m a t e r i a l s a n d t o o l s a n d c l e a n i n g w o r k i n g a r e a s ; a n d in
o th e r s he is p e r m itte d to p e r f o r m s p e c ia liz e d m a c h in e o p e ra tio n s , o r p a r t s of a t r a d e th a t a r e
a ls o p e rf o r m e d b y w o r k e r s on a f u ll- tim e b a s is .
M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R ,

TOOLROOM

S p e c ia liz e s in th e o p e ra tio n of o ne o r m o re ty p e s of m a c h in e to o ls , s u c h a s jig b o r e r s ,
c y l i n d r i c a l o r s u r f a c e g r i n d e r s , e n g in e l a t h e s , o r m i l l i n g m a c h i n e s , i n t h e c o n s t r u c t i o n o f
m a c h i n e - s h o p t o o l s , g a g e s , j i g s , f i x t u r e s , o r d i e s . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : P l a n ­
n in g a n d p e r f o r m i n g d i f f ic u l t m a c h i n in g o p e r a t i o n s ; p r o c e s s i n g i t e m s r e q u i r i n g c o m p l i c a t e d s e t u p s
o r a h ig h d e g r e e o f a c c u r a c y ; u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e l e c t i n g f e e d s ,
s p e e d s , t o o l i n g , a n d o p e r a t i o n s e q u e n c e ; a n d m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y a d j u s t m e n t s d u r i n g o p e r a t i o n to
a c h ie v e r e q u i s i t e t o l e r a n c e s o r d i m e n s i o n s . M a y b e r e q u i r e d t o r e c o g n i z e w h e n t o o l s n e e d d r e s s ­
in g , to d r e s s t o o l s , a n d to s e l e c t p r o p e r c o o la n t s a n d c u tt i n g a n d l u b r i c a t i n g o i l s . F o r c r o s s ­
i n d u s t r y w a g e s tu d y p u r p o s e s , m a c h i n e - t o o l o p e r a t o r s , t o o l r o o m , in t o o l a n d d i e j o b b in g s h o p s
a r e e x c lu d e d f r o m t h i s c l a s s i f i c a t i o n .
M A C H IN IS T , M A IN T E N A 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 t s a n d n e w p a r t s in m a k i n g r e p a i r s o f m e t a l p a r t s o f m e c h a n ­
i c a l e q u ip m e n t o p e r a t e d i n a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t . W o rk in v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll 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 t r u c t i o n s a n d s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; p la n n i n g a n d l a y i n g o u t o f w o r k ; u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f m a ­
c h i n i s t 's h a n d to o l s a n d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; s e t t i n g u p a n d o p e r a t i n g s t a n d a r d m a c h i n e
t o o l s ; s h a p in g o f m e t a l p a r t s t o c l o s e t o l e r a n c e s ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g t o
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 , a n d s p e e d s o f m a c h i n in g ; k n o w le d g e o f t h e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s
o f t h e c o m m o n m e t a l s ; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d a r d m a t e r i a l s , p a r t s , a n d e q u ip m e n t r e q u i r e d f o r h i s w o r k ;
a n d f i t t i n g a n d a s s e m b l i n g p a r t s in to m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t.
I n g e n e r a l , t h e m a c h i n i s t 's w o r k
n o r m a lly r e q u i r e s a ro u n d e d tr a in in g in m a c h in e -s h o p p r a c t ic e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o rm a l
a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M A IN T E N A N C E )
R e p a ir s a u to m o b ile s , b u s e s , m o to r tr u c k s , a n d t r a c t o r s of a n e s ta b lis h m e n t. W o rk in ­
v o l v e s m o s t o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : E x a m in i n g a u to m o t iv e e q u ip m e n t t o d i a g n o s e s o u r c e o f t r o u b l e ;
d i s a s s e m b l i n g e q u ip m e n t a n d p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s t h a t in v o lv e t h e u s e o f s u c h h a n d to o l s a s
w r e n c h e s , g a g e s , d r i l l s , o r s p e c i a l i z e d e q u ip m e n t i n 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 t s ; 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 f r o m s t o c k ; g r i n d i n g a n d a d j u s t i n g " v a lv e s ; r e a s s e m b l i n g a n d i n s t a l l i n g




M E C H A N IC , M A IN T E N A 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 a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
W o rk i n v o lv e s m o s t
o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : E x a m in i n g m a c h i n e s a n d m e c h a n i c a l e q u ip m e n t t o d i a g n o s e 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 t l i n g m a c h i n e s a n d p e r f o r m i n g r e p a i r s t h a t m a i n l y in v o lv e t h e u s e
o f h a n d to o ls in s c r a p in g a n d f ittin g p a r t s ; r e p la c in g b r o k e n o r d e fe c tiv e p a r t s w ith ite m s o b ta in e d
f r o m s t o c k ; o r d e r i n g t h e p r o d u c t i o 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 i n e s h o p o r s e n d in g o f t h e
m a c h in e to a m a c h in e sh o p fo r m a jo r r e p a i r s ; p r e p a r in g w r itte n s p e c if ic a tio n s f o r m a jo r r e p a i r s
o r f o r t h e p r o d u c t i o n o f p a r t s o r d e r e d f r o m m a c h i n e s h o p ; r e a s s e m b l i n g m a c h i n e s ; a n d m a k in g
a ll n e c e s s a r y a d ju s tm e n ts f o r o p e ra tio n .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o rk of a m a in te n a n c e m e c h a n ic r e ­
q u ir e s ro u n d e d tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h a f o rm a l a p p re n tic e s h ip o r
e q u iv a le n t t r a i n in g a n d e x p e r ie n c e . E x c lu d e d f r o m th is c la s s if i c a t io n a r e w o r k e r s w h o s e p r im a r y
d u t i e s in v o lv e s e t t i n g u p o r a d j u s t i n g m a c h i n e s .
M IL L W R IG H T
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 e q u ip m e n t, a n d d i s m a n t l e s a n d i n s t a l l s m a c h i n e s o r
h e a v y e q u ip m e n t w h e n c h a n g e s i n t h e p l a n t l a y o u t a r e r e q u i r e d . W o r k i n v o lv e s m o s t o f t h e f o l ­
l o w i n g : P l a n n i n g a n d l a y i n g o u t o f t h e 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 o t h e r s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; u s in g
a v a r i e t y o f h a n d to o l s a n d r ig g i n g ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g to s t r e s s e s ,
s t r e n g t h o f m a t e r i a l s , a n d c e n t e r s o f g r a v i t y ; a l i n i n g a n d b a l a n c i n g o f e q u ip m e n t; s e l e c t i n g s t a n d ­
a r d t o o l s , e q u i p m e n t , a n d p a r t s to b e u s e d ; a n d i n s t a l l i n g a n d m a i n t a i n i n g i n 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 e q u ip m e n t s u c h a s d r i v e s a n d s p e e d r e d u c e r s .
I n g e n e r a l , t h e m i l l w r i g h t 's w o r k
n o r m a l l y r e q u i r e s a r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e in t h e t r a d e a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l
a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e .
O IL E R
L u b r ic a t e s , w ith o il o r g r e a s e ,
e q u ip m e n t o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
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M A IN T E N A N C E

P a in ts and r e d e c o r a te s w a lls , w o o d w o rk , an d fix tu re s of an e s ta b lis h m e n t.
W o rk in ­
v o l v e s t h e f o ll o w i n g : K n o w le d g e o f s u r f a c e p e c u l i a r i t i e s a n d t y p e s o f p a i n t r e q u i r e d f o r d i f f e r e n t
a p p l i c a t i o n s ; p r e p a r i n g s u r f a c e f o r p a in t i n g b y r e m o v i n g o ld f i n i s h o r b y p l a c i n g p u t ty o r f i l l e r
in n a i l h o l e s a n d i n t e r s t i c e s ; a n d a p p ly in g p a in t w i t h s p r a y g u n o r b r u s h . M a y m i x c o l o r s , o i l s ,
w h i t e l e a d , a n d o t h e r p a in t i n g r e d i e n t s t o o b t a i n p r o p e r c o l o r o r c o n s i s t e n c y .
In g e n e r a l , th e
w o rk of th e m a in te n a n c e p a in te r r e q u i r e s r o u n d e d t r a i n in g a n d e x p e rie n c e u s u a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u g h
a f o r m a l a p p r e n tic e s h ip o r e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e .
P IP E F IT T E R ,

M A IN T E N A N C E

I n s t a l l s o r r e p a i r s w a t e r , s t e a m , g a s , o r o t h e r t y p e s o f p ip e a n d p i p e f i t t i n g s i n a n
e s ta b lis h m e n t.
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c a te p o s i t i o n o f p ip e f r o m d r a w i n g s o r o t h e r w r i t t e n s p e c i f i c a t i o n s ; c u tt i n g v a r i o u s s i z e s o f p ip e
to c o r r e c t l e n g t h s w i t h c h i s e l a n d h a m m e r o r o x y a c e t y l e n e t o r c h o r p i p e - c u t t i n g m a c h i n e ; t h r e a d ­
in g p ip e w i t h s t o c k s a n d d i e s ; b e n d in g p i p e 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 i p e w i t h c o u p li n g s a n d f a s t e n i n g p ip e to h a n g e r s ; m a k i n g s t a n d a r d s h o p c o m p u t a t i o n s r e l a t i n g
to p r e s s u r e s , f lo w , a n d s i z e o f p i p e r e q u i r e d ; a n d m a k i n g s t a n d a r d t e s t s t o d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r
f in is h e d p ip e s m e e t s p e c if ic a tio n s .
In g e n e r a l, th e w o r k of th e m a in te n a n c e p i p e f i tt e r r e q u i r e s
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d 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 t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t
t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e . W o r k e r s p r i m a r i l y e n g a g e d in i n s t a l l i n g a n d r e p a i r i n g b u i ld i n g s a n i t a ­
tio n o r h e a tin g s y s te m s a r e e x c lu d e d .
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M A IN T E N A N C E

K e e p s t h e p lu m b i n g s y s t e m o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t in g o o d o r d e r . W ork^ i n v o l v e s : K n o w le d g e
o f s a n i t a r y c o d e s r e g a r d i n g i n s t a l l a t i o n o f v e n ts a n d t r a p s in p lu m b i n g s y s t e m ; i n s t a l l i n g o r r e ­
p a i r i n g p i p e s a n d f i x t u r e s ; ''a n d o p e n in g c lo g g e d d r a i n s w i t h a p l u n g e r o r p l u m b e r 's s n a k e . In
g e n e r a l, th e w o r k of th e m a in te n a n c e p lu m b e r r e q u i r e s ro u n d e d t r a in in g a n d e x p e r ie n c e u s u a lly
a c q u i r e d t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t t r a i n i n g a n d e x p e r i e n c e .
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M A IN T E N A N C E

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t u r e s (su c h a s m a c h in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e p a n s , s h e lv e s , l o c k e r s , ta n k s , v e n ti l a t o r s , c h u te s , d u c ts ,
m e t a l r o o f in g ) o f a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t .
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o ut a ll ty p e s of s h e e t- m e ta l m a in te n a n c e w o rk f ro m b lu e p r in ts , m o d e ls , ox o th e r s p e c if ic a tio n s ;
s e ttin g u p a n d o p e ra tin g a ll a v a ila b le ty p e s of s h e e t - m e t a l w o rk in g m a c h in e s ; u s in g a v a r i e ty of

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h a n d to o l s in c u tt i n g , b e n d in g , f o r m i n g , s h a p in g , f i t t i n g , a n d a s s e m b l i n g ; a n d i n s t a l l i n g s h e e t m e t a l a r t i c l e s a s r e q u i r e d . In g e n e r a l , t h e w o r k o f t h e m a i n t e 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
r o u n d e d t r a i n i n g a n d 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 t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p o r e q u iv a l e n t
tra in in g an d e x p e rie n c e .
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(D ie m a k e r ; j i g m a k e r ; t o o l m a k e r ; f i x t u r e m a k e r ; g a g e m a k e r )
C o n s tru c ts a n d r e p a i r s m a c h in e -s h o p to o ls , g a g e s , jig s , f ix tu r e s o r d ie s fo r f o rg in g s ,
p u n c h in g , a n d o t h e r m e t a l - f o r m i n g w o r k .
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la y in g o u t of w o r k f ro m m o d e ls , b l u e p r in ts , d r a w in g s , o r o th e r o r a l a n d w r itte n s p e c if ic a tio n s ;

u s i n g a v a r i e t y o f to o l a n d d i e m a k e r 's h a n d to o l s a n d p r e c i s i o n m e a s u r i n g i n s t r u m e n t s ; u n d e r ­
s t a n d i n g o f t h e w o r k i n g p r o p e r t i e s of c o m m o n m e t a l s a n d a l l o y s ; s e t t i n g u p a n d o p e r a t i n g of
m a c h i n e t o o l s a n d r e l a t e d e q u ip m e n t; m a k i n g n e c e s s a r y s h o p c o m p u t a ti o n s r e l a t i n g to d i m e n s i o n s
o f w o r k , s p e e d s , f e e d s , a n d t o o li n g o f m a c h i n e s ; h e a t - t r e a t i n g o f m e t a l p a r t s d u r i n g f a b r i c a t i o n
a s w e ll a s of fin is h e d to o ls a n d d ie s to a c h ie v e r e q u i r e d q u a litie s ; w o rk in g to c lo s e to le r a n c e s ;
f i t t i n g a n d a s s e m b l i n g o f p a r t s to p r e s c r i b e d t o l e r a n c e s a n d a l l o w a n c e s ; a n d s e l e c t i n g a p p r o p r i a t e
m a t e r i a l s , t o o l s , a n d p r o c e s s e s . In g e n e r a l , t h e to o l a n d d ie m a k e r 's w o r k r e q u i r e s a r o u n d e d
t r a i n i n g in m a c h i n e - s h o p a n d 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 t h r o u g h a f o r m a l a p p r e n t i c e s h i p
o r e q u iv a le n t tr a in in g a n d e x p e rie n c e .
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a n d c h e c k on id e n tity of e m p lo y e e s a n d o th e r p e r s o n s e n te r in g .
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P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d is e fo r s h ip m e n t, o r r e c e i v e s a n d is r e s p o n s ib le fo r in c o m in g s h ip ­
m e n ts of m e r c h a n d is e o r o th e r m a t e r i a ls .
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p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t ic e s , r o u te s , a v a ila b le m e a n s of t r a n s p o r ta tio n , and r a te ; a n d p r e p a r in g r e c ­
o r d s o f t h e g o o d s s h ip p e d , m a k i n g u p b i l l s o f l a d i n g , p o s ti n g w e ig h t a n d s h ip p i n g c h a r g e s , a n d
k e e p in g a f i l e o f s h ip p i n g 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 t h e m e r c h a n d i s e f o r s h i p ­
m e n t.
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s h ip m e n ts a g a in s t b i ll s of la d in g , in v o ic e s , o r o th e r r e c o r d s ; c h e c k in g f o r s h o r t a g e s a n d r e j e c ti n g
d a m a g e d g o o d s ; r o u t i n g 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 ; a n d m a i n t a i n i n g n e c e s ­
s a ry r e c o r d s and file s .

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C l e a n s a n d k e e p s in a n o r d e r l y c o n d it i o n f a c t o r y w o r k i n g a r e a s a n d w a s h r o o m s , o r
p r e m i s e s o f a n o f f i c e , a p a r t m e n t h o u s e , o r c o m m e r c i a l o r o t h e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t . D u t i e s in v o lv e
a c o m b i n a ti o n o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : S w e e p i n g , m o p p in g o r s c r u b b i n g , a n d p o l is h in g f l o o r s ; r e m o v i n g
c h i p s , t r a s h , a n d o t h e r r e f u s e ; d u s ti n g e q u i p m e n t , f u r n i t u r e , o r f i x t u r e s ; p o l i s h i n 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 id i n g s u p p l i e s a n d m i n o r m a i n t e n a n c e s e r v i c e s ; a n d c le a n i n g l a v a t o r i e s , s h o w ­
e r s , a n d r e s t r o o m s . W o r k e r s w h o s p e c i a l i z e in w in d o w w a s h i n g a r e e x c l u d e d .
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h o u s e m a n o r w a r e h o u s e h e lp e r )
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w h o s e d u t i e s i n v o lv e o n e o r m o r e o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : L o a d i n g a n d u n l o a d i n g v a r i o u s m a t e r i a l s a n d
m e r c h a n d i s e o n o r f r o m f r e i g h t c a r s , t r 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 ; u n p a c k in g , s h e lv i n g ,
o r p l a c 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 in p r o p e r s t o r a g e l o c a t i o n ; a n d t r a n s p o r t i n g m a t e r i a l s o r
m e r c h a n d is e b y h a n d tr u c k , c a r , o r w h e e lb a r r o w . L o n g s h o r e m e n , w ho lo a d a n d u n lo a d s h ip s a r e
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D r i v e s a t r u c k w i t h i n a c i t y o r i n d u s t r i a l a r e a to t r a n s p o r t m a t e r i a l s , m e r c h a n d i s e ,
e q u i p m e n t , o r m e n b e t w e e n v a r i o u s t y p e s o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s u c h a s : M a n u f a c tu r i n g p l a n t s , f r e i g h t
d e p o t s , w a r e h o u s e s , w h o l e s a l e a n d 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 a n d
c u s to m e rs * h o u s e s o r p la c e s of b u s in e s s . M ay a ls o lo a d o r u n lo a d tr u c k w ith o r w ith o u t h e lp e r s ,
m a k e m in o r m e c h a n ic a l r e p a i r s , a n d k e e p tr u c k in good w o rk in g o r d e r .
D r iv e r - s a le s m e n and
o v e r - t h e - r o a d d r iv e r s a r e e x c lu d e d .
F o r w a g e s tu d y 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 b y s i z e a n d t y p e o f e q u i p m e n t ,
a s f o ll o w s ;
( T r a c t o r - t r a i l e r s h o u ld b e r a t e d o n t h e b a s i s o f t r a i l e r c a p a c i t y . )

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( O r d e r p i c k e r ; s to c k s e l e c t o r ; w a r e h o u s e

s to c k m a n )

F i l l s s h ip p in g 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 g o o d s 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 w ith s p e c if ic a tio n s on s a le s s li p s , c u s to m e rs * o r d e r s , o r o th e r i n s t r u c t i o n s . M a y , in a d d itio n
to f i l l i n g o r d e r s a n d i n d i c a t i n g i t e m s f i l l e d o r o m i t t e d , k e e p r e c o r d s o f o u tg o in g o r d e r s , r e q u i ­
s i t i o n a d d i t i o n a l s to c k o r r e p o r t s h o r t s u p p l i e s t o s u p e r v i s o r , a n d p e r f o r m o t h e r r e l a t e d d u t i e s .

T r u c k d r iv e r (c o m b in a tio n of s iz e s l is te d s e p a r a te ly )
T r u c k d r i v e r , l ig h t ( u n d e r IV 2 to n s )
T r u c k d r i v e r , m e d i u m (lV 2 to a n d in c l u d i n g 4 t o n s )
T r u c k d r i v e r , h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , t r a i l e r ty p e )
T r u c k d r i v e r , h e a v y ( o v e r 4 t o n s , o t h e r t h a n t r a i l e r ty p e )

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P r e p a r e s f i n i s h e d p r o d u c t s f o r s h i p m e n t o r s t o r a g e b y p l a c i n g t h e m in s h ip p i n g c o n ­
t a i n e r s , t h e 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 d e p e n d e n t u p o n t h e t y p e , s i z e , a n d n u m b e r o f
u n i t s to b e p a c k e d , t h e ty p e o f c o n t a i n e r e m p l o y e d , a n d m e t h o d o f s h i p m e n t . W o rk r e q u i r e s t h e
p l a c i n g of i t e m s in s h ip p i n g c o n t a i n e r s a n d m a y i n v o lv e o n e o r m o r e o f t h e f o ll o w i n g : K n o w l­
e d g e o f v a r i o u s i t e m s o f s t o c k in o r d e r t o v e r i f y c o n te n t ; s e l e c t i o n o f a p p r o p r i a t e t y p e a n d s i z e
o f c o n t a i n e r ; i n s e r t i n g e n c l o s u r e s in c o n t a i n e r ; u s in g e x c e l s i o r o r o t h e r m a t e r i a l to p r e v e n t
b r e a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c lo s i n g a n d s e a l i n g c o n t a i n e r ; a n d a p p ly i n g l a b e l s o r e n t e r i n g i d e n t i f y i n g
d a ta o n c o n ta i n e r . P a c k e r s w h o a ls o m a k e w o o d e n b o x e s o r c r a t e s a r e e x c lu d e d .




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C l e v e l a n d , O h i o , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 1 _____________________________
C o l u m b u s , O h i o , O c t . 1 9 6 8 1 ______________________________
D a l l a s , T e x . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 1 __________________________________
D a v e n p o r t — o c k I s l a n d — o l i n e , I o w a —111.,
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O c t . 1 9 6 8 ____________________________________________________
D a y t o n , O h i o , J a n . 1 9 6 9 1 __________________________________
D e n v e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1 9 6 8 __________________________________
D e s M o i n e s , I o w a , M a r . 1 9 6 9 _____________________________
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , J a n . 19 6 9 1 ________________________________
F o r t W o r t h , T e x . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 1____________________________
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 _______________________________
G r e e n v i l l e , S . C . , M a y 196 9 1---------------------------------------------H o u s t o n , T e x . , M a y 1 9 6 9 1-------------------------------------------------I n d i a n a p o l i s , I n d . , D e c . 1 9 6 8 1------------------------------------------J a c k s o n , M i s s . , F e b . 1 9 6 9 1_______________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , J a n . 19 6 9 1 -----------------------------------------K a n s a s C i t y , M o . - K a n s , , S e p t . 1 9 6 9 _____________________
L a w r e n c e — a v e r h i l l , M a s s . —N . H . , J u n e 19 6 9 ------ --------H
L i t t l e R o c k ^ N o r t h L i t t l e R o c k , A r k . , J u l y i l 9 6 9 _______
L o s A n g e l e s —L o n g B e a c h a n d A n a h e i m —S a n t a A n a G a r d e n G r o v e , C a l i f . , M a r . 19 6 9 1 _____________________
L o u i s v i l l e , K y . —I n d . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 __________________________
L u b b o c k , T e x . , M a r . 1969 -------------------------------------------------M a n c h e s t e r , N . H . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 ______________________________
M e m p h i s , T e n n . - A r k . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 -------------------------------------M i a m i , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 6 8 1__________________________________
M i d l a n d a n d O d e s s a , T e x . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 ----------------------------M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , A p r . 1 9 6 9 _______________________________
M i n n e a p o l i s —S t . P a u l , M i n n . , J a n . 1 9 6 9 _________________

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M u s k e g o n — u s k e g o n H e i g h t s , M i c h . , M a y 1 9 6 9 _______ 1 6 2 5 - 8 0 ,
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N e w a r k a n d J e r s e y C i t y , N . J . , J a n . 1 9 6 9 _______________
N e w H a v e n , C o n n . , J a n . 1 9 6 9 _____________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 3 8 ,
N e w O r l e a n s , L a . , F e b . 19 6 9 1 ___________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 5 1 ,
N e w Y o r k , N . Y . , A p r . 1 9 6 9 ________________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 8 8 ,
N o rfo lk — o r t s m o u t h and N e w p o rt N ew s—
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H a m p t o n , V a . , J u n e 1 9 6 8 ________________________________
1575-85,
O k l a h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , J u l y 1 9 6 8 _________________ ____ ___ 1 6 2 5 - 9 ,
O m a h a , N e b r —I o w a , S e p t . 1 9 6 9 __________________________ 1 6 6 0 r 12 ,
P a t e r s o r r - C l i f t o r r - P a s s a i c , N . J . , M a y 1 9 6 9 _____________ 1 6 2 5 - 8 7 ,
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . —N . J . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 _______________________
1625-48,
P h o e n i x , A r i z . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 ________________________________
1625-60,
1625-59,
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , J a n . 1 9 6 9 ________________________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , N o v . 1 9 6 8 _______________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 2 0 ,
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . - W a s h . , M a y 1 9 6 9 _______________________
1625-76,
P r o v i d e n c e — a w t u c k e t — a r w i c k , R . I . —M a s s .,
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M a y 19 6 9 1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 6 2 5 - 7 4 ,
R a l e i g h , N . C . , A u g . 1 9 6 9 ---------------------------------------------------- 1 6 6 0 - 6 ,
R i c h m o n d , V a . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 ________________________________
1625-69,
R o c h e s t e r , N .Y . (o ffic e o c c u p a t i o n s o n ly ),
J u l y 1 9 6 9 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1 6 6 0 - 4 ,
R o c k f o r d , 111., M a y 1969 __________________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 7 2 ,
S t . L o u i s , M o . —111., M a r . 19 6 9 1__________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 6 4 ,
S a l t L a k e C i t y , U t a h , D e c . 1 9 6 8 _____________ _____________ 1 6 2 5 - 3 6 ,
S a n A n t o n i o , T e x . , J u n e 19 6 9 1 ___________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 8 5 ,
S an B e r n a r d i n o — iv e r sid e— n ta r io , C a lif.,
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O c t . 1 9 6 8 1 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 6 2 5 - 2 5 ,
S a n D i e g o , C a l i f . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 ______________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 3 2 ,
S a n F r a n c i s c c r - O a k l a n d , C a l i f . , O c t . 1 9 6 8 _______________ 1 6 2 5 - 4 4 ,
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 _______________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 2 1 ,
S a v a n n a h , G a . , M a y 1 9 6 9 __________________________________
1625-68,
S c r a n t o n , P a . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 __________________________________
1660-15,
S e a t t l e —E v e r e t t , W a s h . , N o v . 1 9 6 8 1 _____________________ 1 6 2 5 - 4 3 ,
S i o u x F a l l s , S. D a k . , O c t . 1 9 6 8 1_________________________
1625-23,
S o u t h B e n d , I n d . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 _______________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 5 5 ,
S p o k a n e , W a s h . , J u n e 196 9 ________________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 8 1 ,
S y r a c u s e , N. Y . , J u l y 1969 ________________________________
1660-13,
T a m p a —S t . P e t e r s b u r g , F l a . , A u g . 19 6 9 1 _______________ 1 6 6 0 - 7,
T o l e d o , O h i o — i c h . , F e b . 19 6 9 1_________________________
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T r e n t o n , N . J . , O c t . 1 9 6 8 1 ________________________________
1625-18,
U t i c a ^ R o m e , N . Y . , J u l y 1 9 6 9 _____________________________ 1 6 6 0 - 1 ,
W a s h i n g t o n , D . C . —M d . —V a . , S e p t . 1 9 6 8 __________________ 1 6 2 5 - 2 2 ,
W a t e r b u r y , C o n n . , M a r . 1 9 6 9 _____________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 5 0 ,
W a t e r l o o , I o w a , N o v . 1 9 6 8 1 _______________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 3 1 ,
W i c h i t a , K a n s . , D e c . 1 9 6 8 _________________________________ 1 6 2 5 - 4 1 ,
W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , M a y 1 9 6 9 -------------------------------------------- 1 6 2 5 - 8 4 ,
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1 9 6 9 ----------------------------------------------------------- 1 6 2 5 - 5 2 ,
Y o u n g s t o w n - W a r r e n , O h i o , N o v . 1 9 6 8 ___________________ 1 6 2 5 - 3 4 ,

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