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Area Wage Survey

The Rockford, Illinois, Metropolitan Area
May 1969
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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
BUREAU O f

LABOR ST A T I ST I CS

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS REGIONAL OFFICES

Region I
Region II
1603-B Federal Building
341 Ninth Ave.
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 V
Region VI
Federal Office Building
219 South Dearborn St.
Chicago, 111. 60604
911 Walnut S t ., 10th Floor
Phone: 353-7230 (Area Code 312)
Kansas City, Mo. 64106
Phone: 374-2481 (Area Code 816)

Region VII
337 Mayflower Building
411 North Akard St.
Dallas, Tex. 75201
Phone: 749-3516 (Area Code 214)

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




Area Wage Survey
The Rockford, Illinois, Metropolitan Area




May 1969

Bulletin No. 1625-72
August 1969

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
George P. Shultz, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Geoffrey H. Moore, Commissioner

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Contents
Page

-Th,e B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s p r o g r a m of annual
o c c u p a t io n a l w a g e s u r v e y s in m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s i s d e ­
s i g n e d to p r o v i d e d a t a on o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n i n g s , and e s t a b ­
lis h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s . It
y i e l d s detailfed d a t a by s e l e c t e d i n d u s tr y d i v i s i o n f o r e a c h
of the a r e a s st u d ie d , f o r g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s , and f o r the
U nited S t a t e s . A m a j o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n in the p r o g r a m i s
the n eed f o r g r e a t e r in sigh t into (1) the m o v e m e n t of w a g e s
by o c c u p a t io n a l c a t e g o r y and s k i l l l e v e l , and (2) the s t r u c ­
t u r e and l e v e l of w a g e s a m o n g a r e a s and in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s .

T ab les:
1. E s t a b l i s h m e n t s and w o r k e r s within s c o p e of s u r v e y and
n u m b e r stu died___________________________________________________
2. In d e x e s of s t a n d a r d w e e k ly s a l a r i e s and s t r a i g h t - t i m e
h o u r l y e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s , and
p e r c e n t s of i n c r e a s e f o r s e l e c t e d p e r i o d s ______________________
A.

O c c u p a tio n a l e a r n i n g s :
A - 1. O ffic e o c c u p a t io n s — e n and wom en________________________
m
A - 2 . P r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t io n s — e n and
m
w o m e n ______________________________________________________
A - 3 . O f f ic e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t io n s —
m e n and w o m e n c o m b i n e d ________________________________
A - 4. M a in te n a n c e and p o w e rp la n t o c c u p a t io n s ------------------------A - 5 . C u s t o d i a l and m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t o c c u p a t i o n s ----------------

A pp en dix.

O c c u p a tio n a l d e s c r i p t io n s ^ .___________________________________

N inety a r e a s c u r r e n t l y a r e in c lu d e d in the p r o ­
g r a m . In e a c h a r e a , in fo r m a t io n on o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n i n g s
i s c o ll e c t e d a n n u ally and on e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s and
s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s b ie n n ia lly .
T h is b u lle tin p r e s e n t s r e s u l t s of the s u r v e y in
R o c k f o r d , 111., in M a y 1969. The S t a n d a r d M e t ro p o lit a n
S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e fin ed by the B u r e a u of the B u d g et
t h ro u gh J a n u a r y 1968, c o n s i s t s of B o o n e and W innebago
C o u n t ie s. T h is stu d y w a s co n d u cte d by the B u r e a u ' s r e ­
gion al o ffic e in C h ic a g o , 111., u n d er the g e n e r a l d i r e c t i o n
of Woodrow C. Lin n , A s s i s t a n t R e g i o n a l D i r e c t o r f o r
O pe ratio n s.




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N O T E : S i m i l a r t a b u l a t io n s a r e a v a i l a b l e
(See in s id e b a c k c o v e r .)

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A c u r r e n t r e p o r t on e a r n i n g s in the R o c k f o r d a r e a
i s a l s o a v a i l a b l e f o r s e l e c t e d food s e r v i c e o c c u p a t io n s
(M ay 1969).

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At the end of e a c h s u r v e y , an in d iv id u a l a r e a b u l ­
le t in p r e s e n t s s u r v e y r e s u l t s fo r e a c h a r e a stu d ied . A f t e r
c o m p le tio n of a l l of the in d iv id u a l a r e a b u lle tin s f o r a round
of s u r v e y s , a t w o - p a r t s u m m a r y b u lle tin i s i s s u e d . The
f i r s t p a r t b r i n g s d a t a f o r e a c h of the m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s
st u d ie d into one b u lle tin . The s e c o n d p a r t p r e s e n t s i n f o r ­
m a t i o n whic h h a s b e e n p r o j e c t e d f r o m ind iv id u a l m e t r o ­
p o lita n a r e a d a t a to r e l a t e to g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s and the
U nited S t a t e s .

In trod uction ________________________________________________________________
Wage t r e n d s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p s ___________________________

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Area Wage Survey----

The Rockford, 111., Metropolitan Area
Introduction
to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , or (2) t h e r e
ind iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t da ta .

T h is a r e a i s 1 of 90 in which the U .S . D e p a r t m e n t of L a b o r ' s
B u r e a u of L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s co n d u cts s u r v e y s of o c c u p a t io n a l e a r n i n g s
and r e l a t e d b e n e f i t s on an a r e a w i d e b a s i s . 1

is

p o ssib ility

of d i s c l o s u r e of

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t and e a r n i n g s d a t a a r e sh own fo r
f u l l - t i m e w o r k e r s , i . e . , t h o s e h i r e d to w o rk a r e g u l a r w e e k ly sc h e d u le
in the g iv e n o c c u p a t io n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n . E a r n i n g s d a t a exc lu d e p r e ­
m i u m p ay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o rk on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , and la te
s h if t s . N o n p r o d u ctio n b o n u s e s a r e e x c l u d e d , but c o s t - o f - l i v i n g a l lo w ­
a n c e s and in c en tive e a r n i n g s a r e inclu ded. W here w e e k ly h o u r s a r e
r e p o r t e d , a s f o r o f f ic e c l e r i c a l o c c u p a t io n s , r e f e r e n c e i s to the s t a n d ­
a r d w o rk w e e k (roun ded to the n e a r e s t h a lf hour) fo r w hich e m p l o y e e s
r e c e i v e t h e ir r e g u l a r s t r a i g h t - t i m e s a l a r i e s (e x c l u s i v e of p ay for
o v e r t i m e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) . A v e r a g e w e e k ly e a r n i n g s
f o r t h e s e o c c u p a t io n s h a ve b e e n ro un de d to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o l l a r .

T h is b u lle tin p r e s e n t s c u r r e n t o c c u p a t io n a l e m p lo y m e n t and
e a r n i n g s in fo r m a t io n o b ta in e d l a r g e l y b y m a i l f r o m the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
v i s i t e d b y B u r e a u f ie l d e c o n o m i s t s in the l a s t p r e v i o u s s u r v e y f o r
o c c u p a t io n s r e p o r t e d in that e a r l i e r study. P e r s o n a l v i s i t s w e r e m a d e
to n o n r e sp o n d e n t s and to t h o s e r e s p o n d e n t s r e p o r t i n g u n u su a l c h a n g e s
s i n c e the p r e v i o u s s u r v e y .
In e a c h a r e a , d a t a a r e o b ta in e d f r o m r e p r e s e n t a t i v e e s t a b ­
l i s h m e n t s within s i x b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s : M a n u f a c t u rin g ; t r a n s ­
p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n ic a t io n , and other p u b lic u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e t r a d e ;
r e t a i l t r a d e ; f in a n c e , i n s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s t a t e ; and s e r v i c e s . M a j o r
in d u s t r y g r o u p s e x c lu d e d f r o m t h e s e s t u d i e s a r e g o v e rn m e n t o p e r a ­
tio n s and the c o n s t r u c t i o n and e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s t r i e s . E s t a b l i s h m e n t s
having f e w e r than a p r e s c r i b e d n u m b e r of w o r k e r s a r e o m it t e d b e c a u s e
they tend to f u r n i s h in s u f f ic ie n t em p lo y m e n t in the o c c u p a t io n s stu d ie d
to w a r r a n t i n c lu sio n . S e p a r a t e t a b u l a t io n s a r e p r o v i d e d f o r e a c h of
the b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w hich m e e t p u b lic a tio n c r i t e r i a .

The a v e r a g e s p r e s e n t e d r e f l e c t c o m p o s i t e , a r e a w i d e e s t i ­
m a t e s . I n d u s t r i e s and e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l and jo b
st a f f in g and, t h u s, co n trib u te d i f f e r e n t l y to the e s t i m a t e s f o r e a c h jo b.
The p ay r e l a t i o n s h i p o b ta in a b le f r o m the a v e r a g e s m a y f a il to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y the w a g e s p r e a d or d i f f e r e n t i a l m a in t a in e d a m o n g jo b s in
ind iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . S i m i l a r l y , d i f f e r e n c e s in a v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s
f o r m e n and w o m e n in any of the s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s sh ou ld not be
a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p ay t r e a t m e n t of the s e x e s within
in d iv id ual e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . O ther p o s s i b l e f a c t o r s w hich m a y c o n t r i b ­
ute to d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n and w o m en inclu de: D i f f e r e n c e s in
p r o g r e s s i o n within e s t a b l i s h e d r a t e r a n g e s , s i n c e only the a c t u a l r a t e s
p a i d i n c u m b e n ts a r e c o ll e c t e d ; and d i f f e r e n c e s in s p e c i f i c d u t ie s p e r ­
f o r m e d , alth ough the w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a p p r o p r i a t e l y within the
s a m e s u r v e y jo b d e s c r i p t i o n . J o b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d in c l a s s i f y i n g e m ­
p lo y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s a r e u s u a l l y m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d than t h o s e u s e d
in ind iv id u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s and a llo w f o r m in o r d i f f e r e n c e s a m o n g
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in the s p e c i f i c d u tie s p e r f o r m e d .

T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e co nd ucted on a s a m p l e b a s i s b e c a u s e of
the u n n e c e s s a r y c o s t invo lv ed in s u r v e y in g a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
To
obtain op tim u m a c c u r a c y a t m i n im u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t io n of
l a r g e than of s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s i s s t u d ie d . In co m b in in g the d a t a ,
h o w e v e r , a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e g iv e n t h e ir a p p r o p r i a t e w e ig h t. E s ­
t i m a t e s b a s e d on the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s st u d ie d a r e p r e s e n t e d , t h e r e f o r e ,
a s r e l a t i n g to a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in the i n d u s t r y g ro u p in g and a r e a ,
e x c e p t f o r t h o s e below the m i n im u m s i z e stu d ied .
O c c u p a t io n s an d E a r n i n g s

The o c c u p a t io n s s e l e c t e d f o r stu d y a r e co m m o n to a v a r i e t y
of m a n u f a c t u r i n g and n o n m a n u fa c t u rin g i n d u s t r i e s , and a r e of the f o l ­
lowing t y p e s :
(1) O ffice c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l and t e c h n i c a l ; (3)
m a in te n a n c e and p o w e rp la n t; and (4) c u s t o d ia l and m a t e r i a l m o v e m e n t.
O c c u p a tio n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i s b a s e d on a u n i f o r m se t of jo b d e s c r i p ­
t io n s d e s i g n e d to ta k e a cc o u n t of i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t v a r i a t i o n in d u tie s
within the s a m e jo b . The o c c u p a t io n s s e l e c t e d f o r stu d y a r e l i s t e d
and d e s c r i b e d in the a p p en d ix . The e a r n i n g s d a t a follow in g the jo b
t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l i n d u s t r i e s co m b in e d . E a r n i n g s d a t a f o r s o m e of the
o c c u p a t io n s l i s t e d and d e s c r i b e d , o r f o r s o m e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s within
o c c u p a t io n s , a r e not p r e s e n t e d in the A - s e r i e s t a b l e s b e c a u s e e it h e r
(1) em p lo y m e n t in the o c c u p a t io n i s too s m a l l to p r o v id e enough data

O c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t the t o ta l in a ll
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s within the s c o p e of the stu dy and not the n u m b e r a c t u ­
a l l y s u r v e y e d . B e c a u s e of d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l s t r u c t u r e a m o n g
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , the e s t im a t e s of occupational e m p lo y m e n t o b ta in e d froir,
the s a m p l e of e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e d s e r v e only to in d ic a te the r e l a t i v e
i m p o r t a n c e of the j o b s stu d ied .
T h e s e d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t io n a l
s t r u c t u r e do not a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y the a c c u r a c y of the e a r n i n g s data.
E s t a b l i s h m e n t P r a c t i c e s and S u p p le m e n t a r y Wage P r o v i s i o n s

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




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

O v e r f o u r - f i f t h s o f th e w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f th e s u r v e y in th e R o c k f o r d a r e a w e r e
e m p lo y e d in m a n u f a c t u r i n g f i r m s .
T h e f o llo w in g p r e s e n t s th e m a j o r i n d u s t r y g r o u p s a n d
s p e c ific in d u s tr ie s a s a p e r c e n t of a ll m a n u fa c tu rin g :
In d u stry g ro u p s

S p e c ific in d u s tr ie s

M a c h in e r y , e x c e p t
e l e c t r i c a l _______________________ 26
F a b r i c a t e d m e t a l p r o d u c t s _____23
T r a n s p o r t a t i o n e q u ip m e n t ___ __ 23
In stru m e n ts and r e la te d
p r o d u c t s ________________________ 9

M o to r v e h i c l e s a n d e q u ip m e n t — 15
C u t le r y , h a n d t o o ls , a n d
h a r d w a r e _______________________ 14
M e t a lw o r k in g m a c h in e r y ---------- 11
M e c h a n ic a l m e a s u r i n g a n d
c o n t r o l d e v i c e s __________________ 9
A i r c r a f t a n d p a r t s -------------------- 8
G e n e ra l in d u s tr ia l m a c h in e r y — 7
S c r e w m a c h in e p r o d u c t s ,
b o l t s , e t c ______________________ 6

T h is in f o r m a t io n i s b a s e d on e s t i m a t e s o f t o t a 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 l s c o m p ile d p r i o r t o a c t u a l s u r v e y .
P r o p o r t i o n s in v a r i o u s i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s m a y
d i f f e r f r o m p r o p o r t i o n s b a s e d o n th e r e s u l t s o f th e s u r v e y a s sh o w n in t a b le 1 a b o v e .

Wage Trends for Selected Occupational Groups
P r e s e n t e d in ta b le 2 a r e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s of ch an ge
in a v e r a g e s a l a r i e s of o ffic e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s and i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s ,
and in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s of s e l e c t e d plant w o r k e r g r o u p s .
The i n d e x e s
a r e a m e a s u r e of w a g e s a t a g iv e n t i m e , e x p r e s s e d a s a p e r c e n t of
w a g e s d u rin g the b a s e p e r i o d (d ate of the a r e a s u r v e y co n d ucte d
betw een J u l y I960 and J u n e 1961).
S u b tr a c t in g 100 f r o m the index
y i e l d s the p e r c e n t a g e ch an ge in w a g e s f r o m the b a s e p e r i o d to the
d a te of the in d ex.
The p e r c e n t a g e s of ch an ge o r i n c r e a s e r e l a t e to
w a g e c h a n g e s b etw een the in d ic a te d d a t e s .
These estim ate s a re
m e a s u r e s of c h a n ge in a v e r a g e s f o r the a r e a ; they a r e not intended
to m e a s u r e a v e r a g e pay c h a n g e s in the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in the a r e a .

F o r o f fic e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s and i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s , the w age
t r e n d s r e l a t e to r e g u l a r w e ek ly s a l a r i e s f o r the n o r m a l w o rk w eek ,
e x c l u s i v e of e a r n i n g s fo r o v e r t i m e .
F o r plant w o r k e r g r o u p s , they
m e a s u r e c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u rly e a r n i n g s , exc lud in g
p r e m i u m p ay f o r o v e r t i m e and f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o li d a y s , and
la te s h i f t s .
The p e r c e n t a g e s a r e b a s e d on data fo r s e l e c t e d key o c c u ­
p a tio n s and inclu de m o s t of the n u m e r i c a l l y im p o r t a n t j o b s within
e a c h gro u p .
L i m i t a t i o n s of Data

Method of C om p uting
E a c h of the s e l e c t e d key o c c u p a t io n s within a n o c c u p a t io n a l
g r o u p w a s a s s i g n e d a w eight b a s e d on i t s p r o p o r t io n a t e em p lo y m e n t
in the o c c u p a t io n a l gro u p .
T h e s e c o n s ta n t w e ig h ts r e f l e c t b a s e y e a r
e m p l o y m e n ts w h e r e v e r p o s s i b l e .
The a v e r a g e (m ean ) e a r n i n g s fo r
e a c h o c c u p a t io n w e r e m u l t i p li e d by the o c c u p a t io n a l w eight, and the
p r o d u c t s f o r a l l o c c u p a t io n s in the g r o u p w e r e to t a le d . The a g g r e g a t e s
fo r 2 c o n s e c u t iv e y e a r s w e r e r e l a t e d b y d ividin g the a g g r e g a t e f o r
the l a t e r y e a r by the a g g r e g a t e f o r the e a r l i e r y e a r .
The re s u lt a n t
r e l a t i v e , l e s s 100 p e r c e n t , sh ow s the p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e . . The index
i s the p ro d u ct of m u ltip ly in g the b a s e y e a r r e l a t i v e (100) by the r e l a t i v e
fo r the next s u c c e e d i n g y e a r and continuing to m u ltip ly (compound)
e a c h y e a r ' s r e l a t i v e by the p r e v i o u s y e a r ' s index.' A v e r a g e e a r n i n g s
fo r the follow ing o c c u p a t io n s w e r e u s e d in co m p u tin g the w age t r e n d s ;

The i n d e x e s and p e r c e n t a g e s of c h a n g e , a s m e a s u r e s of
ch an ge in a r e a a v e r a g e s , a r e in flu e n c ed by: (1) g e n e r a l s a l a r y and
wage c h a n g e s , (2) m e r i t o r o th e r i n c r e a s e s in pay r e c e i v e d by in d i ­
v id u a l w o r k e r s while in the s a m e jo b , and (3) c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e
w a g e s due to c h a n g e s in the l a b o r f o r c e r e s u lt i n g f r o m l a b o r t u r n ­
o v e r , f o r c e e x p a n s i o n s , f o r c e r e d u c t io n s , and c h a n g e s in the p r o p o r ­
t io n s of w o r k e r s e m p lo y e d by e s t a b l i s h m e n t s with d if f e r e n t pay l e v e l s .
C h a n g e s in the l a b o r f o r c e ca n c a u s e i n c r e a s e s o r d e c r e a s e s in the
o c c u p a t io n a l a v e r a g e s without a c t u a l w age c h a n g e s . It i s c o n c e i v a b le
that ev en though a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in a n a r e a g a v e w a ge i n c r e a s e s ,
a v e r a g e w a g e s m a y have d e c lin e d b e c a u s e l o w e r - p a y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
e n t e r e d the a r e a o r exp a n d ed t h e ir w o rk f o r c e s .
Sim ilarly , wages
m a y have r e m a i n e d r e l a t i v e l y c o n s ta n t , y et the a v e r a g e s f o r a n a r e a
m a y have r i s e n c o n s i d e r a b l y b e c a u s e h i g h e r - p a y i n g e s t a b l i s h m e n t s
e n t e r e d the a r e a .

Office clerical (men and women): Office clerical (men and women)— Skilled maintenance (men):
Bookkeeping-machine
Continued
Carpenters
operators, class B
Secretaries
Electricians
Clerks, accounting, classes
Stenographers, general
Machinists
A and B
Stenographer, senior
Mechanics
Cleiks, file, classes
Switchboard operators, classes
Mechanics (automotive)
A, B, and C
A and B
Painters
Cleiks, order
Tabulating-machine operators,
Pipefitters
Clerics, payroll
class B
Tool and die makers
Comptometer operators
Typists, classes A and B
Keypunch operators, classes
Unskilled plant (men):
A and B
Industrial nurses (men and women):
Janitors, porters, and cleaners
Office boys and girls
Nurses, industrial (registered)
Laborers, m aterial handling




The u s e of c o n s ta n t e m p lo y m e n t w e ig h ts e l i m i n a t e s the effe c t
of c h a n g e s in the p r o p o r t io n of w o r k e r s r e p r e s e n t e d in e a c h jo b i n ­
clu d e d in the d a t a .
The p e r c e n t a g e s of ch a n g e r e f l e c t only c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e p ay fo r s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r s .
They a r e not in flu e n c ed by
c h a n g e s in s t a n d a r d w o rk s c h e d u l e s , a s su ch , o r by p r e m i u m pay
for ov ertim e.
W here n e c e s s a r y , data w e r e a d j u s t e d to r e m o v e f r o m
the i n d e x e s and p e r c e n t a g e s of c h a n ge any s i g n if i c a n t e ffe c t c a u s e d
by c h a n g e s in the s c o p e of the s u r v e y .

3

T a b l e 2. I n d e x e s of S t a n d a r d W eekly S a l a r i e s and S t r a i g h t - T i m e H o u rly 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 tio n a l G r o u p s
in R o c k f o r d , 111., M a y 1969 and M a y 1968, and P e r c e n t s of I n c r e a s e fo r S e l e c t e d P e r i o d s
In d e x e s

P e r c e n t s of i n c r e a s e

I n d u s t r y and o c c u p a t io n a l g r o u p
M a y 1969

M ay 1968

A ll i n d u s t r i e s :
O ffice c l e r i c a l (m e n and w o m e n ) -----I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m en and w o m en )—
S k il l e d m a in t e n a n c e (m en )---------------U n s k il l e d plan t ( m e n ) ----------------------

136.3
146.1
140.5
141.8

127.8
136.5
131.9
133.6

M a n u fa c t u rin g :
O ffice c l e r i c a l (m e n and w o m e n ) -----I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m en )—
S k il l e d m a i n t e n a n c e (m en )____________
U n s k il l e d plant ( m e n ) ----------------------

137.2
146.1
140.3
146.2

128.5
136.5
131.7
137.3

M a y 1968
to
M ay 1969

M a y 1967
to
M a y 1968

M an ufacturing:
O ffice c l e r i c a l (m e n and w o m e n ) ------I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m en )---S k il l e d m a i n t e n a n c e (m e n )----------------U n s k il l e d plan t ( m e n ) -----------------------




M a y 1965
to
M a y 1966

5.4
7.5
9.9
8.9

4.3
7.1
5.9
7.6

6.9
5.3
3.6

6 .6

5.7
7.5
10.4

6.5

6 .8

5.0
7.1
5.8
9.1

6.7
5.9
3.5
4.7

6.7
7.0
6 .6
6 .1
6 .8

7.0

A p r i l 1963
to
A p r i l 1964
A ll i n d u s t r i e s :
O ffice c l e r i c a l (m e n and w o m e n ) ------I n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s (m e n and w o m en )---S k ille d m a in t e n a n c e (m e n )----------------U n s k il l e d p lan t ( m e n ) -----------------------

M a y 1966
to
M a y 1967

1.3
.5
2 .4
3.2

A p r i l 1962
to
A p r i l 1963

M ay 1961
to
A p r i l 1962

1.9

3.0

2 .8

6 .0
2 .2
.1

1.7
3.6

1.3
.5

1.8
2 .8

2 .1

1.5
3.4

2.7

2 .6

2 .8
6 .0
2 .2

1.4

A p r i l 1964
to
M ay 1965

2 .2

2.7
3.9
3.8
2.4
2 .2

2.7
4.6
A p r i l I9 60
to
M ay 1961

1.6
1.2

3.7
3.4
1.7
1.2

3.7
3.2

5
A.

A-l.

T a b ic

O c c u p a tio n a l E a r n in g s

O ffic e O c c u p a tio n s—M en and W o m en

( 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 te d o c c u p a tio n s stu 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 iv is io n , R o c k f o r d , 111. , M a y 1 9 6 9 )
Weekl y e ar ni ng* 1
(standard)

Se x, o cc u p a tio n , and i n d u s t r y d iv i s i o n

if
rkers

Aver age
weekly
hour*1
( standard)

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

i

*
60

Me an 2

Me di an 2

and
under

Mi ddl e range 2

65

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

63
53

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

$
1 4 6 .0 0
1 4 6 .0 0

5
70

-

-

70

75

*
75

*
80

i
85

*
90

i
95

-

80

85

90

95

100

*

i

100

105

110

105

CLASS B -

15

4 0 .0

1 2 6 .0 0

1 3 1 .0 0

110

A C C O U N T IN G ,

18
16

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

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

24

-,0 .0

8 9 .5 0

8 7 .5 0

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

1

~

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S A ----------------------------------------

21

4 0 .0

9 6 .0 0

9 4 .5 0

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

-

-

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S,
C L A S S B ---------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G —
N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G —

66
32
34

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

8 7 .0 0
9 2 .0 0
8 2 .5 0

8 4 .0 0
9 6 .0 0
8 3 .0 0

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

-

11
2
9

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S A
M A N U FA C T U R IN G --------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G —

113
69
44

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

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

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

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S B
M A N U FA C T U R IN G --------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G --------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3-----------

241
101
140
46

4
4
4
4

0
0
0
0

.0
.0
.0
.0

9
9
8
9

0
3
7
1

.0
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0

9
9
8
8

1
3
8
8

.0
.0
.5
.5

0
0
0
0

7 5 .0 0 -

8 9 .0 0

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

3
7
8
4

.0
.5
.5
.0

0
0
0
0

-1
-

_

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

0
0
0
0

CLERK S, F IL E , CLASS A
M A N U FA C T U R IN G ---------------

19
19

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

9 9 .0 0
9 9 .0 0

9 9 .0 0
9 9 .0 0

45
32

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

8 3 .5 0
8 5 .0 0

8 3 .0 0
8 3 .5 0

7 7 .0 0 8 0 .5 0 -

C LERKS,

7

-

1

2

9

8

16
4

5
-

1

12

5

_

5
1
4

8

17
1
16

8

16
6
10
3

26
11
15

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

C LERK S, F IL E , C LASS B
M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------

6

F IL E ,

CLASS

C

9 3 .0 0
9 3 .5 0

4
1

2
2

16

3 9 .5

7 0 .5 0

7 0 .5 0

6 3 .5 0 -

7 5 .0 0

2

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

8 4 .5 0
8 4 .5 0

8 4 .0 0
8 4 .0 0

7 7 .5 0 7 8 .0 0 -

9 2 .5 0
9 2 .5 0

_

9

C L E R K S , P A YRO LL
M A N U FAC TU RIN G -------------------

75
63

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

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

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

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

KEYP U N CH O P E R A T O R S ,^ C t-A S S A
M AN U FA C T U R IN G

184
160

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

9 3 .0 0
9 4 .0 0

9 2 .5 0
9 3 .0 0

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

K EYP U N CH O P E R A T O R S, C L A S S B
M A N U FA C TU RIN G ---------------------

86
73

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

8 5 .5 0
8 7 .0 0

8 3 .5 0
8 4 .5 0

7 8 .5 0 7 9 .5 0 -

9 0 .5 0
9 1 .5 0

O F F IC E G IR L S ----------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ---------

37

6 0 .0

7 1 .5 0

6 8 .0 0 -

8 2 .0 0

30

4 0 .0

7 3 .5 0
7 5 .0 0

7 4 .0 0

6 8 .5 0 -

8 4 .0 0

6
4

14
14
2

12

3

1

11
11

11
10

6
6

5

56
49




11
29

3
3

C L E R K S , O R DER ------------M AN U FA C T U R IN G -------

Se e fo o tn o te s at end o f tab le .

37
12
25
19

6

3
1

6
6

13

2
2

12
3

30
27

—

15
13

7
6

28
20

12
12

17

6

4

4

6

11

6

3

4

6

23

1

14

.14

8

17

32
32

115

5
120

»
125

I

*
130

8

I

135

_
115

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

T A B U L A T IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
CLASS A
M A N U FAC TU RIN G

5

-

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

C LERKS,

I
65

120

125

13C

135

140

t

I

140

145

_

_

145

150

;

i

150

155

_

_

155

160

16c

and
over

6
T a b le A-l.

Office Occupations—
Men and Women— Continued

(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t- tim e w e e k ly h o u r s and e a r n in g s f o r se le c te d o c c u p a tio n s s t u d ie d o n an a r e a b a s is
b y i n d u s t r y d iv is io n , R o c k f o r d , 111. , M a y 1969)
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Number

S e x , o ccu p atio n , and in d u stry d iv isio n

workers

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

$
60

weekly
hours1
[standard)

Mean2

Median 2

Middle range 2

$
65

V

$

*
70

75

80

6b

s

$
90

95

$
100

*
105

$
n o

$

$
120

12 5

$
130

$

145

135

and
under

$

150

$

155

160

—

and

~

65

WOMEN -

$
115

70

75

ao

85

90

95

ic :

1C 5

110

11 5

8

-

“

1
7

27
20
7

37

-

29

30
27
3

66
61
7

2

3

2

27
23
4
“

40
39

a

5
5

-

-

-

-

1
i

3
3

120

125

130

135

141

145

15u

155

34

60

33

31
2
2

35
35

22

2
2

49
n
~

26
26

21

32

-

-

17
5

17
8

11
11

9

-

-

6

-

19
2
2

1

-

-

4

5

6

5

6

4
4

7
7

2
2

4
2

12
4

4
4

160 over

C O N T IN U E D
$

S E C R E T A R I E S 4 --------------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G ----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3 -------------------------

509

4 0 .0

435
74

1
1
1
1

0
0
0
0

1 1 1 .0 0

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

19

40.0
40 .0
40.0

1 2 2 .5 0

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

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S A ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G --------------------------------- --

72
63

40 .0
40.0

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

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

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

_

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S B ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

1 2 3 .0 0

1 2 3 .0 0

40.0

121.00 122.00

1 0 7 . 5 0 - 1 3 7 .00
1 0 7 .0 0 -1 3 3 .0 0

_

108

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S C ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------- ------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------'-----

188
157
31

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

112.00 112.00 1 0 1 . 0 0 - 1 2 3 . 0 0
112.00 1 1 1 . 5 0 102.00-122.00
112.00 1 1 5 . 0 0 8 9 . 0 0 - 1 4 0 . 0 3

_
-

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S 0 ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

127
107
20

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

122

ST E N O G R A P H E R S , G E N E R A L ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

111

ST E N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R ------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------

117
98
19

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A ------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

4 0 .0

1
1
1
2

3
3
3
2

.5
.5
.5
.5

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

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

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

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

-

_

_

_

_

“

-

-

_
-

_
-

-

18

24

24

18

23

20

12
12

~

1

4

14
12
2

7
7

2

5
4

4

1

Id

20

21

7

26

12

17

21

6
1

22

15
15

4

“

3

9

e

21

24

-

d

21

19

“

0

6
2

1C

3
7
1

5
5

“

3
3

13
7

12
12

o

“

4
4

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

30
25

4 0 .C
4 0 .0

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

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

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

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S 8 ------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

30
25

4 3 .5
4 4 .5

8 0 .0 0
7 9 .0 0

8 1 .0 0
7 7 .5 0

6 5 .0 0 6 4 .0 0 -

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T IO N IS T S M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

98
74

4C.C
4 0 .0

9 1 .0 0
9 5 .0 0

3 8 .5 0
9 2 .5 0

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

24

4 0 .0

7 9 .0 0

8 1 .0 0

7 3 .0 0 -

9 9 .0 0
1 C 2 .9 0

1 0 1 . OC
1 0 5 .0 0

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

4

“
-

1

_

1

1

~

24
23
1

15
15
“

17

6
2

2

17
“

1

8

6

3

4

6

1

1

L

3

1

1

“

l

1

2

d

b

22

3

6

6

7

1

6

1

3

9
9

9

1
11
1

6
3

16

12

16

12

13
13

1C
i :

2

62
2d

44
26

14
12

34

29
26
3

59
49

18

lv

la

12
1C
2

2

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S B ----------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

254
161

4 0 .C
4 0 .0

8 0 .5 0
3 3 .0 0

8 6 .5 0

7 7 .0 0 7 0 .0 0 -

8 8 .0 0
8 5 .0 0

0
-

7 5 .5 0

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

73 .0 0 -

4 C .0

20

1

3

1
-

1
-

2

1

u

7
/

-

2

1

4

1

-

-

_

-

1C
10

-

-

c
.

7

7

28

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

4

2

3

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

3
1

2

1
1

3

6
2
4

9 1 .0 0
9 3 .5 0

-

_
-

2
l

i
,

9 0 .0 0
9 2 .5 0

1C
4

-

8

_

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

_
-

-

4
4

7
3

97
84

3
1

_
-

9

2

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

-

-

-

2

2

-

1

-

2

11

-

4 0 .0
4 0 . C

8

4
4

-

a

“

73
63

-

8

-

3

4

_

6

0
2

*

11

4

_

c

-

4

27

1

8

T R A N S C R IB IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
G EN E R A L --------------------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

8
b

2
2

22
5

21
20

a

8 6 .5 0

8

1

3
3

I

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

-

100.00

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

93

25
23

12
1

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

9 4 . Gi.
9 4 .0 0

a

13

*

_

14
14

9

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
4 C .0

_

15
15

6

*

14
13

3

8 4 . 5 0 —I C C . G O
8 5 . 0 0 - 9 8 .5 0
7 5 .0 0 -1 0 4 .5 0

4 0 .C
4 0 .0
4 0 .0

4

4

5

0

12
12

7

5

-

5
5

6

14

-

2
2

16
16

1

-

12

7
5

2
,

-

18

“

2

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

35

-

1

1

1
3

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

146

-

4

_

-

1

“

-

_

-

~

“

-

1

9

2

5

a

3

a

5

d

15

7

i3

7

7

-

1

1

i 7

1

4

1
1

-

2
2

2

7
7

-

_

-

-

_

_

_

1

1

4

3
2

-

2

1/

4

1

1

7

4

?

i

1 S ta n d a rd h o u rs r e f le c t the w o rk w eek fo r w hich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s t r a ig h t - t im e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s iv e o f pay fo r o v e r t im e at r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m iu m r a t e s) , and the e a r n in g s c o r r e s p o n d
to th e se w eek ly h o u rs.
2 The m e an i s co m p u te d fo r e a c h jo b by to ta lin g the e a r n in g s o f a ll w o r k e r s and div id in g by the n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
The m e d ia n d e s ig n a t e s p o s it io n — h a lf o f the e m p lo y e e s s u r v e y e d r e c e iv e m o r e
th an the r a te show n; h a lf r e c e iv e l e s s th an the r a te show n.
The m id d le ra n g e i s d efin ed by Z r a t e s o f pay; a fo u rth of the w o r k e r s e a r n l e s s tha n the lo w e r of th e se r a t e s and a fo u r t h e a r n m o r e than
the h ig h e r r a te .
* T r a n s p o r t a t io n , c o m m u n icatio n , and o th e r p u b lic u t il it i e s .
4 M ay in clu d e w o r k e r s o th er th an th o se p r e se n te d s e p a r a te ly .




7

Table A-2. Professional and Technical Occupations—
Men and Women
(A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e w eekly h o u rs and 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 , R o c k fo rd , 111. , M ay 1969)
Weekly earnings1
(standard)
Average
weekly
hours1
( standard)

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

s

*

s

*

i

DRAFTSMEN, CL ASS
MANUFACTURING

235
231

DRAFTSMEN, C LA SS C
MANUFACTURING —

$
$
1 6 6 .5 0 16 2 .0 0
1 6 7 .5 0 1 6 2 .5 0

2 01
193

DRAFTSMEN, CL ASS 8
MANUFACTURING - -

. ,
95
U nder
*
and
95
under

129
126

LOO

105

110

_

_

_

_________1 0 0

S e x , o ccu p a tio n , and in d u stry d iv isio n

105

110

115

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DRAFTSHEN-TRACERS MANUFACTURING - -

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

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

9 5 .0 0 9 5 .0 0 -

N U R S E S , INDUST RIA L IR E G IS T E R E D I
MANUFACTURING -----

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

122.00 118.00 1 1 2 . 0 0 1 1 8 .0 0

i

i

i

125

130

135

_

_

_

_

_

120

125

130

135

140

1 1 2 .0 0 -

i
140

_
145

i
145

_

5
150

_
150

i

155
_

155

_
160

i

160
_
165

T~

165
_
170

i

170
_
175

19
19

19
17

_
180

$

18 0

185
_

185

i
190
and

19 C

over

25
24

23
23

1 1 4 .0 0
11 4 .0 0

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

1 S ta n d a rd h o u rs r e f le c t th e w o rkw eek fo r w hich e m p lo y e e s r e c e iv e th e ir r e g u la r s t r a ig h t- tim e s a l a r i e s ( e x c lu s iv e o f p a y fo r o v e r tim e a t r e g u la r a n d /o r p r e m iu m r a t e s ) , and the
to th e se w ee k ly h o u r s .
2 F o r d e fin itio n o f t e r m s , s e e foo tn o te 2, ta b le A - l .
3 W o rk e rs w e re d is tr ib u te d a s fo llo w s:
2 a t $ 7 0 to $ 7 5 : 1 a t $ 8 5 to $ 9 0 ; and 3 a t $ 9 0 to $ 9 5 .




i

175

27
27

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

1 2 2 .0 0

$

120

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

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

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

t
115

e a rn in g s c o r r e sp o n d

Table A-3. Office, Professional, and Technical Occupations—
Men and Women Combined
(A verage straigh t-tim e weekly hours and earnings fo r selected occupations studied on an a r e a b a sis
by industry divisio n , R ockford, 111. , May 1969)
Average

Occupation and industry division

O F F IC E

Number
of
workers

Average

Occupation and industry division

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

O F F IC E

O C C U P A T IO N S

B I L L E R S , M A C H IN E ( B I L L I N G
M A C H IN E ) ------------------------------------------------B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S A — -------------------------------------------- —

24

40.0

$
89.50

21

40.0

96.00

66
32
34

40.0
40.0
40.0

87.00
92.00

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S A ------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G -----------------------------

176
122
54

40.0
40.0
40. C

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S B ------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G --------- ------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

256
107
149

40. C
40.0

21
21

40.0
40.0

45
32.

40.0
40.0

,83.50
85.00

CLERK S,

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

16

39.5

70.50

C L E R K S , O R D ER ----------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

89
82

40.0
40.0

103.00
105.00

F IL E ,

72

40.0
40.0

1C9.50
110.00

K EY P U N C H O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A ------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

184
160

40.0
40.0

93.00
94.00

K EY P U N C H O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B ------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

86
73

40.0
40.0

76.00

40.0
40.0

130.50
130.50

O C C U P ATIO N .,

Nu m b e r
of
worker.

Weekly
hour, 1
(standard)

Weekly
earning, 1
(standard)

C O N T IN U E D
40.0

$
91.00

24

40.0
40.0

95.00
79.00

20
18

40.0
40.0

138.50
139.00

T A B U L A T IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S B ---------------------------------------------------

17

40.0

125.00

73
63

40. 0
40.0

99.00
102.00

40.0
40.0

90.00
92.50

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R - R E C E P T IO N IS T S M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G ----------------------------T A B U L A T IN G - M A C M IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S A ----------------- --------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

98
74

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S B ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

122
108

40.0
40.0

123.00
121.00

T R A N S C R IB IN G - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
G E N E R A L --------------------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

S E C R E T A R I E S , C L A S S C ----------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

189
158
31

40.0
40.0
40.0

112.00
112.00

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

97
84

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

127
107
20

40.0
40.0
40.0

97.00
98.00
90.50

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S B ----------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G -----------------------------

258
161

40.0
40.0

97

40.0

80.50
83.00
76.00

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , G E N E R A L ----------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------

146
111
35

40.0
40.0
40.0

92.50
92.50

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

203
195

40.0
40.0

166.50
167.00

ST E N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R ------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M AN U FAC TU RIN G -----------------------------

117
98
19

40.0
40.0
40.0

1C7.50
1C9.00
I C O . 00

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

236
232

40.0
40.0

142.00
142.50

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

129
126

40.0
40.0

117.00
117.00

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

26
26

40.0
40.0

104.00
104.00

N U R S E S , IN D U S T R IA L ( R E G IS T E R E D ) ----M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

67
66

39.5
39.5

122.00
122.00

112.00

93.00

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A ------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------

30
25

40.0
40.0

105.00
105.00

SW IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B ------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

30
25

43.5
44.5

80.00
79.00

corresp on d to these weekly hou rs.
May include w ork ers other than those p resen ted sep arately .
T ran sp ortation , com m unication, and other public u tilities.




15

72
63

85.50
87.00

2
3

40.0
40.0

Occupation and industry division

O F F IC E

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

99.00

84

34

$
76.50
76.50

40.0
40.0
40.0
40.0

82.50

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

40.0

510
436
74
19

99.00

C L E R K S , F I L E , C L A S S B ------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

49

S E C R E T A R I E S 2 --------------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3-------------------------

90.50

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

Weekly
earnings 1
(standard)

113.50
113.50
113.50
122.50

92.50
95.00

40.0

Weekly
hours 1
(standard)

C O N T IN U E D

O F F I C E B O Y S AND G IR L S --------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

126.50
129.00
120.50

B O O K K E E P lN b - M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R S ,
C L A S S B --------------------------------------------------M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU RIN G -----------------------------

O C C U P A T IO N S -

Nu m b e r
of

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

regu lar straigh t-tim e sa la r ie s (exclu sive of pay for overtim e at regu lar an d/o r prem ium ra te s), and the earnings

9
Table A-4. Maintenance and Powerplant Occupations
(A verage straig h t-tim e hourly earn in gs fo r men in se le cte d occupations studied on an a r e a b a s is
by industry divisio n , R ockford, 111., May 1969)
Hourly earnings 1

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

workers

$
2 .7 0

$
2 .8 0

$
2 .9 0

S
3 .0 0

$
3 .1 0

$
3 .2 0

$
3 .3 0

*
3 .4 0

$
3 .5 0

$
3 .6 0

*
S
3 .7 0 3 .8 C

$
3 .9 0

$
4 .0 0

s
1
4 . 10 4 . 2 0

S
4 .4 0

$
4 .6 0

$
4 .8 0

i
5 .0 0

2 .6 0

O ccupation and industry division

s
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 .5 0

3 .6 0

3 .7 0

3 .8 0

3 .9 0

4 .0 0

4 .1 0

4 . 20 4 . 4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

-

-

1
1

1
1

6
6

2
2

5
5

3
3

8
8

7
7

1
1

1
1

1
1

2
2

2
2

2
2

1
1

4
1

3
2

-

-

-

~

_

_

_

14
14

6
6

8
6

7
7

6
6

10
9

15
15

10
10

17
17

7
7

2
2

11
11

20
20

61
61

8
3

14
14

26
26

_

-

_

2

5

1
1

5
5

1
1

_

_

1
1

4
4

_

_

_

-

4
4

_

-

-

-

~

-

2
2

3
3

2
2

5
5

1
1

1
1

1
1

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

4
4

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

1
1

5
5

_

2
2

_

s
2 .5 0

Number
Mean2 Median 2

Middle range2 t
and
2 .5 0 under

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

sc
46

$
3 .5 5
3 .4 6

$
3 .3 9
3 .3 7

$
3 .1 6 3 .1 4 -

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

242
236

3 .9 9
3 .9 8

4 .1 4
4 .1 3

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

_

_

-

-

E N G IN E E R S , S T A T IO N A R Y ------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

27
25

3 .9 0
3 .9 5

3 .6 9
3 .9 3

3 .3 9 - 4 .1 5
3 .5 1 - 4 .1 6

-

_

F IR E M E N , S T A T IO N A R Y B O IL E R ---------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

43
43

3 .3 3
3 .3 3

3 .1 9
3 .1 9

2 .9 9 - 3 .6 4
2 .9 9 - 3 .6 4

_

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

52
46

3 .C 3
3 . GO

2 .8 9
2 .8 8

2 .8 2 — 3 .5 1
2 .8 2 - 3 .2 8

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

149
149

3 .7 7
3 .7 7

3 .7 2
3 .7 2

3 .4 9 3 .4 9 -

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

142
141

3 .8 0
3 .7 9

M E C H A N IC S , A U T O M O T IV E
( M A IN T E N A N C E ! ---------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S 3--------------------------

63
21
42
30

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

$
4 .0 1
3 .7 3

-

_

_

5
_
-

2
2

4
4

2
2

3
3

3
3

2
2

2

19
19

3 .9 9
3 .9 9

_

_

-

3 . 81
3 .8 1

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

_

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

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

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

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

_

_

_

-

-

~
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

27b
264

3 .5 4
3 .5 3

3 .5 4
3 .5 3

3 .1 9 3 .1 9 -

3 .8 2
3 .7 d

2
-

-

-

~

6
6

M IL L W R IG H T S --------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

139
139

3 .9 5
3 .9 5

4 .0 7
4 .C 7

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

_

-

_

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

£1
76

3 .0 8
3 .0 5

3 .1 3
3 .1 0

2 .9 1 2 .8 3 -

3 .2 6
3 .2 4

-

P A I N T E R S , M A IN T E N A N C E -------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

23
20

3 .5 2
3 .6 2

3 .3 6
3 .3 6

3 .1 9 3 .3 2 -

4 .2 5
4 .2 9

_

P I P E F I T T E R S , M A IN T E N A N C E -------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

78
78

4 .0 6
4 .C 6

4 .1 6
4 .1 6

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

-

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

17
17

3 .7 6
3 .7 6

3 .9 3
3 .9 3

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

_

TOOL AND D I E M A K E R S ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

474
474

4 .2 2
4 .2 2

4 .2 d
4 .2 d

3 . 8 7 - 4 .4 8
3 .8 7 - 4 .4 8

-

_
4
4

3
3

9
9

2
2

2
2

_

5
5

3
3

_

-

2
2

1
1

-

-

_

-

9
8

1

-

2
-

-

*
1
1

5
5

6
6

3
3

14
14

9
9

6
6

29
29

9
9

13
13

20
20

3
3

3
3

22
22

_

1
1

10
1C

7
7

5
5

2
2

6
6

18
18

21
21

13
13

8
8

10
10

34
34

5
4

-

~

4
4
4

3
3
-

11
2
9
5

4
4
-

3
3
-

1
1
1

-

4
4
4

3
3
-

-

3
3
3

1
1
-

-

2
2
2

2
2
-

~

ii
i
10
10

2
2
-

-

2
2
1

-

-

-

~

2
2

27
27

21
21

12
12

11
11

33
33

13
13

26
26

25
25

27
27

12
12

10
10

4
4

20
20

11
2

2
2

11
11

-

_

“

-

_

-

3
3

1
1

2
2

27
27

_
“

4
4

3
3

_

-

13
13

-

“

_

-

-

7
7

15
15

20
20

3
3

21
21

19
19

1
1

-

14
14

5
5

ii
ii

22
22

-

-

5

5
5

2
1

-

2
2

1
1

6
6

2
2

-

-

_

-

_

_

_

“

2
2

-

4
4

2
2

2
2

7
7

2
2

3
3

3
3

1
1

2
2

_

1
1

_

3
3

_

_
“

i
i

2
2

-

10
10

1
1

1
1

8
8

21
21

26
26

15
15

_

_

“

“

_

_

“
_

a
8

5
5

6
6

-

_

_

2
“

_

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

“

_

_

_

E xclu d es p rem ium pay for overtim e and for work on w eekends, h o lidays, and late sh ifts
F o r definition of te r m s , see footnote 2, table A - l.
T ran sp ortation , com m unication, and other public u tilitie s.




-

_

2
2

“

7
7
-

_
_

“
_

_

-

—

-

_

*

2
2

4
4

_

-

“

“

_

21
21

13
13

-

_

-

-

4
4
'

4
4

1
1

10
10

_

_

_

1
1

1
1

1
1

_

-

3
3

_

-

3
3

-

-

46
46

20
20

16
16

20
20

97
97

96
96

15
15

51
51

27
27

-

10

Table A-5. Custodial and Material Movement Occupations
( A v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r s e le c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d ie d on a n a r e a b a s is
b y i n d u s t r y d iv i s i o n , R o c k f o r d , 111. , M a y 1969)
Hourly e ar ni ng s 2

N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v in g s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u r l y e a r n in g s o f—
*
2 • 7G

G U AR D S AN D WATCHMEN -----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G ----------------------------GUARDS:
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------WATCHMEN:
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND C L E A N E R S ----M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------P U 3 L I C U T I L I T I E S 4-------------------------J A N I T O R S , P O R T E R S , AND C L E A N E R S
( WOMEN! --------------------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

$
1 .6 0

Me an3

Me dian3

136
115

$
2-74
2 *8 5

$
2 .5 9
2 .6 4

21

2 .1 5

74

Mi ddl e r ange 3

1 .7 C

$
l. a c

i
1 .90

$
2 .0 0

$
2 .1 0

$
2 .2 0

$
2 .3 0

$
2 .4 0 2 .5 0

*
2 .6 0

i
2 .3 0

$
2 .9 0

$
3 .0 0

$
S
3 . 1 0 3 . 20 3 . 3 0

i
3 .4 0

3 .6 0

t
3 .8 0

i
4 . DC

1 .7 0

O c c u p a t io n 1 a n d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

Nu mb e r
of
woikers

1 .8 0

1 .9 0

2 • GO 2 . 1 0

2 .2 0

2 .3 0

2 .4 0

2 .5 0

2 .6 0

2 . 7 C _<L. 0 0 _ £ • 9C

3 .0 0

3 .1 0

3. 2 0

3 . 30

i .40

3.6 0

3 • 8u 4 . 0 0

over

4
4

_

_

—

7
7
“

1C
2
8

11
11

Id
18
~

9
9
“

17
16
1

6
6

6
6
“

8
8
~

1
1

1
1
~

-

-

~

“

1
i

-

~

27
27
“

~

9

7

16

-

2

6

-

1

-

-

-

-

27

-

54
54

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

”

“

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

19

-

Under
i
a nd
1 .6 0 under

and

2 .2 1

$
2 .3 3 2 .4 3 1 .9 4 -

$
2 .9 6
2 .9 9
2 .2 8

3-11

2 .7 9

2 .6 2 -

3 .9 3

41

2-39

2 .3 7

2 .1 9 -

2 .4 8

-

-

-

-

1

3

7

2

11

9

2

-

-

4

2

.6 - 0
514
96

2 .7 0
2 .7 9

2 .7 5
2 .7 9

2
2
1
2

3
3
2
2

4
4

2
2
-

19
2
17

3
8

9
8
1

16
6
10

21
10
11

49
40
9

24
22
2
i

11
10
1
1

58
4b
12
7

28
24
4
4

10 3
Qy
4
i

14
13
1

35
28
7
7

123
12 6
2
2

15
18
2
2

12
11
1

5
5

7
7

3
3

6
6

7
7

4
4

_

_

-

.4
.5
.8
.5

1
6
4
6

-

.0
.0
.5
.9

4
6
8
8

_
~
~

5
1
4

5
3
2

25

2 .2 2
2 .7 5

2 .1 8
2 .6 9

72
57

2 .2 7

2 .2 7
2 .5 8

1 .7 7 -

2 .7 9

_

2 .4 4

1 .9 9 -

2 .8 6

~

15
1

5
5

6
5

4
4

1
1

2 .6 3
2 .6 3

2 .5 1 2 .4 6 -

3 .2 6
3 .2 4

-

_

_

-

7
7

3
3

2 .4 6 2 .4 4 -

2 .9 6
2 .9 4

_

_

_

_

_

“

~
-

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

494

2 .8 1
2 .7 8

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

195
183

2 .7 2
2 .7 0

2 .7 0
2 .7 0

P A C K E R S , S H I P P I N G --------------------------- -----M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

194

2 .8 4

2 .8 9

2 .4 6 -

3 .2 2

-

194

2 .3 4

2 .3 9

2 .4 6 -

3 .2 2

“

P A C K E R S , S H IP P I N G (W OMEN) ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------

91
91

2 .5 5

2 .1 7 2 .1 7 -

2 .7 7
2 .7 7

_

2 .5 5

2 .6 3
2 .6 8

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

55
50

3 .1 7
3 .1 1

3 .0 9
3 .0 8

3 .0 1 2 .9 8 -

21
19

2 .9 2
2 .9 7

2 .9 1
2 .9 3

2 .6 5 2 .7 9 -

116
99

3 .0 5
3 .1 0

3 .0 5
2 .9 5

2 .7 5 2 .7 5 -

3 .2 7
3 .2 8

T R U C K O R IV E R S 5 ----------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G ------------------------------

361
120

3 .2 5

3 .2 3

2 .8 0 -

2 .9 8

2 .9 4

241

3 .3 9

3 .6 5

2 .7 7 2 .8 9 -

T R U C K O R IV E R S , L IG H T (U N D E R
1 - 1 / 2 T O N S ) ---------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G ------------------------------

58
21
37

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

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

2 .2 9 2 .7 8 2 .0 9 -

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

8
b

i
i

10
10

12
12

15
15

55
55

28
28

41
21

122
122

17
17

25
25

12
12

5
4

21
18

51
51

38
38

56
56

-

_

_

14
14

20
16

22
22

26
26

7
7

30
30

14
14

2
2

9
1

10
10

_

“

23
23

_

-

18
13

2 .9 9
2 .9 9

S H I P P I N G AND R E C E I V I N G C L E R K S --------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

_

-

3 .4 5
3 .4 2

S H IP P I N G C L E R K S ------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

_

T R U C K D R IV E R S , M E D IU M ( 1 - 1 / 2 TO
AND IN C L U D IN G 4 T O N S ) ------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C T U R IN G -----------------------------T R U C K E R S , POWER ( F O R K L I F T ) --------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------

1
2
3
4
5

537

168

3 .1 4
2 .9 1

73
95

3 .3 2

528
527

3 .1 2
3 .1 2

_

_

_

1
1

_

-

~

1
i

39
39

5
5

7
7

3
3

13
13

26
26

16
16

8
8

ii
ii

49
49

2
2

1
l

6
6

1
l

_

“

7
7

_

18
18

2
2

_

8
8

2
2

8
8

29
29

-

_

_

14
14

_

-

-

-

_

-

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Appendix. Occupational Descriptions
The p r im a r y p u rp o se of p r e p a r in g jo b d e sc r ip tio n s fo r the B u r e a u 's w age su r v e y s i s to a s s i s t it s fie ld s t a ff in c la s s ify in g into a p p r o p r ia te
o cc u p a tio n s w o rk e rs who a r e em ploy ed u n d er a v a r ie t y o f p a y r o ll t it l e s an d d iffe re n t w ork a r r a n g e m e n ts fro m e sta b lish m e n t to e sta b lish m e n t and
fro m a r e a to a r e a .
T h is p e r m it s the gro u p in g o f o cc u p a tio n al w age r a t e s r e p r e se n tin g c o m p a r a b le jo b con ten t.
B e c a u se o f th is e m p h a sis on
in te re sta b lish m e n t an d in t e r a r e a c o m p a r a b ility o f o cc u p a tio n al con ten t, the B u r e a u 's jo b d e sc r ip tio n s m ay d iffe r sig n ific a n tly fr o m th o se in u se in
in d iv id u al e sta b lis h m e n ts o r th o se p r e p a r e d fo r o th er p u r p o s e s .
In ap plyin g th e se jo b d e s c r ip tio n s , the B u r e a u 's fie ld e c o n o m ists a r e in str u c te d
to ex clu d e w orkin g s u p e r v is o r s ; a p p r e n tic e s; le a r n e r s ; b e g in n e r s; t r a in e e s ; an d h a n dicapp ed, p a r t- tim e , te m p o r a r y , an d p ro b a tio n a ry w o r k e r s.

OFFICE
B I L L E R , M ACH INE

C LER K , F IL E
C l a s s A . In an e sta b lis h e d filin g s y ste m con tain in g a n u m b er of v a r ie d su b je c t m a tte r
f i l e s , c l a s s i f i e s and in d e xes file m a te r ia l su ch a s c o r r e sp o n d e n c e , r e p o r t s , te ch n ical d o c u ­
m e n ts, e tc . M ay a l s o file th is m a t e r ia l. M ay k eep r e c o r d s of v a r io u s ty p e s in con jun ction
w ith the f i l e s . M ay le a d a s m a ll gro u p of lo w er le v e l file c l e r k s .

P r e p a r e s sta te m e n ts, b i l l s , and in v o ic e s on a m ach in e oth er than an 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 ay a ls o k eep r e c o r d s a s to b illin g s o r sh ipp in g c h a r g e s o r p e r fo r m other
c l e r ic a l w ork in c id en tal to b illin g o p e ra tio n s. F o r w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , b i l l e r s , m a ch in e, a r e
c l a s s if i e d b y type of m a ch in e, a s fo llo w s:

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B il le r , m ach in e (b illin g m a c h in e ). U s e s a s p e c ia l b illin g m ach in e (Moon H op k in s, E llio tt
F i s h e r , B u r ro u g h s, e t c ., w hich a r e com bin ation typing and add in g m a ch in e s) to p r e p a r e b ills
and in v o ic e s fr o m c u s t o m e r s ' p u rc h a se o r d e r s , in te r n a lly p r e p a r e d o r d e r s , sh ipp in g m e m o ­
ra n d u m s, e tc . U su a lly in v o lv e s a p p lic a tio n of p re d e te rm in e d d isc o u n ts and sh ipp in g c h a r g e s ,
and e n try of n e c e s s a r y e x te n sio n s, which m a y o r m a y not be com puted on the b illin g m a ch in e,
and t o ta ls which a r e a u to m a tic a lly ac c u m u la te d by m a ch in e. The o p eratio n u su a lly in v o lv es
a la r g e n u m b er of ca rb o n c o p ie s of the b ill bein g p r e p a r e d and is often done on a fan fo ld
m a ch in e.
B il le r , m ach in e (bookkeepin g m a ch in e ). U s e s a b ookk eepin g m ach in e (S u n d stran d , E llio tt
F is h e r , R em in gton R and, e t c ., which m a y o r m a y not have ty p e w rite r k eyb o ard) to p r e p a r e
c u s t o m e r s ' b il ls a s p a r t of the a c co u n ts r e c e iv a b le o p e ratio n . G e n e ra lly in v o lv es the s im u lt a ­
n eou s en try of fig u r e s on c u s t o m e r s ' le d g e r r e c o r d . The m ach in e a u to m a tic a lly a c c u m u la te s
fig u r e s on a n u m ber of v e r t ic a l co lu m n s and c o m p u te s, and u su a lly p r in ts a u to m a tic a lly the
d eb it o r c r e d it b a la n c e s . D o e s not in volve a know ledge of b o o kk eep in g. W orks fr o m u n ifo rm
and sta n d a rd ty p e s of s a l e s and c r e d it s li p s .
B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R
O p e r a t e s a b o o k k e e p in g m a c h in e ( R e m 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 ith o r w it h o u t a t y p e w r i t e r k e y b o a r d ) t o k e e p a r e c o r d o f b u s i n e s s
tr a n s a ctio n s .

C l a s s A . K e e p s a s e t of r e c o r d s re q u irin g a know ledge o f and e x p e r ie n c e in b a s ic
bookk eepin g p r in c ip le s , and fa m ilia r ity with the stru c tu r e of the p a r tic u la r acco u n tin g s y ste m
u se d . D e te rm in e s p ro p e r r e c o r d s and d istrib u tio n of d eb it and c r e d it it e m s to be u se d in eac h
p h ase of the w ork . M ay p r e p a r e c o n so lid a te d r e p o r t s , b ala n ce sh e e ts , and o th er r e c o r d s
by hand.

C l a s s B . S o r t s , c o d e s, and f il e s u n c la s s ifie d m a te r ia l b y sim p le (su b je c t m a tte r ) h e a d ­
ing s " o r ^ p a r t ly c l a s s if i e d m a t e r ia l by fin e r su b h e ad in g s. P r e p a r e s sim p le r e la te d in dex and
c r o s s - r e f e r e n c e a id s . A s r e q u e ste d , lo c a t e s c l e a r ly id en tified m a t e r ia l in f il e s and fo r w a r d s
m a t e r ia l.
M ay p e r fo r m r e la te d c l e r ic a l t a s k s r e q u ir e d to m ain tain and s e r v ic e f il e s .
C l a s s C . P e r fo r m s rou tin e filin g of m a t e r ia l th at h a s a lr e a d y b een c l a s s if i e d o r which
is e a s i ly c l a s s if i e d in a sim p le s e r i a l c l a s s if i c a t io n s y s t e m ( e .g ., a lp h a b e tic a l, ch ro n o lo g ic a l,
o r n u m e r ic a l). A s re q u e ste d , lo c a t e s r e a d ily a v a ila b le m a t e r ia l in f i l e s and fo r w a r d s m a ­
t e r ia l; and m a y f il l out w ith draw al c h a r g e . P e r fo r m s sim p le c l e r ic a l and m an u al t a s k s r e ­
q u ire d to m a in ta in and s e r v ic e f il e s .
CLERK,

CLERK,

C l a s s A . U nder g e n e r a l d ire c tio n of a bo o k k eep er o r ac co u n tan t, h a s r e s p o n s ib ility fo r
keepin g one o r m o re se c tio n s of a co m p lete s e t of b o o k s o r r e c o r d s re la tin g to one p h ase
of an e st a b lis h m e n t 's b u s in e s s t r a n s a c t io n s . Work in v o lv e s p o stin g and b ala n cin g su b s id ia r y
le d g e r o r le d g e r s su ch a s ac co u n ts r e c e iv a b le or a c co u n ts p a y a b le ; ex am in in g and coding
in v o ic e s o r v o u ch e rs with p ro p e r accou n tin g d istrib u tio n ; and r e q u ir e s ju dgm en t and e x p e r i­
en ce in m akin g p ro p e r a s s ig n a tio n s and a llo c a t io n s . M ay a s s i s t in p r e p a r in g , a d ju stin g , and
c lo sin g jo u rn a l e n t r ie s ; and m a y d ir e c t c l a s s B acco u n tin g c l e r k s .

C O M PTO M ETER O PERATO R
P r im a r y duty i s to o p e r a te a C o m p to m e te r to p e r fo r m m a th e m a tic a l co m p u tatio n s. T h is
jo b is not to be co n fu se d with that of s t a t i s t i c a l o r oth er type of c le r k , w hich m a y in volve f r e ­
quent u se of a C o m p to m ete r but, in w hich, u se of th is m ach in e is in c id en tal to p e rfo rm a n c e of
o th er d u tie s.
K EY P U N C H O P E R A T O R
C l a s s A . O p e r a te s a n u m e ric a l a n d /o r a lp h a b e tic a l or co m b in atio n keypunch m ach in e to
t r a n s c r ib e d ata fr o m v a r io u s so u r c e d o cu m en ts to keypunch tab u latin g c a r d s . P e r fo r m s sa m e
t a s k s a s lo w er le v e l keypunch o p e r a to r but, in ad d itio n , w ork r e q u ir e s a p p lic a tio n of coding
s k ill s and the m akin g of so m e d e te r m in a tio n s , fo r e x a m p le , lo c a t e s on the so u r c e docu m en t
the it e m s to be punched; e x t r a c t s in fo rm atio n fr o m s e v e r a l d o c u m en ts; and s e a r c h e s fo r and
in t e r p r e t s in fo rm atio n on the docu m en t to d e te rm in e in fo rm atio n to be punched. M ay t r a in
in e x p e rie n c e d o p e r a to r s .

C l a s s B . U nder s u p e rv isio n , p e r fo r m s one o r m o re rou tin e acco u n tin g o p e r a tio n s su ch
a s p o stin g sim p le jo u rn a l v o u ch e rs o r a c co u n ts p ayab le v o u c h e r s, e n terin g v o u ch e rs in
v o u ch er r e g i s t e r s ; re c o n c ilin g bank a c c o u n ts; and p o stin g s u b s id ia r y le d g e r s c o n tro lle d by
g e n e r a l le d g e r s , o r p o stin g sim p le c o s t accou n tin g d a ta . T h is jo b d o e s not r e q u ir e a know l­
ed g e of accou n tin g and bookk eepin g p r in c ip le s but i s found in o ffic e s in w hich the m o r e rou tin e
accou n tin g w ork is su bdivided on a fu n ction al b a s i s am on g s e v e r a l w o r k e r s.




PA YRO LL

C o m p u tes w ag e s of co m p an y e m p lo y e e s and e n t e r s the n e c e s s a r y d ata on the p ay ro ll
sh e e ts . D u ties in v o lv e: C a lc u la tin g w o r k e r s' e a r n in g s b a s e d on tim e or p ro du ctio n r e c o r d s ; and
p o stin g c a lc u la te d d a ta on p a y r o ll sh e e t, show ing in fo rm atio n su ch a s w o r k e r 's n am e, w orking
d a y s, tim e , r a t e , d ed u ctio n s fo r in su r a n c e , and to ta l w a g e s du e. M ay m ak e out p ay ch ec k s and
a s s i s t p a y m a ste r in m akin g up and d istr ib u tin g p ay e n v e lo p e s. M ay u se a c a lc u la tin g m a ch in e.

C l a 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 se s o r se c tio n s of a s e t of r e c o r d s u su a lly
re q u irin g little know ledge of b a s ic bookk eep in g. P h a s e s o r se c tio n s in clu de ac co u n ts p ay ab le ,
p a y ro ll, c u s t o m e r s ' ac co u n ts (not in clu din g a sim p le type of b illin g d e sc r ib e d u n der b il le r ,
m a ch in e), c o s t d istrib u tio n , ex p e n se d istrib u tio n , in v en to ry c o n tro l, e tc . M ay ch eck o r a s s i s t
in p re p a ra tio n of t r i a l b a la n c e s and p r e p a r e co n tro l sh e e ts fo r the acco u n tin g d e p artm e n t.
C L E R K , A C CO UNTING

O RD ER

R e c e iv e s c u s t o m e r s ' o r d e r s fo r m a te r ia l o r m e r c h a n d ise b y m a il, phone, o r p e r so n a lly .
D u ties involve an y com b in atio n of the fo llo w in g : Q uoting p r ic e s to c u s t o m e r s ; m akin g out an o rd e r
sh eet listin g the ite m s to m ake up the o r d e r ; ch eckin g p r ic e s and q u a n titie s of ite m s on o rd e r
sh e e t; and d istr ib u tin g o r d e r sh e e ts to r e s p e c t iv e d e p a r tm e n ts to be fille d . M ay ch eck with c r e d it
d e p a rtm e n t to d e te rm in e c r e d it r atin g of c u st o m e r , ackn ow ledge r e c e ip t of o r d e r s fr o m c u s t o m e r s ,
follow up o r d e r s to se e th at they have been f ille d , k eep file of o r d e r s r e c e iv e d , and ch eck sh ippin 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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S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

K EY P U N C H O P E R A T O R — C ontinued
C l a s s B . U nder c lo s e su p e r v isio n o r follow in g s p e c if ic p r o c e d u r e s o r in str u c tio n s,
t r a n s c r ib e s d a ta fr o m s o u r c e d o cu m en ts to punched c a r d s . O p e r a te s a n u m e r ic a l a n d /o r
a lp h a b e tic a l o r com b in ation keypunch m ach in e to keypunch tab u latin g c a r d s . M ay v e r ify c a r d s .
W orking fr o m v a r io u s sta n d a rd iz e d so u rc e d o c u m e n ts, fo llo w s sp e c ifie d se q u e n c e s w hich have
b een coded o r p r e s c r ib e d in d e t a il and r e q u ir e little o r no se le c tin g , co d in g, o r in te rp re tin g
Of d ata to be punched. P r o b le m s a r is i n g fr o m e rr o n e o u s ite m s o r c o d e s, m is s in g in fo rm atio n ,
e t c ., a r e r e f e r r e d to s u p e r v is o r .

d. S e c r e t a r y to the head of an in d iv id u al p lan t, fa c to r y , e t c . (o r oth er e q u iv ale n t le v e l
of o ffic ia l) th at e m p lo y s, in a ll , o v e r 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; or
e . S e c r e t a r y to the head of a la r g e and im p o rtan t o rg a n iz a tio n a l se g m e n t (e .g ., a m iddle
m a n agem en t s u p e r v is o r of an o r g a n iz a tio n a l se g m e n t often in volvin g a s m an y a s s e v e r a l hundred
p e r so n s) of a co m p an y that e m p lo y s, in a l l , o v er 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la s s C

O F F IC E BOY OR G IR L
P e r fo r m s v a rio u s rou tin e d u tie s su ch a s running e r r a n d s , o p e ratin g m in o r o ffic e m a ­
ch in es su ch a s s e a l e r s o r m a i l e r s , opening and d istrib u tin g m a il, and oth er m in o r c l e r ic a l w ork.

a . S e c r e t a r y to an ex e cu tiv e o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r so n w hose r e sp o n sib ility i s not eq u iv ale n t
to one of the s p e c ific le v e l situ a tio n s in the defin itio n fo r c l a s s B , but w hose su b o rd in ate sta ff
n o r m a lly n u m b ers a t l e a s t s e v e r a l d o zen e m p lo y e e s and i s u su a lly d ivid ed into o r g a n iz a tio n a l
se g m e n ts w hich a r e often , in tu rn , fu rth e r su b d iv id ed . In so m e c o m p a n ie s, th is le v e l in c lu d es a
wide ran g e of o r g a n iz a tio n a l e c h e lo n s; in o th e r s, only one o r two; or

SECR ETA R Y
b . S e c r e t a r y to the head of an in d iv id u al p lan t, fa c to r y , e tc . (o r oth er eq u iv ale n t le v e l of
o ffic ia l) that e m p lo y s, in a ll , fe w e r than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .

A ssig n e d a s p e rso n a l s e c r e t a r y , n o rm a lly to one in d iv id u al. M ain tain s a c lo se and highly
r e sp o n siv e re la tio n sh ip to the d a y -to -d a y w ork a c tiv itie s of the s u p e r v is o r . W orks f a i r l y in d e­
pendently r e c e iv in g a m in im u m of d e ta ile d su p e r v isio n and gu id an ce. P e r fo r m s v a r ie d c l e r ic a l
and s e c r e t a r i a l d u tie s, u su a lly in clu din g m o s t of the fo llo w in g : (a) R e c e iv e s telephon e c a lls ,
p e r so n a l c a l l e r s , and in com in g m a il, a n sw e r s rou tin e in q u ir ie s , and r o u te s the te c h n ic a l in q u ir ie s
to the p ro p e r p e r s o n s ; (b) e s t a b lis h e s ; m a in ta in s, and r e v i s e s the s u p e r v is o r 's f i l e s ; (c) m a in ta in s
the s u p e r v is o r 's c a le n d a r and m a k e s ap p o in tm en ts a s in str u c te d ; (d) r e la y s m e s s a g e s fr o m s u p e r ­
v is o r to su b o rd in a te s; (e) re v ie w s c o rre sp o n d e n c e , m e m o ra n d a , and r e p o r ts p r e p a r e d by o th e rs
fo r the s u p e r v is o r 's sig n a tu re to a s s u r e p r o c e d u ra l and ty p o gra p h ic a c c u r a c y ; and ({) p e r fo r m s
ste n o g rap h ic and typing w ork.

a . S e c r e t a r y to the s u p e r v is o r o r h ead of a s m a ll o rg a n iz a tio n a l unit ( e .g ., fe w e r than
ab ou t 25 o r 30 p e r s o n s ); o r

M ay a ls o p e rfo rm oth er c l e r ic a l and s e c r e t a r i a l t a s k s of c o m p a ra b le n atu re and d iffic u lty .
The w ork t y p ic a lly r e q u ir e s know ledge of o ffic e rou tin e and u n d erstan d in g of the o rg a n iz a tio n ,
p r o g r a m s , and p ro c e d u re s r e la t e d to the w ork of the s u p e r v is o r .

ST E N O G R A P H E R , G E N E R A L

E x c lu sio n s
Not a l l p o sitio n s th at a r e title d " s e c r e t a r y " p o s s e s s the above c h a r a c t e r i s t ic s . E x a m p le s
of p o sitio n s w hich a r e ex clu d ed fr o m the defin ition a r e a s fo llo w s; (a) P o sitio n s w hich do not m e e t
the " p e r s o n a l " s e c r e t a r y con cep t d e s c r ib e d ab o v e; (b) ste n o g r a p h e r s not fu lly tra in e d in s e c r e t a r i a l
type d u tie s; (c) ste n o g r a p h e rs se r v in g a s o ffic e a s s i s t a n t s to a g ro u p of p r o fe s s io n a l, te c h n ic a l,
o r m a n a g e r ia l p e r s o n s ; (d) s e c r e t a r y p o sitio n s in w hich the d u tie s a r e e ith e r s u b sta n tia lly m o re
rou tin e o r su b sta n tia lly m o re co m p lex and r e sp o n sib le than th o se c h a r a c te r iz e d in the d efin itio n ;
and (e) a s s i s t a n t type p o sitio n s w hich in volve m o re d iffic u lt or m o re r e sp o n sib le te c h n ic a l, a d m in ­
is t r a t iv e , su p e r v is o r y , o r sp e c ia liz e d c l e r ic a l d u tie s which a r e not ty p ic a l of s e c r e t a r i a l w ork.
N O T E : The t e r m " c o r p o r a te o f f i c e r ," u se d in the le v e l d efin itio n s fo llo w in g, r e f e r s to
th o se o ffic ia ls who have a sig n ific a n t c o rp o ra te -w id e p o licy m ak in g r o le with r e g a r d to m a jo r
com p an y a c t iv i t ie s . The title " v ic e p r e s id e n t ," though n o rm a lly in d icativ e of th is r o le , d o e s not
in a ll c a s e s id en tify su ch p o sitio n s. V ice p r e s id e n t s w hose p r im a r y r e s p o n s ib ility is to a c t p e r ­
so n a lly on in d iv id u al c a s e s o r t r a n s a c t io n s (e .g ., ap p ro v e o r deny in div idu al loan o r c r e d it a c tio n s;
a d m in iste r in d ivid u al t r u s t a c c o u n ts; d ire c t ly s u p e r v is e a c l e r ic a l staff) a r e not c o n sid e r e d to be
" c o r p o r a te o f f ic e r s " fo r p u rp o se s of ap plyin g the follow in g le v e l d e fin itio n s.

C la ss D

b. S e c r e t a r y to a n o n su p e r v iso ry s t a ff s p e c ia lis t , p r o fe s s io n a l e m p lo y e e , a d m in istr a tiv e
o ffic e r , o r a s s i s t a n t , sk ille d tech n ician o r e x p e r t. (N O T E : M any co m p a n ie s a s s ig n ste n o g r a p h e r s,
r a th e r than s e c r e t a r i e s a s d e s c r ib e d ab 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 su p e r v iso ry w o rk er.)

P r im a r y duty i s to take d ictatio n in volvin g a n o r m a l rou tin e v o c a b u la ry fr o m one o r m o re
p e r so n s eith e r in sh orth an d o r b y Sten otype o r s im ila r m a ch in e; and t r a n s c r ib e d ictatio n . M ay
a ls o type fr o m w ritten co p y. M ay m a in ta in f i l e s , k eep sim p le r e c o r d s , o r p e r fo r m other r e la tiv e ly
rou tin e c l e r ic a l t a s k s . M ay o p e ra te fr o m a ste n o g rap h ic p o o l. D o es not in clu de t r a n sc r ib in g m ach in e w ork . (S ee t r a n sc r ib in g -m a c h in e o p e r a to r .)
S T E N O G R A P H E R , SEN IO R
P r im a r y duty i s to take d ictatio n in volvin g a v a r ie d te c h n ic a l o r sp e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la ry
su ch a s in le g a l b r ie f s or r e p o r ts on sc ie n tific r e s e a r c h fr o m one o r m o re p e r so n s e ith e r in sh o r t­
hand or b y Stenotype o r s im ila r m a ch in e; and t r a n s c r ib e d ic ta tio n . M ay a ls o type fr o m w ritten
co p y. M ay a ls o s e t up and m a in ta in f i l e s , k eep r e c o r d s , e tc .
OR

a . S e c r e t a r y to the c h a irm a n of the b o a rd o~ p r e sid e n t of a com pan y that e m p lo y s, in a ll ,
o v er 100 but fe w e r than 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s ; or

P e r fo r m s ste n o g rap h ic d u tie s r e q u irin g sig n ific a n tly g r e a t e r indepen den ce and r e s p o n s i­
b ility than s te n o g r a p h e r s, g e n e r a l a s ev id en ced by the fo llo w in g: Work r e q u ir e s high d e g re e of
ste n o g rap h ic sp eed and a c c u r a c y ; and a thorough w orking know ledge of g e n e r a l b u s in e s s and o ffice
p r o c e d u r e s and of the s p e c ific b u s in e s s o p e r a tio n s, o r g a n iz a tio n , p o lic ie s , p r o c e d u r e s , f i l e s ,
w orkflow , e tc . U s e s th is know ledge in p e r fo r m in g ste n o g ra p h ic d u tie s and r e sp o n sib le c l e r ic a l
t a s k s su ch a s , m ain tain in g follow u p f i l e s ; a s s e m b lin g m a t e r ia l fo r r e p o r t s , m e m o ra n d u m s, le t t e r s ,
e t c .; co m p o sin g sim p le le t t e r s fr o m g e n e r a l in str u c tio n s; re ad in g and ro u tin g in com in g m a il; and
an sw e rin g ro u tin e q u e stio n s, e tc . D o es not in clu de tr a n sc r ib in g -m a c h in e w ork.

b. S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o ffic e r (oth er than the c h airm an of the b o a rd or p resid en t)
of a com p an y that e m p lo y s, in a l l , o v er 5, 000 but few er than 25, 000 p e r s o n s ; or

SW ITCH BO ARD O PE R A T O R

C la ss A

c . S e c r e t a r y to the head (im m e d ia te ly below the c o r p o r a te o ffic e r lev el) of a m a jo r s e g ­
m en t o r s u b s id ia r y of a com p an y th at e m p lo y s, in a ll, o v er 2 5 ,0 0 0 p e r s o n s .
C la ss B
a.
fe w e r th an

S e c r e t a r y to th e c h a ir m a n o f th e b o a r d o r p r e s i d e n t o f a c o m p a n y th a t e m p l o y s ,
100 p e r s o n s ; o r

in a l l ,

b . S e c r e t a r y to a c o r p o r a te o ffic e r (oth er than c h a irm a n of the b o ard o r p re sid e n t) of
a com pan y that e m p lo y s, in a ll , o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5, 000 p e r s o n s ; or
c . S e c r e t a r y to the head (im m e d ia te ly below the o ffic e r le v e l) o v er e ith e r a m a jo r
c o rp o ra te -w id e fu n ctio n al a c tiv ity ( e .g ., m a rk e tin g , r e s e a r c h , o p e r a tio n s, in d u str ia l r e la t io n s , etc.)
o r a m a jo r g e o g ra p h ic o r o rg a n iz a tio n a l se g m e n t ( e .g ., a re g io n a l h e a d q u a r te r s; a m a jo r d iv isio n )
of a com p an y th at e m p lo y s, in a ll , o v er 5, 000 but few er than 25, 000 e m p lo y e e s; or




C la s s A . O p e ra te s a sin g le - o r m u ltip le -p o sitio n telephon e sw itc h b o ard han dlin g in co m in g,
o u tgoin g, in trap lan t o r o ffic e c a l l s . P e r fo r m s fu ll telephon e in fo rm atio n s e r v ic e o r h an d les
co m p le x c a l l s , su ch a s c o n fe r e n c e , c o lle c t, o v e r s e a s , o r s im ila r c a l l s , e ith e r in add itio n to doing
rou tin e w ork a s d e s c r ib e d fo r sw itc h b o ard o p e r a to r , c l a s s B , o r a s a fu ll- tim e a ssig n m e n t.
( " F u l l" telephon e in fo rm atio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s when the e sta b lis h m e n t h a s v a r ie d fu n ctio n s that a r e
not r e a d ily u n d erstan d ab le fo r telephon e in fo rm atio n p u r p o s e s , e .g ., b e c a u se of o v erlap p in g or
in te r r e la te d fu n ctio n s, and co n seq u en tly p r e se n t fre q u e n t p r o b le m s a s to which e x te n sio n s a r e
a p p r o p r ia te fo r c a lls .)
C l a s s B . O p e ra te s a sin g le - o r m u ltip le -p o sitio n telephon e sw itc h b o ard han dlin g in co m in g,
o u tgoin g, in tra p la n t o r o ffic e c a l l s . M ay handle ro u tin e long d ista n c e c a lls and r e c o r d t o lls . M ay
p e r fo r m lim ite d telephon e in fo rm atio n s e r v ic e . ( " L im it e d " telep h o n e in fo rm atio n s e r v ic e o c c u r s
if the fu n ctio n s of the e sta 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 rstan d ab le fo r telephon e in fo rm atio n
p u r p o se s, o r if the r e q u e s t s a r e ro u tin e, e .g ., giv in g ex te n sio n n u m b e rs when s p e c ific n a m e s a r e
fu rn ish e d , o r if co m p le x c a lls a r e r e f e r r e d to an o th er o p e r a to r .)

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T A B U LA T IN G -M A C H IN E O PE R A T O R — Continued

SW ITCH BO ARD O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T
In ad d ition to p e rfo rm in g d u ties of o p e ra to r on a sin g le -p o sitio n o r m o n ito r-ty p e sw itc h ­
b o a rd , a c ts a s re c e p tio n ist and m a y a ls o type o r p e r fo r m ro u tin e c l e r ic a l w ork a s p a r t of r e g u la r
d u tie s. T h is typing o r c l e r ic a l w ork m ay take the m a jo r p a rt of th is w o r k e r 's tim e w hile at
sw itc h b o ard .

C la s s C . O p e r a te s sim p le tab u latin g o r e le c t r ic a l accou n tin g m a ch in e s su ch a s the
s o r t e r , rep ro d u cin g punch, c o lla t o r , e t c ., with s p e c ific in str u c tio n s. M ay include sim p le
w irin g fro m d ia g r a m s and so m e filin g w ork. The w ork ty p ic a lly in v o lv es p o rtio n s of a w ork
unit, fo r e x a m p le , in dividu al so rtin g o r co llatin g ru n s o r re p e titiv e o p e r a tio n s.
T R A N SC R IBIN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R , G E N E R A L

TA BU L A TIN G -M A CH IN E O P E R A T O R
C la s s A . O p e ra te s a v a r ie ty of tab u latin g o r e le c t r ic a l acco u n tin g m a c h in e s, ty p ic a lly
in cludin g su ch m a ch in es a s the ta b u la to r, c a lc u la to r , in t e r p r e t e r , c o lla t o r , and o th e r s.
P e r f o r m s co m p lete re p o rtin g a ssig n m e n ts without c lo se s u p e r v isio n , and p e r fo r m s d ifficu lt
w irin g a s r e q u ire d . The com p lete re p o rtin g and tab u latin g a ssig n m e n ts ty p ic a lly involve a
v a r ie t y of long and co m p lex r e p o r ts w hich often a r e of ir r e g u la r o r n o n re cu rrin g type r e ­
q u irin g so m e planning and seq u en cin g of st e p s to be tak en . A s a m o re ex p e rie n c e d o p e r a to r ,
is t y p ic a lly in volved in train in g new o p e r a to r s in m ach in e o p e r a tio n s, o r p a r tia lly train e d
o p e r a to r s in w irin g fro m d ia g r a m s and o p eratin g se q u e n c e s of long and co m p lex r e p o r ts .
D o es not include w orkin g s u p e r v is o r s p e rfo rm in g tab u latin g -m ac h in e o p e ra tio n s and d ay -to d ay su p e r v isio n of the w ork and p rod u ction of a grou p of ta b u latin g -m ac h in e o p e r a to r s .
C la s s B . O p e ra te s m o re d iffic u lt tab u latin g o r e le c t r ic a l acco u n tin g m a ch in es su ch a s the
tab u lato r and c a lc u la to r , in add ition to the s o r t e r , re p r o d u c e r , and c o lla to r . T h is w ork is
p e rfo rm e d under s p e c ific in stru c tio n s and m ay include the p e r fo r m a n c e of so m e w irin g fro m
d ia g r a m s . The w ork ty p ic a lly in v o lv e s, fo r e x a m p le , tab u latio n s involving a r e p e titiv e
accou n tin g e x e r c is e , a com p lete but s m a ll tab u latin g stu d y, o r p a r t s of a lo n g e r and m o re
co m p lex r e p o r t. Such r e p o r ts and stu d ie s a r e u su a lly o f a r e c u r r in g n atu re w here the p r o ­
c e d u re s a r e w ell e sta b lis h e d . M ay a ls o include the train in g of new e m p lo y e e s in the b a s ic
o p eratio n of the m ach in e.

PROFESSIONAL

P r im a r y duty is to t r a n s c r ib e d ictatio n involvin g a n o rm al ro u tin e v o c a b u la ry fro m
t r a n sc r ib in g -m a c h in e r e c o r d s . M ay a ls o type fro m w ritten copy and do sim p le c l e r ic a l w ork .
W o rk ers t r a n s c r ib in g d ictatio n involving a v a r ie d tech n ical o r sp e c ia liz e d v o c a b u la r y su ch a s le g a l
b r ie f s o r r e p o r ts on sc ie n tific r e s e a r c h a r e not in clu ded . A w o rk er who ta k e s d ictatio n in sh o r t­
hand o r by Stenotype o r s im ila r m ach in e is c la s s if i e d a s a ste n o g r a p h e r , g e n e r a l.
T Y P IS T
U se s a ty p e w rite r to m ake c o p ie s of v a r io u s m a te r ia l or to m ake out b ills a fte r c a lc u la ­
tio n s have been m ade by another p e rso n . M ay include typing of s t e n c ils , m a ts , o r s im ila r m a te ­
r i a l s fo r u se in d u p licatin g p r o c e s s e s . M ay do c le r ic a l w ork involving little s p e c ia l tr a in in g , su ch
a s k eepin g sim p le r e c o r d s , filin g r e c o r d s and r e p o r t s , o r so rtin g and d istr ib u tin g in com in g m a il.
C la s s A . P e r fo r m s one o r m o re of the fo llo w in g: Typing m a te r ia l in fin al fo rm when it
in v o lv es com bining m a te r ia l fr o m s e v e r a l s o u r c e s o r r e sp o n sib ility fo r c o r r e c t sp e llin g ,
s y lla b ic a tio n , punctuation , e t c ., of tech n ical o r u n u su al w o rd s o r fo r e ig n lan g u age m a te r ia l;
and planning layout and typing of co m p lic ate d s t a t i s t i c a l ta b le s to m ain tain u n ifo rm ity and
b ala n ce in sp a c in g . M ay type rou tin e fo r m le t t e r s v ary in g d e ta ils to su it c ir c u m sta n c e s.
C la s s B . P e r fo r m s one or m o re of the fo llo w in g: C opy typing fro m rough o r c le a r d r a fts;
ro u tin e typing of f o r m s , in su ra n c e p o lic ie s , e tc .; and se ttin g up sim p le sta n d a r d ta b u la tio n s,
o r copying m o re co m p lex t a b le s a lr e a d y setu p and sp a c e d p r o p e r ly .

TECHNICAL
D R A FTSM A N — Continued

D R A FTSM A N
C la s s A . P la n s the g rap h ic p re se n ta tio n of co m p lex ite m s havin g d istin c tiv e d e sig n
fe a tu r e s that d iffe r sig n ific a n tly fro m e sta b lis h e d d raftin g p r e c e d e n ts. W orks in c lo se su p ­
p ort with the d e sig n o r ig in a to r , and m ay rec om m e n d m in o r d e sig n ch an g es. A n a ly z e s the
effe c t of each change on the d e ta ils of fo r m , fu n ction , and p o sitio n a l r e la tio n sh ip s of c o m ­
p onents and p a r t s . W orks with a m in im u m of su p e r v is o r y a s s is t a n c e . C o m p leted w ork is
rev iew ed by d e sig n o rig in a to r fo r c o n siste n c y with p r io r en gin eerin g d e te rm in a tio n s. M ay
eith er p r e p a r e d ra w in g s, o r d ire c t th e ir p re p a ra tio n by lo w er le v e l d r a ftsm e n .
C la s s B . P e r fo r m s nonroutine and co m p lex d raftin g a ssig n m e n ts that r e q u ir e the a p p li­
catio n of m ost of the sta n d a rd iz e d draw in g tech n iq u es r e g u la r ly u se d . D u ties ty p ic a lly in ­
v olve su ch w ork a s : P r e p a r e s w orkin g d raw in gs of s u b a s s e m b lie s w ith ir r e g u la r sh a p e s,
m u ltip le fu n ctio n s, and p r e c is e p o sitio n a l re la tio n sh ip s betw een co m p o n en ts; p r e p a r e s a r c h i­
te c tu r a l d raw in gs fo r co n stru ctio n of a bu ild in g includin g d e ta il d raw in g s o f fo u n d atio n s, w all
s e c tio n s , flo o r p la n s, and ro o f. U se s a c c e p te d fo r m u la s and m a n u a ls in m akin g n e c e s s a r y
com p u tation s to d eterm in e q u an titie s of m a t e r ia ls to be u se d , lo ad c a p a c it ie s , s tr e n g th s,
s t r e s s e s , e tc . R e c e iv e s in itial in str u c tio n s, r e q u ir e m e n ts, and ad v ice fro m s u p e r v is o r .
C om p leted w ork is ch ecked fo r te ch n ical ad e q u acy .

C la s s C . P r e p a r e s d etail d raw in g s of sin g le u n its o r p a r ts fo r en g in e e rin g , co n stru ctio n ,
m an u factu rin g , o r r e p a ir p u rp o s e s . T y p es of d raw in g s p r e p a r e d include is o m e tr ic p r o je c tio n s
(d epictin g th re e d im e n sio n s in a c c u r a te sc a le ) and se c tio n a l v iew s to c la r ify p o sitio n in g of

com ponen ts and convey n eeded in fo rm atio n . C o n so lid a te s d e ta ils fro m a num ber of s o u r c e s
and a d ju st s 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 ste d m eth ods of a p p ro a c h , a p p lic a b le
p r e c e d e n ts, and ad v ice on so u r c e m a t e r ia ls a r e giv en with in itial a ssig n m e n ts. In stru ctio n s
a r e l e s s co m p lete when a ssig n m e n ts r e c u r . Work m ay be sp o t-ch e ck e d d u rin g p r o g r e s s .
D R A F T S M A N -T R A C E R
C o p ie s p lan s and d raw in gs p r e p a r e d by o th e rs by p lac in g tr a c in g cloth o r p a p e r o v er
d raw in g s and tr a c in g w ith pen o r p e n cil. (D o es not include t r a c in g lim ite d to p la n s p r im a r ily
co n sistin g of str a ig h t lin e s and a la r g e s c a le not r e q u irin g c lo se delin eatio n .)
a n d /o r
P r e p a r e s sim p le o r re p e titiv e d raw in g s o f e a s ily v isu a liz e d ite m s.
du rin g p r o g r e s s .

Work is c lo s e ly su p e r v ise d

N U R SE , IN D U ST R IA L (R E G IS T E R E D )
A r e g is t e r e d n u rse who g iv e s n u rsin g s e r v ic e u n der g e n e r a l m e d ic a l d ire c tio n to ill or
in ju red e m p lo y e e s o r oth er p e r so n s who b eco m e ill o r su ffe r an ac cid en t on the p r e m is e s of a
fa c to r y o r o th er e sta b lis h m e n t. D u ties involve a com b in ation of the fo llo w in g: G ivin g f ir s t aid
to the ill o r in ju re d ; atten din g to su b seq u en t d r e s s in g of e m p lo y e e s* in ju r ie s ; keeping r e c o r d s
of p a tie n ts tr e a te d ; p r e p a r in g ac cid en t r e p o r ts fo r co m p en satio n o r oth er p u r p o s e s ; a s s is t in g in
p h y sic a l ex am in a tio n s and h ealth ev alu a tio n s of a p p lic a n ts and e m p lo y e e s; and planning and c a r r y ­
ing out p r o g r a m s involving h ealth ed u catio n , ac cid en t p rev en tio n , ev alu atio n of plan t en v iro n m en t,
o r oth er a c tiv itie s a ffe ctin g the h ealth , w e lfa r e , and sa fe ty o f a ll p erso n n e l.

MAINTENANCE AND POWERPLANT
C A R P E N T E R , M A IN TEN AN CE

C A R P E N T E R , M A IN TEN A N C E— Continued

P e r fo r m s the ca rp e n try d u ties n e c e s s a r y to co n stru c t and m a in ta in in good r e p a ir building
w oodw ork and equipm ent su ch a s b in s, c r i b s , c o u n te rs, b e n c h e s, p a r titio n s, d o o r s , f lo o r s , s t a i r s ,
c a s in g s , and t r im m ade of wood in an e sta b lish m e n t. Work in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P la n ­
ning and lay in g out of w ork fro m b lu e p rin ts, d ra w in g s, m o d e ls, o r v e r b a l in str u c tio n s u sin g a
v a r ie ty of c a r p e n t e r 's h an d too ls, p o rta b le pow er t o o ls , and sta n d a rd m e a su r in g in str u m e n ts;

m akin g sta n d a r d shop com p u tatio n s re la tin g to d im e n sio n s of w ork ; and se le c tin g m a te r ia ls n e c e s ­
s a r y fo r the w ork . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce c a rp e n te r r e q u ir e s roun ded t r a in ­
ing and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly ac q u ir e d through a fo r m a l ap p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t train in g and
e x p e r ie n c e .




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

M EC H A N IC , A U TO M O TIV E (M A IN T EN A N C E)— Continued

P e r fo r m s a v a r ie ty of e le c t r ic a l tr a d e fu n ction s su ch a s the in sta lla tio n , m a in ten a n c e,
o r r e p a ir of equipm ent fo r the g e n e ra tio n , d istrib u tio n , o r u tiliz a tio n o f e le c t r ic e n e rg y in an
e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g; In sta llin g o r r e p a ir in g any of a v a r ie t y of
e le c t r ic a l equipm ent su ch a s g e n e r a t o r s , t r a n s f o r m e r s , sw itc h b o a r d s, c o n t r o lle r s , c ir c u it b r e a k ­
e r s , m o t o r s , h eatin g u n its, conduit s y s t e m s , o r oth er t r a n s m is s io n eq u ip m en t; w orkin g fro m
b lu e p rin ts, d ra w in g s, la y o u ts, o r oth er s p e c if ic a tio n s ; lo c a tin g and d iag n o sin g tro u b le in the
e le c t r ic a l s y s t e m o r equipm en t; w ork in g sta n d a rd com p u tation s r e la tin g to lo ad r e q u ir e m e n ts of
w irin g o r e le c t r ic a l equipm en t; and u sin g a v a r ie t y of e le c t r ic ia n 's h an d too ls and m e a su r in g and
te stin g in stru m e n ts. In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m a in ten an ce e le c t r ic ia n r e q u ir e s roun ded t r a in ­
ing and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d th rou gh a fo r m a l a p p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv ale n t tra in in g and
e x p e rie n c e .

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

E N G IN E E R , STA TIO N A RY
O p e ra te s and m a in ta in s and m ay a ls o su p e r v is e the o p e ratio n of st a tio n a r y en gin es and
equipm ent (m ech an ic al o r e le c t r ic a l) to su p ply the e sta b lis h m e n t in w hich em ploy ed w ith p o w er,
h e at, r e fr ig e r a tio n , o r a ir-c o n d itio n in g . W ork in v o lv e s: O p era tin g and m a in tain in g equipm ent
su ch a s ste a m e n g in e s, a ir c o m p r e s s o r s , g e n e r a t o r s , m o t o r s , tu r b in e s, v en tilatin g and r e f r i g ­
e r a tin g eq u ip m en t, ste a m b o ile r s and b o ile r - fe d w a te r p u m p s; m akin g equipm ent r e p a i r s ; and
k eep in g a r e c o r d of o p e ratio n of m a c h in e ry , te m p e r a t u re , and fu el co n su m ptio n . M ay a ls o s u ­
p e r v is e th e se o p e ra tio n s. H ead o r ch ief e n g in e e rs in e sta b lis h m e n ts em ploy in g m o re than one
e n g in eer a r e e x c lu d e d .
F IR E M A N , STA T IO N A R Y B O IL E R
F i r e s st a tio n a ry b o ile r s to fu rn ish the e sta b lish m e n t in w hich em ploy ed with h e at, p o w er,
o r ste a m . F e e d s fu e ls to f ir e by hand o r o p e r a te s a m e ch an ical s t o k e r , o r g a s o r o il b u rn e r;
and ch e c k s w ater and sa fe ty v a lv e s . M ay c le a n , o il, or a s s i s t in r e p a ir in g b o ile rr o o m eq u ipm en t.
H E L P E R , M A IN TEN A N C E TR A D ES
A s s i s t s one o r m o re w o r k e r s in the sk ille d m a in ten an ce t r a d e s , by p e r fo r m in g s p e c ific
o r g e n e ra l d u ties of l e s s e r s k ill , su ch a s k eep in g a w o rk e r su p p lied w ith m a t e r ia ls and t o o ls;
clean in g w ork in g a r e a , m ach in e, and equ ipm en t; a s s is t in g jo u rn e y m a n by holding m a t e r ia ls or
t o o ls ; and p e rfo rm in g oth er u n sk ille d t a s k s a s d ire c te d by jo u rn ey m a n . The kind of w ork the
h e lp er is p e rm itte d to p e r fo r m v a r ie s fro m tr a d e to tr a d e : In so m e t r a d e s the h e lp e r is co n ­
fin ed to su p p ly in g, liftin g , and holding m a t e r ia ls and to o ls and clean in g w ork in g a r e a s ; and in
o th e rs he is p e rm itte d to p e r fo r m s p e c ia liz e d m ach in e o p e r a tio n s, o r p a r ts of a tr a d e that a r e
a ls o p e rfo rm e d by w o rk e rs on a fu ll-tim e b a s i s .
M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R , TOOLROOM
S p e c ia liz e s in the o p e ra tio n of one o r m o re ty p e s of m ach in e t o o ls , su ch a s jig b o r e r s ,
c y lin d ric a l o r s u r fa c e g r in d e r s , en gin e la t h e s , o r m illin g m a c h in e s, in the c o n stru ctio n of
m a ch in e -sh o p t o o ls , g a g e s , j i g s , fix t u r e s , o r d ie s . Work in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P la n ­
ning and p e rfo rm in g d iffic u lt m ach in in g o p e r a tio n s; p r o c e s s in g ite m s re q u ir in g c o m p lic a te d se tu p s
o r a high d e g re e of a c c u r a c y ; u sin g a v a r ie t y of p r e c is io n m e a su r in g in str u m e n ts; se le c tin g fe e d s ,
s p e e d s , to o lin g , and o p e ra tio n se q u e n c e ; and m ak in g n e c e s s a r y a d ju stm e n ts d u rin g o p e ra tio n to
ac h iev e re q u isite t o le r a n c e s o r d im e n sio n s. M ay be re q u ire d to r e c o g n iz e when to o ls n eed d r e s s ­
in g, to d r e s s t o o ls , and to s e le c t p ro p e r co o lan ts and cuttin g and lu b ric a tin g o ils . F o r c r o s s ­
in d u stry w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , m a c h in e -to o l o p e r a to r s , to o lro o m , in to ol and d ie jo b b in g sh o p s
a r e ex clu d ed fr o m th is c la s s ific a t io n .
M A CH IN IST, M A IN TEN A N C E
P r o d u c e s re p la c e m e n t p a r ts and new p a r ts in m akin g r e p a ir s o f m e ta l p a r t s of m e ch an ­
ic a l equipm en t o p e ra te d in an e sta b lis h m e n t. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: In te rp re tin g
w ritten in stru c tio n s and sp e c if ic a tio n s ; planning and lay in g out of w ork ; u sin g a v a r ie ty of m a ­
c h in ist's h an dtools and p r e c is io n m e a su r in g in stru m e n ts; se ttin g up and o p e ra tin g sta n d a r d m ach in e
to o ls; sh ap in g of m e ta l p a r ts to c lo se t o le r a n c e s ; m ak in g sta n d a r d sh op co m p u tatio n s r e la tin g to
d im e n sio n s of w ork , to o lin g , fe e d s , and sp e e d s of m ach in in g; know ledge of the w ork in g p r o p e r t ie s
of the com m on m e ta ls ; se le c tin g sta n d a rd m a t e r ia ls , p a r t s , and equipm en t r e q u ir e d fo r h is w ork;
and fittin g and a s s e m b lin g p a r t s into m e c h a n ic a l eq u ip m en t. In g e n e r a l, the m a c h in is t 's w ork
n o rm a lly r e q u ir e s a roun ded tra in in g in m a c h in e -sh o p p r a c t ic e u su a lly a c q u ir e d th ro u gh a fo r m a l
ap p re n tic e sh ip o r eq u ivalen t tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .

M EC H A N IC , M A IN TEN A N C E
R e p a ir s m a ch in e ry o r m e c h a n ic a l equ ipm en t of an e sta b lis h m e n t. Work in v o lv es m o st
of the fo llo w in g: E x am in in g m a ch in e s and m e c h a n ic a l equipm ent to d ia g n o se so u r c e of tro u b le;
d ism a n tlin g o r p a r tly d ism an tlin g m a ch in e s and p e r fo r m in g r e p a ir s that m a in ly involve the u se
of h an dtoo ls in s c r a p in g and fittin g p a r t s ; re p la c in g b ro k en o r d e fe ctiv e p a r ts with ite m s obtain ed
fr o m sto c k ; o r d e r in g the p ro d u ctio n of a re p la c e m e n t p a rt by a m ach in e shop o r sen din g of the
m ach in e to a m ach in e shop fo r m a jo r r e p a i r s ; p r e p a r in g w ritten sp e c ific a tio n s fo r m a jo r r e p a ir s
or fo r the p ro d u ctio n of p a r t s o r d e r e d fr o m m ach in e sh op; r e a s s e m b lin g m a c h in e s; and m akin g
a ll n e c e s s a r y ad ju stm e n ts fo r o p e ratio n . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of a m ain ten an ce m e ch an ic r e ­
q u ir e s rounded tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u su a lly a c q u ir e d th rou gh a fo r m a l a p p re n tic e sh ip or
eq u iv alen t tra in in g and e x p e r ie n c e . E x clu d ed fr o m th is c l a s s ific a t io n a r e w o r k e r s w hose p r im a r y
d u tie s involve se ttin g up o r ad ju stin g m a c h in e s.
M ILLW R IG H T
I n s t a lls new m a ch in e s o r h eavy eq u ip m en t, and d ism a n tle s and in s t a lls m ach in es or
heav y equipm ent when ch an g es in the plant layout a r e r e q u ir e d . Work in v o lv es m o st of the fo l­
lo w in g: P lan n in g and lay in g out of the w ork ; in te rp re tin g b lu e p rin ts o r o th er sp e c if ic a tio n s ; u sin g
a v a r ie ty of h an dtools and rig g in g ; m akin g sta n d a r d shop co m p u tatio n s re la tin g to s t r e s s e s ,
stre n g th o f m a t e r ia ls , and c e n te r s of g r a v ity ; alin in g and b ala n cin g of equ ipm en t; se le c tin g sta n d ­
a r d t o o ls , eq u ip m en t, and p a r ts to be u se d ; and in sta llin g and m ain tain in g in good o r d e r pow er
t r a n s m is s io n equipm en t su ch a s d r iv e s and sp e e d r e d u c e r s . In g e n e r a l, the m illw r ig h t's w ork
n o r m a lly r e q u ir e s a rounded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e in the tr a d e a c q u ir e d throu gh a fo r m a l
ap p r e n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .
O IL E R
L u b r ic a t e s , w ith o il or g r e a s e , the m ovin g p a r ts
equipm en t of an e sta b lis h m e n t.

o r w earin g s u r f a c e s

of m e ch an ical

P A IN T E R , M A IN TEN A N C E
P a in ts and r e d e c o r a t e s w a lls , w oodw ork, and fix tu r e s of an e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in ­
v o lv e s the fo llo w in g: K now ledge of s u r fa c e p e c u lia r it ie s and ty p es of p ain t r e q u ir e d fo r d ifferen t
a p p lic a tio n s; p r e p a r in g s u r fa c e fo r p ain tin g by rem o v in g old fin ish o r by p lac in g putty o r fille r
in n ail h o le s and in t e r s t i c e s ; and applyin g paint with s p r a y gun o r b ru sh . M ay m ix c o l o r s , o ils ,
w hite le a d , and oth er paint in g re d ie n ts to ob tain p r o p e r co lo r o r c o n siste n c y . In g e n e r a l, the
w ork of the m ain ten an ce p ain te r r e q u ir e s rounded tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u su a lly a c q u ir e d through
a fo r m a l a p p r e n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv ale n t tra in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .
P I P E F I T T E R , M A IN TEN A N C E
I n s t a lls o r r e p a ir s w a te r , st e a m , g a s , o r oth er ty p e s of pipe and p ip e fittin g s in an
e sta b lish m e n t. W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: L ay in g out of w ork and m e a su r in g to lo ­
ca te p o sitio n of pipe fr o m d raw in g s o r oth er w ritten s p e c if ic a tio n s ; cu ttin g v a r io u s s iz e s of pipe
to c o r r e c t len gth s with c h ise l and h a m m er o r o x y acety le n e to rc h o r p ip e -c u ttin g m ach in e; th re a d ing pipe w ith sto c k s and d ie s ; bending pipe by h a n d -d riv en o r p o w e r-d riv e n m a c h in e s; a sse m b lin g
p ipe w ith co u p lin g s and fa ste n in g pipe to h a n g e r s; m akin g sta n d a r d sh op com p u tatio n s re la tin g
to p r e s s u r e s , flow , and s iz e of pipe r e q u ir e d ; and m akin g sta n d a r d t e s t s to d ete rm in e w hether
fin ish e d p ip e s m e et s p e c if ic a tio n s . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce p ip e fitte r r e q u ir e s
rounded tra in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u su a lly a c q u ir e d th rou gh a fo r m a l a p p r e n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t
train in g and e x p e r ie n c e . W o rk ers p r im a r ily en gaged in in sta llin g and r e p a ir in g b uildin g s a n it a ­
tio n o r h eatin g s y s t e m s a r e e x c lu d e d .
P L U M B E R , M A IN T E N A N C E
K e e p s the plum bing s y ste m of an e sta b lish m e n t in good o r d e r . W ork in v o lv e s: K now ledge
of s a n it a r y co d e s re g a r d in g in sta lla tio n of v en ts and t r a p s in plum bin g sy s t e m ; in sta llin g o r r e ­
p a irin g p ip e s and fix t u r e s ; and opening clo g g e d d r a in s w ith a p lu n ger o r p lu m b e r 's sn ak e . In
g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce p lu m b er r e q u ir e s roun ded tra in in g and e x p e r ie n c e u su a lly
a c q u ir e d through a fo r m a l a p p r e n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .

M EC H A N IC , A U TO M O TIV E (M A IN T EN A N C E)

S H E E T -M E T A L W O RK ER , M A IN TEN 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 tru c k s , and t r a c t o r s o f an e sta b lis h m e n t. Work in ­
v o lv e s m o st of the fo llo w in g: E x am in in g au tom otive equipm en t to d ia g n o se s o u r c e of tro u b le ;
d is a s s e m b lin g equipm ent and p e rfo rm in g r e p a ir s th at involve the u se of su ch h an dtools a s
w re n c h e s, g a g e s , d r i l l s , o r sp e c ia liz e d equipm en t in d is a s s e m b lin g o r fittin g p a r t s ; re p la c in g
b ro k en o r d e fe c tiv e p a r ts fr o m sto c k ; grin d in g and a d ju stin g v a lv e s ; r e a s s e m b lin g and in sta llin g

F a b r i c a t e s , in s t a ll s , and m a in ta in s in good r e p a ir the s h e e t- m e ta l equipm en t and fix ­
tu r e s (su ch a s m ach in e g u a r d s , g r e a s e p a n s, s h e lv e s , lo c k e r s , ta n k s, v e n t ila t o r s , c h u te s, d u c ts,
m e tal ro o fin g) of an e sta b lis h m e n t. Work in v o lv e s m o st of the fo llo w in g: P lan n in g and lay in g
out a ll ty p e s of sh e e t- m e ta l m ain ten an ce w ork fro m b lu e p r in ts, m o d e ls, o r oth er sp e c ific a tio n s;
se ttin g up and o p e ra tin g a ll a v a ila b le ty p e s of sh e e t- m e ta l w ork in g m a c h in e s; u sin g a v a r ie ty of




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T O O L AND D IE M A K ER — Continued

h an dtools in cu ttin g, ben din g, fo rm in g , sh ap in g , fittin g , and a s s e m b lin g ; and in sta llin g sh e e tm e ta l a r t ic l e s a s r e q u ire d . In g e n e r a l, the w ork of the m ain ten an ce sh e e t- m e ta l w o rk e r r e q u ir e s
roun ded tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e u su a lly a c q u ire d through a fo r m a l ap p r e n tic e sh ip o r eq u iv alen t
tra in in g and e x p e rie n c e .

u sin g a v a r ie ty of to ol and die m a k e r 's h an dtools and p r e c is io n m e a su r in g in str u m e n ts; u n d er­
stan d in g of the w ork in g p r o p e r t ie s of com m on m e ta ls and a llo y s ; se ttin g up and o p eratin g of
m ach in e to o ls and r e la t e d equipm en t; m akin g n e c e s s a r y shop com p u tatio n s r e la tin g to d im en sio n s
of w ork , s p e e d s , f e e d s , and to olin g of m a c h in e s; h e a t- tr e a tin g o f m e ta l p a r t s d u rin g fab r ic a tio n
a s w ell a s of fin ish e d to o ls and d ie s to ac h iev e r e q u ir e d q u a lit ie s; w ork in g to c lo se to le r a n c e s ;
fittin g and a sse m b lin g of p a r ts to p r e s c r ib e d to le r a n c e s and a llo w a n c e s; and se le c tin g ap p r o p r ia te
m a t e r ia ls , t o o ls , and p r o c e s s e s . In g e n e r a l, the to ol and d ie m a k e r ’ s w ork r e q u ir e s a rounded
tra in in g in m a ch in e -sh o p and to o lro o m p r a c tic e u su a lly a c q u ir e d th rou gh a fo r m a l ap p re n tic e sh ip
o r eq u iv ale n t tr a in in g and e x p e r ie n c e .

T O O L AND D IE M A K ER
(D ie m a k e r; jig m a k e r ; to ol m a k e r; fix tu re m a k e r; g age m a k er)
C o n s tru c ts and r e p a ir s m a c h in e -sh o p t o o ls , g a g e s , j i g s , fix tu r e s o r d ie s fo r fo r g in g s ,
punching, and oth er m e ta l-fo rm in g w ork . W ork in v o lv es m o st of the fo llo w in g: P lan n in g and
lay in g out of w ork fr o m m o d e ls, b lu e p rin ts, d ra w in g s, o r oth er o r a l and w ritten s p e c ific a tio n s;

F o r c r o s s - in d u s t r y w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , to ol and die m a k e r s in to o l and die job b in g
sh o p s a r e ex clu d ed fr o m th is c la s s ific a t io n .

CUSTODIAL AND MATERIAL MOVEMENT
GUARD AND WATCHMAN

SH IPP IN G AND R E C E IV IN G C L E R K

G u a rd . P e r fo r m s rou tin e p o lic e d u tie s, eith e r at fix ed p o st o r on to u r , m ain tain in g
o r d e r , u sin g a r m s o r fo rc e w h ere n e c e s s a r y . In clu d es gatem e n who a r e statio n e d at gate and
ch eck on id en tity of em p lo y e e s and oth er p e r so n s e n te rin g .

P r e p a r e s m e r c h a n d ise fo r sh ip m en t, o r r e c e iv e s and is r e sp o n sib le fo r in com in g sh ip ­
m e n ts o f m e r c h a n d ise o r oth er m a t e r ia ls . Shippin g w ork in v o lv e s: A know ledge of sh ippin g
p r o c e d u r e s , p r a c t ic e s , r o u te s , a v a ila b le m e an s of t r a n sp o r ta tio n , and r a te ; and p r e p a r in g r e c ­
o r d s of the go o d s sh ip p ed , m akin g up b ills of lad in g , p o stin g w eight and sh ippin g c h a r g e s , and
k eep in g a file of sh ipp in g r e c o r d s . M ay d ir e c t o r a s s i s t in p r e p a r in g the m e r c h a n d ise fo r sh ip ­
m en t. R e c e iv in g w ork in v o lv e s; V e rify in g o r d ire c tin g o th e rs in v e rify in g the c o r r e c tn e s s of
sh ip m en ts a g a in st b ills of lad in g , in v o ic e s, o r o th er r e c o r d s ; ch eckin g fo r s h o r ta g e s and r e je c tin g
d am ag e d g o o d s; ro u tin g m e r c h a n d ise o r m a t e r ia ls to p r o p e r d e p a rtm e n ts; and m ain tain in g n e c e s ­
s a r y r e c o r d s and f il e s .

W atchm an . M ak es rou n ds of p r e m is e s p e rio d ic a lly in p ro te c tin g p ro p e r ty a g a in st f ir e ,
th eft, and ille g a l en try.
JA N IT O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
(S w e ep er; ch arw om an ; ja n it r e s s )
C le a n s and k e e p s in an o r d e r ly con dition fa c to r y w ork in g a r e a s and w a sh r o o m s, or
p r e m is e s of an o ffic e , a p artm en t h o u se , o r c o m m e rc ia l o r oth er e sta b lish m e n t. D u ties involve
a com bin ation of the fo llo w in g: Sw eep in g, m opping o r sc ru b b in g , and p o lish in g f lo o r s ; rem ov in g
c h ip s, t r a s h , and oth er r e fu s e ; d u stin g equ ip m en t, fu rn itu r e , o r fix t u r e s ; p o lish in g m e ta l fix tu r e s
o r t r im m in g s; p ro vid in g su p p lie s and m in or m ain ten an ce s e r v ic e s ; and clean in g la v a t o r ie s , show ­
e r s , and r e s t r o o m s . W o rk ers who s p e c ia liz e in window w ash in g a r e e x c lu d e d .
L A B O R E R , M A T E R IA L HANDLING
(L o a d e r and u n lo ad e r; h a n d ler and s t a c k e r ; sh e lv e r ; tr u c k e r ; sto ck m an o r sto c k h e lp e r ; w a r e ­
h o u se m an o r w are h o u se h elp er)
A w o rk er em ploy ed in a w a re h o u se , m a n u factu rin g p lan t, s t o r e , o r oth er e sta b lish m e n t
w hose d u ties in volve one o r m o re of the follow in g: L o ad in g and u n loadin g v a r io u s m a t e r ia ls and
m e rc h a n d ise on o r fro m fre ig h t c a r s , t r u c k s , o r oth er t ra n sp o r tin g d e v ic e s ; un pack in g, sh e lv in g ,
o r p lac in g m a t e r ia ls o r m e rc h a n d ise in p ro p e r s to r a g e lo c atio n ; and tr a n sp o r tin g m a t e r ia ls or
m e rc h a n d ise by h an dtru ck, c a r , o r w h eelbarrow . L o n g sh o re m e n , who lo ad and unload sh ip s a r e
ex clu d e d .
ORDER, F IL L E R
(O rd er p ic k e r; sto c k s e le c t o r ; w areh o u se stock m an )
F i l l s sh ippin g or t r a n s f e r o r d e r s fo r fin ish ed goo d s fro m s to r e d m e r c h a n d ise in a c c o r d ­
an ce w ith sp e c ific a tio n s on s a l e s s l i p s , c u s t o m e r s * o r d e r s , o r o th er in str u c tio n s. M ay, in ad d itio n
to fillin g o r d e r s and in dicatin g ite m s fille d or o m itted , k eep r e c o r d s of outgoing o r d e r s , r e q u i­
sitio n ad d itio n al sto ck o r re p o rt sh o rt su p p lie s to s u p e r v is o r , and p e r fo r m oth er r e la te d d u tie s.

F o r w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s if i e d a s fo llo w s:
R e c e iv in g c le r k
S h ippin g c le r k
Shippin g and re c e iv in g c le r k
TR U C K D R IV E R
D r iv e s a tr u c k w ithin a city o r in d u str ia l a r e a to t r a n sp o r t m a t e r ia ls , m e r c h a n d ise ,
equ ip m en t, o r m en b etw een v a r io u s ty p e s of e sta b lis h m e n ts su ch a s : M an u factu rin g p la n ts, fre ig h t
d e p o ts, w a r e h o u se s, w h o le sa le and r e t a il e sta b lis h m e n ts, or betw een r e t a il e sta b lis h m e n ts and
c u s t o m e r s * h o u se s o r p la c e s of b u s in e s s . M ay a ls o lo ad o r un load tru c k w ith o r w ithout 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 , and k eep tru c k in good w orkin g o r d e r . D r iv e r - s a le s m e n and
o v e r - th 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 age stu dy p u r p o s e s , t r u c k d r iv e r s a r e c l a s s if i e d by s iz e and type of equipm en t,
a s fo llo w s: ( T r a c t o r - t r a ile r sh ould be r a te d on the b a s i s of t r a ile r ca p ac ity .)
T r u c k d r iv e r (co m b in atio n of s iz e s lis te d se p a r a te ly )
T r u c k d r iv e r , light (under iVz tons)
T r u c k d r iv e r , m ed iu m (IV 2 to and includin g 4 tons)
T r u c k d r iv e r , h eavy (o v er 4 to n s , t r a ile r type)
T r u c k d r iv e r , heav y (o v er 4 to n s, oth er than t r a i l e r type)
T R U C K E R , POW ER

P A C K E R , SH IPP IN G
P r e p a r e s fin ish ed p ro d u cts fo r sh ipm en t or s t o r a g e by p lac in g them in sh ipp in g co n ­
t a in e r s , the s p e c ific o p e ra tio n s p e rfo rm e d bein g dependent upon the ty p e , s iz e , and n u m b er of
u n its to be p ack ed , the type of co n tain er em p loy ed , and m ethod of sh ip m en t. Work r e q u ir e s the
p lac in g of ite m s in sh ippin g c o n ta in e rs and m ay involve one o r m o r e of the fo llo w in g; K now l­
edge of v a r io u s ite m s of sto ck in o rd e r to v e r ify content; se le c tio n o f a p p r o p r ia te type and s iz e
of c o n tain er; in se r tin g e n c lo su r e s in co n tain er; u sin g e x c e l s io r o r oth er m a te r ia l to p rev en t
b re a k a g e o r d a m a g e ; c lo sin g and se a lin g c o n tain e r; and applyin g la b e ls o r en terin g iden tifyin g
d ata on c o n tain er. P a c k e r s who a ls o m ake w ooden b o x e s or c r a t e s a r e ex clu d ed .




O p e r a te s a m an u ally co n tro lled g a so lin e - o r e le c tr ic - p o w e r e d tru c k o r t r a c t o r to
t r a n sp o r t go o d s and m a t e r ia ls o f a ll k in ds about a w a re h o u se , m a n u factu rin g plan t, o r oth er
e sta b lish m e n t.
F o r w age stu dy p u r p o s e s , w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s if i e d by type of tru c k , a s fo llo w s:
T r u c k e r , pow er (fo rk lift)
T r u c k e r , pow er (o th er than fo rk lift)




A v a ila b le O n R e q u e s t----T h e n in th a n n u a l r e p o r t on s a l a r i e s f o r a c c o u n t a n t s , a u d i t o r s , a t ­
t o r n e y s , c h e m i s t s , e n g i n e e r s , e n g in e e r in g t e c h n i c ia n s , d r a f t s m e n ,
t r a c e r s , jo b a n a l y s t s , d i r e c t o r s o f p e r s o n n e l , m a n a g e r s o f o ff ic e
s e r v i c e s , b u y e r s , an d c l e r i c a l e m p lo y e e s .
O r d e r a s B L .S B u lle t in 1 6 1 7 , N a t io n a l S u r v e y o f P r o f e s s i o n a l , A d ­
m i n i s t r a t i v e , T e c h n ic a l, an d C l e r i c a l P a y , J u n e 1 9 6ET S e v e n t y - f iv e
c e n ts a copy.

Area Wage Surveys
A l i s t of the l a t e s t a v a ila b le bulletins i s p re se n te d below. A d ire c t o ry of a r e a wage stu dies including m o re lim ited stu dies conducted at the
re q u e s t of the Wage and Hour and Public C o n tra c ts D ivisions of the Department of L a b o r is a v a ila b le on re q u e st. Bulletins m a y be p u rc h a se d fro m
the Superintendent of Docum ents, U . S . Government Printing Office, Washington, D . C . , 20402, or f ro m any of the B L S regional s a l e s o ffices shown on
the in sid e front co v e r .
Area
Akron, Ohio, J u ly 1 9 6 8 _______________________________
Albany—
Schenectady— roy , N. Y. , M ar. 1 9 6 9*________
T
Albuquerque, N. Mex. , A pr. 1969____________________
Allentown—
Bethlehem— a s to n , P a . — J . ,
E
N.
June 1968 1___________________________________________
Atlanta, Ga. , May 1968 1_____________________________ B a l t im o r e , Md. , Sept. 1968 1 ________________________
Beaumont— o rt A rthu r—
P
Orange, T e x . , May 1 9 6 8 1 ___
Binghamton, N. Y. , J u ly 1968 1_______________________
B irm in gh a m , A l a . , A p r. 1969 1-----------------------------B o is e City, Idaho, Ju ly 1968 1_________________________
Boston, M a s s . , Sept. 1968 1 __________________________
Buffalo, N. Y. , Nov. 1968 1____________________________
Burlington, Vt. , M ar. 1969 1----------------------------------Canton, Ohio, June 1968 * _____________________________
C h a rlesto n , W. Va. , A pr. 1969______________________
Charlotte, N. C. , M a r . 1969__________________________
Chattanooga, Tenn. —
Ga. , Sept. 1968 * ________________
Chicago, 111., A p r. 1 9 6 8 ______________________________
Cincinnati, Ohio— y . —
K
Ind. , M ar. 1 9 6 9 * ------------------C leveland, Ohio, Sept. 1968 1_________________________
Colum bus, Ohio, Oct. 1968 * ---------------------------------D a lla s , T e x . , Nov. 1968 1_____________________________
Davenport—
Rock Island—
Moline, Iowa— ,
111.
Oct. 1 9 6 8 ____________________________________________
Dayton, Ohio, J a n . 1969 1 --------------------------------------Denver, C o l o . , Dec. 196 8____________________________
Des Moines, Iowa, M a r . 1969________________________
Detroit, M ich ., J a n . 1969 1 ___________________________
F o r t Worth, T e x . , Nov. 1 9 6 8 1________________________
G reen Bay, Wis. , Ju ly 1968 1_________-_______________
G reen ville, S . C . , May 1 9 6 9 * ---------------------------------Houston, T e x . , June 1 9 6 8 * ___________________________
Indianapolis, In d., Dec. 1 9 6 8 1________________________
Ja c k so n , M i s s . , F e b . 1969 1__________________________
Ja c k so n v ille , F l a . , J a n . 1969 1________________________
K a n s a s City, Mo. — ans. , Sept. 1968 1________________
K
L a w ren ce—
Haverhill, M a s s . — .H . ,June 1968 1________
N
Little Rock—
North Little Rock, A r k . , Ju ly 1968 * _____
L o s A n ge les—
Long B e ach and Anaheim—
Santa A n a Garden Grove, C a l i f . , M ar. 1 9 6 8 ___________________
L o u isv ille , K y . —
Ind. , Nov. 1 9 6 8 ______________________
Lubbock, Tex. , M ar. 1969____________________________
M an ch ester, N. H. , July 1968 1_______________________
M emphis, T e n n .— rk. , Nov. 196 8____________________
A
M iami, F l a . , Dec. 1 9 6 8 1_____________________________
Midland and O d e ssa , T e x . , M a r . 196 9________________
Milwaukee, W is ., A pr. 1969-----------------------------------

Bulletin number
and p ric e
1575-84,
1625-56,
1625-67,
1575-86,
1575-71,
1625-8,
1575-75,
1625-3,
1625-65,
1625-6,
1625-15,
1625-35,
1625-54,
1575-65,
1625-71,
1625-61,
1625-14,
1575-81,
1625-63,
1625-19,
1625-24,
1625-28,
1625-16,
1625-42,
1625-39,
1625-62,
1625-58,
1625-27,
1625-7,
1625-70,
1575-82,
1625-40,
1625-45,
1625-37,
1625-17,
1575-74,
1625- 1 1,
1575-64,
1625-33,
1625-53,
1625-4,
1625-30,
1625-29,
1625-49,
1625-66,

35cents Minneapolis—
St. Paul, M inn., Ja n . 1969_____________
35cents Muskegon—
Muskegon Heights, M ich ., May 1968 * _____
30cents N ew ark and J e r s e y City, N. J . , J a n . 1969 _____________
New Haven, C onn ., J a n . 1969 ________________________
40 cents New O rle a n s, L a . , F e b . 1969 1________________________
35 cents
New York, N. Y. , Apr. 1 968__________________________
50cents Norfolk— o rtsm o u th and Newport News—
P
30cents Hampton, Va. , June 1 9 6 8 ___________________________
35cents Oklahoma City, Okla. , Ju ly 1 9 6 8 ---------------------------Iowa, Oct. 1968 1 ______________________
35 cents Omaha, N e b r . —
35cents P a t e r so n — lifton— a s s a i c , N. J . , May 1968 1 __________
C
P
50cents Philadelphia, P a . — J . , Nov. 1 9 68 ___________________
N.
50cents Phoenix, A r iz . , M a r. 1969___________________________
35cents Pittsbu rgh, P a . , Ja n . 1969------------------------------------30cents Portland, Maine, Nov. 1 9 6 8 ____________________ _____
Wash. , May 1968 1-----------------------30cents Portland, O reg. —
Pawtucket—
Warwick, R. I . — a s s . ,
M
30cents Providence—
35cents
May 1 9 6 8 ____________________________________________
50cents Raleigh, N. C. , Aug. 1968 1 ___________________________
45 cents Richmond, V a . , M a r . 1969------------------------------------50cents R o c h e s t e r , N.Y. (office occupations only), J u ly 1968 l__
35cents Rockford, 111., May 1969--------------------------------------50cents St. L o u is , M o .—
111., M a r. 1969 1---------------------------S alt L a k e City, Utah, Dec. 1 9 6 8 ______________________
30cents San Antonio, T e x . , June 1968_________________________
R
Ontario, C alif. ,
35cents San B e rn ard in o — i v e r s i d e —
30cents
Oct. 1968 1--------------------------------------------------------30cents San Diego, C a l i f . , Nov. 1968_________________________
50cents San F r a n c i s c o —
Oakland, C a l i f . , Oct. 1 9 68 ____________
35 cents San J o s e , C a l i f . , Sept. 1 9 6 8 ----------------------------------35cents Savannah, Ga. , May 1969_____________________________
35 cents Scranton, P a . , Ju ly 1 9 6 8 * -------------------------------------45 cents Seattle— v e r e t t, W a sh ., Nov. 1968 1__________________
E
35 cents Sioux F a l l s , S. D a k ., Oct. 1968 1 ____________________
35 cents South Bend, In d., M ar. 1969 __________________________
35 cents Spokane, W ash., June 1 968 ___________________________
45 cents S y r a c u s e , N. Y. , Ju ly 1968 1 ----------------------------------St. P e t e r s b u r g , F l a . , Aug. 1 9 68 _____________
30cents T am pa—
35cents Toledo, Ohio—
Mich. , F e b . 1969 1 ---------------------------Trenton, N. J . , Oct. 1968 1___________________________
30cents Utica— o m e, N. Y. , Ju ly 1 9 6 8 * -----------------------------R
30cents Washington, D. C . —
Md. —
Va. , Sept. 1 9 6 8 _____________
30cents Waterbury, C onn ., M a r . 1969 ________________________
35cents Waterloo, Iowa, Nov. 1 9681 ___________________________
30cents Wichita, K a n s . , Dec. 1968 ___________________________
35cents W o rc este r, M a s s . , June 1968 1 _______________________
25 cents York, P a . , F e b . 1969 _________________________________
35cents Youngstown— arren, Ohio, Nov. 1 9 68________________
W

D ata on establishment practices and supplementary wage provisions are also presented.




A re a

Bulletin number
and p ric e
1625-47,
1575-60,
1625-46,
1625-38,
1625-51,
1575-78,

35 cents
30 cents
40 cents
30 cents
35 cents
50 cents

1575-85,
1625-9,
1625-26,
1575-83,
1625-48,
1625-60,
1625-59,
1625-20,
1575-80,

30 cents
30 cents
35 cents
40 cents
50 cents
30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
40 cents

1575-61,
1625-13,
1625-69,
1625-2,
1625-72,
1625-64,
1625-36,
1575-69,

30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
50 cents
30 cents
30 cents

1625-25,
1625-32,
1625-44,
1625-21,
1625-68,
1625-12,
1625-43,
1625-23,
1625-55,
1575-79,
1625-5,
1625-10,
1625-57,
1625-18,
1625-1,
1625-22,
1625-50,
1625-31,
1625-41,
1575-76,
1625-52,
1625-34,

40 cents
30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
30 cents
35 cents
35 cents
30 cents
30 cents
30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
35 cents
35 cents
35 cents
35 cents
30 cents
35 cents
30 cents
30 cents
30 cents
30 cents

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