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AREA WAGE SURVEY
T h e W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . ,
M e tr o p o lita n A re a , M a rc h 1 9 7 2

B u lle tin 1 7 2 5 -9 3
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR / Bureau of Labor Statistics

BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS REGIONAL OFFICES

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Region V
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AR EA W A G E S U R V E Y

B u lle t in 1 7 2 5 -9 3
N ovem ber 1972

U.S. D E P A R T M E N T O F L A B O R , James D. Hodgson, Secretary
BUR EA U OF LABOR S TA TIS TIC S , Geoffrey H. Moore, Commissioner

T h e W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M e t r o p o lit a n A re a , M a r c h 1 9 7 2
CONTENTS
Page
1.
5.

In trodu ctio n
W age tre n d s for se le c te d occu pation al g ro u p s

T ab les:
4.
6.

1.
2.

E s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s u r v e y a n d n u m b e r s t u d i e d
In d exes of sta n d a r d w eek ly s a l a r i e s and s tr a ig h t - t im e h o u rly e a r n in g s fo r s e le c t e d o c c u p a tio 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 fo r s e le c t e d p e r io d s

A.

O ccu p atio n a l e a r n in g s:
O ffice o cc u p a tio n s— e n and w om en
m
A - 1.
l
m
A - l a . O ffice o c c u p a tio n s— a r g e e s t a b lis h m e n t s — e n and w om en
P r o f e s s i o n a l and te c h n ic a l o c c u p a tio n s— e n and w om en
m
A -2.
A -2 a . P r o f e s s io n a l and tech n ical o ccu p atio n s— a r g e e sta b lish m e n ts— en
l
m
O ffice, p r o f e s s io n a l, and tech n ical o c cu p atio n s— en and w om en co m b in ed
m
A -3.
A - 3 a . O ffice , p r o f e s s i o n a l , and te c h n ic a l o c c u p a tio n s— a r g e e s ta b lis h m e n t s — e n and w om en c o m b in ed
l
m
A -4.
M ain ten an ce and pow erp lan t occu p atio n s
A - 4 a . M ain ten an ce and p ow erp lan t o ccu p atio n s— a r g e e s ta b lis h m e n ts
l
C u s to 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 s
A -5.
A - 5 a . C u sto 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 s— a r g e e s ta b lis h m e n t s
l

B.

b
E s t a b ]l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s :
B -l.
M in im u m en tran ce s a l a r i e s fo r w om en o ffic e w o rk e rs
Sh ift d i f f e r e n t i a l s
B-2.
Sch ed u led w eek ly h o u rs and d a y s
B -3.
P a id h olid ay s
B -4.
P aid v acation s
B-5.
H ealth , in su r a n c e , and p e n sio n pla n s
B-6.

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T h 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 an n u a l o c c u p a ­
t i o 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 t o p r o v i d e d a t a
on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s , a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p l e m e n ­
ta r y w age p r o v isio n s.
It y i e l d s d e t a i l e d d a t a b y s e l e c t e d i n d u s t r y
d iv isio n fo r e a c h of the a r e a s s tu d ie d , fo r g e o g r a p h ic r e g io n s , and
f o r t h e U n it e d 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 th e p r o g r a m i s th e
n e e d f o r g r e a t e r i n s i g h t in to (1) t h e m o v e m e n t o f w a g e s b y o c c u p a ­
t i o n a l c a t e g o r y a n d s k i l l l e v e l , a n d (2) th e s t r u c t u r e a n d l e v e l o f w a g e s
am ong a r e a s and in d u stry d iv isio n s.
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 lle tin p r e ­
s e n t s th e r e s u l t s .
A fte r co m p le tio n of a ll in d ivid u al a r e a b u lle tin s
f o r a r o u n d o f s u r v e y s , tw o s u m m a r y b u l l e t i n s a r e i s s u e d . T h e f i r s t
b r i n g s d a t a f o r e a c h o f t h e m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s s t u d i e d in to on e b u l l e t i n .
T h e se c o n d p r e s e n t s in fo r m a t io n w hich h a s b e en p r o je c t e d f r o m i n d i ­
v i d u a l m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a d a t a to r e l a t e t o g e o g r a p h i c r e g i o n s a n d t h e
U n it e d S t a t e s .
N i n e t y - f o u r a r e a s c u r r e n t l y a r e i n c l u d e d in t h e p r o g r a m . In
e a c h a r e a , i n f o r m a t i o n on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s i s c o l l e c t e d a n n u a l l y
a n d on e s t a b l i s h m e n t p r a c t i c e s a n d s u p p l e m e n t a r y w a g e p r o v i s i o n s
b ien n ially .
T h i s b u l l e t i n p r e s e n t s r e s u l t s o f t h e s u r v e y in W a s h i n g t o n ,
D . C —M d —V a . , in M a r c h 1 9 7 2 . T h e S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l
A r e a , a s d e fin e d by the O ffice o f M a n a g e m e n t and B u d g e t ( f o r m e r l y
t h e B u r e a u o f t h e B u d g e t ) t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s o f th e
D is t r i c t of C o lu m b ia ; the c i t i e s of A l e x a n d r i a , F a i r f a x , and F a l l s
C h u rc h , V a .; and the c o u n t ie s of A r lin g to n , F a i r f a x , L o u d o u n , and
P r in c e W illiam , V a.; and M o n tg o m e ry and P r in c e G e o r g e s , M d. T h is
s t u d y w a s c o n d u c t e d b y t h e B u r e a u ' s r e g i o n a l o f f i c e in P h i l a d e l p h i a ,
P a . , u n d e r the g e n e r a l d ir e c t io n of Irw in L . F e ig e n b a u m , A s s i s t a n t
R eg io n al D ir e c to r for O p e ratio n s.




N ote:
S im ila r r e p o r ts a r e a v a ila b le for other a r e a s .
b ack c o v er.)

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C u r re n t r e p o r t s on o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n in g s a n d s u p p l e m e n t a r y
w a g e p r o v i s i o n s in t h e W a s h i n g t o n a r e a a r e a l s o a v a i l a b l e f o r
se le c te d food s e r v i c e and lau n d ry and d ry clean in g o ccupation s
( M a r c h 1972).
U n io n w a g e r a t e s , i n d i c a t i v e o f p r e v a i l i n g p a y
l e v e l s , a r e a v a ila b le fo r b u ild ing c o n str u c tio n ; p rin tin g; l o c a l t r a n s i t o p e r a tin g e m p lo y e e s ; l o c a l t r u c k d r i v e r s and h e lp e r s ; and
g r o c e ry sto re em p lo y ees.

In tr o d u c tio n
T h i s a r e a i s 1 o f 9 4 in w h ic h th e U . S . D e p a r t m e n t o f L a b o r ' s
B u r e a u o f L a b o r S t a t i s t i c s c o n d u c t s s u r v e y s of o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s
a n d 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 In t h i s a r e a , d a t a w e r e o b ­
t a i n e d b y p e r s o n a l v i s i t s o f B u r e a u f i e l d e c o n o m i s t s to r e p r e s e n t a t i v e
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in s i x b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s :
M an u factu rin g:
t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , c o m m u n i c a t i o n , an d o t h e r p u b l i c u t i l i t i e s ; w h o l e s a l e
t r a d e : r e t a il t r a d e ; fin an ce, in s u r a n c e , and r e a l e s ta te ; and s e r v i c e s .
M a jo r in d u stry g ro u p s excluded fro m th e se stu d ie s a r e g o vern m en t
o p e r a t i o n s an d th e c o n s t r u c t i o n an d e x t r a c t i v e i n d u s t r i e s . E s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t s h av in g fe 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 itte d
b e c a u s e t h e y t e n d to f u r n i s h i n s u f f i c i e n t e m p l o y m e n t in t h e o c c u p a t i o n s
s t u d i e d to w a r r a n t i n c l u s i o n .
S e p a ra te tab u latio n s a r e p ro v id e d fo r
e a c h o f t h e b r o a d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s w h ic h m e e t p u b l i c a t i o n c r i t e r i a .

O c c u p a t i o n a l e m p l o y m e n t an d e a r n i n g s d a t a a r e s h o w n f o r
f u l l - t i m e w o r k e r s , i . e . , t h o s e h i r e d to w o r k a r e g u l a r w e e k l y s c h e d u l e .
E a r n i n g s d a t a e x c l u d e p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on
w e e k e n d s , h o lid a y s , and la te s h if t s .
N on productio n b o n u se 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 l o w a n c e s an d i n c e n t i v e e a r n i n g s a r e i n ­
c lu d e d .2 W here w ee k ly h o u r s a r e r e p o r t e d , a s fo r o ffic e c l e r i c a l o c c u ­
p a t i o n s , r e f e r e n c e i s t o th e s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k ( r o u n d e d to t h e n e a r e s t
h a lf h o u r) f o 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 lu siv e of pay fo r o v e r tim e at r e g u la r a n d /o r p re m iu m
rates).
A v e r a g e w eek ly e a r n in g s fo r t h e se o c c u p a tio n s have been
ro u n d ed to the n e a r e s t h a lf d o lla r .
T h e s e s u r v e y s m e a s u r e th e l e v e l o f o c c u p a t i o n a l e a r n i n g s in
an a r e a at a p a r t i c u l a r t im e . C o m p a r i s o n s o f in d iv id u al o c c u p a tio n a l
a v e r a g e s o v e r t i m e m a y not r e f l e c t e x p e c t e d w a g e c h a n g e s .
The
a v e r a g e s f o r i n d i v i d u a l j o b s a r e a f f e c t e d b y c h a n g e s in w a g e s an d
em p lo y m en t p a tt e r n s . F o r e x a m p le , p r o p o r tio n s of w o r k e r s em ploy ed
by h igh- o r lo w - w a g e f i r m s m a y c h an ge o r h ig h - w a g e w o r k e r s m a y
a d v a n c e to b e t t e r j o b s a n d b e r e p l a c e d by n e w w o r k e r s a t l o w e r r a t e s .
S u c h s h i f t s in e m p l o y m e n t c o u l d d e c r e a s e an o c c u p a t i o n a l a v e r a g e e v e n
t h o u g h m o s t e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in a n a r e a i n c r e a s e w a g e s d u r i n g the y e a r .
T r e n d s in e a r n i n g s o f o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p s , s h o w n in t a b l e 2, a r e
b e t t e r i n d i c a t o r s o f w a g e t r e n d s t h a n i n d i v i d u a l j o b s w ith in th e g r o u p s .

T h e s e s u r v e y s a r e c o n d u c t e d on a s a m p l e b a s i s b e c a u s e o f
th e u n n e c e s s a r y c o s t i n v o l v e d in s u r v e y i n g a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . T o
o b t a i n o p t i m u m a c c u r a c y a t m i n i m u m c o s t , a g r e a t e r p r o p o r t i o n of
l a r g e t h a n o f s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s i s s t u d i e d . In c o m b i n i n g t h e d a t a ,
h o w e v e r , a ll e s t a b li s h m e n t s a r e given t h e ir a p p r o p r i a t e w eight. E s t i ­
m a t e s b a s e d on th e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e 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 t o a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in t h e i n d u s t r y g r o u p i n g a n d a r e a ,
e x c e p t fo r t h o s e b elow the m in im u m s i z e stu d ie d .
O ccu p atio n s and E a r n i n g s

The a v e r a g e s p re se n te d re fle c t c o m p o site , areaw id e e s t i ­
m ates.
I n d u s t r i e s a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s d i f f e r in p a y l e v e l an d j o b
sta ffin g and, th u s, c o n tr ib u te d iffe r e n t ly to the e s t i m a t e s fo r e a c h jo b .
T h e p a y r e l a t i o n s h i p o b t a i n a b l e f r o m th e a v e r a g e s m a y f a i l to r e f l e c t
a c c u r a t e l y t h e w a g e s p r e a d o r d i f f e r e n t i a l m a i n t a i n e d a m o n g j o b s in
i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s . S i m i l a r l y , d i f f e r e n c e s in a v e r a g e p a y l e v e l s
f o r m e n a n d w o m e n in an y o f t h e s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s h o u l d not b e
a s s u m e d to r e f l e c t d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y t r e a t m e n t o f th e s e x e s w ith in
individual e s t a b lis h m e n t s .
O t h e r p o s s i b l e f a c t o r s w h ic h m a y c o n ­
t r i b u t e to d i f f e r e n c e s in p a y f o r m e n a n d w o m e n i n c l u d e : D i f f e r e n c e s
i n p r o g r e s s i o n w it h in e s t a b l i s h e d r a t e r a n g e s , s i n c e o n l y the a c t u a l
r a t e s p a i d i n c u m b e n t s a r e c o l l e c t e d ; a n d d i f f e r e n c e s in s p e c i f i c d u t i e s
p e r f o r m e d , a l t h o u g h th e w o r k e r s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a p p r o p r i a t e l y w ith in
t h e s a m e s u r v e y j o b d e s c r i p t i o n . J o b d e s c r i p t i o n s u s e d in c l a s s i f y i n g
e m p l o y e e s in t h e s e s u r v e y s a r e u s u a l l y m o r e g e n e r a l i z e d th a n t h o s e
u s e d in i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a n d a l l o w f o r m i n o r d i f f e r e n c e s
a m 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 o c c u p a t i o n s s e l e c t e d f o r s t u d y a r e c o m m o n to a v a r i e t y
o f m a n u f a c t u r i n g a n d n o n m a n u f a c t u r i n g i n d u s t r i e s , a n d a r e o f the
follow in g t y p e s :
(1) O f f i c e c l e r i c a l ; (2) p r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n i c a l ;
(3) m a i n t e n a n c e a n d p o w e r p l a n t ; a n d (4) c u s t o d i a l a n d m a t e r i a l m o v e ­
m ent.
O c c u p a t i o n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n i s b a s e d on a u n i f o r m s e t o f j o b
d e s c r i p t i o n s d e s i g n e d to t a k e a c c o u n t o f i n t e r e s t a b l i s h m e n t v a r i a t i o n
in d u t i e s w it h in t h e s a m e j o b .
T h e o c c u p a tio n s s e l e c t e d fo r study
a r e l i s t e d a n d d e s c r i b e d in th e a p p e n d i x . U n l e s s o t h e r w i s e i n d i c a t e d ,
t h e e a r n i n g s d a t a f o l l o w i n g th e j o b t i t l e s a r e f o r a l l i n d u s t r i e s c o m ­
b ined . E a r n i n g s d a ta fo 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 w it h in o c c u p a t i o n s , a r e n ot p r e s e n t e d
in t h e A - s e r i e s t a b l e s , b e c a u s e e i t h e r (1) e m p l o y m e n t in t h e o c c u p a ­
t i o n i s t o o s m a l l to p r o v i d e e n o u g h d a t a to m e r i t p r e s e n t a t i o n , o r
(2) 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 i n d i v i d u a l e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a .
E a r n i n g s d a t a not s h o w n s e p a r a t e l y f o r i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s a r e i n c l u d e d
in a l l i n d u s t r i e s c o m b i n e d d a t a , w h e r e s h o w n .
L ik e w ise , d ata a re
i n c l u d e d in t h e o v e r a l l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n w h e n a s u b c l a s s i f i c a t i o n o f s e c ­
r e t a r i e s o r t r u c k d r i v e r s i s not s h o w n o r i n f o r m a t i o n t o s u b c l a s s i f y
i s not a v a i l a b l e .

O c c u p a t i o n a l e m p l o y m e n t e s t i m a t e s r e p r e s e n t t h e t o t a l in a l l
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith in t h e s c o p e o f t h e s t u d y a n d not th e n u m b e r a c t u ­
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Included in the 94 areas are eight studies conducted by the Bureau under contract. Thesea l l y s u r v e y e d . B e c a u s e o f d i f f e r e n c e s in o c c u p a t i o n a l s t r u c t u r e a m o n g
areas are Binghamton, N .Y . (New Yoik portion only); Durham, N .C .; Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , the e s t i m a t e s of o c c u p a tio n a l e m p lo y m e n t o b ta in ed

West Palm Beach, F la .; Huntsville, A la .; Poughkeepsie—Kingston—Newburgh, N .Y .; Rochester, N .Y .
(office occupations only); Syracuse, N .Y .; and U tica-R o m e, N .Y . In addition the Bureau conducts
more lim ited area studies in 64 areas at the request of the Employment Standards Administration of
the U. S. Department of Labor.




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Special payments provided for work in designated parts of the area by companies not con­
sidering such payments a part of the regular salary or hourly rate were not included because of
reporting problems. Such instances are few and do not have a large im pact on the published data.

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f r o m t h e s a m p l e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t s s t u d i e d s e r v e o n l y to i n d i c a t e
the r e la t iv e im p o r t a n c e o f the j o b s s tu d ie d .
T h e s e d i f f e r e n c e s in
o c c u p a t i o n a l s t r u c t u r e do n ot a f f e c t m a t e r i a l l y th e a c c u r a c y o f th e
e arn in g s data.
E s t a b lis h m e n t P r a c t i c e s and S u p p le m e n ta r y W age P r o v i s i o n s
I n f o r m a t i o n i s p r e s e n t e d (in t h e B - s e r i e s t a b l e s ) on s e l e c t e d
e sta b lis h m e n t p r a c t ic e s and s u p p le m e n ta r y w age p r o v is io n s a s they
r e l a t e to p la n t- and o f f i c e w o r k e r s .
D a t a f o r i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n s not
p r e s e n t e d s e p a r a t e l y a r e in c lu d e d in the e s t i m a t e s fo r " a l l i n d u s t r i e s . "
A d m in is tr a tiv e , e x e c u tiv e , and p r o f e s s i o n a l e m p lo y e e s , and c o n s tr u c ­
t i o n w o r k e r s who a r e u t i l i z e d a s a s e p a r a t e w o r k f o r c e a r e e x c l u d e d .
" P l a n t w o r k e r s " in clu d e w o rk in g f o r e m e n and a ll n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o r k ­
e r s ( i n c l u d i n g l e a d m e n a n d t r a i n e e s ) e n g a g e d in n o n o f f i c e f u n c t i o n s .
" O f f i c e w o r k e r s " in c lu d e w o r k i n g s u p e r v i s o r s and n o n s u p e r v is o r y
w o rk e rs p e rfo rm in g c le r ic a l o r re la te d fun ction s. C a fe t e r ia w o rk e rs
and ro u te m e n a r e e x c lu d e d in m a n u f a c t u r in g i n d u s t r i e s , but in c lu d e d
in n o n m a n u fa c tu r in g i n d u s t r i e s .
M in im u m e n tr a n c e s a l a r i e s f o r w o m e n o f f ic e w o r k e r s (tab le
B - l ) r e l a t e only to the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s v i s i t e d . B e c a u s e o f the o p tim u m
s a m p lin g t e c h n iq u e s u s e d , and the p r o b a b ilit y that l a r g e e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n ts a r e m o r e lik e ly to h ave f o r m a l e n tran c e r a t e s f o r w o r k e r s
a b o v e the s u b c l e r i c a l l e v e l th an s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s , the t a b le is
m o r e - r e p r e s e n t a t i v e of p o l i c i e s in m e d i u m an d l a r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s .
Sh ift d i f fe r e n t ia l d a ta (tab le B - 2 ) a r e lim ite d to p la n tw o r k e r s
in m a n u f a c t u r in g i n d u s t r i e s .
T h i s i n f o r m a t i o n i s p r e s e n t e d b o th in
t e r m s o f (1) e s t a b l i s h m e n t p o l i c y , 3 p r e s e n t e d in t e r m s o f t o t a l p l a n t w o r k e r e m p l o y m e n t , a n d (2) e f f e c t i v e p r a c t i c e , p r e s e n t e d in t e r m s
o f w o r k e r s a c t u a l l y e m p l o y e d on t h e s p e c i f i e d s h i f t a t t h e t i m e o f t h e
survey.
In e s t a b l i s h m e n t s h a v i n g v a r i e d d i f f e r e n t i a l s , t h e a m o u n t
a p p l y i n g t o a m a j o r i t y w a s u s e d o r , i f no a m o u n t a p p l i e d t o a m a j o r i t y ,
t h e c l a s s i f i c a t i o n " o t h e r " w a s u s e d . In e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in w h i c h s o m e
la te - sh ift h o u rs a r e p aid at n o rm a l r a t e s , a d iffe ren tial w as re c o r d e d
o n l y i f it a p p l i e d t o a m a j o r i t y o f t h e s h i f t h o u r s .
T h e s c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u r s and d a y s (tab le B - 3 ) o f a m a ­
j o r i t y o f t h e f i r s t - s h i f t w o r k e r s in a n e s t a b l i s h m e n t a r e t a b u l a t e d a s
ap p ly in g to a ll o f the p la n t- o r o f f ic e w o r k e r s of that e sta b lis h m e n t .
S c h e d u le d w e e k ly h o u r s an d d a y s a r e t h o s e w hich a m a j o r i t y o f f u l l ­
t im e e m p lo y e e s w e r e e x p e c t e d to w o rk , w h eth er they w e r e p a id fo r at
straigh t-tim e or o vertim e ra te s.
P a i d h o lid 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 ­
sio n p la n s (t a b le s B - 4 th ro u g h B - 6 ) a r e t r e a t e d s t a t i s t i c a l l y on the
b a s i s t h a t t h e s e a r e a p p l i c a b l e to a l l p l a n t - o r o f f i c e w o r k e r s i f a

m a jo r it y o f su ch w o r k e r s a r e e lig ib le o r m a y ev e n tu a lly qu alify for
the p r a c t i c e s l i s t e d . S u m s o f in d iv id u a l i t e m s in t a b l e s B - 2 throu gh
B - 6 m a y not e q u a l t o t a l s b e c a u s e o f r o u n d i n g .
D a t a on p a i d h o l i d a y s ( t a b l e B - 4 ) a r e l i m i t e d t o d a t a on h o l i ­
d a y s g r a n t e d a n n u a l l y o n a f o r m a l b a s i s ; i . e . , (1) a r e p r o v i d e d f o r in
w r i t t e n f o r m , o r (2) h a v e b e e n e s t a b l i s h e d b y c u s t o m . H o l i d a y s o r d i ­
n a r i l y g r a n t e d a r e i n c l u d e d e v e n t h o u g h t h e y m a y f a l l on a n o n w o r k d a y
a n d t h e w o r k e r i s n ot g r a n t e d a n o t h e r d a y o f f . T h e f i r s t p a r t o f t h e
p a id h o lid a y s t a b l e p r e s e n t s the n u m b e r o f w hole and h a lf h o lid a y s
actu ally gran ted.
T h e s e c o n d p a r t c o m b in e s w hole and h alf h o lid a y s
to show to ta l h o lid a y t i m e .
T h e s u m m a r y o f v a c a t i o n p l a n s ( t a b l e B - 5 ) i s l i m i t e d to a
sta tistic a l m e a s u r e of vacation p r o v isio n s.
It i s n ot i n t e n d e d a s a
m e a s u r e of the p r o p o r tio n o f w o r k e r s a c t u a lly r e c e iv in g s p e c ific b e n e ­
fits.
P r o v i s i o n s of an e s ta b lis h m e n t f o r a ll le n gth s o f s e r v i c e w e r e
t a b u la t e d a s ap p ly in g to a ll p la n t- o r o f f ic e w o r k e r s of the e s t a b l i s h ­
m e n t, r e g a r d l e s s o f length of s e r v i c e .
P r o v i s i o n s f o r p a y m e n t on
o t h e r t h a n a t i m e b a s i s w e r e c o n v e r t e d to a t i m e b a s i s ; f o r e x a m p l e ,
a p a y m en t o f 2 p e r c e n t o f annual e a r n in g s w a s c o n s i d e r e d a s the e q u iv ­
a l e n t o f 1 w e e k ' s p a y . O n ly b a s i c p l a n s a r e i n c l u d e d . E s t i m a t e s e x ­
c l u d e v a c a t i o n b o n u s a n d v a c a t i o n - s a v i n g s p l a n s a n d t h o s e w h ic h o f f e r
" e x t e n d e d " o r " s a b b a t i c a l " b e n e f i t s b e y o n d b a s i c p l a n s w ith q u a l i f y i n g
l e n g t h s o f s e r v i c e . S u c h e x c l u s i o n s a r e t y p i c a l in t h e s t e e l , a l u m i n u m ,
and can i n d u s tr ie s .
D a t a on h e a l t h , i n s u r a n c e , a n d p e n s i o n p l a n s ( t a b l e B - 6 ) i n ­
c lu d e t h o s e p l a n s f o r w hich the e m p l o y e r p a y s at l e a s t a p a r t o f the
c o s t. S u ch p l a n s in c lu d e t h o s e u n d e r w r it te n by a c o m m e r c i a l i n s u r a n c e
c o m p a n y a n d t h o s e p r o v i d e d t h r o u g h a u n i o n f u n d o r p a i d d i r e c t l y by
t h e e m p l o y e r o u t o f c u r r e n t o p e r a t i n g f u n d s o r f r o m a fun d s e t a s i d e
f o r th is p u r p o s e . An e s t a b l i s h m e n t w a s c o n s i d e r e d to h ave a p la n if
t h e m a j o r i t y o f e m p l o y e e s w a s e l i g i b l e to b e c o v e r e d u n d e r t h e p l a n ,
ev en if l e s s than a m a j o r i t y e le c t e d to p a r t ic i p a t e b e c a u s e e m p lo y e e s
w e r e r e q u ir e d to c o n tr ib u te t o w a r d the c o s t o f the p la n . L e g a l l y r e ­
q u i r e d p l a n s , s u c h a s w o r k m e n ' s c o m p e n s a t i o n , s o c i a l s e c u r i t y , an d
r a ilr o a d re tire m e n t w ere excluded.
S i c k n e s s and a c c id e n t i n s u r a n c e i s l im it e d to th at typ e of in ­
s u r a n c e u n d e r w hich p r e d e t e r m i n e d c a s h p a y m e n t s a r e m a d e d i r e c t l y
to the i n s u r e d d u r in g t e m p o r a r y i l l n e s s o r a c c id e n t d i s a b i l it y . I n f o r ­
m a t i o n i s p r e s e n t e d f o r a ll su c h p l a n s to w hich the e m p l o y e r c o n t r i b ­
utes.
H o w e v e r , in N ew Y o r k an d N e w J e r s e y , w hich h a v e e n a c te d
t e m p o r a r y d i s a b i l i t y i n s u r a n c e l a w s w hich r e q u i r e e m p l o y e r c o n t r i b u ­
t i o n s , 4 p l a n s a r e i n c l u d e d o n l y i f t h e e m p l o y e r (1) c o n t r i b u t e s m o r e
t h a n i s l e g a l l y r e q u i r e d , o r (2) p r o v i d e s t h e e m p l o y e e w ith b e n e f i t s
w h ic h e x c e e d t h e r e q u i r e m e n t s o f t h e l a w .
T a b u la tio n s of p aid sick

3
An establishment was considered as having a policy if it m et either of the following condi­
tions: (1) Operated late shifts at the tim e of the survey, or (2) had formal provisions covering late
4
shifts. An establishment was considered as having formal provisions if it (1) had operated late shifts
contributions.
during the 12 months prior to the survey, or (2) had provisions in written form for operating late shifts.




The temporary disability laws in California and Rhode Island do not require employer

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l e a v e p l a n s a r e l i m i t e d to f o r m a l p l a n s 5 w hich p r o v id e full p a y o r a
p r o p o r tio n o f the w o r k e r 's p a y d u rin g a b s e n c e f r o m w o rk b e c a u s e of
illn ess.
S e p a r a t e t a b u l a t i o n s a r e p r e s e n t e d a c c o r d i n g t o (1) p l a n s
w h i c h p r o v i d e f u l l p a y a n d no w a i t i n g p e r i o d , a n d (2) p l a n s w h ic h p r o ­
v i d e e i t h e r p a r t i a l p a y o r a w a i t i n g p e r i o d . In a d d i t i o n t o t h e p r e s e n ­
t a t i o n o f t h e p r o p o r t i o n s o f w o r k e r s who a r e p r o v i d e d s i c k n e s s a n d
a c c id e n t i n s u r a n c e o r p a id s i c k l e a v e , an u n d u p lic a te d to ta l i s shown
o f w o r k e r s who r e c e i v e e i t h e r o r b o th t y p e s o f b e n e f i t s .

the d is a b ilit y , a m a x i m u m a g e , o r e lig ib ilit y f o r r e t i r e m e n t b e n e f it s .
P a y m e n t s m a y b e a t f u l l o r p a r t i a l p a y but a r e a l m o s t a l w a y s r e ­
d u ced by s o c ia l s e c u r it y , w o r k m e n 's c o m p e n sa tio n , and p r iv a t e p e n sio n
b e n e fits p a y a b le to the d i s a b l e d e m p lo y e e .

M a j o r m e d i c a l i n s u r a n c e i n c lu d e s t h o s e p la n s w hich a r e d e ­
s ig n e d to p r o t e c t e m p l o y e e s in c a s e o f s i c k n e s s and in ju r y in v olvin g
e x p e n s e s b eyon d the c o v e r a g e of b a s i c h o s p it a liz a t io n , m e d i c a l , and
s u r g i c a l p l a n s . M e d i c a l i n s u r a n c e r e f e r s to p l a n s p r o v i d i n g f o r c o m ­
L o n g - t e r m d is a b ility p la n s p ro v id e p a y m e n ts to to ta lly d i s ­
p lete o r p a r t ia l paym en t of d o c to rs' f e e s .
D ental in su ra n c e u su a lly
a b le d e m p lo y e e s upon the e x p ir a tio n o f t h e ir p a id s i c k le a v e a n d / o r
c o v e r s f i l l i n g s , e x t r a c t i o n s , and X - r a y s .
E x c l u d e d a r e p l a n s w h ic h
s i c k n e s s and a c c id e n t i n s u r a n c e , o r a f t e r a p r e d e t e r m i n e d p e r io d of
c o v e r only o r a l s u r g e r y o r a c c id e n t d a m a g e .
P la n s m a y be u n d e r ­
d is a b ilit y (ty p ica lly 6 m o n th s).
P a y m e n t s a r e m a d e u n t il t h e e n d o f
w ritten by c o m m e r i c a l i n su r a n c e c o m p a n ie s o r n o n p ro fit o r g a n iz a tio n s
o r t h e y m a y b e p a i d f o r b y t h e e m p l o y e r o u t o f a fun d s e t a s i d e f o r
5
An establishment was considered as having a formal plan if it established at least the mini­ t h i s p u r p o s e . T a b u l a t i o n s o f r e t i r e m e n t p e n s i o n p l a n s a r e l i m i t e d t o
t h o s e p l a n s t h a t p r o v i d e r e g u l a r p a y m e n t s f o r t h e r e m a i n d e r o f th e
mum number of days of sick leave available to each employee. Such a plan need not be written,
w o r k e r 's life.
but informal sick leave allowances, determined on an individual basis, were excluded.




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T a b le 1.

E s ta b lis h m e n ts and w o rk e rs w ithin sc ope o f s u rv e y and n u m b e r studied in W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , 1

by m a jo r in d u s try d iv is io n ,2 M a rc h 1 9 7 2
Num ber o f establishm ents
M inim um
em ploym ent
in e s ta b lish ­
ments in scope
o f study

Industry d ivision

W ork ers in establishm ents
W ithin scope o f study

W ithin scope
o f stu dy1
3
2

Studied
T o t a l4

Studied

Plan t
Num ber

O ffic e

P ercen t

T o t a l4

A ll establishm ents
A ll d ivis io n s__________________________________

-

1,502

281

350.198

100

188. 532

71.550

194.300

Manufacturing______________________________________
Nonmanufacturing_________________________________
T ran sportation , com m unication, and
other public u tilitie s 5
_______________________
W holesale t r a d e ____________ _________________
R eta il tra d e_____________________________________
Finance, in su rance, and r e a l estate 6 ______
_
7
S e rv ic e s 8
_______________________________________

50

157
1,345

50
231

32,705
317,493

9
91

20,342
168, 190

3, 895
67,655

19,815
174,485

50
50
50
50
50

98
123
371
211
542

34
28
51
36
82

50,776
18, 998
115,124
41,677
90,918

14
5
33
13
26

30,734
8, 853
85,076
75, 558
37,969

9,476
3,442
10,988
23,759
19, 990

41,010
8, 003
76,713
16,667
32,092

A ll d iv is io n s __________________________________

-

95

76

171, 939

100

99,670

31.095

157,326

Manufacturing________________________________ __
Nonm anufacturing________________________
_____
Tran sp o rta tion , com m unication, and
other public u tilitie s 5
_______________ -_______
W holesale t r a d e _______________________________
R eta il tra d e_____________________________________
Fin ance, in su rance, and r e a l estate 6
_______
S e rv ic e s 8
______________________________________

500

12
82

11
65

12,680
159.259

7
93

6, 980
92,690

1,518
29, 577

12,053
145,273

13

37,907
6,593
79, 203
11, 885
23,671

22
4

46

22,741
2,349
59, 119

7,536
1,094
6,931
8,784
5,232

36,691
4, 829
72,890
10,623
20,240

L a rg e establish m ents

-

500
500
500
500
500

15
6

3

30

23

7

6
20

25

_

7

14

8,481

1 T h e W a s h i n g t o n S t a n d a r d M e t r o p o l i t a n S t a t i s t i c a l A r e a , a s d e f i n e d b y t h e O f f i c e o f M a n a g e m e n t a n d B u d g e t ( f o r m e r l y t h e B u r e a u o f t h e B u d g e t ) t h r o u g h J a n u a r y 1 9 6 8 , c o n s i s t s o f th e
D is t r ic t o f C o lu m b ia ; th e c i t i e s o f A le x a n d r ia , F a i r f a x , an d F a l l s C h u r c h , V a .; an d th e c o u n tie s o f A r lin g t o n , F a i r f a x , L o u d o u n , an d P r i n c e W illia m , V a .; an d M o n g t o m e r y an d P r in c e G e o r g e s ,
M d.
The
" w o r k e r s w ith in s c o p e o f s tu d y " e s t im a t e s
s h o w n in t h is t a b le p r o v i d e a r e a s o n a b ly 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 an 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 .
The
e s t i m a t e s a r e n o t i n t e n d e d , h o w e v e r , t o s e r v e a s a b a s i s o f c o m p a r i s o n w it h o t h e r e m p l o y m e n t i n d e x e s f o r t h e a r e a t o m e a s u r e e m p l o y m e n t t r e n d s o r l e v e l s s i n c e ( 1 ) p l a n n i n g o f w a g e s u r v e y s
r e q u i r e s t h e u s e o f e s t a b l i s h m e n t d a t a c o m p i l e d c o n s i d e r a b l y i n a d v a n c e o f t h e p a y r o l l p e r i o d s t u d ie d , a n d ( 2 ) s m a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a r e e x c l u d e d f r o m t h e s c o p e o f t h e s u r v e y .
2 T h e 1 9 67 e d i t i o n o f t h e S t a n d a r d I n d u s t r i a l C l a s s i f i c a t i o n M a n u a l w a s u s e d 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
in d u s tr y d iv is io 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 i t h t o t a l e m p l o y m e n t a t o r a b o v e th e m i n i m u m l i m i t a t i o n . A l l o u t l e t s ( w i t h i n t h e a r e a ) o f
c o m p a n ie s in s u c h in d u s t r ie s a s t r a d e , fin a n c e , au to r e p a ir s e r v i c e ,
and m o tio n p ic tu r e th e a t e r s a r e c o n s id e r e d a s 1 e s ta b lis h m e n t.
4 I n c l u d e s e x e c u t i v e , p r o f e s s i o n a l , a n d o t h e r w o r k e r s e x c l u d e d f r o m t h e s e p a r a t e p la n t a n d o f f i c e c a t e g o r i e s .
5 A b b r e v ia t e d to "p u b lic u t i l i t i e s " in th e A - an d B - s e r i e s t a b le s .
T a x ic a b s and s e r v ic e s in c id e n ta l to w a t e r t r a n s p o r t a t io n w e r e
e x c lu d e d .
6 A b b r e v i a t e d t o " f i n a n c e " in t h e A - a n d B - s e r i e s t a b l e s .
7 E s t i m a t e r e l a t e s t o r e a l e s t a t e e s t a b lis h m e n t s o n ly . W o r k e r s f r o m th e e n t i r e i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n a r e r e p r e s e n t e d in th e S e r i e s A t a b l e s , b u t f r o m th e r e a l e s t a t e p o r t i o n o n ly in " a l l i n d u s t r y "
e s t i m a t e s in th e S e r i e s B t a b l e s .
8 H o t e ls an d m o t e ls ; la u n d r ie s an d o t h e r p e r s o n a l s e r v i c e s ; b u s in e s s s e r v i c e s ;
r e lig io u s an d c h a r it a b le o r g a n iz a t io n s ); an d e n g in e e r in g an d a r c h it e c t u r a l s e r v ic e s .




fo llo w in g

A b o u t a ten th
p r e s e n ts th e

o f th e
m a jo r

w o r k e r s w i t h i n s c o p e o f th e
in d u s tr y g ro u p s an d s p e c ific

a u t o m o b ile

r e p a ir ,

r e n ta l,

and p a r k in g ;

m o tio n

s u r v e y in t h e W a s h in g t o n a r e a w e r e e m p l o y e d
in d u s t r ie s as a p e r c e n t o f a ll m a n u fa c tu r in g :

In d u s tr y g ro u p s
P r i n t i n g a n d p u b l i s h i n g _____________________________________________ 44
E l e c t r i c i a l e q u i p m e n t a n d s u p p l i e s ____________________________ 16
F o o d a n d k i n d r e d p r o d u c t s ________________________________________ 16
F a b r i c a t e d m e t a l p r o d u c t s _______________________________________ 5

p ic tu r e s ;

in

n o n p r o fit

m a n u fa c tu r in g

m e m b e r s h ip

fir m s ,

The

S p e c ific in d u s tr ie s
N e w s p a p e r s ______________________________________________________________ 21
C o m m e r c i a l p r i n t i n g -------------------------------------------------------------- 11
E l e c t r o n i c c o m p o n e n t s a n d a c c e s s o r i e s ---------------------------8
P e r i o d i c a l s ------------------------------------------------------------------------------7
C o m m u n i c a t i o n e q u i p m e n t ----------------------------------------------------6
D a i r y p r o d u c t s ------------------------------------------------------------------------5
F a b r i c a t e d s t r u c t u r a l m e t a l p r o d u c t s -------------------------------5

T h is in fo r m a t io n is b a s e d on e s t im a t e s o f to t a l e m p lo y m e n t d e r iv e d fr o m u n iv e r s e m a t e r ia ls c o m p ile d
P r o p o r t io n s in v a r io u s in d u s t r y d iv is io n s m a y d i f f e r f r o m p r o p o r t io n s b a s e d o n th e r e s u lt s o f th e s u r v e y a s

p r io r to a c tu a l
su rvey.
sh o w n in ta b le 1 a b o v e .

o r g a n iz a tio n s

(e x c lu d in g

W a g e T r e n d s f o r S e le c te d O c c u p a tio n a l G ro u p s
s h o w s t h e p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e . T h e i n d e x i s th e p r o d u c t o f m u l t i p l y i n g
th e b a s e y e a r r e l a t i v e (100) b y th e r e l a t i v e f o r t h e n e x t s u c c e e d i n g
y e a r a n d c o n t i n u i n g t o m u l t i p l y ( c o m p o u n d ) e a c h y e a r ' s r e l a t i v e b y the
p r e v i o u s y e a r ' s index.

P r e s e n t e d in t a b l e 2 a r e i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e
in a v e r a g e s a l a r i e s o f o 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 ,
a n d in a v e r a g e e a r n i n g s o f s e l e c t e d p l a n t w o r k e r g r o u p s . T h e i n d e x e s
a r e a m e a s u r e of w a g e s at a giv en t im 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 r i n g t h e b a s e p e r i o d . S u b t r a c t i n g 100 f r o m th e i n d e x y i e l d s
the p e r c e n t a g e c h a n g e in w a g e s f r o m the b a s e p e r i o d t o the d a t e of
the in dex.
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e o r i n c r e a s e r e l a t e to w a g e
c h a n g e s b e t w e e n th e i n d i c a t e d d a t e s . A n n u a l r a t e s o f i n c r e a s e , w h e r e
s h o w n , r e f l e c t the a m o u n t o f i n c r e a s e f o r 12 m o n t h s w h e n the t i m e
p e r i o d b e t w e e n s u r v e y s w a s o t h e r t h a n 12 m o n t h s . T h e s e c o m p u t a t i o n s
w e r e b a s e d on th e a s s u m p t i o n t h a t w a g e s i n c r e a s e d at a , c o n s t a n t r a t e
b e t w e e n s u r v e y s . T h e s e e s t i m a t e s a r e m e a s u r e s o f c h a n g e in a v e r ­
a g e s f o r t h e a r e a ; t h e y a r e not i n t e n d e d t o m e a s u r e a v e r a g e p a y
c h a n g e s in the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in t h e a r e a .

F o r o f f i c e c l e r i c a l w o r k e r s a n d i n d u s t r i a l n u r s e s , the w a g e
t r e n d s r e l a t e to r e g u l a r w e e k l y s a l a r i e s f o r th e n o r m a l w o r k w e e k ,
e x c lu siv e of e a rn in g s fo r o v e rtim e .
F o r p lan tw o rk er g ro 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 r l y e a r n i n g s , e x c l u d i n g
p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , a n d
l a t e s h i f t s . T h e p e r c e n t a g e s a r e b a s e d on d a t a f o r s e l e c t e d k e y o c c u ­
p a t i o n s a n d i n c l u d e m o s t o f th e n u m e r i c a l l y i m p o r t a n t j o b s w it h in
each group.
L im it a t io n s of D ata

M ethod of C om p utin g
Th e in d e x e s and p e r c e n t a g e s of c h an ge, a s m e a s u r e s of
c h a n g e in a r e a a v e r a g e s , a r e i n f l u e n c e d b y ;
(1) g e n e r a l s a l a r y a n d
w a g e c h a n g e s , (2) m e r i t o r o t h e r i n c r e a s e s in p a y r e c e i v e d b y i n d i ­
v i d u a l w o r k e r s w h i l e in th e s a m e j o b , a n d (3) c h a n g e s in a v e r a g e
w a g e s due to c h a n g e s in th e l a b o r f o r c e r e s u l t i n g f r o m l a b o r t u r n ­
o v e r , f o r c e e x p a n s i o n s , f o r c e r e d u c t i o n s , a n d c h a n g e s in the p r o p o r ­
t i o n s o f w o r k e r s e m p l o y e d b y e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w ith d i f f e r e n t p a y l e v e l s .
C h a n g e s in th e l a b o r f o r c e c a n c a u s e i n c r e a s e s o r d e c r e a s e s in the
o c c u p a t i o n a l a v e r a g e s w it h o u t a c t u a l w a g e c h a n g e s . It i s c o n c e i v a b l e
t h a t e v e n t h o u g h a l l e s t a b l i s h m e n t s in an a r e a g a v e w a g e i n c r e a s e s ,
a v e r a g e w ag e s m a y h ave d eclin ed b e c a u s e lo w e r-p ay in g e sta b lish m e n ts
e n t e r e d th e a r e a o r e x p a n d e d t h e i r w o r k f o r c e s .
S im ilarly , w ages
m a y h a v e r e m a i n e d r e l a t i v e l y c o n s t a n t , y e t th e a v e r a g e s f o r a n a r e a
m a y have r is e n c o n sid e ra b ly b e c a u s e h ig h e r-p ay in g e sta b lish m e n ts
e n te r e d the a r e a .

E a c h o f the f o l l o w i n g k e y o c c u p a t i o n s w it h in a n o c c u p a t i o n a l
g r o u p w a s a s s i g n e d a c o n s t a n t w e i g h t b a s e d on i t s p r o p o r t i o n a t e e m ­
p l o y m e n t in th e o c c u p a t i o n a l g r o u p ;
Office clerical (men and women): Office clerical (men and women)— Skilled maintenance (men):
Continued
Carpenters
fiookkeeping-machine
operators, class B
Electricians
Secretaries
Clerks, accounting, classes
Stenographers, general
Machinists
A and B
Stenographers, senior
Mechanics
Switchboard operators, classes
Mechanics (automotive)
Clerits, file, classes
Painters
A, B, and C
A and B
Clerics, order
Pipefitters
Tabulating-machine operators,
Tool and die makers
Clerics, payroll
class B
Comptometer operators
Typists, classes A and B
Unskilled plant (men):
Keypunch operators, classes
A and B
Janitors, porters, and
Industrial nurses (men and
Messengers (office boys or
cleaners
women):
girls)
Nurses, industrial (registered)
Laborers, m aterial handling

T h e u s e o f c o n s t a n t e m p l o y m e n t w e i g h t s e l i m i n a t e s the e f f e c t
o f c h a n g e s in th e p r o p o r t i o n o f w o r k e r s r e p r e s e n t e d in e a c h j o b i n ­
c l u d e d in t h e d a t a .
T h e p e r c e n t a g e s of c h a n ge r e f l e c t only c h a n g e s
in a v e r a g e p a y f o r s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r s .
T h e y a r e n ot i n f l u e n c e d b y
c h a n g e s in s t a n d a r d w o r k s c h e d u l e s , a s s u c h , o r b y p r e m i u m p a y
f o r o v e r t i m e . W h ere n e c e s s a r y , d a ta w e r e a d ju s t e d to r e m o v e f r o m
the i n d e x e s a n d p e r c e n t a g e s o f c h a n g e a n y s i g n i f i c a n t e f f e c t c a u s e d
b y c h a n g e s in t h e s c o p e o f t h e s u r v e y .

The a v e r a g e (m ean) e a r n in g s fo r eac h occ u p a tio n w e r e m u l t i ­
p l i e d b y the o c c u p a t i o n a l w e i g h t , a n d the p r o d u c t s f o r a l l o c c u p a t i o n s
in th e g r o u p \ r e r e t o t a l e d .
The a g g r e g a t e s for 2 con secu tive y e a r s
w e r e r e l a t e d b y d i v i d i n g th e a g g r e g a t e f o r th e l a t e r y e a r b y t h e a g g r e ­
g a t e f o r the e a r l i e r y e a r .
T h e r e s u l t a n t r e l a t i v e , l e s s 100 p e r c e n t ,




5




T a b le 2.

Indexes of standard w eekly salaries and straight-tim e hourly earnings fo r selected

occupational groups in W ash in g to n , D .C .—M d .—V a., A p riM 9 7 1 and M a rch 1 9 7 2 ,
and percents o f increase for selected periods

P e r io d

O ffic e
c le r ic a l
(m e n an d
w om en)

I n d u s t r ia l
n u rs e s
(m e n and
w om en)

S k ille d
m a in t e n a n c e
tra d e s
(m e n )

U n s k ille d
p la n tw o rk ers
(m e n )

In d e x e s (S e p te m b e r 1967=100)
A p r i l 1971
M a r c h 1 9 7 2 ..

..

_________ ________________________________

125.5
13 4.0

131.6
150.8

130.5
13 8.6

126.2
13 6.8

P e r c e n ts o f in c r e a s e
D e c e m b e r 1959 t o N o v e m b e r I9 6 0 :
11 - m o n t h i n c r e a s e __________ ___________________________
A n n u al ra te o f in c r e a s e _
_ _________ ____________ _
_

3 .9
4 .3

4 .7
5.1

4 .7
5.1

4.1
4 .5

N o v e m b e r I 9 6 0 t o O c t o b e r 1961:
11- m o n t h i n c r e a s e ________________________________________
A n n u al ra te o f in c r e a s e .

3 .3
3 .6

3 .3
3 .6

3 .5
3 .8

2.1
2 .3

O c t o b e r 1961 t o O c t o b e r 1962______________________________
O c t o b e r 1962 t o O c t o b e r 1963_____ _________ __________
O c t o b e r 1963 t o O c t o b e r 1964__________________________ __
O c t o b e r 1964 t o O c t o b e r 1965 ___________________ ______
O c t o b e r 1965 t o O c t o b e r 1966. __________________ ______
O c t o b e r 1966 t o S e p t e m b e r 1967:
1 1 -m o n th i n c r e a s e ---_ ______________ ______________
A n n u a l r a t e o f i n c r e a s e __________________________________

3.3
3 .4
4 .0
4 .4
3 .4

2 .7
(* )
(* )
(* )
4 .3

5.1
2 .6
3 .5
6 .8
2 .8

4 .5
4 .0
1.6
1.9
1.6

3.8
4 .2

6.8
7.4

3 .9
4 .3

6.5
7.1

S e p t e m b e r 1967 t o S e p t e m b e r 1968_______________________
S e p t e m b e r 1968 t o S e p t e m b e r 1969_______________________
S e p t e m b e r 1969 t o A p r i l 1971:
19- m o n t h i n c r e a s e ________________________________________
A n n u a l r a t e o f i n c r e a s e __________________________________

5.3
9 .0

9 .4
7 .8

8 .2
7.9

6 .4
5 .5

9.3
5 .8

11.6
7.2

11.8
7.3

12.4
7 .7

6 .8
7.4

14.6
15.9

6 .2
6 .8

8 .4
9 .2

A p r i l 1971 t o M a r c h 1972:
11- m o n t h i n c r e a s e _________________________________ _______
A n n u a l r a t e o f i n c r e a s e __________________________________

Data do not meet publication c rite ria .

7

A.

O c c u p a tio n a l earnin gs

T a b le A -1.

O f fic e o c c u p a tio n s —m en and w o m e n

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d i e d o n a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d - V a . , M a r c h 1 972)
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)
Number
of
worikers

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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly e a r n i n g s o f—
t

Average
weekly

4

t

t

4

t

6

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

i

4

4

4

1 -------- ~i--------- 4
210
220
210

70

75

80

85

90

95

100

110

120

UO

140

150

160

170

la o

190

200

70

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

75

80

85

90

95

100

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

1B 0

190

200

210

220

230

-

3
3

1
1

7
6

18
16

58
52

11
11

36
35

6
3

u
10

20
19

6
3

1

-

1
•

*

9
8

4
4

3
2

2
1

-

-

-

-

-

*

*

•

3
3
3

25
25
19

13
13
13

2
2
2

-

-

-

_
—

7
7

1
1

_

-

1

-

-

-

-

_
-

—
-*

_
—
•
-

—
-

—
-

65
Mean*

Median*

Middle range*

(standard)

and
under

and
over

MEN
CLERKS. ACCOUNTING, CLASS A ---NO NMANUF AC TURING ------ •
- --- ------

179
159

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

CLERKS. ACCOUNTING. CLASS 8 ---- — N U N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---------------- -

146
136

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

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

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

-

_

-

-

60
56

3 6 .5
3 6 .5

9 5 .5 0
9 4 .0 0

8 8 .5 0
8 8 .0 0

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

_

-

-

CLERKS, U R D E R ------- ------- -------■
--N U N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---- ------------WH OL ES AL E TRADE ------ -— -------

101
101
94

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

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

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

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

_

-

CLERKS. PAYROLL -- ----------- -----■
-NU NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----— ----------

62
53

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

-

396
372
41
203
97

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

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

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

9
9
9
9
9

129
120

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

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

9 5 .0 0 -U 9 .0 0
9 4 .5 0 -U 8 .5 0

BOOKKE EP IN G- MA CH IN E OPERATORS,
CLASS A ------- ■
-------- ---- ---N U N M A N UF AC TU RI NG ------------

140
131

3 7 .5
3 7 .5

1 4 6 .0 0
1 4 6 *0 0

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

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

BO OK KE EP IN G— MACHINE OPERATORS,
CL AS S B ------ — — ■
----— -----------NONMANUF AC TU RI NG ---- - — -----

215
194

3 7 .0
3 6 .5

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

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

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

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS A -------MANUFA CT UR IN G --------------------NONMANUF A C I U R I N G ------- — •
------ WH OLESALE TRADE --- ------------RETAIL TRADE - — ------- ---------FI NA NC E -- ■ ----------------- -—
--SERVICES —
-----— —------ ----

984
82
902
54
107
210
319

3 8 .5
3 9 .3
3 8 .0
3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 8 .0
3 8 .0

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

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

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

CLERKS, ACCOUNTING, CLASS B ----— —
M A NU FA CT UR IN G — ----------- ------- N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ----- ------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S ----- --■
------WHOL ES AL E T R A D E ------ .
--------RETAIL TRADE — ----------- -------FINANCE -- — ------------- -------SERVICES -— • ----— ---- — —
—

1 , 712
125
1 ,5 8 7
193
104
417
373
500

3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .5

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

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

1 0 2 .0 0 -1 2 6 .5 0
1 0 5 .5 0 -U 5 .0 0
1 0 1 .5 0 -1 2 5 .6 0
1 0 9 .0 0 - U 3 . 50
1 0 2 .5 0 -1 2 2 .5 0
9 7 .0 0 -1 2 4 .0 0
1 0 5 .0 0 -U 1 .5 0
8 5 .0 0 -1 2 2 .0 0

CL ER KS , FILE, CLASS A ------------- N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---- ------- -----SERVICES -------------■ ----- -----

198
190

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

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

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

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

ME SS EN GE RS (OFFICE 8 0 Y S ) ---------- >NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG -----------------PUBLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------FINANCE — --- "— --- ----------- S E R V I C E S ---- — ---- ----- --------

1
1
8
0
5

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

1
1

2
2

12
12

26
26

28
27

12
10

24
22

23
2L

-

44
44

-

-

8
8

5
2

_

1

“

2
2

-

-

-

-

-

-

4
4
4

2
2
2

22
22
22

16
16
16

14
14
13

8
8

1
1

*

*

28
25

11
11

3

1

-

~

46
46
8
32
5

60
58
13
36
9

64
64
6
19
39

33
29
1
10
17

B
5
3

12
12
1

-

1

2

*

-

-

-

“

*

—
-

-

“
-

-

—
-

1
1

40
26

44
44

~

~

-

1

5
19

42
2

80
79
5
58
3

4
4

5
5

22
22

4
4

21
21

1

1
1

43
42

i

20
19

“

3
3

3
3

12
12

13
13

4
4

17
13

3
3

17
12

53
53

13
13

4

_

48
48

21
19

22
9

16
14

89
87

l

1

179
11
168
6
18
30
46

107

219
40
179
8
26
25
115

113
13
100
12
12
3
71

60
5
55
18

24
1

8
1
7
1

-

-

-

29
7

11
9

5

213
19
194
38

91
6
85
15

13
1
12

20
7
13

17
1
16

-

—
-

_
i

5

~

-

•

4
4

4
4
4

WOMEN
B IL L E R S ,

M A C H IN E

(B O O K K E E P IN G

MACHINE) --- ---- -------------- -NONMANUF A C I U R I N C ---------— .
-----

S e e fo o tn o te s at end of ta b le s ,




99

111.00
111.00
1 2 0 .5 0
1 0 7 .5 0

122.00

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

~

_
_

2
2

_

_

_

-

-

“

31
31

-

-

4
4
5

-

6

3

36

70

-

5

—

6

3

36

70

106
2
104

-

-

4

4

-

6

2
1

10

-

5

5
14
10

7
40
25

81

414
29
385
41
33
85
102
124

284
32
252
43

311
16
295
27
24
63

61

30
28
25

18
14
10

“

-

9
9

_

-

_

-

—

4

5

-

-

-

32

92

33

67
3
64

-

-

-

32

92

33

-

-

1
12

28

18

24
30

1
-

4
77
10

4

-

47
3

31

31

64

15

1

9

-

-

-

_
~

1
1

1

-

~
~

1

9

22
78
48

2

4
103

16
16
16

1

_

1
l

“

_
28

4

31

31

18
13

_

2

—
-*
-

—
-

_
—
-

-

_
-

12
1
11

9

i
i

2

8

13
7
6
i

3

3

-

-

2

3
2

-

-

-

-

-

2
2

_
-

_

_
-

_

-

_
-

_

1

-

-

7

4

104

52
63
39

17
35
17

-

118
117
48

23
23
16

4
3

-

77

1
1

3

_

1

9

8
T a b l e A -1 .

O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n an d w o m e n ----- C o n t i n u e d

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d i e d o n a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D .C .— d .—V a ., M a r c h 1 9 7 2 )
M
W eekly earnings 1

Sex, occupation, and industry division

Num ber
of
woikerc

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e w eekly earnings of—
*
65

h o u rs 1
(standard)

M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M iddle ra n g e 2

CONILNUED

$
l 09.00
108.50
102.00
115.30

$
111.00
111.50
102.00
121.00

$
$
100.50-120.50
100.00-120.50
95.00— I 1.50
L
111. 00-L23.50

CLERKS. F I L E , CLASS B ----------- ------------- —
NONMANUFACTURING------------------------- —
FINANCE —
-■------ ---------— > ---------- -—
SERVICES - — '— -------------------- --------------

513
493
193
208

37.5
37.5
37 .0
37 .0

C LE R KS . F I L E , CLASS C
— ----- ■
---------- <NUNMANUFACTURING -------------- — ------- —

906
886
496
96

39.5
94.50 92.50 8 7 .50-101 .50
94.00 92.50
87.50-101 .00
39.5
39 .0 91.00 90.00 8 6 .5 0 - 95.00
37 .0 109.50 111.50 102 .00-116.50

CLERKS, ORDER --------rr— .------- — ------------- NONMANUF AC T U R IN G -------------- --------------- —
WHOLESALE TRAOE -----------------------------

390
347
185

39 .0 115.00 113.00 101 .50-13 0.60
3 9 .0 111.50 110.00 100.50-121.00
39.5 112.00 113.50 94.50-121 .00

CLERKS,

P U B LIC U T I L IT IE S ------------ --------------R E T A IL TRADE —--------— — ---------------FINANCE — -------------- — — -----------SERVICES - — ■ ----------—
—

277
244
32
67
57
85

39.0
39 .0
39.0
40.5
38.0
39.0

COMPTOMETER OPERATORS ----------■ -------- —
---NONMANUFACTURING--------- ------------—

92
92

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS A --------- -—
MANUFACTURING ---- --------------- ---------------- -NONMANUFACTURING-------------------------- ——
P U B LIC U T I L IT IE S ---------------------- ----WHOLESALE TRAOE --------------- ------------—
R E T A IL TRADE ------------------— -------FINANCE --------------- ---------- ------ -------------SERVICES ------------- -------------------------------

667
63
604
30
60
91
152
271

39 .0
39.0
39.0
39.5
39.5
40.0
38.0
39.5

128.50
125.00
129.00
161.00
113.50
120.50
131.00
130.50

127.00
126.00
127.00
160.00
107.50
123.00
128.50
125.00

117.50-139.00
112 .50-135.00
118.00-139.50
156.00-163.50
9 8 .50-128 .00
112.00—133.00
123.50—136.00
120 .50-141.50

KEYPUNCH OPERATORS, CLASS B --------MANUFACTURING --------------- ----------------------NONMANUFACTURING-------------- -----------------P U B LIC U T I L IT IE S --------- ---------R E T A IL T R A O E ------------------ -----------------FINANCE — ■
----- — --------------- --------------SERVICES ----- — --------------- -------------------

1, 019
64
955
94
113
298
421

38.5
39.0
38.5
38.0
39.5
37.0
40 .0

112.50
123.00
111.50
121.50
1C8.50
118.00
104.50

114.00
121.00
113.50
117.50
110.00
120.00
109.00

102.00-123.60
110.00 — 131.00
102.00-123.50
110.50-126.00
99.00-119 .00
107.50-129.00
91.00-120 .60

MESSENGERS (O F F IC E G IR L S ) ---------------- -NUNMANU FAC T U R IN G --------- — -------------- --

110
110

SECRETARIES ----- ----•---------------------— ------- -—
M ANUFACTURING -----------------— ----------- ----NONMANUFACTURING -------------- -------------- —
PUBLIC U T I L IT IE S ---------------------------WHOLESALE T R A D E -----------------------------R E T A IL TRADE --------- <
— ----------------—
FINANCE — -------- -------------—-----------------SERVICES
------------- — --------------

6, 152
349
5,803
615
363
450
1,611
2, 764

38.5
39.5
38.5
38.5
39.0
39.5
38.0
3 8.0

155.00
156.50
155.00
174.00
161.50
140.50
149.00
156.00

153.00
154.00
153.00
173.00
159.50
143.00
146.50
154.00

136.00-171.00
136.00-174.50
136.00-170.50
156.50-189.00
136.50-181.00
126.50-157.50
131.00-163.00
138.00-171.00

SEC R E TAR IE S , CLASS A — — -------------- -NUNMANUFACTURING ------------------—
—
P U B LIC U T I L IT IE S ---- -------- *-----------R E T A IL TRAOE --------- -— ---------------------FINANCE ----- -----------------------------------------SERVICES
-------------— -----------------— ■
—

388
358
38
58
98
140

39.0
39.0
38.5
40.0
38.0
39.0

185.00
183.50
188.50
160.00
179.00
192.00

181.00
181.00
187.50
165.50
172.50
199.50

159.00-206.00
159.00-206.00
164.00-203.00
147.00-176.00
159.50-184.50
159.50-210.00

FINANCE ----

-

S E R V IC E S -------------------------- — --------—

PAYROLL --------------------------------- ■

NONMANUFACTURING -------- ------ .----------

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




133.00
133.50
131.00
125.00
144.00
133.50

139.00
140.00
128.50
118.50
142.50
142.00

116 .00-15 0.50
116 .50-14 9.50
114.50-149.00
115.00-141.50
138 .50-157.50
115.50-150.50

37.5 122.50 125.50 109 .50-134.00
37.5 122.50 125.50 109 .50-134.00

38.5 109.00 112.00 100.00-118.00
38.5 109.00 112.00 100.00-118.00

70

1

*
75

80

*
85

i
90

T*
95

*
100

*
110

*
120

5
130

T
140

»
150

i
160

I
170

I
180

i
190

*

t
200

210

»
220

and
under
70

WOMEN -

S

A

2a o
and

75

60

85

90

9?

100

110

120

130

140

3
3

—
-

1
1
—

1
1
1

5
5
5

17
15
1
10

47
45
41

53
53
29
5

114
104
56
34

134
132
60
39

134
134
117

-

254
25 4
183

190
190
123

107
104

3
3

—

*

-

103
96
20
52

3

-

90
90
57

3

-

8
8
a
-

-

-

-

-

12
12

11
11
8

16
16

37
37
24

26
13

4
4

8

13
12

8

28
21
5

2
1
1

160

17 0

180

190

200

210

220

230

over

3

-

150

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

12

30

12

30

12

30

-

-

-

-

-

1
1

-

1

-

91
91
25

82

-

_
-

32
29

57
53
10
29
6

7
7
-

-

-

-

_
-

1
1

-

-

39

36

39

36
-

1

31
1
30

34

21
3

9
ii

8

14
22

274

4

6

43

105

6

2
41

3

22

102

~
~

4

252
9

1

6

8

“

“
-

7
4

-

7
2
32

20
56
15

17
122

_

-

_

2

96

3
10

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-

2

11
37

-

5
5

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-

_
-

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13

15
2
13

3
3
3
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-

-

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-

1
1

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—
—

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1

1

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2

38

1
12

11
1

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—

11

16

6

2

-

7

6

4

2

—

55

98

12

6
6

1
1

797
47
750
12
51
59
243
385

914
53
861
59
56
97
258
391

943
41
902
81
28
53
24 8
492

2
2
—
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1
1

607
32
575
12
36
82
226
219

2

2

10
10

2
2

11
3

7
7

23
23

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2
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14
1
1
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2
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3

70
5
65
13
2

8

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i
—
-

-

—
-

4

47

4

57
2
55
2

28
5

87

91

1

1

18
35
51

241
18
22 3
18
21
82

47

-

1
-

234
14
220
35
31
58
92

18
18

-

-

24

8
8

—
-

-

123
18
105

_
“

—
“

12
1

182
5
177

12
12

1
1

-

20

135
20
115

22

34

6
6

3

-

33

43
9

27
57
75

15
13

-

1

22

-

12
2

4

25

20
29

_
-

10
2
27
27

7

10
1

-

18
18
3

25
25

191
6
185

_
-

33

9

66
9

—

65
63
1
6
23

9

60
81

2

6
6
5

22
22

14

_
—

15
11
8

4
4

-

1

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50
26
10

4

8

24
19
64

4

1

19

14
9

5
-

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8

82
57

57
8

1
6

_
-

61

“

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8
8
2

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-

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2

16

34
34
26

-

-

-

-

2

“

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-

4

16

3

143
140
41
25

4

1

-

72
67
1
6
23
37

11

-

85 0
46
804
99
46
61
229
369

589
35
554
101
41
35
71
30 6

317
33
284
91
21
3
60
109

39
38

46
39

1

2

41
41
14

17
18

14
18

2

5

5
5
5

281
14
267
66
22

3

106

6

-

5

100
25
12

44

62
14

1

10

-

9
-

9
14

30
9

10
10
1

27
22

50
126

23
122

53

34
32

53
48

32
29

4
4

1
-

16

2
2
-

5

24

33

-

44

203
10
193
23
24

10
18

16
5

9

67

4
6
7

9
T a b le A -1.

O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s —m e n a n d w o m e n -----C o n t i n u e d

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d o n a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r c h 1 972)
Weekly earnings 1
( standard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

of
workers

Number of w orkers receiving straight-tim e weekly earnings oi
*

Number
weekly
hours1
(standard]

s
65

Mean2

Median2

Middle range2

S

$
70

75

*
80

85

*

90

S E C R E T A R IE S

-

T*

95

100

*

110

*

120

*

130

*

I
140

i

*
150

160

i
170

i
la o

I

i
190

200

$
210

*

220

230
and

90

70
WOMEN -

»

and
under
75

80

85

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

~

“

*

95

io q

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

31

7

11

31

7

11

44
6
38

31

4

10

6
15
12

131
14
117
5
12
35
63

150
5
145
2
12
62
44

181
7
174
4
i
108
60

20 3
14
189
5
17
104
59

144
14
130
14
7
9
98

in
4
107
22
7
14
61

81
7
74
10
6
13
45

84
4
80
11
16
52

52
3
49
15
12
22

20
20
L3
5
2

4
4

46
—
46

60
3
57
l
4
45
7

210
14
196
5
6
32
114
39

256
17
239
1
13
35
92
98

466
31
435
39
31
31
152
182

357
25
332
38
27
19
45
203

322
29
293
74
29
29
46
115

206
9
197
63
34
13
12
75

104
14
90
41
a
22
19

132
2
130
51
12
1
22
44

11
1
10
6
1
—
3

20
—
20
8
—
12

4
4
2
—
2

16
16
1
—
15

230 over

C O N T IN U E D

C O N T IN U E D

S E C R E T A R IE S * C LA SS B ----M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------NONMANUF AC T U R IN G ----------P U B L IC U T L L IT L E S ------WHOLESALE TRADE -------- F IN A N C E -------- — ----------------S E R V IC E S
■ -----------—
—

1,274
78
1, 196
11U
10 5
383
551

39.0
39.5
39.0
38.5
39.0
38.5
39.0

$
165.50
162.50
166.00
195.50
177.00
156.50
166.50

$
163.50
164.00
163.50
194^30
173 .50
154.50
170.50

$
$
147.00-186.30
140 .00-17 9.00
147.00-186.50
179.00-217.50
147.00-2 05.00
146.50-164.50
146 .50-188.50

S E C R E T A R IE S * C LA SS C ----------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------------N U N M A N U F A C IU R IN G ----------■
----- -------- -----------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------W HOLESALE T R A D E ------------- -------------------R E T A IL TRADE — —------------— -------------F IN A N C E ----------------------------— ------------------S E R V IC E S — --------------------------- ---------------—

2,218
14^
2,073
330
165
1B1
59b
799

3b* 5
39.5
38.5
38.5
39.5
40.0
38.0
38.5

153.50
153.00
153.50
172.50
158.50
140.00
142.50
155.50

151.50
153.50
151.50
171.00
16U.30
140.50
141.00
153.50

L 3 9 .00—168.00
141 .50-166.00
138.50-168.50
159.50-185.00
146.00-173.50
128.00-158.50
126.50-152.00
143.00-166.00

S E C R E T A R IE S , C LA S S D ----------•----------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------« i----------------------------N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T L L IT L E S ------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE ------- --------------------------------F IN A N C E -------- '— ------------------- .-------- .------- -S E R V IC E S ------ ---------------------------------------------

1, 936
96
1,840
108
164
349
i f 150

37.5
39.0
37.5
38.5
39.5
36.5
37.5

145.00
142.50
143.00
151.50
133.00
146.30
147.00

142.00
138.O
U
142.00
154.00
135.00
139.00
144.00

127.50-162.50
121.50-L69.50
128.00-162.50
139.00-166.00
122.00-151.50
125 .50-163.00
130.00-165.60

STE N O G R A P H E R S . GENERAL ----------------- ---------—
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----------- ------------ ----------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----- ---------------------- F IN A N C E --------- -------------------------- ---------------S E R V I C E S ----------------- ---------------------------------

545
501
83
d6
168

38.5
38.5
39.0
37.5
38.5

129.00
129.00
139.00
128.50
127.50

125.00
125.00
134.00
124.50
123.00

S TE N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R ------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------------------- —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------ ■
--------- —
---------WHOLESALE TRADE ---------------------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------- --------------- ----------

983
53
930
101
666

3 b .0
39.0
38.0
39.5
37.5

145.50
144.30
146^00
130.00
145.50

146.00
143.00
146.00
149.30
147.00

SW LTCHBUARD O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S A --------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------- -—
F IN A N C E ----- -------- ---------------------------------------

244
201
74

39.0 130.50 125.50 115.00-142.50
39.0 129.00 124.50 114 .50-138.00
39.0 130.50 125.50 117.00-L33.50

-

S W ITCHBO ARD O PER A TO R S, CLASS B ------ -NUNMANO F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------R E T A IL T R A D E ----------------------------------------F IN A N C E --------- -------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S ---------------------------------------------------

636
o29
4b
155
2U2
210

98.50 97.00
d 6 .00-111.00
39.5
39.5 98. 50 96.3J
86.00-110 .00
35.5 123.00 119.00 116.00-128.50
99.30 100.30
39.5
91.00-109 .00
92.50
84.50
80.00-10/.50
39.0
97.00
93 .3U 89.00-105 .50
39.3

24
24

ib
38

-

-

~

2
36
-

1
12

S W IT CHBUARD U P E R A IU R — E C E P T I0 N 1 S T S R
M A N U F A C T U R IN G — ----------------------- ---------- -—
N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------W HOLESALE T R A D E --------- -----------------------R E T A IL T R A D E ----------------------------------------F IN A N C E ----------------------------------------------------S E R V I C E S ---------------------------------------------------

5db
79
509
81
57
56
259

38.3
3 b .0
3d.5
38.5
40.0
3 b .0
3d.O

-

-

-

-

3
3
3
-

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




122.30
126.50
122.00
115.50
103.00
123.00
128.50

121.50
131.50
120.50
116.00
105.00
122.00
124.00

_

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

3
3

1
-

3
~

3
1

4
10
32

3
3
3

8
2
6
4
i
i

52
3
49
7
7
20
15

190
17
173
8
12
30
115

309
12
297
7
43
64
159

347
16
331
6
19
73
209

232
17
215
10
27
17
148

271
4
26 7
34
27
43
163

234
2
232
16
11
33
172

159
5
154
6
6
26
116

41
15
26
9
3
14

21
3
18
2
12
4

54
54
2
18
34

1
1
1
-

9
9
9
-

_
—
~

_
-

_
-

_
-

—
-

-

-

-

-

-

—
~

-

-

-

-

_
-

1
~
1

_

-

1
-

~
~

116.50-141.00
116.00-141.00
119 .00-162.50
115.50-139.00
113.50-151.00

_

_
-

_
-

~

14
14
b

19
17
8
i

52
49
b
3
28

98
95
14
8
37

131
113
15
23
37

90
83
15
18
10

38
33
9
6
5

57
53
1
50

15
13
5
3

16
16
7
3

L2
12
9
3

3
3
3

136.00-158.50
132.50-154.50
136 .50-158.50
138 .50-167.00
13 6 .Go-159.50

-

-

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

33
33

4
2
2

52
6
46
4
26

164
9
155
14
106

280
18
262
24
163

192
5
187
21
146

137
1
136
8
120

33
5
28
b
18

22
4
18
12
-

12
1
11
—
11

-

5
3
-

12
12
11

-

_

_

-

-

-

-

109 .00-134.50
115.00-135.00
106.50-134.00
101.00-125.50
100.50-113.00
116.00-128.50
109 .00-153.00

24
24
9
4
9
2

-

-

A

A
4

33

-

2

54
2
52
10
41

5
5
-

37
30
4

40
34
16

60
54
27

38
35
15

11
b
i

19
16
-

17
4
-

82
82
2
3o
6
3b

81
81
6
10
12
45

103
103
46
35
23

88
88
21
31
15
20

48
41
10
1
b
19

15
15
—
2
7
4

5
6
3

1
1
1

6
6
3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

—

-

—

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

-

—

—

-

-

-

22
7
15
~
13
~
2

11
1
10
10
-

107
4
103
o
16
10
71

114
9
105
22
24
14
22

118
b
110
19
22
43

24
5
19
-

95
11
b4
-

9

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

9
9

-

-

-

-

-

-

10
a

83

-

24

-

■

-

13
13

-

_

73
73

59
59

-

~

13
60
-

14
8
37

11

-

-

"

II

74
34
40
o
4
30

-

-

-

-

-

_

—
-

—
-

10
T a b le A -1.

O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n a n d w o m e n ----- C o n t i n u e d

(A verage straight-tim e w eekly hours and earnings fo r selected occupations studied on an area basis by industry division, Washington, D.C.—
Md.— a ., March 1972)
V
W eekly earnings 1
( standard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division
w orkers

70

75

80

Number of worke rs receivin g straight-tim e we ekly earning s of—
*
s
»
T
*
$
*
*
*
$
85
90
95 100 110 120 130
1*0
150 160 170 180

70

N um ber

75

80

85

90

—
-

—
-

t
A v e rage
w eek ly
h ou rs1
(standard)

t

65
M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M iddle r a n g e 2

»

$

»

S

and
under
95

100

110

120

130

1*0

150

160

170

180

190

5
5
5

11
10
10

22
19
19

20
19
10

72
70
29

1*
1*
3

37
37
35

—

—
-

3
3
3

3
3
3

1*
6
8
5

71
2
69
1*
53

233
8
225
*2
1*5

211
12
199
7*
108

3*5
16
329
a*
173

1*1
*
137
57
60

7*
3
71
17
52

268
13
255
2
16
60
109

329
6
323
9
16
199
62

733
2*
709
13
57
396
160

*3 *
11
*23
*9
19
155
112

215
19
196
5
18
51
103

80
13
67
1*
18
22
5

31
-»
31
19
3
9

W EN - CONTINUED
OM
TRANSCR1BING—
MACHINE OPERATORS,
GENERAL —
NONMANUFACTURING
FINANCE -----------

I 81
ISO
1LZ

$
$
$
$
3 8 .0 125.50 127.00 1 1 6 .00-L 35 .00
3 8 .0 126.50 127.00 117.00-138.00
38.5 126.00 127.00 108 .0 0 -1 *3 .5 0

TYPISTS, CLASS A —
MANUFACTURING ---nonmanufac Tu r in g
FINANCE —-------SERVICES — * ----

1 ,1 2 *
SI
1,073
29*
618

38 .5
* 0 .0
38.5
37.5
38.5

120.50
11*.5 0
121.00
123.00
120.00

120.50
115.00
121.00
122.50
120.00

TYPISTS, CLASS 8 -----—
MANUFACTURING ------NQNMANUFACTURING —
PUBLIC U TILITIE S
WHOLESALE TRADE FINANCE --- - --------SERVICES — —----

2, 3*S
107
2,238
117
155
9!>6
676

38.5
39.0
38.5
38.5
38.5
31 .0
3 9 .0

106.00
122.00
105.50
120.00
108.50
106.00
102.50

10*.00 9 6 .5 0 - L I * . 60
120.00 105.50-136.00
1 0 *. 00 9 6 .50-113 .50
L I * . 50 11 0 .5 0 -1 3 *.0 0
107.00 99.50-120 .60
103.50 98.00-110 .60
102.50
9 2 .0 0 -1 1 *.0 0

See footnotes at end of tables.




109.60-128.50
105.00—12*.00
109 .00-12 9.00
115.00-131.00
107 .50-12 7.00

-

~

—
-

—
“
“

—
~

—

31
31
—
31

6
6
-

*
97
97
1
8
1*
62

83
83
36
32

-

-

2*

1

*

6

2*
17

1
1

<
►
-

6
6
-

23
7
16
*

1*
1*
-

-

i
i
i

12

—

—

-

11
T a b le A -1 a .

O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s — la r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — m e n a n d w o m e n

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r c h 1 972)
W eekly earnings 1
(standard)

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e weekly earnings of—

$

s

»

i

s

weekly

s

Middle range2
(standard)

85

90

95

100

105

85

Sex, occupation, and industry division

90

95

100

105

110

2
1
1

2
2

20
20

65
65
4

43
43
7

19
19
9

11
11
3

-

5
5
5

' -

6
6
6
-

2
2
2

12
12
8
-

21
21
2
5

13
3

86
86
30
7

1

4

$
60

80

$

110

»

120

$

130

$

140

«

150

s

160

s

s

s

*

s

«

$

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

i
240

160

170

180

190

20 0

2L0

220

230

240

over

-

-

-

-

and
under
120

130

140

150

1

6

6

8

4

4

5

11

8

3

1

1

12
12
6

6

8

4
4
4

-

_

-

-

-

5
3

_
-

-

2
1

2
2
1

65
65
5
9

54
54
7
7

98
93
5
10

74
73
4

23
15
2
7

25
24
12
5

8
6

6
4

3
2

2
2

3
2

-

2

2

52
48
8
11

91
80
29
14

96
86
51
15

66
65
20
6

27
27
17
7

9
8
4

12
6

7
—

8
7

-

-

—

-

—

-

9

5

16

8

4

-

2

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

HEN

C LASS A

6U

3 9 .5

$
1 6 5 .0 0

$
1 6 9 .0 0

f4 0 .0 0 - i8 9 .0 0

MESSENGERS (O F F I C E S O Y S ) ---N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------

19 3
186
38

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

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

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

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

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S A -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------— ----------- ----R E T A IL TRAOE ----------------------------- — —
S E R V IC E S —
------------- -------------- —

407
386
SB
57

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

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

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

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , C L A S S B -------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------------- R E T A IL T R A O E --------- — ------------------- -S E R V IC E S — -------- ------------------------------

569
526
247
64

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

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

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

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

1
1
1

51

3 9 .0

1 2 4 .0 0

1 2 5 .0 0

1 0 9 .0 0 -1 3 4 .0 0

C LcR K S ,

AC CU UNT1N G ,

WOMEN

CLERKS,

F IL E ,

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

-

28
28
26
-

18
18
18

~

-

-

1
1

_

33

31
28
1
1

35
35

*

39
39

28
23

24
21

43
42

9
9

3

~

45
43

4
4

2
2

_
-

_
*

_
-

8
6

21
20
10

8
8
5

10

10
8
1

11
9
5

7
7
3

3
1

3
1

-

-

-

-

-

—

2

1
1

3
3

14
14

9
9

67
64

46
42

3
3
3

-

—

-

-

-

—

10

1

24
30

22
17

24
22
13
2
5

2
2
-

3
“

23
22
2
10
6

12
12
11

1

42
39
1
18
20

10
10
10
-

11
11
7
2

17
14
8
5

28
27
2
8

68
67
14
21

118
116
20
39

66
60
9
8

59
55
3

1
1

7

2
-

1
—

5

-

5

_
-

—

—

—

—

7

5
3
1
2

4
4

6
6
6
-

7
7
7
“

21

49
49
1
9
25
14

167
17
150
4
17
52
69

255
18
237
3
58
60
104

316
19
297
3
35
66
161

369
27
34 2
18
64
79
145

332
30
302
58
49
52
123

323
31
292
60
49
54
100

247
28
219
81
11
17
82

168
32
136
59
3
11
49

129
9
120
65
3
6
32

71
4
67
22
1
5
21

57
6
51
25
18

13
13
3
5

12
12
2
6

2
2

4
4

15
15

13
13

15
14

18
13

7
7

8
8

9
9

5
2

1
1

5
5

12
11

8
8

21

26
26
2
1

32
28
2
5

61
50
4
15

38
29
12
11

33
29
9

40
36
10
17

46
43
10
16

39
36
15
13

7
7
2

7
7
2
2

8
8
7
-

203
186

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

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

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

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

87
77
26

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

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

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

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

_
-

KEYPUNCH O P E R A TO R S , C L A S S A ------------NONM ANUFACTURING -----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S --------- •---------------R E T A IL T R A O E -------------------- — --------S E R V IC E S --------------------------------------—

246
233
30
91
78

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

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

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

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

-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

KEYPUNCH O P E R A TO R S , C LASS B -------------NONM ANUFACTURING -----------------------------R E T A IL TRAOE — ----------—
------------S E R V IC E S — ----------------

403
374
79
92

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

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

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

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

-

5
5
5
~

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

2 ,5 6 9
—
222
2 ,3 4 7
417
329
436
932

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 6 .0
3 9 .0

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

1 5 2 .5 0
1 6 0 .0 0
1 5 2 .0 0
1 7 8 .0 0
1 4 2 .0 0
1 4 0 .5 0
147 . 5 0

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

1
1
1
—

1
1
1
—
-

S E C R E T A R IE S , C LASS A -----------------------N U N M A N U F A C TU R IN G ------------- -----------------

11 4
104

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

S E C R E T A R IE S , C LASS B ------------------- —
NUNM ANUFACTURING -----------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------S E R V IC E S — ------------------------ -------------

373
333
73
95

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

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

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

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




1

7
5

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LASS 8 -------------------- -----NONMANUFAC T U R I N G ------------------------------

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

9

~

-

4
-

_
-

_
-

_
-

-

-

-

-

—
21
1
11
9

-

3
3

-

2
2

2
2

-

3

9

19
4

9

21
1

20
12
—
3

12
T a b le A -1 a .

O f f i c e o c c u p a t i o n s — la r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — m e n a n d w o m e n ----- C o n t i n u e d

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d i e d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g t o n , D . C . — d . — a . , M a r c h 1972)
M
V
W eekly earnings 1
( standard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

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 i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f —

*

i

N um ber
of
w orkers

U n der
hours 1
(standard)

M ean 2

M e d ia n 2

M iddle ra n g e 2

80

i
85

*
90

$
95

$
100

t
105

$
110

$
120

$
130

s

*
140

150

S
160

$
170

$
180

i

*
190

200

S E C R E T A R IE S

$
220

*
230

240

and

85

WOMEN -

S
210

and
un der

*
80

90

95

100

105

110

120

130

140

150

160

—
-

1
-

—
-

3
-

3
-

9
-

22

48

89

109
8

148

138

160

70

59

11

14

9

13

3
-

9
-

22
-

101

134
8

143

3

4

6

37
29

51

3
~

-

51

46

1
38

57
36
-

1
10

25
15

112
45

2
57

-

3
-

22
116

17

1
-

13

1
1

3
-

4

25
~

98

46

36

38

9

—

9
-

4

9

25

3
6

—

3
-

-

1
3

2

4
2

170

180

190

200

210

over

220

230

11
-

4
-

—
—

4

-

i

6
-

11
8
—

2
—

-

i
-

3

3

2

-

-

4

1
-

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

—

-

-

240

C O N T IN U E D

C O N T IN U E D

S E C R E T A R IE S ! C LASS C
M A N U F A C T U R IN G — ----------

NONMANUFACTURING
PUBLIC U T I L IT IE S
R E T A IL TRADE --------S E R V IC E S ---------- ------ -

1 ,0 0 7

3 9 .0

95
912
220

3 9 .5

LIB
264

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

849
77
772

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5

80

3 8 .5

3 9 .0
3 8 .5

$
$
1 3 7 .0 0 -1 7 2 .0 0

$
1 5 4 .5 0

$
1 5 6 .0 0

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

1 5 7 .5 0

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

1 3 8 .5 0

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

1 5 5 .5 0

1 5 6 .0 0

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

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

1 5 8 .5 0

1 5 8 .5 0

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

1

~

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

1
-

_

4

-

-

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

1
-

4

1

-

S E C R E T A R IE S ! CLASS 0
M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------NQNMANUF AC T U R I N G -----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S R E T A IL TRADE ----------S E R V IC E S ------ ■
--------------

152

3 9 .5

1 3 4 .0 0

1 3 8 .0 0

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

433

3 9 .0

1 3 8 .0 0

1 3 5 .5 0

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

S TE N O G R A P H E R S ! GENERAL
N O N M A N U FA C TU RING -----P U B L IC U T L L IT L E S -

287
255
70

3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

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

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

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

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

23b
195

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

1 4 3 .5 0

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

S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A TO R S!
N O N M A N U FA C TU RING —

145
108

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

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

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

1 0 4 .5 0

1 0 3 .5 0

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

3 9 .5

1 0 4 .5 0

1 0 3 .5 0

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

4 0 .0

1 0 3 .0 0

? ■ ? ? * ? !!
1 0 J .5 0

SW ITC H B O A R O O P E R A TO R S!
N O N M A N U FA C TU RING —
R E T A IL TRADE --------S E R V I C E S -------------------

,
211
109

T Y P IS T S . CLASS A
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
F IN A N C E ----- ~ ------S E R V IC E S — --------

502

T Y P IS T S . C LA SS B
N O N M ANUFACTURING —
P U B L IC U T L L IT L E S
R E T A IL TRADE — ----F IN A N C E -------- ------------

See footnotes at end of tables.




467

3 9 .0

1 2 1 .5 0

1 4 4 .0 0

1 2 2 .0 0

_

-

-

3

_

_

_

_

-

-

3

13
t3

10
137

4

3

12

31
82

4

“

14

66

14
12
3

15
15

57
54

31
65

2

9

150

2

148
13
135

4
94

2
44

26

15

5
31
6
6

15
23
9
—

—

—

1
1
-

19

14

4

2

~

-

-

-

9

_

_

_

_

_

_

9
9

-

-

-

-

-

—

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

-

-

_

_

_

-

19

8
27

95

83

27
38

11
16

59

25

5

55
10

22
9

3
1

9
9

15

8
6
5

59

-

-

-

-

1
1

2

2

21
19

47
43

8
7

1

50

83
65

2

1

7
6

3

i

2

“

*

2
2

6

25
23

15
10

21
lo

30
27

8
5

17
14

15

5
3

1
1

-

-

-

5

14
L4

41

11
L t)
tt *

35

29

38

17

L4

1
1

6

i
_

2

7

-

-

_

-

“

*

3

i

_
-

1 2 2 .0 0

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

1 2 0 .0 0

4 0 .0

1 2 4 .5 0

1 2 3 .0 0

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

3 9 .0

1 0 8 .0 0

1 0 5 .5 0

6

13

909
103

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

6
-

13

76
414

3 9 .5
3 8 .0

9 5 .5 0
1 0 2 .5 0

25

47

65

34

16

1

2

-

_

_

_

_

_

_

20

45

1.13
106

170

20

162
37

63

31

16

1

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

38
51

69

34

22

9

1

2

9
9
9

11

14
-

-

1

«r

-

—

—

-

1
1

-

-

-

-

-

-

945

22

1

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

216

7

-

17

_

1 2 2 .5 0

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

16
101

1
4

159
9

13

1 2 0 .0 0

1 0 2 .0 0

147

20
44

-

-

3 9 .0

1 0 5 .5 0

117

1
11
47

~

3 8 .5

1 1 3 .5 0
9 3 .5 0

3

“

20
13

121

5
5

24
1 1 2 .5 0 -1 2 9 .5 0

4

8
81
-

“

4

-

1
47

6

7

7

19

-

1
12

14

36

76

138

181

154

194

78

34

36
-

74

138

180

152
7

193
49

75
5

28
10

3

6

7

15
20

2
a
43

9

6

13
106

6

67

1

4
4

-

-

-

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

~
_

13
T a b le A -2 .

P r o f e s s i o n a l a nd t e c h n i c a l o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n a n d w o m e n

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d on a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r c h 1 9 7 2 )
Weekly jamings 1
lard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

Number
of
woikers

N u m ber o f w o rk ers
i

*
90
hours1
(standard)

M ean2

Median2

Middle range 2

*
100

*
110

*
120

*
130

*
140

*
150

*
160

r e c e iv in g
*
170

1
180

s t r a ig h t - t im e w e e k ly e a r n in g s
*
190

*
200

*
210

*
220

*
230

o f—
*
240

*
250

*
260

270

280

and

290
and

u n der
100

110

120

130

140

150

160

17.0

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

250

260

270

-

-

-

1
1

44
41

3
3

—

—

1
-

11

20

4

2

“

3
3
3

—

~

41
37
27

8
8

~

37
33
27

19
17

“

25
22
17

42
36

-

10
10
9

~

”

53
51
-

41

52
48

46

10
10

63

11
9
6
-

16

3
2

1

4
4
-

6
6
-

-

38
-

-

6

-

48
44

280

290

over

-

—

MEN
$

$

$

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

3 9 .5

1 6 9 .0 0

1 7 3 .0 0

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

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

1 5 5 .5 0

1 5 0 .5 0

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

-

1

13

1 5 5 .5 0
ld l.0 0

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

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

-

1
-

12

COM PUTER O P E R A T O R S . CLASS A ----------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------ -------- --------- -—
S E R V IC E S ------— ------------------------ ------------ r-

234
211
120

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S . C LA S S B ----------—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----- — ---------------- F I N A N C E -------- —---------------------— -----------—
S E R V IC E S —
----------------------- --------- -----

324
307
30
143
75

3 d .5
3 9 .5

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

COM PUTER U P E R A T O R S , C LA S S C ---------------NONMANUF AC T U R I N G ------------------------------------

140
136

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS.
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S A -------------— ------------------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------— -----------------F IN A N C E --------- --------------------------------- ------- --

307

3 9 .5

2B0
62

4 0 .0
3 8 .5

SERVICES --------— -------------------------------

192

4 0 .0

2 2 7 .0 0

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S B ----------------- ------------- —
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------ — ------------- — S E R V I C E S ------------ ------------------ — ------- -------

173
15B

3 8 .5

2 0 4 . 50
2 0 4 .5 0

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

1 3 6 .0 0

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

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

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

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

2 3 4 .0 0
2 3 2 .0 0

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

2 5 1 .0 0

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

2 1 1 .0 0 - 2 5 3 .5 0
2 1 1 .0 0 -2 4 9 .5 0
2 L 4 .0 0 -2 7 2 .5 0

-

1 9 9 .5 0

1 8 1 .0 0 -2 3 0 .0 0

2 0 1 .0 0

l d l . 0 0 -2 3 0 .0 0
1 Z 5 .5 0 -2 2 9 .0 0

1 6 0 .0 0
1 5 8*0 0

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

80
73

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

496

3 8 .5

3 0 0 .0 0

3 0 3 .5 0

481
95
229

3 8 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

C O M PUTER S Y S T E M S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B ---------—
—
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------- ------- ------------ -S E R V IC E S ------— -------------------------------- •—

3 75
367
95

3 8 .0

2 4 7 .5 0

3 8 .0
3 8 .5

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

COM PUTER S Y STEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S C --------------------------------------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------------- --

72
69

3 8 .5

1 9 3 .0 0

3 8 .5

61

4 0 .0
4 0 .0

55

3 9 .5

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

---------------- —

COMPUTER SY S TE M S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S A --------------------------------------N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----------- ----- —------------- —
F IN A N C E -------------- -— ------------- -------------------S E R V IC E S ------------ ------------------ --------------------

D R A F T S M E N , C LA SS A ------------— ------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -------------------------- ----------- -----N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------*------------------

116

D R A F T S M E N , C L A S S B --------------------------------------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------—
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------*------- ----------- -—
S E R V IC E S ------ ■ ------------------ ------------- -—
—

194
154

D R A F T S M E N , C LA S S C -------------- -- --------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------- -------------------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------- -------------------S E R V I C E S ------- ------------------- ------------------------

27
123




5

2

1
1

15

25
24

12
18

25
8

2
2

25
25

52
49

29
29

19
19

7
6

2

_

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

3

-

2

_
-

~

_

_

_

-

-

—

*

”

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

2

i

_

_

2
2

_

_

-

40
1

_

_

2

4
4

“

2

14
14

9
9

16
-

_

-

8
3

-

1
1

2
2

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

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

3

10
10

3

48
48

1 9 1 .5 0

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

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

2 0 8 .5 0

2 0 4 .5 0

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

2 1 0 .5 0

2 0 7 .0 0

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

2 0 6 .5 0

2 0 2 .0 0

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

-

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

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

3 9 .5

1 7 0 .5 0

3 9 .5
3 9 .0

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

3 9 .5

1 6 8 .0 0

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

4
-

2
8

1
-

58

31

24

58
14

27

22
-

2
44

40

1
13

_

_

_

_

—

—

—

-

“

_

~

13
9

8

20

14

7

5

1

20
13

13
10

1

1

2
2

2
1

4
3

13

18

35

i

13
5

15
13

34
12

20
20

13
12

13
12

4
3

~

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

_

17

22
20
19

4

10

2

8
8

6
4

3

1

_

_

“

8

14

17

8

13
5

17
4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

“

-

-

2

-

i i
ii
-

-

-

-

2
-

i i

“

2

1 6 0 .0 0 -1 9 1 .6 0

11

17

4

4

3

9

11

17

4

4

2

7

2
2

3

6

19

22

20

2

9

11
9

1
1

2
7

22
9

1

-

-

8
a

-

-

4 0 .0

1 4 3 .0 0

1 3 9 .5 0

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

-

-

14

71

4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

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

—

12

32
25

-

53

4 0 .0

1 4 3 .0 0

1 5 1 .0 0

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

-

106

2
2

7
6

11

42
42
3

9
9

_

3

47
47
19

4

8
8

8

17
17
9

4

2

5

11

8

1

1

1

8

14

17

18

25

27

12

47
39

27

8
-

27

10

27

7

l
38

6

8
2

6

-»

5

8

1
10

21

7

8

45

6

46

12

22

29
16

5
46

12

22

14

1

-

-

-

-

28
26
16

2
2
-

13
8
6

10

2

2

18

9

31

26 at $ 290 to $ 300; 145 at $ 300 to $ 320; 34 at $ 320 to $340; 53 at $340 to $360; and 33 at $ 360 and over.

11
11

13

9
9

3

1

3
3

_
—

1

28
27
13
6

44
43

_

-

~

~

54
54
27

-

“

i
i

-

”

19
19
4

-

-

-

3
—

~

—

-

-

35

i i
i i
2

—

-

-

28
18

1
42

3

—

*

-

-

3 0 8 .0 0

4
4

—

1

3

_

3

1
-

1
-

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

177

* W orkers w ere distributed as follow s:
S e e fo o tn o te s at en d o f ta b le s

1
-

7

8
4

PROGRAMERS,

BUSINESS, CLASS C ------ ■ ■
— --- '
-----

2
19

63

1

1 4 4 .5 0 -1 7 1 .5 0
1 4 4 .0 0 - 1 7 0 .0 0

B4

1

42

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

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

3 8 .5
3 9 .5

COMPUTER

$

—

_

39

46

49

*2 9 1

35
16
10

46

49

27

11
18

283
19

57

17

16
16

153

37
36
1

23
19

3

_

_

_

_

-

-

-

-

-

3
3

-

-

-

-

2

55
14

_
-

-

*

*

-

11

14
T a b le A -2 .

P r o f e s s i o n a l a n d te c h n ic a l o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n an d w o m e n -----C o n t i n u e d

(A verage straight-tim e weekly hours and earnings fo r selected occupations studied on an area basis by industry division, Washington, D .C .-M d.-V a ., March 1972)
Weekly earnings 1
lard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

of
woikerc

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e w eekly ea rnings of—
»

Number

*
90

weekly
hours 1
(standard)

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

*

*
100

110

»
120

i
130

*
140

$
150

S

1
160

170

$
180

*
190

»
200

*
210

s

*
220

230

S

240

i

S
250

260

$

S

270

290

~

and
under

280

and

100

HEN -

110

120

130

140

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

220

230

240

250

260

270

280

290

over

-

-

2

-

2
2

18
17

27
23

15
11

33
30

39
33

30
23

127
105

103
98

69
65

1

-

-

-

-

-

9
9

1

CO NTINUE D

475
416

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

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

COMPUTER PRQGRAMERS.
B U S IN E S S . C L A S S A ------- ------N0NMANUFACTUR1NG -------------

77
TO

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

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

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

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

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS.
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B -------------NO NM ANUFACTURING -------- —

95
92

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

11

3 8 .5
3 6 .5

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

2 4 0 .0 0
2 4 0 .0 0

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

E L E C T R O N IC T E C H N IC IA N S
—
NUNM ANUFACTURING --------- -—

WOMEN

COMPUTER SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B ---------- —
N ONM ANUFACTURING ------------

See footnotes at end of tables




71

2
2

-

_

_

_

_

_

l
l

_

_

_

3
3

_

7
7

5

1
1

4

_

_

6
6

6
6

10
10

32
30

14
13

2

“

13
13

30
30

8
7

3
3

6
6

6
6

4
4

4
4

4

4
4

6
6

6
6

18
18

4
4

17
17

2
2

_

_

2
2

1

_

2

~
_

3

_
~

2
2

5
5

7
7

15
T a b le A -2 a .

P r o f e s s i o n a l a n d t e c h n ic a l o c c u p a t i o n s — la rg e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — m e n

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D .C .—M d .—V a . , M a r c h 1 9 7 2 )
Weekly earnings 1
(standard)

Sex, occupation, and industry division

Number
of

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e weekly earnings of—

»

Average
weekly
hours1
(standard)

$
90

Median2

*
100

t
110

»
120

*
130

*
140

*
150

*
160

i
170

*
180

»
190

I
200

Middle range2

100

110

120

130

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

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

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

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

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , CLASS
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
S E R V IC E S -

189
180
30
55

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

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

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

1
1
1
1

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S C
N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------

101
100

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

COMPUTER PR 0G R A M E R S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S A -------------- -----N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------ ------------

119
96

3 9 .5
4 0 .0

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

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

85
76

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

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

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

336
326
151

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

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

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

59
59

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

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

1 7 2 . 5 0 —2 L 2 . 5 0
1 7 2 .5 0 -2 1 2 .5 0

D R A F T S M E N , C LA SS B -----NO N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S

51

3 9 .5

1 8 0 .0 0

1 8 2 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

27

3 9 .0

1 9 0 .0 0

1 8 8 .5 0

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

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

4

150

160

170

180

190

200

210

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

COMPUTER S YSTEM S A N A L Y S T S .
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S C ---------------N U N M A N U F A C IU R IN G --------------

140

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

COMPUTER P R 0G R A M ER S,
B U S IN E S S , CLA SS B N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
COMPUTER SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA SS A
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------- -------S E R V IC E S ----------------- ----------------

D R A FTSM EN,

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

E L E C T R O N IC

T E C H N I C I A N S ----------

W orkers were distributed as follow s:
See footnotes at end of tables.




Ul
e

159
147
76

3
3
2
0

.5
.0
.0
.6

0
0
0
0

-1
-1
-1
-1

7
7
8
5

1
1
8
2

.5
.0
.0
.0

*
220

i

I
230

240

i

i
250

260

i
270

t ---280

0
0
0
0

62

3 9 .5

1 5 8 .5 0

1 6 2 .5 0

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

361

4 0 .0

1 9 8 .5 0

2 0 5 .0 0

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

—

—

-

-

—

—
-

2
2
1

24
22
17

22
20
10

42
40
19

18
15
10

22
20
10

40
38
18

32
31

28
25
2
7

5
5
1
-

23
23
15
1

11
9

10
10

7
6

-

_
~

-

_
—

i
i

9
9

-

-

-

i

4

24
24
9

ii
ii

44
44

24
24

15
15

2
2

_

_

_

_

1

8

8

3
2

2
2

8
8

220

230

240

14
13

22
20

3

“

1
1

270

280

27
25

16
16

290

over

2
2

1
1

3
1

5
5

13
13

9
9

8
6

8
7

11

4
4

1
1

4
4

9
9

8
8

2

2

6

3

11

L2

9

i

-

-

i

1

6

8

6

-

35

30

51

“

260

3
2
1
-

8
3

6

12

-

250

8
8
2

A

1
1

-

290

and

COMPUTER O P E R A TO R S > C LASS A
NUNNAN UF ACT UR IN G --------------S E R V IC E S ---------- --------- -------

3
3
7
3

I
210

and
under

3

2

15

12

2

27

15

26

7
7

22

2

ii
ii

at $320 to $340:; 38 at $ 340 to $ 360; and 33 at $360 and 'o ver.

17

10

17
17
11

16
16
5

11

33 *2 1 1
33
205
L2
96

16
T a b le A -3 .

O f f i c e , p r o fe s s io n a l, a n d te c h n ic a l o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n a n d w o m e n c o m b in e d

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k ly h o u r s a n d e a r n i n g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s t u d i e d on a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g t o n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r c h 1 9 7 2 )
Average

O F F IC E

Occupation and industry division

$
3 9 .5 120.00
3 9 .5 117.50

K EYPUNCH O P E R A T O R S , C LA SS A ---------- -—
M A N U FA C TU R IN G — -------- — ---------------- ~
NO N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------ ------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------------------- --W HOLESALE T R A D E -------- — — --------------R E T A IL T R A D E ---------------- -----------------------F IN A N C E —
■
— ----------- — ----------------S E R V I C E S -------------- -------------------- ----------------

669
64
605
31
60
91
152
271

KEYPUNCH O P E R A TO R S , CLASS B ---------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------------- ---------------NONM A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------- ------- ---------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------------R E T A IL TRADE -------------- - -------- --------------F IN A N C E ----------------- ------------ — ------------------S E R V IC E S ------ ----------------------------

1, 028
64
964
97
113
303
422

MESSENGERS I O F F IC E BUYS AND G 1 R L S 1 NONMANU F A C T O R IN G -----------------------------------F I N A N C E -------- -------- ----------- ----------- ------------—
S E R V IC E S ------------•
-------------------- —---------------

506
48^
244
108

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

104.00
104.50
9 9 .0 0
105.50

S E C R E T A R IE S ------------------------------ ------------------------M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------------------NONMANUFACT.URING ------------ ------------------ -—
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------------— -------- -W HOLESALE T R A O E -------- -------- ----------------R E T A IL TRAOE — ----------------- ------------- ------F IN A N C E — --------------- ---------------------------------S E R V I C E S ------------------------ ---------------------------

6, 196
359
5, 837
617
372
450
1,623
2, 775

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
38 .5
39 .0
39 .5
3 8 .0
3 8 .0

155.00
157.00
155.00
174.00
161.00
140.50
149.00
156.00

S E C R E T A R IE S , CLASS A
— — -------------N O N M ANUFACTURING -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
— *------------------R E T A IL TRADE —-------------------------------------F IN A N C E --------- -------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S
---------- — ■
-------- -- ----- ---------- ------

404
373
40
58
110
140

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

185.00
183.50
189.50
160.00
178.50
192.00

S E C R E T A R IE S , CLASS B ---------------------- —
M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------- -----------------— --------- -—
NO NMANU F AC T.UR I N G ---------- — ------------— P U B L IC U l I L I T I E S ---------------------------- -W HOLESALE TRADE -------- ------------------ - -----F IN A N C E --------- — ■
--------------------------------- S E R V IC E S ----------------------------------------------------

1,274
78
1, 196
110
105
383
551

3 9 .0
39 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

165.50
162.50
166.00
195.50
177.00
156.50
166.50

O F F IC 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 ------- -— —
—---------- — --------NONMANUF AC T U R I N G ---------------------—
F IN A N C E ----- ------------------— -------------

132
123

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

145.00
145.00
129.50

195

3 7 .0
36 .5

124.00
123.00

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G , CLASS A ----------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------ -----------------N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE ---------------------- ----------R E T A IL T R A D E ----------- ------- -------------------- F IN A N C E ------— ----------------------- --------------------S E R V I C E S ----------------- — ------------------------------

1,1 6 3
102
1,061
70
112
248
396

3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .0
4 0 .0
37 .5
38 .5

149.00
158.00
148.00
159.50
134.50
153.50
152.50

C L E R K S . A C C O U N T IN G , CLASS B ----------- -----M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------- ------------------------—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------- ------------------ P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------ ------------------------W HOLESALE TRADE --------------— ------- —
R E T A IL TRADE ------- ---------— — -------------F IN A N C E — ------------------------- -----------------------S E R V I C E S -----------------— ----------------------- ------

1,858
135
1, 723
199
152
424
419
529

3 9 .5 114.50
3 9 .5 125.00
3 9 .5 113.50
3 8 .0 125.00
3 9 .5 116.50
4 0 .0 110.50
3 9 .0 120*-00
3 9 .5 106.00

B O O K K E E P IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A TO R S .
C LA S S B ----------------------- — -------------------- —
N U N N A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------- -------------

145

136
53

216

C L E R K S , F I L E , C LA SS A -------------------- ---------N O N M A N UFACTURING ---------- --------- ----------------S E R V IC E S — < ------------------------------------—

222
2L3
105

39 .5
39 .5
4 0 .0

122.00
122.50
118.00

C L E R K S , F I L E . CLASS B ------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----------------F IN A N C E ----------------- -----------------S E R V IC E S --------- --— --------- ------

541
514
210
211

3 7 .5
37.5
3 7 .0
37 .0

108.50
108.50
102.00
115.50

C L E R K S , F I L E , CLASS C
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----W HO LESALE TRADE —
F IN A N C E ----- ---------------S E R V IC E S ------— ---------

966
942
61
533
96

9 4 .5 0
3 9 .5
9 4 .00
3 9 .5
8 8 .5 0
4 0 .0
91 .0 0
38 .5
3 7 .0 109.50

C L E R K S , O RDER ---------- -—
N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ■
W HO LESALE TRADE

491
448
279

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

121.50
119.00
122.50

C L E R K S , P AYROLL ---------------------------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S --------------- ---------------R E T A IL TRAOE ---------------- — --------------------F IN A N C E ------ --------------------------- -------------------S E R V IC E S — — '-----------------------------------------

339
297
34
o9
126

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .0
4 U .0
3 8 .0
3 9 .0

133.00
132.00
133.50
123.00
144.00
133.50

92
92

37.5
37 .5

122.50
122.50

C OM PTOM ETER ORERATORS —
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------

S e e f o o tn o te a t e n d o f t a b l e s .




57

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

Weekly Weekly
earnings 1
(standard) (standard)

O C C U P A T IO N S

B IL L E R S . M A C H IN E I B O O K K EEPIN G
M A C H IN E ) ------------- -------------- ---------— ----N O N M A N UFACTURING ------------------ -

Average
Num
ber
of

O C C U P A T IO N S -

C O N T IN U E D

S E C R E T A R IE S . C LA SS C ------- ---------------- —
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------------------------------- -NONMANUF A C T U R IN G ------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------- --------------- —
W HOLESALE T R A O E ------------ ■
--------------------R E T A IL T R A D E --------------- -— ----------- —
F IN A N C E ----------------------------------------------------S E R V IC E S — ~ --------- ----------------- ------------- --

Average

Occupation and industry division

Weekly
earnings *
(standard)

1 ,9 5 1
104
1 ,8 4 7
108
164
349
1 ,1 5 7

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

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

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , GENERAL
NONMANUF A C T U R IN G ----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
F IN A N C E — --------------S E R V IC E S ----------------- —

547
503
84

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

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

S TE N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R
M A N U F A C T U R IN G — ■ —
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
W HOLESALE TRAOE S E R V IC E S ----- -------------

983
53
930

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

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

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

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

O F F IC E

2 ,2 2 9
146
2, 083
330
173
181
598
801

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .5
4 0 .0
3 8 .0
39 .5

$
128.50
125.50
129.00
161.50
113.50
120.50
131.00
130.50

3 8 .5 112.50
39 .0 123.00
38 .5 112.00
3 8 .0 124.00
39 .5 108.50
3 7 .0 118.50
4 0 .0 1 0 4.50

3 8 .5 153.50
39 .5 153.50
3 8 .5 153.50
3 8 .5 172.50
3 9 .5 1 5 6.50
4 0 .0 140.00
3 8 .0 142.50
38 .5 155.50

Number
of
worker,

Weekly
hours 1
(standard)

O C C U P A T IO N S

S E C R E T A R IE S

-

-

C O N T IN U E D

C O N T IN U E D

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

Occupation and industry division

Number
of

86
169

101
666

S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S A — —
N O N M ANUFACTURING --------------- ------ -------- --—
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------- -------------------F IN A N C E
— -------------------— — -------------

245

S W IT C H B O A R D O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S B —
N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------ ----- — ---------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----- ------------------R E T A IL TR A D E — --------------- -------------F IN A N C E ------------ --------------------------- — —
S E R V IC E S — .-------- .----------- .-----------------

636
629

202
210

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

SW ITC H B O A R D Q P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T S MANOF A C T U R I N G ----------■
------------- ■
---------------- -N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------ -------------------r—
W HOLESALE TRAOE ----------— -------- --------- R E T A IL TRAOE — ----------- ----■
---------------- -

588
79
509
81
57
56
259

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

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

187

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

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

S E R V IC E S

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

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

202
52
74

48
155

180
117

1,137

T Y P I S T S , C L A S S A ----M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
F IN A N C E -------- ■----S E R V IC E S — ------

1, 086
299
620

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

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

T Y P I S T S , C LA S S B ---------M A N U F A C T U R IN G -----—
N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
W HOLESALE TRADE ■
F IN A N C E ----------------- r S E R V IC E S — -----------

2 ,4 1 8
109
2 ,3 0 9
118
164
963
730

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

1 0 6 .0 0
1 2 3 .0 0
1 0 5 .5 0
1 2 0 .0 0
1 0 7 .5 0
1 0 6 . 00
1 0 3 .0 0

51

17
T a b le A -3 .

O f f ic e , p r o f e s s io n a l, a n d t e c h n ic a l o c c u p a t i o n s — m e n a nd w o m e n c o m b i n e d ----- C o n t i n u e d

(A verage straight-tim e weekly hours and earnings for selected occupations studied on an area basis by industry division, Washington, D .C -M d .-V a ,, M arch 1972)
Average

Occupation and industry division

Num
ber

of

Weekly Weekly
hours 1 earnings 1
(standard (standard)

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 TIO N S

hours

1

(standard)

W eekly
e am in gs 1
(standard)

53
125

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 7 .5
39 .5

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S, CLASS B
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ---------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------- -----F IN A N C E —
----------------- ----- -•
S E R V IC E S — -------------------—

364
343
42
149
91

3 8 .5
38 .5
3 8 .0
3 8 .5
39 .0

155.00
155.00
167.00
156.00
143.00

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , CLA SS C
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------■
-------

164
160

3 8 .5 123.00
38.5 123.00

COM PUTER PROGRAMERS,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S A ----N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
F IN A N C E — -------- ----S E R V IC E S —
-------

384
350
76
246

3 9 .5 233.50
4 0 .0 231.50
38 .5 247.00
4 0 .0 228.00

245

22 2

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS,
B U S IN E S S , CLA SS 6 ------------------ -------NO NM ANUFACTURING ---------------- --------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------F IN A N C E — — ----------------- ------ ----------------------------------------S E R V IC E S —

COMPUTER SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S . CLASS B --------------------------N O NM ANUFACTURING ------------------------ S E R V IC E S - — ----------------- ------------ —




Weekly
hours 1

(standard)

W
eekly
earning, 1
(standard)

545
530

446
438
115

$
3 9 .0 202.50
3 9 .0 2 02.50
3 7 .0 2 2 9.00
3 7 .0 194.50
3 9 .5 198.50

COMPUTER SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S C -----------— -------------•
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------- -- ------------------------

90
87

D R A F T S M E N , C LA SS A ------------------------------------ -M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------ ----------- -NONM ANUFA C TU R IN G ------ ------------------------------

lie
63
55

4 0 .0 208.00
4 0 .0 209.50
39 .5 206.50

160.50
158.50

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

2 L6

39 .5
3 9 .5
39 .0
3 9 .5

170.00
171.50
189.50
168.00

38.5
38 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .0

2 9 9.00
2 9 9.00
2 74.00
3 0 7.00

38 .0 247.50
38 .0 2 4 7.00
3 9 .0 2 43.00

175
28
143

$
194.50
193.50

120
06

4 0 .0
4 0 .0
39 .5
4 0 .0

141.00
127.50
149 .0 0
137.00

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

484
425

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

200.00

54

3 9 .0

177.00

IN D U S T R IA L

( R E G IS T E R E D )

- —

192
72

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

D R A FTS M E N , C L A S S C -------------------------------------M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------- ------------------------ -NONM ANUFA C TU R IN G -----------------------------------S E R V IC E S — — -------------— -------------- •-------

NURSES,

See footnote at end of tables.

of
weaken

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

266
250
27
57
133

COMPUTER PROGRAMERS,
B U S IN E S S , CLASS C ---------------------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------- --------COMPUTER SYSTEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , CLASS A --------------------------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G --------------------—
F I N A N C E -----------------------------------------S E R V IC E S — ------- ----------- ----------------

Num
ber

Occupation and industry division

P R O F E S S IO N A L ANO T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - C O N T IN U E D

P R O F E S S IO N A L ANO T E C H N IC A L
O C C U P A T IO N S - C O N T IN U E D

$
171.50
171.50
171.0 0
169.00

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S, CLASS A
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------------F IN A N C E -------- - - -------------- ------S E R V IC E S — ----- -- -----------------

A verage
W eekly

Occupation and industry division

199.00

T a b le A -3 a .

O f f i c e , p r o fe s s io n a l, a n d t e c h n ic a l o c c u p a t i o n s —la r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s — m e n an d w o m e n c o m b i n e d

(A verage straight-tim e w eekly hours and earnings fo r selected occupations studied in establishments employing 500 w orkers or m ore by industry division,
Washington, D.C.— d — a ., M arch 1972)
M
V
Ave rage

O C C U P A TIO N S

O F F IC E

432
63
67

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
4 0 .0
3 9 .5

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

618
569
254
69

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

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

53

3 9 .0

1 2 4 .0 0

209
191

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

C L E R K S , A C C O U N T IN G . C LA S S A
NONMANUF ACTURLNG -----------------R E T A IL TRAOE ------- ------- ------ S E R V IC E S — -----------------------------

467

C L E R K S . A C C O U N T IN G . CLASS B
N U N H A N U F A C TU R IN G --------------- —
R E T A IL TRAOE ------- ---------------S E R V IC E S —
----------------- CLERKS.

F IL E .

C LA SS A

C L E R K S . F I L E . CLASS B
NONMANUF A C TU R IN G —

Occupation and industry division

O C C U P A TIO N S -

S E C R E T A R IE S -

C O N T IN U E D

373
333
73
95

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

S E C R E T A R IE S , CLASS C
M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------NONM A N U FA C TU R IN G -----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S R E T A IL TRADE ----------S E R V IC E S ---------------------

1 ,0 1 0

118
266

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

S E C R E T A R IE S , CLASS C
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----- -----N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A IL TRADE --------S E R V IC E S ----------- ------

859
85
774
80
152
435

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 9 .0

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

STE N O G R A P H E R S , GENERAL
NUN M A N U FA C TU K IN G
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S

289
257
71

3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

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

236
195

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

146
109

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

S W ITC H B O A R D O P E R A TO R S , C LA SS B
NO N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -----------------—-----R E T A IL T R A D E ------------------------------S E R V IC E S

211
211
109
64

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

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

T Y P IS T S , C LA SS A — N O N M ANUFACTURING
F IN A N C E ---------------S E R V IC E S — - — -

515
480
131
2 L8

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .5

KEYPUNCH O P E R A TO R S , C LA SS A
NONMANUF A C T U R L N G ------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S
R E T A IL TRADE --------S E R V IC E S --------- *--------

247
234
31
78

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

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

K EYPUNCH O P E R A TO R S , C LA SS B
NONMANUF A C T U R L N G -----------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------R E T A IL TRAOE —
---------------S E R V I C E S --------------------- ------------

406
377
69
79
92

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

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

SW ITC H B O A R D O P E R A TO R S ,
N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G —

M ESSENG ERS (O F E 1 C E BOYS ANO G I R L S ) N O N N A N U F A C IU R IN G --------------------- ------------«

251
244

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

96
914

220

S T E N O G R A P H E R S , S E N IO R
N O N M ANUFACTURING —

S E C R E T A R IE S
M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------N O N M A N U FACTURING
P U B L IC U T L L I T I E S
R E T A IL TRAOE -------F IN A N C E ------------— ----S E R V IC E S — --------—
S E C R E T A R IE S , C LA SS A
N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------

See footnote at end of tables,




2 ,5 8 8
232
2 ,3 5 6
419
329
436
938

3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 9 .0
3 8 .5
3 9 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .0

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

118

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

107

C LA SS A — —

Occupation and industry division

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

1 2 1 .0 0

N um ber
of

W eekly
hours 1
(standard)

W eekly
earnings 1
(standard)

998
96C
10 3
76
416

3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .0
3 9 .5
3 8 .0

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

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , C LA S S A ----------------N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ----------- -— — --------- -----S E R V IC E S — ------- --------------- -----------------------

165
153
81

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

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

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

212

42
61

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 8 .0
3 9 .0

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

COMPUTER O P E R A T O R S , C L A S S C ----------------NO N M A N U FA C TU R IN G --------------— ------------—

124
123

3 9 .0
3 9 .0

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

COMPUTER PRO G RAM ERS,
B U S I N E S S , C LA S S A ----------------------- -----

180

3 9 .5

2 3 9 .5 0

COMPUTER PR U G R A M ER S,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S B --------------------------------------NO N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ---------------------- ---------------

127
116

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

2 0 1 .0 0

COMPUTER S Y STEM S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C LA S S A -------------- -----------------------NO N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ---------------- *---------------- —
S E R V IC E S ------ ------------------------ --------------------

362
352
166

3 8 .5
3 8 .5
3 9 .0

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

77
77

3 8 .5
3 8 .5

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

D R A F T S M E N , C LA S S B --------------*--------- --------------N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------- --------------------

53

3 9 .5

1 7 9 .5 0

28

3 9 .0

1 8 9 .5 0

D R A F T S M E N , C LA S S C NU N M A N U F A C T U K IN G

71
65

3 9 .5
3 9 .5

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

O F F IC E

S E C R E T A R IE S , CLASS B
N O N M ANUFACTURING -----P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S S E R V IC E S — -----------—

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

1 1 7 .5 0

W eekly
earn in gs 1
(standard)

$
1 7 9 .0 0
1 7 9 .5 0
1 9 9 .0 0
1 8 6 .0 0

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

91

W eekly
hours 1
standard)

C O N T IN U E D

96
63
28

C L E R K S , PAYROLL
NONMANUF ACTUR TNG
P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S

N um ber
of

O C C U P A T IO N S

-

C O N T IN U E D

T Y P IS T S , C LA S S B — ------------— .— .-------- ------N U N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------—-------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ----------- ------------------R E T A IL TR A D E — ------------ .------------------------F IN A N C E
—
------------- — -------------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

COMPUTER SY S TE M S A N A L Y S T S ,
B U S IN E S S , C L A S S C -------- — --------------------—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R IN G ------------------------------- —

202

2 0 2 .0 0

1 2 4 .5 0

E L E C T R O N IC

T E C H N IC IA N S

370

©

O F F IC E

W eekly
W eekly
hours *
e arnings 1
(standard) (standard)

*
o

A verage

Occupation and industry division

1 9 8 .0 0

19
T a b le A -4 .

M a i n t e n a n c e and p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n s

( A v e r a g e 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 s s t u d i e d on a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d . - V a . , M a r c h 1972)
N u m b e r o f w o r k e r s r e c e iv in g s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u r ly e a r n in g s o f—

Hourly earnings*

Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

Under2*70
$
and
2.70 under

—

2.80 2.9 0 3.0 0 3.1 0 3.2 0 3. 40 3.6 0 3.80

f

Number
of

t
5
»
*
*
$
S
S
t
1
$
»
*
*
$
*
$
s
s
*
t
2.8 0 2.9 0 3.00 3.1 0 3. 20 3 .4 0 3.6 0 3.8 0 4.0 0 4 .2 0 4 .40 4.60 4. 80 5.0 0 5 .20 5.40 5 .6 0 5.8 0 6.00 6 .2 0 6 .4 0

©
o

S e x , o c c u p a t io n , an d i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n

*

4.2 0 4 .4 0 4 ,6Q 4.8 0 5.0 0 5,20

and

5 .8 0 6.0 0 6.20 6*40

*_40_

over

1
1

-

*27
26
**25
5
”

MEN

C A R P E N T E R S , M A IN T E N A N C E ----------- --------------N U N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ----------■ ■
—
----------- --

207

$
4 .8 7

$
4 .7 6

$
3 .7 8 -

$
5 .5 3

la i

4 .9 0

4 .7 9

3 .7 7 -

5 .5 1

E L E C T R IC IA N S , M A IN T E N A N C E ---------------------NUNMANU FAC T U R I N G -----------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------------

124

5 .4 3

5 .3 0

4 .7 1 -

6 .0 5

70
30

5 .3 2
4 .0 2

5 .2 7
5 .0 7

5 .0 3 4 .5 3 -

5 .7 4
5 .3 6

E N G IN E E R S , S T A T I O N A R Y ----------- -------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G ------------------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------------------------- —
R E T A IL TRADE — ------------ ------------------------S E R V IC E S — ------------ ----------------------------------

459

5 .1 4

5 .3 9

4 .6 4 -

5 .9 3

.*9 6

5 .1 0
4 .9 6

5 .4 1
4 .9 5

6 .0 0
5 .2 9

6 .1 2
5 .4 4

4 .5 8 4 .7 5 5 .9 4 -

5 .9 4
5 .2 4
6 .3 4

4 .8 7 -

5 .4 9

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

169
142

3 .9 4
4 .1 1

4 .2 4
4 .5 6

3 .2 3 3 *6 0 -

4 .6 4
4 .6 5

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

5 .6 3
5 .7 1

5 .4 5

5 .1 9 -

6 .7 1

66

5 .5 8

5 .2 6 -

6 .7 2

M E C H A N IC S , A U T U M U 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 ----------------------------------------- -NO NM ANU FAC TUR ING -------------------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S -------------------------- -—
R E T A IL TR A D E -----------------------------------------

971
219
752
537
95

4 .6 4
4 .3 4
4 .7 2
4 .7 1

4 .6 5
4 .3 1
4 .7 3

5 .2 1

4 .7 5
4 .8 9

4
3
4
4
4

-

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

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 -------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G -------------------------------------

123
69
54

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

3 .9 5
4 .1 6

3 .7 5 3 .7 1 -

5 .1 3
4 .8 3

3 .9 2 -

5 .2 3

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

237
227
57

4 .0 4

3 .7 9

3 .1 6 -

4 .3 1

4 .0 2
4 .1 1

3 .8 0

3 .1 4 3 .6 0 -

4 .2 9
4 .0 9

30
86
102

76

*
W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :
**
W o r k e r s w e r e d i s t r ib u t e d a s f o l l o w s :
* * * A l l w o r k e r s w e r e a t $ 6 .6 0 t o $ 6 .8 0 .
S e e fo o tn o te s

a t en d




o f t a b le s .

4 .0 9

4 .0 3

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1
9
7
3
9

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4
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17
7

12
12

-

_
-

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27
27

5
4

13
7

8
6

11
9

13
13

11
11

6
5

27
26

20
20

7

1

8
1
1

5
1
1

8
4
-

4
2
2

1
1
1

18
18
8

23
19
9

3
2

10
9
3

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10

-

-

3
1
-

-

3
3

3
3

2
2

6
6

9
8
3

43
32
9
2
6

24
23
6
2
7

19
9
3
—
6

37
17
6
6

90
90
4
85

6
3
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41
36
—
32
2

27
27
—
9
18

52
40
—
32
8

65
65
3
3

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2

16
15

8
8

6
6

5
5

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1

12
12
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27
25

5
5
5
50
50

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2

3

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2

6

2

16
11

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5

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12
10

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5

16
16

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35
35
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7
5
2
2

46
10
36
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51
30
21
9

46
10
36
34
2

83
15
68
38
24

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68
36
36
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89
31
58
21
19

171
22
149
135
2

75
75
57
1

167
9
158
129

55
7
48
48

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8
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2
2

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1

24
16
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12

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3
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12
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6
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6

26
8
18

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—
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12
12

12
12

24
24

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-

4
4

12
12

2
2
2

26
24
13

27
25
2

6
5
5

26
24
24

35
35
6

—

3
3
1

1
l

6
6

21
21

-

1
—

—

1 a t $7 t o $ 7 .2 0 ; an d 2 6 at $7-40 t o $ 7 .6 0 .
15 at $ 6 .8 0 t o $7; 1 a t $7 t o $ 7 .2 0 ; 4 a t $ 7 .2 0 t o $ 7 .4 0 ; an d 5 a t $ 7 .8 0 and o v e r .

12
12
3
9

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20

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-

7
7
7

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-

—

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40
40
40

17
17

20
T a b le A -4 a .

M a i n t e n a n c e an d p o w e r p l a n t o c c u p a t i o n s —la r g e e s t a b l i s h m e n t s

( A v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r ly e a r n in g s f o r s e l e c t e d o c c u p a t io n s s tu d ie d in e s t a b lis h m e n t s e m p lo y in g 500 w o r k e r s o r m o r e b y in d u s t r y d i v i s i o n ,

Sex, occupation, and industry division

M a r c h 1972)

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e hourly earnings of—

H ourly e arn in gs3
N um ber
of
w orkers

W a s h in g t o n , D . C . - M d . - V a . ,

i
t
*
t
S
»
*
$
t
»
S
i
$
t
»
$
T
*
*
T
*
$
t
3.20 3.3 0 3.4 0 3.5 0 3.60 3.7 0 3.80 3.9 0 4.0 0 4 . 10 4.20 4.3 0 4 .4 0 4.6 0 4 .8 0 5.0 0 5.20 5.4 0 5.6 0 5.80 6.00 6.20 6.4 0
M ean 2

M e d ian 2

M iddle range 2

and
under

and

3.30 3.4 0 3.5 0 3.6 0 3.70 3.8 0 3.90 4.0 0 4.1 0 4.2 0 4.30 4 .4 0 4 .6 0 4.8 0 5 .0 0 5.2 0 5.40 5.6 0 5.3 0 6.00 6.20 6.4 0 over

MEN

C A R P E N T E R S , M A IN T E N A N C E ---------- ------N U N M A N U FA C TU R iN G -------------------------

75
67

$
5.5 3
5.61

$
5.05
5.09

$
$
4 .2 9 - 7.4 3
4 .3 3 - 7.44

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

66
25

5.83

5. 66

5 .0 3 - 6.86

5.11

5.0 9

5 .0 2 - 5.37

E N G IN E E R S , S T A T IO N A R Y -------------------------------NQNMANU FAC T U R IN G ------------ — -------------------

201

166
86
65

5.6 0
5.5 5
6.0 0
5.2 4

5.94
5.93
6.12
5.35

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 ) -----------------------------------------------N O N M A N U FA C TU R IN G — ----------------- -------------P U B L IC U T I L I T I E S ------- -----------------------R E T A IL TR A D E ---------------------- -------------------

347
328
269
59

5.1 4
5.13
4.98
5.81

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

90
84

5.05
5.05

S E R V IC E S —

*
**
***

----- ------------ --------------------—

W o rk ers w e re
W o rk ers w e re
W o rk ers w e re

S e e fo o t n o t e s

d is t r ib u t e d a s
d is t r ib u t e d a s
d is t r ib u t e d a s

a t en d o f t a b l e s .




fo llo w s :
fo llo w s :
fo llo w s :

1
1

—
-

1
1

1
1

2
2

_

_

_

_

_

1

-

-

-

-

-

4 .9 9 - 6.33
4 .9 3 - 6.32

1
1

1
1

2
2

-

_

-

1
1

-

4 .5 2 - 6.32

1

1

2

-

1

-

5.0 9
5.0 8
5.04
6.05

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

5.2 6
5.25
5.13
6.09

-

2
2
2

i
i
i

-

—

-

1
1
1

-

-

-

4
4
4
-

-

2

5.06
5.06

4 .0 7 - 5.2 9
4 .0 7 - 5.28

1
1

1
1

_

1
1

4
2

1
1

-

1 a t $ 7 t o $ 7 .2 0 ; an d 26 a t $ 7 .4 0 t o
15 a t $ 6 .8 0 t o $ 7; 1 at $ 7 t o $ 7 . 2 0 ;
15 a t $ 7 t o $ 7 .2 0 ; an d 2 a t $ 7 .4 0 t o

_

$ 7 .6 0 .
4 a t $ 7 .2 0 t o $ 7 . 4 0 ;
$ 7 .6 0 .

_

-

3
3

3
2

6
4

2
2

6
4

4
4

8
8

5
5

5
4

_

1

2

3

5

2

1

8

-

1

-

1

-

-

2

1

8

9

1

1

1
1

1
1

5
5

1
1

2
2

10
10

15
15

10
10

9
9

1

1

1

5

-

2

7

1

1

2
2

1
1
1
-

2
2
2
-

-

-

-

—
-

_
-

-

-

35
35
33
2

58
58
57

-

24
23
16
7

i

5
5

3
3

3
3

1
1

_
-

9

-

_
-

i

1

an d 5 a t $ 7 . 8 0

21
21

an d o v e r .

_

_

_

-

1

-

1

10

*27
26
**2 5

-

3

-

-

-

-

14
14

9
9

3

_

15
15

52
40

12
12

6

6

4

-

36
36
32
2

6

8

9

101
95
95

48
48
48
-

_

12

9
9
9

40
40

6
6

21
21

i

_
-

-

-

-

_

1

40
_

_
_

-

7

2 ***1 7
17

21
T able A -5 .

Custodial and material m ovem ent occupations

( A v e r a g e 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 i o n s s t u d ie d on a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . — d . — a . , M a r c h 1972)
M
V

Number of w orkers re ceivin g straight-tim e hourly earnings of—

Hourly eanlings 3

Sex, occupation, and industry divisi

Num
ber
of
w
orkers

$
*
1.70 1.80 1.9 0

%

.60
M 2 Median2
ean

Middle range 2

nd
der

2,708
52
2, 656

$
2.2 5
2 .5 8
2 .2 9

$
2.1 2
2 .6 5
2.11

$
2 .0 2 1 .8 9 2 .0 2 -

$
2 .2 9
3 .0 3
2 .2 8

JANITORS, PORTERS, AN0 CLEANERS
MA NU FA CT UR IN G --- — -------- ---NUNMANUF AC TURING
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOL ES AL E TRADE
RETAIL TRADE -------- -FINANCE --- -------------SERVICES — -------------

9 ,6 * 4
296
9, 398
376
67
818
1,605
6 ,480

2 .2 9
3.10
2 .2 1
3.32
2 .6 9
2.3 8
2 .1 3
2.1 9

2 .1 2
3.01
2.1 1
3.2 5
2 .6 9
2.2 3
2.0 9
2.10

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

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

LABORERS, MATERIAL HANDLING
MA NU FA CT UR IN G
NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG —
PUBLIC UTILITIES
WHOLESALE TRADE RETAIL TRADE ----

1,919
950
1,969
509
907
599

3 .3 3
3.1 5
3.38
3.81
2.9 1
3.3 9

3 .3 6
3.0 8
3.92
3 .8 9
2 .9 5
3.12

2 .7 3 2 .7 3 2 .7 3 3 .8 0 2 .2 8 2 .9 9 -

3 .8 5
3 .6 1
3 .8 6
3 .8 8
3.91
3 .7 8

OR DE R FILLERS --MA NU FA CT UR IN G NO NM AN UF AC TU RI NG
WHOLESALE TRADE --RETAIL T R A D E ------

1.921
155
1,266
902
669

3.91
3 .6 9
3 .9 9
2.8 7
9 .9 5

3 .5 7
9 .0 3
3 .5 6
2.8 8
9 .8 7

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

5 .2 3
9 .0 9
5 .2 7
3 .2 5
5.5 2

PACKERS, SHIPPING
NONMANUF AC TU RI NG —

299
224

2 .8 2
2 .7 8

2 .6 0
2 .5 7

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

R E C E I V I N G CLERKS
N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG WHOL ES AL E TRADE
RETAIL TRADE ---

308
286
69
166

3.2 6
3.22
3.1 7
3 .1 9

3 . 19
3 .1 7
3 .0 9
3 .1 6

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

51

3 .7 9

3.8 5

1
*

159
118
51

3 .8 2
3.9 9
9 .9 9

3 .7 9
3. 77
3 .7 9

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

9 ,2 2 0
809
3,911
1,239
609
1,378
156

3 .7 3
3.72
3 .7 9
9 .1 2
3 .3 2
3 .6 9
2 .8 3

3.6 8
9.01
3.63
3.9 0
3 .5 5
3 .1 0
2.8 9

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

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

993
913
221
63
97

2 .8 9
2.8 2
2 .7 7
2 .2 9
2 .9 8

2.7 7
2 . 73
2 .6 9
2.19
3 .1 5

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

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

SHIP PI NG AND RECE IV IN G CLERKS
NONM AN UF AC TU RI NG
RETAIL TRADE —
TRUCKD RI VE RS
M A N U F A C T U R I N G --NUNM AN UF AC TU RI NG
PUBLIC UT ILITIES
WHOL ES AL E TRADE RETAIL TRADE ---SE RVICES
------TRUCKDRIVERS, LIGHT (UNDER
1-1/2 T O N S ! ---- ----N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG --WH OLESALE TRADE —
RETAIL TRADE ----SERVICES — --------

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




•

S H IP PI NG CLERKS -—

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

6
-

6
ii
-

ii
_
ii
-

1.90

o
o

70 1.80

GU AR DS AND WATCHMEN
M A N U FA CT UR IN G --N O N M A N UF AC TU RI NG —

S
*
i
2.00 2 .2 0 2 .9 0

9 .0U 4 .2 0 4 .4 0 4 .6 0 A . 80 5 .0 0

5.2 0

5.4 0 5 .6 0 5 .8 0

36
36

291
15
276

156 1298
156 1298

905
905

191
6
135

99
17
82

92
92

99
8
91

76
2
79

79
1
78

5
1
4

3
1
2

3

-

2

1

ii

-

-

3

-

2

1

ii

-

-

157
15 7

625
625

646 5033 1166
4
20
696 5029 1196

815
99
766

232
25
207
39
6
99
38
85

196
50
96
9
18
23
11
35

195
27
168
118
9
13
3
25

298
2
296
97
3
23
3
170

119
39
85
96
32
5
2

56
35
21
12

40
5
35
35

13

8

_

-

-

13

-

-

13

8
8

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
“

-

*

-

-

-

-

13

-

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112
39
78
92
36

137
77
60
1
15
99

95
27
68
12
23
30

256
72
189
72
73
39

187
27
160
30
98
82

393
35
3 58
355
3

19

35

59

35
21
19

59
59

—

-

19
~
19

80

2

-

50
72
35

-

-

-

_
23
60
592

-

12

_

12
19
2 73
951
627 3793

19
175
238
719

9
109
229
928

92
92

200
52
148

113
49
64

36
56

78
69

19
50

12
_

2 .2 0 2.9
.2.20 2 .4 0 2 .6 0 2 .8 0 3 .0 0 3 .2 0 3 .4 0 3 .6 0 3 .8 0
2.6

-

12
—
12

12

12

-

2

-

-

-

-

31

92

98

_
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-

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31
18
13

71
56
15

98
64
34

71
5
66
59
12

80
26
59

50
7
93
12
31

181
25
156
190
16

150
150
16
139

8
8

95
95

79
79

19
15

9
9

21
17

16
9

39
29

8
8
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85
83
16
61

27
25
8
17

59
53
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92

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18
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123
59
69
17
48
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92

6

101

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25

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92

6

101

282

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12

29

92

6

101

282

2

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4

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97
97

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19
18
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18
18
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25
19
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16
16

21
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60

79
7
67

200
13
187
72
65

105
13
92
1
28
23
90

195
77
118
12
91
50
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993
92
951
312
62
28
27

444
198
296
100
165
31

325
22
303
290
44
19

731
399
332
290
44
48

35
29
11

20
38
9

556
38
518
3
20
985
10

92
9
83

29
39
2

159
17
192
21
59
58
9

21
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11

58
58
29
39
-

99
99
15
22
7

69
69
55
9
10

30
97
97

30
27
20

98
98
19

60
91
39

53
51
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-

_
~

~

_
-

53

98

53
11
3
39

98
92
3
3

6

-

~

-

~

~

~

7

~
7
3
9

371

213

371

213
209
~
9

-

371

-

22
22
22

_
-

22
T a b le A -5 .

Custodial and material m ovement occupations---- Continued

( A v e r a g e 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 i o n s s t u d i e d o n a n a r e a b a s i s b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . — d . —V a .
M

Sex, occupation, and industry division

Num
ber
of
workers

M a r c h 1972)

Number of w orkers receivin g straight-tim e hourly earnings of—

Hourly eam 3
ings

s

*

»

s

*

$

s

*

»

t

*

s

*

»

s

*

*

s

s

1.60 1.70 1.80 1.90 2.00 2.20 2.40 2.60 2.80 3. 0 0 3.20 3. 4 0 3. 6 0 3.80 4. 00 4.20 4. 40 4. 60 4. 8 0 5.00 5.20 5.40 5.60
Mean*

Median2

Middle range 2

and
under
1.70 1.80 1.90 2.00 2.20 2.40 2.60 2. 8 0 3.00 3.20 3.40 3.60 3.80 4.00 4. 20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5. 0 0 5. 2 0 5.40 5.60 5.80

HEN - CONTINUES)
TRUCKORIVERS * CONTINUED
TRUCKORIVERS, MEDIUM 11-1/2 TO
AND INCLUDING 4 TONS) ----------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------- ----->
—
N O N M A N U F A C T U R I N G ---- ’
-----------PUdLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------WHOLESALE TRADE ----------------SE RVICES ------— -----------------

1.297
114
1.183
346
11U
57

$ ,
3.20
3.31
3.19
3.77
3.74
2.57

$
2.89
3.26
2.89
3.83
3.83
2.56

$
2. 83 2. 87 2.833.473.592.52-

$
3.78
3.76
3.80
4. 13
3.90
2.64

TRUCKORIVERS* HEAVY (OVER 4 TONS.
TRAILER TYPE! --------------------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --------------------NUNMANUFAC T U R I N G ----- -----------PUdLIC U T I L I T I E S --------------RETAIL TRADE ------- ----- --------

895
91
804
203
418

4. 47
3.72
4.56
4.03
5.19

4. 19
3.58
4.27
4.11
5.27

3. 75 3.513.933.955.23-

5.2o
3.85
5.27
4.16
5.32

TRUCKORIVERS. HEAVY (OVER 4 TONS.
OTHER THAN TRAILER TYPE) -------M A N U F A C T U R I N G ------------------ -—
NU NMANUFAC T U R I N G --------- --------

731
536
195

3.68
3.84
3.26

4.01
4.03
3.28

3.59- 4.05
3.85- 4.07
2.79- 3.66

TRUCKERS, PO WE R (FURKLIFT) --------M A N U F A C T U R I N G --- ---------- -------N U NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------RE TA IL T R A D E ---------- ---------

491
172
319
199

3.58
3.10
3.84
4.24

3.34
3.45
4.85

2.862. 82 3.113. 01 -

4.15
3.48
4.90
5.34

5,392
5» 348
130

2 .1 2
2 .1 1

2.09
2.09
2.76
2.03
2.09
2.09

2. 02 2. 02 2.701.832.012 .02-

2.19
2.19
3.23
2.10
2.42
2 . Id

2 .8 8

500
35
473
3
1

8
1
7
1
6

61
36
25
5
4
i

195
1
194
144
18

27
12
15
12

123
10
113
67
42

180
180
123
26

9
9
—
-

4
4
-

3
3
3

-

—

—

-

-

2

_

4
4
—
2

18
14
4
3
1

67
39
28
~

140
14
126
—
15

90
4
86
84

135
—
135
116
13

21
—
21

20
20
-

3
—
3
-

6
—
6
—
3

7
—
7
—
4

371
371
—
371

9
“
9
9

~

-

-

_

-

-

20
20

110
6
104

47
47

2

2
2

6
36

9

_

_

2

2
- '
2

-

-

2
-

2
-

-

10
7
3

13
7
6

54
14
40

12
12

32
12
20

34
4
30

28
28

141
87
54

6
6
“

400
399
1

-

8
7
1
1

54
16
38
20

15
8

88
67
21
21

71
71
15

21
—
21
3

85
43
42
14

15
15
—

7
6
i

10
10
—
-

582
58 0
5

134
126
81

26
17

3
3
3

4
4
4

22
10
10

8

411
407
3
7

39
528

100

6

297

38

_

7
7

i

WUMEN
JANITORS, PORTERS, AND C L EA NE RS --N O NM AN UF AC TU RI NG ----------------PUttLIC UT ILITIES --------------RETAIL T R A D E ---------- ---------F I N A N C E ------------------------ SERVICES ---' --------------------

See footnotes at end of tables.




121

362
4, 735

2.92
1.98
2.15
2.09

115
115
12

24
79

216
214

630 3208
630 3206
2
60

55
129

56 8 30 22

1

21
21
20

9
4
4

-

_

_

1

~

-

-

-

-

40

-

73

i

3

-

*

-

40
40

—
-

73
73

i
i

3
3

1

-

~




23
a te r ia l m o v e m e n t o c c u p a t i o n s — la r g e e s t a b li s h m e n t s
o c c u p a t i o n s s t u d ie d in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s e m p l o y i n g 5 0 0 w o r k e r s o r m o r e b y i n d u s t r y d i v i s i o n , W a s h in g to n , D . C . - M d - V a . t M a r c h 1 9 7 2 )
N um ber of w o rk e rs

Hourly earnings3

r e c e i v i n g s t r a i g h t - t i m e h o u r l y e a r n i n g s o f ----

2 .0 0

t
2 .1 0

$
2 .2 0

i
2 .3 0

i
2 .4 0

i
7 .6 0

*
2 .8 0

$
1 .0 0

3
3 .2 0

1 .4 0

$
3 .6 0

*
3 .8 0

*
4 .0 0

S
4 .2 0

t
4 .4 0

s
4 .6 0

$
4 .8 0

*
5 .0 0

»
5 .2 0

$
5 .4 0

*
6 .6 0

2 .0 0

2 .1 0

2 .2 0

2 .3 0

2 .4 0

2 .6 0

2 .8 0

3 .0 0

1 .2 0

3 .4 0

1 .6 0

3 .8 0

4 .0 0

4 *2 0 . 4 .4 0

4 .6 0

4 .8 0

5 .0 0

5 .2 0

5 .4 0

S .6 0

? ,E 0

-

-

8
a

13
13

3
3

60
54

56
52

39
39

84
79

76
74

4
3

5
4

5
4

3
2

3
3

1
1

11
11

-

“

2
2

-

-

12
12

-

-

*

-

-

513

230

83
4
79
21
13
45

62
6
56
6
24
13
13

91
6
85
34
12
12
27

83
26
57
9
23
10
15

130
18
112
105
1
3
3

83
2
81
53
22
2
4

39
—
39
1
32
4
2

28
14
14
7
6

39
26
13
10
2

38
3
35
35

7

8

-

-

-

13

-

_

7
7

8
8

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

13
13

41
41

41
41

25
21
17
4

-

t
i
1 .9 0
Mean 2

Median2

Middle range 2

%
1. 9 0

and
under

$
2 .9 9
2 .9 9

$
3 .0 1
3 .0 1

$

$

364

2 .6 0 2 .6 1 -

3 .2 2
3 .2 2

478
105
573
268
280
84
740

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

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

2
2
2
3
2
2
2

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

6
5
5
0
8
4
4

-

2 .4 1
3 .8 1
2 .3 1
3 .3 9
3 .2 6
2 .7 9
2 .1 7

i
—

110
-

-

-

i
-

110

920

513

22
2
896

54
15
444

230
36
10
184

.7
.6
.1
.6

9
9
5
3

-

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

_

_

34
34

22
22

11
11

14
14

34
34

32
32

-

-

34

22

11

14

34

32

40

48
42
12
30

_
-

_
-

11
11
11

13
13
13

2
2

34
34
34

12
12
12

42
42
42

4
4

1
1

5
5

51
51

7
7

1l

Li
li

385

i
-

-

4
-

106

580
515
34
481

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

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

2
2
3
2

504

4 .4 6
4 .4 9
4 .4 9

4 .8 5
4 .8 9
4 .8 9

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

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

-

123

2 .9 3
2 .8 7

2 .8 5
2 .6 2

2 .5 2 2 .5 1 -

3 .4 7
3 .4 1

-

137
126
96

3 .4 2
3 .3 9
3 .2 1

5 .3 2
3 . 19
3 .1 4

2 .8 3 2 .7 9 2 .7 4 -

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

963
74
889
172
709

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

4 .2 9
3 .7 8
4 .4 4
3 . 83
5 .2 1

3
3
3
3
4

5 .2 6
4 .5 2
5 .2 6
3 .8 8
5 .2 8

837
837
139

110

.7
.7
.8
.5
.0

6
3
1
6
5

-

96
53

3 .7 1
3 .6 7
3 .7 8

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

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

4 .0 4
4 .0 4
4 .0 6

446
424
418

5 .1 4
5 .1 7
5 .1 9

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

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

4 .1 7
4 .2 4
4 .2 4

4 .8 2
4 .8 5
4 .8 5

3 .0 7 3 .0 1 3 .0 1 -

5 .3 3
5 .3 4
5 .3 4

9/7
948

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

2 .0 8
2 .0 7
2 .7 4
2 .0 7

2
2
2
2

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

-

~

88

790

.0
.0
.6
.0

3
3
8
3

-

-

_

-

2
2
2
*

2

39

82

I

9
4
1
3

20
20
20

12
12
12

134
134
134

6
6
6

*

6
6

13
9

11
9

18
8

15
15
13

8
8
8

26
24
18

7
5
5

23
23
20

9
8
5

19
17

25
25

13

23

40
i
39
6
32

85
i
84
56
28

71
40
31
31

_

-

-

_
—

1
1

6
6
6

-

-

1

-

2

16

-

-

-

1

-

2

16

2
1
1

~
_

_

-

_

_

_

-

-

-

2
2

“

-

~

_

~

“

16

1

“

_

2

*

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

i
i

i

3

3

154
154
152

1093
L093
1085

419
419
400

134
134
120

9
7

20
20
20

24
23

3
2

7

-

-

-

-

*

-

*

-

-

14
14
-

-

14

14
14
14

59
59
-*
59

-

92
92
92

6
6
6

101
101
101

282
282
282

2
2
2

6
6
6

9
9

_
-

_

_
-

*

7
7
7

83
83
68
10

15
15
15

3
3
3

34
14
14

23
14
13

3
3
3

1
1
1

-

67
-

25
25
25

12
12
12

29
29
29

7
4
4

8
6

1
-

_
-

58
1
57
9
48

_

-

-

-

33

50

3
-

50
11
39

3
-

4
4
-

3

4

_

_

-

-

-

3
3
3

4
4
4

-

_

22

62

11
~

62

11

_

4

-

-

3
3

18

_

19
19
13

_

~

1
1
1

_

-

-

_

-

~

-

22
10
10

9
4
4

3
3

-

62
-

4

_
~

21
21
21

114
7
107
89
18

14
14
1
13

15
15
15

i
i
i

2
2

“

_

25

4
4
—
4

33
33

4

39
38
10

11

“

10
10

-*

25
25
-

4
3
3

2
2

1

~

2
2

2

_

-

23
23

-

*

30
7
-

_
*

i

109
82
-

1

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

219
199
199

920

-

-

-

-

-

371
-

9
-

_

371

9
9

371

“

-

-

371
371
371

9

_

9

“

73
73
73

1
1
1

3
3
3

31

-

40
40
40

-

9

24

B.

E s t a b lis h m e n t p r a c tic e s a n d s u p p le m e n ta r y w a g e p r o v is io n s

T a b le

B -1.

M in im u m

en tra n c e

s a la rie s fo r w o m e n

o ffic e w o rk e rs

(D istrib u tio n o f establish m ents studied in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivision s by m inim um entrance sa la ry fo r s ele cted c a te g o rie s
o f in exp erien ced w om en o ffic e w o rk e rs , W ashington, D.C.— d —V a ., M a rch 1972)
M
Other in exp erien ced c le r ic a l w o rk e rs !

In ex p erien ced typists
Nonm anufacturing

Manufacturing
M inim u m w eek ly stra ig h t-tim e s a la r y 4

M anufacturing

A ll
schedules

37Vz

A ll
schedules

40

35

37Vz

Nonm anufacturing

Based on standard w eek ly hours 6 of---

A ll

Based on standard w eek ly hours 6 of---

A ll
in du stries

A ll
schedules

40

37Vz

A ll
schedules

40

377 z

35

40

E stablish m ents studied----------------------------

281

50

XXX

XXX

231

XXX

XXX

XXX

281

50

XXX

XXX

231

XXX

XXX

XXX

E stablish m ents having a sp e c ifie d m in im u m ----

93

18

5

12

75

11

15

42

106

19

6

11

87

12

14

54

1
4
3
21
2
5
5
17
4
2
2
2
1

1

Under $ 7*. o n ............

...... . ........
1
10
3
5
6
6
8
3
5
1
5
1

1

1

1

1

3

2

1
9
3
4
6
5
5
3
5
1
5

1
1

8

1
3
1

1
3

1

1

1
2
2

1
1

1
i

3

1

1

$ 130. 00 and under $ 135. 00------------------------

7
3
i
3
3

i
1
i

_
1
1

_

2
2

_

$ 140. 00 and under $ 145. 00___________________

1

i

1

-

-

E stablish m ents having no sp e c ifie d m inim um —

56

13

XXX

XXX

43

132

19

3
3
1

$ 110. 00 and under $ 115. 00-----------------------$ 120. 00 and under $ 125. 00------------------------

1
4
3
24
3
8
5
23
5
3
2
2
1

3
3
6
1
1

3
1

1
5
1

1

2
7
3

2
1

i
1

8

i

2
2

_
2

_

1
3
3
1




17

1

1
3
1

2
2
14
4
1
1
2

1
1
1
3

1

-

-

XXX

XXX

XXX

89

17

XXX

86

14

1

1

-

1
1

i
_
2

7

i

i

4

_

1
1
3

_

_

i

_

1
1
2

_
-

-

-

-

-

XXX

72

XXX

XXX

XXX

Establish m ents which did not em p loy w o rk ers

See footn otes at end o f tables,

2

2

2

3
1

1

113

1
2
1

72




25

T a b le B -2 .

S h ift d iffe re n tia ls

(L a t e - s h ift pay p ro vis io n s fo r manufacturing pla n tw orkers by type and amount o f pay d iffe r e n tia l,
W ashington, D . C . - M d . — a . , M a rc h 1972)
V

^A ll^ £ lan tw o rk erj^ n ^ m an u fac tu rin |'> = ^ 1 0 £ j ) e £ c e n t J ^ _ ^ ^ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ^ _ i_ ^ ^ ^ ^ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ i_ _ _ _ ^ _ _ i
j
P e rc e n t of m anufacturing plan tw orkers—

L a te -s h ift pay p ro vis io n

In establishm ents having p rovision s 7
fo r late shifts
Second shift

T h ird o r other
shift

A ctu a lly w orking on late shifts

Second shift

T h ird o r other
shift

84. 6

78. 9

19. 8

6 .0

N o pay d iffe re n tia l fo r w ork on la te s h ift ------------

_

_

_

_

P a y d iffe re n tia l fo r w ork on la te s h ift___________

84. 6

78.9

19. 8

6 .0

56. 6

52.6

9.9

4 .0

T y p e and amount o f d iffe re n tia l:
U n iform cents (p e r hour)___________________
8 c e n ts --------------------------------------------------------10 cen ts. -----------------------------------------------------14 cen ts_______ ____
17Vio c e n ts ............... ...................................
18 o r 20 cents____________________________
25 cent8___________________________________
26 cents___________________________________
28 cents ------------------------------------------------------30 cen ts _______________________________________
31% c e n ts --------------------------------------------------40 cents ------------------------------------------------------54 cen ts___________________________________
56 cents--------------------------------------------83 cen ts---------------------------------------------

2. 1
19.2
3. 2
1.4
9. 2
8. 5
1. 7
1. 1
1. 8
3. 2
.9

_

16. 6
5. 4
6. 9
1.4
2. 0
-

.6
1.6
. 1
. 3
1. 1
3.4
.4
. 1
.5
.6
-

. 7
_
.4
. 2

-

-

.9
10. 3
1. 8
3. 2
4. 2

-

1. 5
. 5
.6
-

U n iform p e r c e n ta g e --------------------------------

16. 7

16.4

5. 1

1.5

5 p ercen t — ------------------- -----------10 p ercen t— -------- -------- --------------12y2 p e r c e n t --------------------------------------

7.0
9.7
-

•9
11. 0
4 .4

2 .4
2. 7
*

. 1
1. 3
. 1

-

4. 2

F u ll d a y 's pay fo r reduced hours__________

1. 5

-

O ther fo r m a l pay d iffe r e n tia l____________ -

9.8

9 .8

See footn ote at end o f tables

1. 0
-

. 1
4. 7

.5

26

T a b le B -3 .

S c h e d u le d w e e k ly hours and days

(P e r c e n t d istribu tion o f pla n tw orkers and o ffic e w o r k e r s in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivis io n s by scheduled w eek ly hours and days
o f fir s t - s h ift w o r k e r s , W ashington, D. C. —
Md. —Va. , M a rch 1972)
P la n tw o rk e rs
W eekly hours and days

A ll w o r k e r s ----------------------------

A ll
in du stries

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

100

20 hours— 5 days------------------------------------------35 hours— 5 days------------------------------------------O v e r 35 and under 37*/2 hours— 5 days_________
37 V2 hours— 5 d a y s _______________________________
38 hours— 5 days---- ------------------------------- —
383 hour 8— 5 d a y s --------------------------------------/4
40 hours -- — ---------------------------------------------5 d a y s ------------------------- -----------------5y2 days— —
----------------------------------6 days ---------------------------------------------------O v e r 40 and under 42 V2 hours— 5 days_________
42* 2 hours— 5 d a y s _______________________________
/
43 hours— 5 d a ys------------------------------------------44 hours— 5 V2 d a y s ---------------------------------------44 V2 hours— 5 72 d a ys------------------------------------45 h o u rs ------------------------------------------------------5 d a y s -----------------------------------------------------5 y2 Hays
- _______________
46 hours— 6 d a ys------------------------------------------48 hours— 6 da ys------------------------------------------52 hours— 6 days------------------------------------------52V2 hours— 6 d a y s _______________________________
54 hours— 6 days-------------------------------------------

2
3
1
7
1
(’ )
78
77
1
(’ )

See footnote at end o f tables,




1
(’ )
1
(’ )
3
2
1
1
2
(9)
0
(’ )

Manu­
factu rin g

100

24
12
57
57
2
1
1
1
1
1

Pu blic
u tilitie s

100

4
(’ )
93
93
(’ )
2
2
-

O ffic e w o rk e rs

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

S e rvic es

A ll
industries

100

100

100

100

3
94
94
3
-

1
9
77
76
1
2
1
5
4
1
2
2
1

9
1
(’ )
5
4
(’ )
75
74
1
2
1
1
_
1
1
-

12
1
21
1
10
52
52
(’ )
(’ )
2
(’ )
-

_
_
(’ )
(9)

Manu­
facturing

Pu blic
u tilitie s

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

Finance

S ervic es

100

100

100

100

100

100

9
29
_
62
62
_
_
_
1
-

9
39
14
38
38
_
_
_
_
_
-

2
_
29
_
6
63
63
_
_
-

17
2
22
3
19
37
37
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
-

16
1
12
(’ )
6
64
64
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
_
_

-

1
_
14
_
70
70
1
_
3
12
_
_
-

_

-

_
_
_

_

(’ )

_

_

(9)

_

27

T a b le B -4 .

P aid holidays

(P e r c e n t d istribu tion o f pla n tw orkers and o ffic e w o rk e rs in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivis ion s by number o f paid holidays
p rovid ed annually, W ashington, D . C. — d. — a . , M a rc h 1972)
M
V
O ffic e w o rk e r s

P la n tw o rk e rs
Item

A ll w o rk e rs --------------------------------------------

W ork ers in establishm ents p rovid in g
paid h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------W ork ers in establishm ents provid ing
no paid h o lid a y s -----------------------------------------

A ll
in du stries

Manu­
factu ring

Pu blic
u tilities

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

S e rvic es

A ll
industries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilities

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

Finance

S ervices

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

96

100

100

97

98

87

99

100

100

100

98

100

100

-

-

3

2

13

(9)

-

-

2

-

-

_

_

_

(!)
(!)
(9)
(!)
(!)
(9)
8
9
(9)
(9)
20
2
(’ )
46

_

_

_

_

_

-

(’ )
-

-

(9)
-

5
6
-

4

-

N u m ber o f days
7 h alf h o lid a y s ------------------------------------------------- --------------- ----------------1 h oliday---- —
2 h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------------4 h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------------5 h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------------5 holidays plus 1 h alf day
-------------------------6 h o lid a y s ----------------------------------------------------7 h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------------7 h olidays plus 1 h alf day-----------------------------7 h olidays plus 2 h alf d a y s ---------------------------8 h olid a y s_________________________________________
8 h olidays plus 1 h alf day-----------------------------8 holidays plus 2 h alf d a y s ---------------------------9 h o lid a y s ---------------------------------------------------9 holidays plus 1 h alf day-----------------------------9 holidays plus 2 h alf d a y s ---------------------------10 h olidays________________________________________
10 h olidays plus 2 h alf days--------------------------11 h olidays--------------------------------------------------11 holidays plus 1 h alf d a y ______________________
11 h olidays plus 2 h alf days--------------------------12 h olidays— -----------------------------------------------

(*)
5
1
(9)
2
(’ )
17
13
(’ )
30
(9)
1
22
(9)
1
2
(!)
(9)
-

_

-

7

-

-

-

-

1
1
2
21
8
1
37
1
11
1
2
1
(9)
-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_
-

-

-

1

16
16
49
50

-

8
8
31
31
58
58
81
97

_
-

1
3
5
15
16
53
54
61
82
82
85
85

5
22

23
1
6
26
7
9
-

-

-

_

_

(9)
3
5
29
63
-

16
23
27
23
-

1

10
2
2
1
24
14
31
12
-

1

( 9)
9
1
2

(9)
(!)
(9)

10
22

1
21
1
5

25
1
10
4
-

1

(9)
-

9
21

-

20

29

78
-

6
-

-

-

28
2
4

(!)
(9)
41
20
23
13
-

(9)
65
1

(9)
1
(’ )
(’ )
1
6
(9)
32
7
39
3

-

-

20
3
-

3
5
2
(9)

-

-

T o ta l h olidav t im e 1
0
12 d a ys--------------------------------------------------------11V2 days o r m o r e ---------------------------------------11 days o r m o r e ---------------------------- ------------10 days o r m o r e -------------------------------------------9
days o r m o re ------------------------------------------9 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------8 y2 days o r m o r e ------------------------------------------8 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------7 y2 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------- _
7 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------6 days o r m o re -----------------------------------------S ' f z days o r m o re -----------------------------------------5 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------4 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------3y2 days o r m o re -----------------------------------------2 days o r m o r e --------------------------------------------1 day o r m o r e -----------------------------------------------

See footnotes at end of tables




(’ )
3
3
26
27
57
57
70
87
88
90

73

73
95
100

91

100
100
100
100
100

96

100

90
90

-

63
63
92
92
96
99
99
99
100
100
100
100

97

97
97
97
97
97

-

12
12

44
44

58
82
83
85
85
85
87
98

(9)
(9)
3

86
86

13
14
61
63
83
83
91
98
98
98
98
98
98

87

99

4
4
4
15
15
45
47
68
68

90
100
100
100
100
100
100
100

_
-

78
78
98
98
99
99
99
99
100

100
100
100

4
4
6
34
34
40
40
69
69
91
100
100
100
100
100
100
100

_

_

-

-

-

13
13
37
37
56
97
97
97
97
97
97
98

3
23
24
89
89
95
95
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100

_
(9)
7
10
13
52
58
91
91
97
99
99
99
99
99
99

100

28

T a b le B -5 .

P aid va c a tio n s

(P e r c e n t distribu tion o f pla n tw o rk ers and o ffic e w o rk e rs in a ll in du stries and in industry d iv is io n s by va ca tion pay p ro v is io n s , Washington, D. C, —
Md. — a . , M arch 1972)
V
P la n tw o rk e rs
V acation p o lic y

A ll w o r k e r s --------------------------------------------

A ll
in du stries

Manu­
factu rin g

O ffic ew o rk er s

Pu blic
u tilitie s

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

S ervic es

A ll
indu stries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilitie s

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

F inane e

S ervices

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

98
98
(* )
1

100
100
-

100
100
-

97
91
6
-

100
100
-

93
91
3
-

100
99
-

100
100
_

100
100
-

100
100
_

100
100
_

100
100
_

100
99
(9)

2

-

-

3

'

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8
19
2
1
(’ )

7
13
14
-

34
24
8
-

2
14
1
-

5
24
3
(9)
(9)

10
45
9
3
2
(’ )

9
52
10
_
_
6

34
38
_
10
-

7
40
_
2
-

6
22
4
_
-

10
62
15
3
-

1
41
15
2
8

58
2
33
1
3
-

31
4
36
3
27
-

66
1
34
-

51
46
_
_
_

59
4
36

64
i
25
2
1
_

23
1
53
7
16
_
_

42
_
58
(9)

1
_

48
1
3
-

86
13

_
_

_
_
_

6
(9)
68
15

_
_

20
_
80
_
_
_
_

-

-

-

-

17
(9)
69
9
1
(’ )
1
(9)
2

-

-

-

-

-

(9)
2
1
7

19
2
47
5
27
-

11
87
2
-

21
76
-

7
62
8
23
_
_
-

1
97
2
-

9
91
_
_

3
2
91
(9)
4

_

-

_
_
_

87
13
(9)

(’ )

-

-

2
(9)
83
7
4
1
1
(9)
2

-

-

-

-

-

4
(’ )
83
1
10
(’ )
1
-

7
1
47
9
36

(9)

3

1

2

1

_

-

-

-

-

-

59
10
27
1
-

97
2

94

-

91
7

82
5
5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

8
-

Method o f payment
W ork ers in establishm ents provid in g
paid va ca tion s--------------------------------------------L e n g th -o f-tim e p a ym en t_____________________
P erc e n ta g e paym ent---------------------------------Othe r ------------------------------------------------------W o rk ers in establish m ents p rovid in g
no paid va ca tion s___ — --------------------------------

(’ )

Am ount o f vacation pav 1
1
A ft e r 6 months o f s e r v ic e
U nder 1 w eek -----------------------------------------------1 week---------------------------------------------------------O v e r 1 and under 2 w e e k s ----------------------------2 w eeks -_________________________________________
O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ------------------------------------------— —

_
36
(9)

A ft e r 1 v e a r o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek ---------------------------------------------------------O v e r 1 and under 2 w e e k s ----------------------------2 w e e k s ------------------ ------------------------------------O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ------------------ —----------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s __________________________________________ _
5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

(’ )
-

1
-

(9)

48

_

_

A ft e r 2 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 week______________________________________________
O ver 1 and under 2 w e e k s ----------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ----- —______________________________________
O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

15
1
73
2
8
(’ )
-

13
1
74
1
11
-

20
1
69
1
1
(9)

-

-

(9)

2
96
2
-

10
84
3

1
86
11

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1
-

9
1
80
1
2
(9)
-

-

_
_

_
_

_

_
_

3
_
72
6
6
4
2
1
7

A ft e r 3 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek---------------------------------------------------------O v e r 1 and under 2 w e e k s ----------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

(9)

(9)

80
5
8
1
3
(9)
2

-

5

'
S e e fo o tn o te s a t end o f ta b le s




(9)
64
9
13
4
2
1
7

29

T a b le B -5 .

P a id v a c a tio n s -----C o n tin u ed

(P e r c e n t d istribu tion o f p lan tw orkers and o ffic e w o rk e rs in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivis ion s by vacation pay p ro vis io n s, W ashington, D. C. — d .—V a ., M arch 1972)
M
O ffic e w o rk e r s

P la n tw o rk e rs
V acation p o lic y

A ll
in du stries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilities

W holesale
trade

R eta il
trade

S ervic es

A ll
industries

Manu­
factu ring

Pu blic
u tilitie s

W holesale
trade

R eta il
trade

Finance

S ervices

Amount o f va ca tion pay 11— Continued
A fte r 4 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek _________ __________________________________
O ver 1 and under 2 w e e k s ----------------------------2 w e e k s ----------- ---------------------------- ---- -------O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ___________________________________________
O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------5 w e e k s ----- ------------------------------------ --------O v e r 5 and under 6 w e e k s ----------------------- ----

4
(’ )
81
2
10
(’ )
1

7
1
46
10
35

2

10

i

96
2

78

86

-

-

_

9

11

-

_

_

2

-

-

2

(’ )

-

-

-

-

(9)

3
63
1
30
1
1

1
46
7
41
2
2

_

70
2
28

4
74
(’ )
18

1
65

_
_

-

9
58
2
23
2

2

-

_

_

-

-

(’ )

4
19
4
70

18
1
79

9
1
76
1
5
(’ )

(’ )

3

i

2

1

79
5
9
1
3
(9)
2

54
11
29
1
3

97
2

87

94

.

11

5

82
5
5

-

-

(9)

8

-

-

-

-

-

42
8
38
2
9

77
3
20
(9)

2
57
13
29

1
74

_

(9)
60
9
17
4
2
1
7

A ft e r 5 v e a r s o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek---------------------------------------------------------2 w e e k s ----------- ——___ ___ ________________________
O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ____________________________________ ~ —
O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s ____ _____________________________________
5 w e e k s ___________ ________________________ ____
O v e r 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

-

32

_

_

_

(’ )

-

-

2
16
1
73
1
5
(’ )

1
13
3
59
2
21
-

95
1
4
-

-

_

(’ )

-

2
15
1
72
1
8
(’ )

1
11
2
55
2
29

85
1
14

82
(’ )

-

-

_

_
_

(’ )

-

-

-

-

(9)

2
14
(’ )
58
1
23
(’ )
1
(’ )

1
8

_

4
10

_

(’ )

16

-

-

66
(’ )
16

60

-

-

7
16
1
57
2
7
1

-

-

(9)
51
7
34
1
3
(9)
3

52
5
35

_
_

25
_

_

(9)

8

-

-

-

-

2
12
5
77

.

.

23
(9)
74

6
1
73

_

-

-

(9)
27
13
46
4
(9)
1
9

A ft e r 10 v e a r s o f s e r v ic e
1 we ek___________ ____ ____________________________
2 w eeks — —-------------------------------------------------O ver 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ---------------------- --------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s --------- -------- ------ ---------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s ----------------------------------------------------- _
O v e r 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

_
(’ )
-

_

_
-

-

2
-

_

-

_

-

-

-

7
17
2
61
3
3
(9)
_

(9)

(9)
8
1
72
3
12
1
(9)
3

_

_

17
1
53
2
27

(9)
95
(9)
4

4

3

20

-

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

17

(9)

2
5

95
(9)
4

87
2
4

_
_

_
_

_
_

-

-

-

-

-

_

_

_

(9)

2
4

_

16

15

-

-

84
(9)
16

64
2
28

66
19

3
1
72
1
15

_

_
_

_
_

_
_

_
_

-

-

*

-

8

_

_

_

(’ )
4
1
60
12
10
3
1
9

A ft e r 12 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek________________ __________ _______________
2 w eeks -_-_-______________________________________
O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s ___________________________________________
O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s ------------------------- ---------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s ___________________________________________
O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

_
(’ )

4
10
-

_
17
1
80
-

2

7
17
1
61
2
3
1
-

(9)
7
1
72
2
13
2
(9)
3

_

44
2
37

_

_

.

18
(9)
79

6
1
73

_

_

3

20

_
_

_
_

(9)
4
1
60
7
10
9
1
9

A ft e r 15 vea rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek ---------------------------------------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 5 and under 6 w e e k s -----------------------------

See footnotes at end o f tables




-

38
5
48

72
-

_

25
1
2

-

-

-

24

-

(9)

(9)
6
1
63
2
20
3
(9)
5

-

33
2
48
1

_

(9)
3
1
48
7
22
9
1
9

30

T a b le

B -5 .

P a id

v a c a t i o n s ----- C o n t i n u e d

(P e r c e n t distrib u tio n o f p la n tw o rk e rs and o ffic e w o rk e rs in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivis ion s by va ca tion pay p r o v is io n s , W ashington, D. C. —
Md. —V a . , M arch 1972)
P la n tw o rk e rs
V acation p o lic y

A ll
in du stries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilitie s

O ff icew o rk e r s

W holesale
trade

R eta il
trade

4
8
28
56
_
-

16
21
64
_
_
_

-

-

4
8

_
16

2
1
25
1
60
_
9
2

28
19
(’ )
36
_

15
38
_
31
_

-

-

-

_

4
8
_
28
_
19
(*)
36
-

_
16
_
15
_
38
31
-

7
16
1
50
2
13
1
1
(9)

S ervic es

A ll
industries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilities

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
tra d e

Finance

S ervic es

Am ount o f va ca tion pay 11--- Continued
A ft e r 20 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek---------------- ------------------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s _____ _______________
3 w e e k s ------------------------- -------------------------O ver 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----- ---------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s --------------------------5 w e e k s ______________ -___________________________ _
O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s ----------------------------6 w e e k s --------------------------------------------------------

_

2
14
(’ )
24
1
54
(*)
3
(’ )
(’ )

i
6
21
4
63
1
5
-

6
1
80
1
10
2

2
14
(’ >
21
1
30
1
28
(’ )
1
(’ >

1
6

(9)

( 9)

.

7
16
1
50
2
14
1
1
(9)

(9)
5
1
26
2
52
3
4
6
-

16
_
13
2
61
1
7
_

5
2
86
_
7
_

2
3
_
28
_
63
_
5
_

-

-

-

-

2
3

.
15

28
_
37
2
29
_

18
_
59
_
8

_

_
_

-

-

2
3

_
28
_

15

37
2
29

59
_
8

_

_

-

-

(9)

15
_
30
_
55
.
_

_

3
1
42
_
38
2
3
11
-

(9)
3
1
18
6
48
9
6
9

A ft e r 25 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek----------------------------------------------------------2 w e e k s _______________________ ___________________
O v e r 2 and under 3 w e e k s --------------------3 w e e k s -----------------------------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w eeks — -----------------------------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s ----------------------------6 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 6 w eek s------------------------------------------------

19
3
51
2
18
_
-

_

7
16
1
50
2
13
1
1
(9)

(9)
5
1
24
1
41
5
16
6
1
-

.

.

16

(9)

12
2
51
2
18
_

3
2
25
_
62
_
7
-

_
-

.
3
1
41
_
34
3
6
11

(’ )
3
1
18
1
46
14
8
9

_

-

-

A ft e r 30 y e a rs o f s e r v ic e
1 w eek---------------------------------------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 2 and under 3 w e e k s ----------------------------3 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s __________________________________________
O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s ----- ---------------------6 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O v e r 6 w eek s------------------------------------------------

2
14
(’ )
21
1
30
1
27
2
1
(*>

1
6
19
3
51
2
18
-

2
14
(’ )
21
1
30
1
27
2
1
(*)

1
6
19
3
51
2
18
-

_
-

(9)
2
1
22
1
54
9
9
2

_

_

-

-

-

4
8
28
19
37
-

_

16
15
38
31
-

7
16
1
50
2
13
1
1
(9)

(9)
5
1
24
1
41
5
16
6
1
-

_

_

16

(9)

12
2
51
2
18

3
2
22
_
66

_

7
-

_

_

*

_

_

_

_
18
_
_

_
3
1
41
34
3
6
11

(9)
3
1
18
1
46
14
8
9

-

-

3
1
41
_
34
3
6
11
_

(9)
3
1
18
1
46
9
8
14
-

_

M axim um vacation ava ila b le
1 w eek---------------------------------------------------------2 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 2 and under 3 w e e k s --------------------------3 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 3 and under 4 w e e k s ----------------------------4 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 4 and under 5 w e e k s ----------------------------5 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 5 and under 6 w e e k s ----------------------------6 w e e k s -------------------------------------------------------O ver 6 w eeks------------------------------------------------

See footn otes at end o f ta b les.




_

(9)
2
1
22
1
54
9
9
2

(9)
5
1
24
1
41
4
17
8
1

.

16
12
2

51
2
18
-

(9)
3
2
22
66
7

2
3
28
37
31
-

.

15
_
18
59
_
8
_
_

31

T a b le

B -6 .

H e a lth , in s u ra n c e , and

p e n s io n

p la n s

(P e r c e n t o f p la n tw orkers and o ffic e w o rk e rs in a ll in du stries and in industry d ivis io n s em ployed in establish m ents p rovid in g
health, in su rance, o r pension b en efits, W ashington, D. C. —
Md. —V a ., M arch 1972)
O ffic e w o rk e r s

P la n tw o rk e rs
Type o f ben efit and
financing 1
2

A ll
in du stries

Manu­
facturing

Public
u tilities

Manu­
factu ring

Public
u tilities

W holesale
trade

R e ta il
trade

S ervic es

A ll
industries

100

100

100

100

100

100

W holesale
trade

R eta il
trade

Finance

100

100

100

S ervices

A ll w o r k e r s -------------------------------------------

100

100

100

W ork ers in establishm ents p rovid in g at
le a s t 1 o f the ben efits shown below - ----------

95

99

100

97

99

80

99

100

100

100

100

100

99

88
56

95
45

98
81

97
73

94
52

70
54

91
57

95
43

99
70

100
77

94
41

96
61

75
55

65
46

76
32

73
63

70
50

66
44

61
48

64
40

72
29

71
53

76
44

59
36

75
41

47
37

84

98

95

90

87

64

89

96

100

92

88

83

90

56
44

78
64

77
68

58
50

52
36

42
35

39
24

77
46

73
60

45
38

44
28

29
10

23
16

43

52

39

50

44

37

75

73

53

81

60

81

85

17

5

43

19

18

1

7

-

32

-

16

1

(’ )

14
11
89
55
88
54
81
52
71
37
7
6
73
50

21
19
99
49
99
49
96
47
85
36
17
15
87
75

42
39
100
83
100
83
100
83
99
81
13
13
90
57

8
7
97
60
97
60
94
57
84
49
15
9
78
64

4
2
91
53
88
50
75
48
66
28
4
4
80
49

11
5
73
42
73
42
72
40
50
19
1
1
42
35

33
20
96
53
98
55
95
55
94
57
7
5
87
52

45
39
100
92
100
92
100
92
100
92
9
9
90
59

37
19
100
71
100
71
100
71
93
57
7
2
80
75

7
4
88
36
85
33
71
32
83
30
12
12
83
42

34
21
92
47
100
55
100
55
100
72
3

36
16
99
49
99
49
99
48
89
42
8
7
86
38

L ife in su ra n c e________________________________
N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------A ccid en ta l death and d ism em b erm en t
in su rance----------------------------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------Sickness and accident insurance or
sick le a v e o r both1 -------------------------------3
Sickness and a cciden t insurance_________
N on con tribu tory p la n s _________________
Sick le a v e (fu ll pay and no
w aiting p e r io d )----------------------------------Sick le a v e (p a rtia l pay o r
w aiting p e r io d )----------------------------------L o n g -te rm d is a b ility in su rance----------------N on con tribu tory p la n s ____________________
H osp ita liza tio n in su rance-------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------S u rgica l in su rance-----------------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s ____________________
M ed ica l in su ra n c e-----------------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------M a jo r m e d ic a l in su ra n ce-------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------Dental in su ra n c e -------------------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s -------------------------R etirem en t pension----------------------------------N on con tribu tory p la n s --------------------------

See footnotes at end o f tables




44
27
100
44
100
44
100
44
99
42
2
1
76
62

-

92
60

100

32

Footnotes
A ll of th e se

s t a n d a r d f o o t n o t e s m a y n ot a p p l y to t h i s b u l l e t i n .

1 S t a n d a r d h o u r s r e f l e c t the w o r k w e e k 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 a y f o r o v e r t i m e
a t r e g u l a r a n d / o r p r e m i u m r a t e s ) , a n d th e e a r n i n g s c o r r e s p o n d to t h e s e w e e k l y h o u r s .
2
T h e m e a n i s c o m p u t e d f o r e a c h j o b b y t o t a l i n g th e
e a r n i n g s o f a l l w o r k e r s a n d d i v i d i n g b y th e n u m b e r o f w o r k e r s .
The m edian
d e s i g n a t e s p o s i t i o n — h a l f o f th e e m p l o y e e s s u r v e y e d r e c e i v e
m o r e t h a n t h e r a t e s h o w n ; h a l f r e c e i v e l e s s th a n t h e r a t e sh o w n . T h e m i d d l e
r a n g e i s d e f i n e d b y 2 r a t e s o f p a y ; a f o u r t h o f the w o r k e r s e a r n l e s s t h a n th e l o w e r o f t h e s e r a t e s an d a f o u r t h e a r n m o r e t h a n th e h i g h e r r a t e .
3 E x c l u d e s p r e m i u m p a y f o r o v e r t i m e a n d f o r w o r k on w e e k e n d s , h o l i d a y s , a n d l a t e s h i f t s .
4
T h e s e s a l a r i e s r e l a t e to f o r m a l l y e s t a b l i s h e d m i n i m u m s t a r t i n g ( h i r i n g ) 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 t h a t a r e p a i d f o r s t a n d a r d
w ork w eek s.
5 E x c l u d e s w o r k e r s in s u b c l e r i c a l j o b s s u c h a s m e s s e n g e r .
6 D a t a a r e p r e s e n t e d f o r a l l s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k s c o m b i n e d , a n d f o r th e m o s t c o m m o n s t a n d a r d w o r k w e e k s r e p o r t e d .
7
I n c l u d e s a l l p l a n t w o r k e r s in e s t a b l i s h m e n t s c u r r e n t l y o p e r a t i n g l a t e s h i f t s , a n d e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w h o s e f o r m a l p r o v i s i o n s c o v e r l a t e
s h i f t s , e v e n t h o u g h the e s t a b l i s h m e n t s w e r e not c u r r e n t l y o p e r a t i n g l a t e s h i f t s .
8
L e s s than 0.05 p e r c e n t .
9
L e s s t h a n 0 .5 p e r c e n t .
10 A l l c o m b i n a t i o n s o f f u l l a n d h a l f d a y s th a t a d d to th e s a m e a m o u n t a r e c o m b i n e d ; f o r e x a m p l e , th e p r o p o r t i o n o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g a
t o t a l o f 9 d a y s i n c l u d e s t h o s e w it h 9 f u l l d a y s an d no h a l f d a y s , 8 f u l l d a y s a n d 2 h a l f d a y s , 7 f u l l d a y s a n d 4 h a l f d a y s , a n d s o on. P r o p o r t i o n s
then w e r e cu m u lated.
11 I n c l u d e s p a y m e n t s o t h e r th a n " l e n g t h o f t i m e , " s u c h a s p e r c e n t a g e o f a n n u a l e a r n i n g s o r f l a t - s u m p a y m e n t s , c o n v e r t e d t o a n e q u i v a l e n t
t im e b a s i s ; fo r e x a m p le , a p a y m e n t of 2 p e r c e n t of annual e a r n in g s w a s c o n s id e r e d a s 1 w e e k 's pay. P e r i o d s of s e r v i c e w e r e ch o se n a r b i t r a r i l y
a n d do n ot n e c e s s a r i l y r e f l e c t t h e i n d i v i d u a l p r o v i s i o n s f o r p r o g r e s s i o n . F o r e x a m p l e , th e c h a n g e s in p r o p o r t i o n s i n d i c a t e d a t 10 y e a r s ' s e r v i c e
i n c l u d e c h a n g e s in p r o v i s i o n s o c c u r r i n g b e t w e e n 5 a n d 10 y e a r s . E s t i m a t e s a r e c u m u l a t i v e . T h u s , th e p r o p o r t i o n e l i g i b l e f o r 3 w e e k s ' p a y o r
m o r e a f t e r 10 y e a r s i n c l u d e s t h o s e e l i g i b l e f o r 3 w e e k s ' p a y o r m o r e a f t e r f e w e r y e a r s o f s e r v i c e .
12 E s t i m a t e s l i s t e d a f t e r t y p e o f b e n e f i t a r e f o r a l l p l a n s f o r w h i c h a t l e a s t a p a r t o f the c o s t i s b o r n e b y th e e m p l o y e r . " N o n c o n t r i b u t o r y
p l a n s " i n c l u d e o n l y t h o s e p l a n s f i n a n c e d e n t i r e l y b y th e e m p l o y e r . E x c l u d e d a r e l e g a l l y r e q u i r e d p l a n s , s u c h a s w o r k m e n ' s c o m p e n s a t i o n , s o c i a l
s e c u r i t y , and r a i l r o a d re t ir e m e n t.
13 U n d u p l i c a t e d t o t a l o f w o r k e r s r e c e i v i n g s i c k l e a v e o r s i c k n e s s a n d a c c i d e n t i n s u r a n c e s h o w n s e p a r a t e l y b e l o w . S i c k l e a v e p l a n s a r e
l i m i t e d t o t h o s e w h i c h d e f i n i t e l y e s t a b l i s h a t l e a s t th e m i n i m u m n u m b e r o f d a y s ' p a y t h a t c a n b e e x p e c t e d b y e a c h e m p l o y e e .
In form al sick
l e a v e a l l o w a n c e s d e t e r m i n e d on a n i n d i v i d u a l b a s i s a r e e x c l u d e d .




A p p e n d ix . O c c u p a tio n a l D e s c rip tio n s
The p r im a ry purpose o f p rep a rin g jo b descrip tio n s fo r the Bu reau's wage su rveys is to a ssist its fie ld sta ff in c la s s ify in g into a ppropriate
occupations w ork ers who a re em ployed under a v a rie ty o f p a y ro ll title s and d iffe re n t w ork arran gem en ts fro m establish m ent to establishm ent and
fro m a rea to a rea . Th is p erm its the grouping of occupational wage rates re p resen tin g com parable jo b content. Because o f this em phasis on
in terestablish m ent and in te ra re a co m p a ra b ility o f occupational content, the Bureau's job d escrip tio n s m ay d iffe r sign ifican tly fro m those in use in
individual establishm ents o r those prep a red fo r other pu rposes. In applying these jo b d es crip tio n s , the B u reau's fie ld econ om ists a re instru cted
to exclude w orking s u p erviso rs; apprentices; le a rn e rs ; beginn ers; tra in ees; and handicapped, p a rt-tim e , tem p o ra ry, and probationary w o rk ers.

O F F IC E
C L E R K , A C C O U N T IN G — Continued

B IL L E R , M A C H IN E
P r e p a re s statem ents, b ills , and in voic es on a m achine oth er than an o rd in a ry o r e le c tr o m a tic ty p e w rite r. M ay also keep re cord s as to billin gs o r shipping ch arges o r p e rfo rm other
c le r ic a l w ork incidental to b illin g operations. F o r w age study pu rposes, b ille r s , m achine, a re
c la s s ifie d by type o f m achine, as fo llow s:
B ille r , machine (b illin g m a ch in e). Uses a specia l b illin g machine (com bination typing
and adding m achine) to p rep a re b ills and in voices fro m cu sto m ers' purchase o rd e r s , in te r­
nally p rep a red o rd e r s , shipping m em orandum s, etc. U su ally in volv es application o f p r e ­
determ in ed discounts and shipping ch arges and en try o f n ecess a ry extension s, which m ay or
m ay not be computed on the b illin g m achine, and totals which a re au tom atically accumulated
by m achine. The operation usually in volves a la rg e number o f carbon copies o f the b ill being
p rep a red and is often done on a fanfold m achine.
B ille r , m achine (bookkeeping m ach in e). U ses a bookkeeping machine (with o r without
a ty p e w r ite r keyboard) to p rep a re cu sto m ers' b ills as part of the accounts re c e iv a b le o p e ra ­
tion. G en era lly in volv es the simultaneous en try o f fig u res on cu sto m ers' le d g e r re c o rd . The
m achine a u tom atically accum ulates fig u res on a number o f v e r tic a l columns and computes
and usually prints au tom atically the debit o r cred it balances. Does not in volve a know l­
edge o f bookkeeping.
W orks fro m uniform and standard types o f sales and c re d it slips.
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 perates a bookkeeping m achine (with o r without a ty p e w r ite r keyboard) to keep a re c o rd
o f business tran saction s.
C lass A . Keeps a set o f re co rd s requ irin g a knowledge o f and ex p erien ce in basic
bookkeeping p rin c ip le s , and fa m ilia r ity with the stru ctu re o f the p a rticu la r accounting system
used. D eterm in es p rop er re co rd s and distribu tion o f debit and c re d it item s to be used in each
phase o f the w ork. May p rep a re consolidated re p o rts, balance sheets, and oth er re co rd s
by hand.
C lass B. Keeps a re c o rd o f one o r m o re phases o r sections o f a set o f re co rd s usually
re q u irin g little knowledge o f basic bookkeeping. Phases o r sections include accounts payable,
p a y ro ll, cu sto m ers' accounts (not including a sim ple type o f b illin g d es crib e d under b ille r ,
m ach in e), cost distribu tion , expense distribu tion , in ven tory co n trol, etc. M ay check o r a ssist
in p repa ra tion o f tr ia l balances and p rep a re control sheets fo r the accounting departm ent.
C L E R K , A C C O U N TIN G
P e r fo r m s one o r m o re accounting c le r ic a l tasks such as posting to re g is te r s and led g ers ;
re con cilin g bank accounts; v e r ify in g the in tern al consistency, com pleteness, and m ath em atical
a ccu ra cy of accounting documents; assignin g p rescrib ed accounting distribu tion codes; exam ining
and v e r ify in g fo r c le r ic a l accu racy variou s types o f re p o rts , lis ts , calcu lations, posting, etc.;
o r p rep a rin g sim ple o r a ssistin g in p repa rin g m o re co m plicated journal vou ch ers. May w ork
in eith er a manual o r automated accounting system .
The w ork re q u ire s a knowledge o f c le r ic a l m ethods and o ffic e p ra c tic es and procedu res
which re la tes to the c le r ic a l p roce ssin g and re cord in g o f tran saction s and accounting inform ation.
With ex p erien c e, the w o rk er ty p ic a lly becom es fa m ilia r with the bookkeeping and accounting term s
and procedu res used in the assigned w ork, but is not requ ired to have a knowledge o f the fo rm a l
p rin cip les o f bookkeeping and accounting.




NOTE:

P o sitio n s a re c la s s ifie d into le v e ls on the basis o f the fo llow in g d efin ition s.
C lass A . Under gen era l su pervision, p e rfo rm s accounting c le r ic a l operations which
re q u ire the application o f ex p erien ce and judgm ent, fo r exam ple, c le r ic a lly p roce ssin g co m ­
plica ted o r n on rep etitive accounting tran saction s, selectin g among a substantial v a rie ty o f
p r e s c r ib e d accounting codes and cla ssifica tio n s, o r tra cin g tran saction s through previou s
accounting actions to d eterm in e sou rce o f d isc rep a n cies. M ay be a ssisted by one o r m o re
cla ss B accounting c le rk s .
C lass B . Under clo se su pervision, fo llow in g d etailed in stru ction s and standardized p r o ­
ced u res, p e rfo rm s one o r m o re routine accounting c le r ic a l o peration s, such as posting to
le d g e rs , card s, o r w orksh eets w here iden tifica tion o f item s and location s o f postings a re
c le a r ly indicated; checking accu ra cy and com pleteness o f standardized and re p e titiv e re co rd s
o r accounting documents; and coding documents using a few p re s c rib e d accounting codes.
C L E R K , F IL E
F ile s , c la s s ifie s , and r e tr ie v e s m a te r ia l in an establish ed filin g system . M ay p e rfo rm
c le r ic a l and manual tasks re qu ired to m aintain file s . P o sition s a re c la s s ifie d into le v e ls on the
basis o f the fo llo w in g definitions.
C lass A . C la s s ifie s and indexes file m a te r ia l such as co rrespon d en ce, re p o rts, tech ­
nical documents, etc., in an establish ed filin g system containing a number o f va rie d subject
m a tter file s . M ay also file this m a te r ia l. M ay keep re c o rd s o f variou s types in conjunction
with the file s . M ay lead a sm all group o f lo w e r le v e l file c le r k s .
C lass B . S orts, codes, and file s
ings o r p a rtly c la s s ifie d m a te r ia l by
c r o s s - r e fe r e n c e aids. A s requ ested,
w ards m a te r ia l. M ay p e rfo rm re la ted

C lass C . P e r fo r m s routine filin g o f m a te ria l that has a lrea d y been c la s s ifie d o r which
is e a s ily c la s s ifie d in a sim ple s e r ia l cla s s ific a tio n system (e .g ., alph abetical, ch ro n o lo gica l,
o r n u m eric a l). A s requ ested, lo ca tes re a d ily a va ila ble m a te r ia l in file s and fo rw a rd s m a ­
te ria l; and m ay f i l l out w ithdrawal ch arge. M ay p e rfo rm sim ple c le r ic a l and manual tasks
re q u ired to m aintain and s e r v ic e file s .
C L E R K , ORDER
R e c e iv e s cu sto m ers' o rd e rs fo r m a te r ia l o r m erch andise by m a il, phone, o r p erso n a lly.
Duties in volve any com bination o f the fo llo w in g : Quoting p rices to cu stom ers; making out an o rd e r
sheet listin g the item s to m ake up the o rd e r; checking p ric e s and quantities o f item s on o rd e r
sheet; and distribu tin g o rd e r sheets to re s p e c tiv e departm ents to be fille d . M ay check with cred it
departm ent to determ in e c re d it rating o ( cu stom er, acknowledge re ceip t of o rd e rs from cu stom ers,
fo llo w up o rd e rs to see that they have been fille d , keep file o f o rd e rs re c e iv e d , and check shipping
in voices with o rigin a l o rd e r s .
CLERK, P A Y R O L L
Computes w ages o f company em ployees and en ters the n ecess a ry data on the p a y ro ll
sheets. Duties in volve: Calculating w o r k e r s ' earnings based on tim e o r production re co rd s; and
posting calcu lated data on p a y ro ll sheet, showing in form ation such as w o r k e r 's nam e, w orking
days, tim e, rate, deductions fo r insurance, and total w ages due. M ay m ake out paychecks and
a s s is t p aym aster in m aking up and distribu tin g pay en velopes. M ay use a calcu lating m achine.

The Bureau has discontinued c o llectin g data fo r o ile r s and plu m bers.

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u n classified m a te r ia l by sim ple (subject m a tter) head­
fin e r subheadings. P r e p a re s sim ple re lated index and
lo ca tes c le a r ly iden tified m a te ria l in file s and f o r ­
c le r ic a l tasks requ ired to m aintain and s e r v ic e file s .

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C O M PTO M ETER O PERATO R

S E C R E T A R Y — Continued

P r im a r y duty is to opera te a C om p to m eter to p e r fo rm m ath em atical com putations. This
job is not to be confused with that o f sta tis tic a l o r oth er type o f cle rk , which m ay in volve f r e ­
quent use o f a C om p tom eter but, in which, use o f this machine is incidental to p erfo rm a n ce o f
oth er duties.

N O T E : The te rm "c o rp o ra te o ffic e r , " used in the le v e l definitions fo llow in g, r e fe r s to
those o ffic ia ls who have a significan t co rp o ra te -w id e p olicym aking ro le with re ga rd to m a jo r
company a c tiv itie s . The title " v ic e p r e s id e n t," though n o rm a lly in d ica tive o f this r o le , does not
in a ll ca ses id en tify such position s. V ic e presiden ts whose p r im a ry re s p o n s ib ility is to act p e r ­
sonally on individual cases o r tran saction s (e .g ., approve o r deny individual loan o r c r e d it actions;
adm in ister individual tru st accounts; d ir e c tly su p ervise a c le r ic a l sta ff) a re not co n sid ered to be
"c o rp o ra te o ffic e r s " fo r purposes o f applying the fo llow in g le v e l d efin itio n s .

KEYPU NC H OPERATOR
O perates a keypunch m achine to re c o r d
tabulating card s o r on tape.

o r v e r ify

alphabetic

and/or num eric

data on
C la ss A

P o sition s a re c la s s ifie d into le v e ls on the basis o f the fo llow in g definitions.
a ll,
C la ss A . W ork re q u ires the application o f e x p erien c e and judgm ent in selectin g p r o c e ­
dures to be fo llo w ed and in search in g fo r , in te rp retin g , sele ctin g , o r coding item s to be
keypunched fro m a v a r ie ty o f sou rce docum ents. On o cca sio n m ay also p e rfo rm som e routine
keypunch w ork. M ay tra in in exp erien ced keypunch o p era to rs.
C lass B .
W ork is routine and re p e titiv e . Under clo s e su pervision o r fo llo w in g sp e cific
p roced u res o r in stru ction s, w orks fro m variou s standardized sou rce documents which have
been coded, and fo llow s sp e cified proced u res which have been p r e s c r ib e d in d eta il and re q u ire
lit t le o r no sele ctin g , coding, o r in te rp retin g o f data to be re cord ed . R e fe rs to su p erviso r
p rob le m s a ris in g fro m erron eou s item s o r codes o r m is sin g in form ation .

2. S e c re ta ry to a co rp o ra te o ffic e r (o th er than the ch airm an o f the board o r presiden t)
o f a company that em ploys, in a ll, o v e r 5, 000 but fe w e r than 25, 000 p erso n s; or
3. S e c re ta r y to the head, im m ed ia tely below the co rp o ra te o ffic e r le v e l,
segm ent o r su bsid iary o f a company that em p loys, in a ll, o v e r 25,000 p ers o n s .

1. S e c re ta r y to the chairm an o f the board o r p resid en t o f a company that em ploys, in
fe w e r than 100 p erso n s; o r

2. S e c re ta ry to a co rp o ra te o ffic e r (o th er than the ch airm an o f the board o r presid en t)
o f a company that em ploys, in a ll, o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5,000 p e r s o n s ; o r

P e r fo r m s va rio u s routine duties such as running erra n d s, o pera tin g m in o r o ffic e m a ­
chines such as s e a le rs o r m a ile r s , opening and distribu tin g m a il, and oth er m in o r c le r ic a l w ork.
Exclude position s that re q u ire operation o f a m o to r ve h ic le as a sign ifican t duty.

SECRETARY
A ssig n ed as p erso n a l s e c re ta ry , n o rm a lly to one individual. M aintains a clo se and highly
re sp o n sive relatio n sh ip to the d a y-to -d a y w ork o f the s u p erviso r. W orks fa ir ly independently r e ­
ceiv in g a m inim u m o f d eta iled su p ervision and guidance. P e r fo r m s v a rie d c le r ic a l and s e c re ta ria l
duties, usually including m o st o f the fo llo w in g :
a. R e c e iv e s telephone c a lls , person a l c a lle r s , and incom ing m a il, answ ers routine in ­
q u irie s , and routes tech nical in qu iries to the p rop e r persons;
b.

E ^ a b lis h e s , m aintains,

c.

M aintains the s u p e r v is o r's calen dar and m akes appointments as instructed;

d.

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

R ela y s m e s s a g e s fro m

by oth ers fo r the

M ay also p e r fo rm oth er c le r ic a l and s e c re ta ria l tasks o f com parable nature and d ifficu lty .
The w ork ty p ic a lly re q u ire s know ledge o f o ffic e routine and understanding o f the orga n ization ,
p ro g ra m s , and proced u res re la ted to the w ork o f the su p erviso r.
Exclusions
Not a ll position s that a re titled " s e c r e t a r y " possess the above c h a ra c te ris tic s .
o f position s which a re excluded fro m the definition a re as fo llow s:
"p e r s o n a l"

4. S e c re ta ry to the head o f an in dividu al plant, fa c to ry , etc . (o r oth er equivalent le v e l
o f o ffic ia l) that em ploys, in a ll, o v e r 5,000 p ers o n s ; o r
5. S e c re ta r y to the head of a la rg e and im portan t o rga n izatio n a l segm ent (e .g ., a m id dle
m anagem ent s u p erviso r o f an o rga n izatio n a l segm ent often in volvin g as many as s e v e ra l
hundred p erso n s) o r a company that em p loys, in a ll, o v e r 25,000 p e r s o n s .
C la ss C

2. S e c re ta r y to the head of an individual plant, fa c to ry , etc. (o r oth er equivalent le v e l
o f o ffic ia l) that em ploys, in a ll, fe w e r than 5,000 p e r s o n s .
C lass D

P e r fo r m s stenographic and typing w ork.

which do not m eet the

3. S e c re ta r y to the head, im m ed ia tely below the o ffic e r le v e l, o v e r eith er a m a jo r
co rp o ra te -w id e functional a c tiv ity (e .g ., m a rk etin g, re s e a rc h , opera tio n s, in du strial r e la tion s, e tc .) o r a m a jo r geograph ic o r orga n iza tio n a l segm ent (e .g ., a re gio n a l h eadquarters;
a m a jo r d iv is io n ) o f a company that em p loys, in a ll, o v e r 5,000 but fe w e r than 25,000
e m p lo y e e s ; or

1. S e c re ta r y to an ex ecu tive o r m a n a geria l person whose re s p o n s ib ility is not equ ivalent
to one o f the sp e c ific le v e l situations in the definition fo r cla ss B, but whose orga n izatio n a l
unit n o rm a lly num bers at lea st s e v e ra l dozen em p loyees and is usually divided into o rg a n iz a ­
tion al segm ents which a re often, in turn, fu rth er subdivided. In som e com panies, this le v e l
includes a w ide range o f o rga n izatio n a l echelons; in oth ers, o nly one o r two; m*

s u p erviso r to subordinates;

e. R ev iew s co rresp o n d en ce, m em orandum s, and re p orts p rep a red
s u p e r v is o r's signature to assu re proced u ra l and typographic accu racy;
f.

o f a m a jo r

C la ss B

a ll,
MESSENGER (O ffic e Boy o r G irl)

1. S e c re ta r y to the chairm an o f the board o r p resid en t o f a company that em ploys, in
o v e r 100 but fe w e r than 5,000 p erso n s; o r *
1

a.

P o sition s

s e c re ta ry

b.

1. S e c re ta r y to the su p erviso r o r head o f a sm all orga n izatio n a l unit (e .g ., fe w e r than
about 25 o r 30 p erso n s); or
2. S e c re ta ry to a n on su pervisory sta ff sp e cia list, p ro fe s s io n a l em ployee, ad m in istra ­
tiv e o ffic e r , o r a ssistan t, skilled technician o r ex p ert.
(N O T E : Many com panies assign
sten ograph ers, ra th er than s e c re ta rie s as d es crib e d above, to this le v e l o f s u p erviso ry o r
n on su pervisory w o r k e r .)

Exam ples

concept d escrib ed

S TE N O G R A P H E R
above;

Stenographers not fu lly train ed in s e c re ta ria l type duties;

c. Stenographers servin g as o ffic e a ssistan ts to a group o f p ro fe ssio n a l, tech n ical, o r
m a n a geria l persons;
d. S e c re ta ry position s in which the duties a re eith er substantially m o re routine or sub­
stantially m o re com plex and resp o n sib le than those ch a ra c te riz e d in the definition;

P r im a r y duty is to take dictation using shorthand, and to tra n s c rib e the dictation . May
also type fr o m w ritten copy. M ay o p era te fr o m a stenographic pool. M ay o cca sio n a lly tra n scrib e
fro m v o ic e re cord in gs ( i f p r im a ry duty is tra n s c rib in g fr o m re c o rd in g s , see T ra n scrib in g-M a ch in e
O p era to r, G en era l).
N O T E : Th is job is distinguished fr o m that o f a s e c re ta ry in that a s e c re ta ry n orm a lly
w orks in a con fiden tial relatio n sh ip with only one m an ager o r ex ecu tive and p e rfo rm s m o re
resp o n sib le and d is c re tio n a ry tasks as d e s crib e d in the s e c r e ta r y job definition.
S tenographer, G en eral

e. A ssista n t type position s which in volve m o re d ifficu lt o r m o re re spon sib le tech ­
n ical, a d m in istra tive, su p erviso ry , o r sp e cia lize d c le r ic a l duties which a re not typ ic a l of
s e c re ta ria l w ork.




D ictation in vo lv es a n orm al routine voca bu la ry. M ay m aintain file s , keep sim ple re c o rd s ,
o r p e rfo rm oth er r e la t iv e ly routine c le r ic a l tasks.

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S T E N O G R A P H E R — C o n tin u e d

T A B U L A T I N G - M A C H I N E O P E R A T O R ( E l e c t r i c A c c o u n tin g M a c h in e O p e r a t o r ) — C o n tin u e d

S tenographer, S enior

P o sition s a re c la s s ifie d into le v e ls on the basis o f the fo llo w in g d efin ition s.

D ictation in vo lv es a v a rie d tech n ical o r sp e cia lize d vo ca b u la ry such as in le g a l b rie fs
o r re p o rts on sc ie n tific re s e a rc h . M ay also set up and m aintain file s , keep re c o r d s , etc.
OR
P e r fo r m s stenographic duties re q u irin g sig n ific a n tly g r e a te r independence and resp o n ­
s ib ility than sten ogra ph er, g e n era l, as evid enced by the fo llow in g:
W ork re q u ire s a high
d eg ree o f stenographic speed and a ccu ra cy ; a thorough w orkin g know ledge o f ge n era l business
and o ffic e procedu re; and o f the s p e c ific business opera tio n s, orga n ization , p o lic ie s , p r o c e ­
du res, file s , w ork flo w , etc. U ses this knowledge in p e r fo rm in g stenographic duties and
re spon sib le c le r ic a l tasks such as m aintaining follow u p file s ; assem blin g m a te r ia l fo r re p orts,
m em orandum s, and le t t e r s ; com posin g sim p le le tte rs fro m gen era l in stru ction s; read in g and
routing incom ing m a il; and answ erin g routine qu estion s, etc.
S W ITC H B O AR D O P E R A T O R
C lass A . O perates a sin gle- o r m u ltiple-p osition telephone sw itchboard handling in com ing,
outgoing, intraplant o r o ffic e c a lls . P e r fo r m s fu ll telephone in form a tion s e r v ic e o r handles
com plex c a lls , such as con feren ce, c o lle c t, o v e rs e a s , o r s im ila r c a lls , e ith er in addition to
doing routine w ork as d e s crib e d fo r sw itchboard o p e ra to r, cla ss B, o r as a fu ll-tim e
assignm ent. ( " F u ll" telephone in form a tion s e r v ic e occu rs when the establish m ent has v a rie d
functions that a re not re a d ily understandable fo r telephone in form a tion pu rp oses, e.g ., because
o f o verla p p in g o r in te rre la te d functions, and consequently p resen t frequent prob lem s as to
which extension s a re ap p rop ria te fo r c a lls .)
C la ss B . O perates a sin gle- o r m u ltiple-p osition telephone sw itchboard handling in com ing,
outgoing, intraplant o r o ffic e c a lls . M ay handle routine long distan ce ca lls and r e c o r d to lls .
M ay p e r fo rm lim ite d telephone in form a tion s e r v ic e . ( " L im it e d " telephone in form a tion s e r v ic e
o ccu rs i f the functions o f the establishm ent s e r v ic e d a re re a d ily understandable fo r telephone
in form a tion pu rp oses, o r i f the requ ests a re routine, e.g ., givin g extension num bers when
sp e c ific nam es a re fu rnished, o r i f co m p le x ca lls a re r e fe r r e d to another o p e ra to r.)
T h ese cla s s ific a tio n s do not include sw itchboard o p era to rs in telephone com panies who
a ssist cu stom ers in placin g ca lls.
SW ITC H B O AR D O P E R A T O R -R E C E P T IO N IS T
In addition to p erfo rm in g duties o f o p era to r on a sin g le -p o s itio n o r m o n ito r-ty p e sw itch ­
board, acts as re cep tio n ist and m ay also type o r p e r fo rm routine c le r ic a l w ork as pa rt o f re gu la r
duties. Th is typing o r c le r ic a l w ork m ay take the m a jo r pa rt o f this w o r k e r 's tim e w hile at
sw itchboard.
T A B U L A T IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R (E le c tr ic A ccounting M achine O p era to r)
O perates one o r a v a rie ty o f m achines such as the ta bu lator, ca lcu la tor, c o lla to r, in te r­
p r e te r , s o rte r , reprodu cin g punch, etc. Excluded fro m this defin ition a re w orkin g su p e rv is o rs .
A ls o excluded a re op era to rs o f e le c tro n ic d ig ita l com pu ters, even though they m ay also opera te
E A M equipment.

C lass A .
P e r fo r m s com p lete rep ortin g and tabulating assignm ents including d ev isin g
d ifficu lt con trol panel w irin g under gen era l su pervision . A ssignm ents ty p ic a lly in vo lv e a
v a r ie ty o f long and co m p lex re p o rts which often a re ir r e g u la r o r n on recu rrin g, requ irin g
som e planning o f the nature and sequencing o f o pera tion s, and the use o f a v a r ie ty o f m a ­
chines. Is ty p ic a lly in volv ed in train in g new o p era to rs in m achine operations o r tra in in g
lo w e r le v e l o p era to rs in w irin g fr o m dia gra m s and in the o pera tin g sequences o f long and
com p lex re p o r ts .
Does not include positions in which w irin g re s p o n s ib ility is lim ited to
selection and in sertio n o f p r e w ire d boards.
C lass B . P e r fo r m s w ork accordin g to establish ed proced u res and under sp e cific in ­
stru ctions. A ssignm ents ty p ic a lly in vo lv e com plete but routine and re c u rrin g re p o rts o r parts
o f la r g e r and m o re co m p lex re p o rts . O perates m o re d ifficu lt tabulating o r e le c tr ic a l a c ­
counting m achines such as the tabulator and ca lcu la tor, in addition to the sim p ler m achines
used by cla ss C o p era to rs. M ay be requ ired to do som e w irin g fr o m d ia gra m s. M ay tra in
new em p loy ees in basic m achine operations.
C lass C . Under s p e c ific in stru ction s, o perates sim ple tabulating o r e le c tr ic a l accounting
m achines such as the s o rte r , in te rp r e te r, reprodu cing punch, c o lla to r, etc. A ssignm ents
ty p ic a lly in vo lv e portions o f a w ork unit, fo r exam ple, individual sortin g o r colla tin g runs,
o r re p e titiv e o p era tio n s. M ay p e r fo rm sim ple w irin g fro m d ia gra m s, and do som e filin g w ork.
T R A N S C R IB IN G -M A C H IN E O P E R A T O R , G E N E R A L
P r im a r y duty is to tra n s c rib e dictation in volvin g a n orm al routine voca bu la ry fro m
tra n scrib in g -m a ch in e re c o r d s .
M ay also type fr o m w ritten copy and do sim ple c le r ic a l w ork.
W ork ers tra n scrib in g dictation in volv in g a v a rie d tech nical o r s p e c ia lize d voca bu la ry such as
le g a l b r ie fs o r re p o rts on s c ie n tific re s e a rc h a re not included. A w o rk er who takes dictation
in shorthand o r by Stenotype o r s im ila r m achine is c la s s ifie d as a sten ograph er.
T Y P IS T
U ses a ty p e w r ite r to m ake copies o f va riou s m a te r ia ls o r to m ake out b ills a fter c a lcu la ­
tions have been m ade by another perso n . M ay include typing of sten cils, m ats, o r s im ila r m a te ­
ria ls fo r use in duplicating p r o c e s s e s . M ay do c le r ic a l w ork in volvin g little sp ecia l train ing, such
as keeping sim ple re c o r d s , filin g re c o rd s and re p o rts , o r sortin g and distribu tin g incom ing m a il.
C la ss A . P e r fo r m s one o r m o re o f the fo llo w in g : Typing m a te r ia l in fin al fo rm when
it in volv es com bining m a te r ia l fro m s e v e ra l sou rces; o r re s p o n s ib ility fo r c o r r e c t sp ellin g,
syllab ica tio n , punctuation, etc., o f tech nical o r unusual w ords o r fo re ig n language m a te ­
ria l; o r planning layout and typing o f co m p licated sta tistica l ta bles to m aintain u n iform ity
and balance in spacing. M ay type routine fo rm le tte r s , v a ry in g deta ils to suit circu m sta n ces.
C la ss B . P e r fo r m s one o r m o re o f the fo llo w in g : Copy typing fro m rough o r c le a r
d rafts; o r routine typing o f fo rm s , insurance p o lic ie s , etc.; o r setting up sim ple standard
tabulations; o r copying m o re com p lex tables a lrea d y set up and spaced p ro p e rly .

P R O F E S S IO N A L A N D T E C H N IC A L
C O M P U T E R O P E R A T O R — Continued

CO M PUTER O PERATO R
M o n ito rs and o p era tes the control console o f a digita l com puter to p ro ce ss data accordin g
to o pera tin g in stru ction s, u su ally p rep a red by a p ro g ra m e r. W ork includes m ost o f the fo llo w in g :
Studies in stru ction s to determ in e equipment setup and operations; loads equipment with requ ired
item s (tape r e e ls , ca rd s, e tc .); sw itch es n ece s s a ry a u x ilia ry equipm ent into c ir c u it, and starts
and o p era tes com pu ter; m akes adjustments to com puter to c o r r e c t operatin g p rob le m s and m eet
sp e cia l conditions; re v ie w s e r r o r s m ade during operation and d eterm in es cause o r r e fe r s p roblem
to su p e rv is o r o r p r o g ra m e r ; and m aintains o pera tin g re c o r d s . M ay test and a s s is t in c o rre c tin g
p ro g ra m .
F o r w age study p u rp oses,

com puter o p era to rs a re c la s s ifie d as fo llow s:

C lass A . O perates independently, o r under only ge n era l d irectio n , a com puter running
p rog ra m s with m o st o f the fo llow in g c h a ra c te ris tic s :
New p ro g ra m s a re freq u en tly tested
and introduced; scheduling requ irem en ts a re o f c r itic a l im p ortan ce to m in im iz e downtim e;
the p ro g ra m s a re o f com p lex design so that id en tifica tion o f e r r o r sou rce often re q u ire s a
w orking knowledge o f the total p ro g ra m , and altern ate p rog ra m s m ay not be a va ila b le. May
g iv e d irectio n and guidance to lo w e r le v e l o p era to rs.
C lass B . O perates independently, o r under only ge n era l d irectio n , a com pu ter running
p ro g ra m s with m ost o f the fo llo w in g c h a ra c te ris tic s : M ost o f the p rog ra m s a re establish ed
production runs, ty p ic a lly run on a re g u la rly re c u rrin g basis; th e re is little o r no testin g




o f new p ro g ra m s re q u ired ; a ltern a te p ro g ra m s a re p rovid ed in case o rig in a l p rogra m needs
m a jo r change o r cannot be c o rr e c te d within a reason able tim e. In com m on e r r o r situ a­
tion s, diagn oses cause and takes c o r r e c t iv e action. Th is usually in volv es applying p revio u s ly
p rog ra m ed c o r r e c t iv e steps, o r using standard c o rr e c tio n techniques.
OR
O perates under d ir e c t su p ervisio n a com puter running p rog ra m s o r segm ents o f prog ra m s
with the c h a ra c te ris tic s d escrib ed fo r cla ss A . M ay a ssist a h igh er le v e l o p era to r by in de­
pendently p e rfo rm in g less d ifficu lt tasks a ssigned , and p erfo rm in g d ifficu lt tasks fo llow in g
deta iled in stru ction s and with frequent re v ie w o f operations p erfo rm e d .
C lass C . W orks on routine p rog ra m s under clo s e su pervision. Is expected to d evelop
w orking know ledge o f the com puter equipment used and a b ility to detect problem s in volved in
running routine p ro g ra m s . U su ally has re c e iv e d som e fo rm a l train in g in com puter operation.
M ay a ssist h igher le v e l o p era to r on com plex p ro g ra m s.
C O M P U T E R P R O G R A M E R , BUSINESS
C on verts statem ents o f business p rob lem s, ty p ic a lly prep a red by a system s analyst, into
a sequence o f deta iled in stru ction s which a re re qu ired to so lve the prob lem s by automatic data
p ro ce ssin g equipment. W orking fro m charts o r d ia gra m s, the p r o g ra m e r develop s the p r e c is e in ­
stru ctions which, when en tered into the com puter system in coded language, cause the manipulation

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PRO GRAM ER,

B U S IN E S S — C o n tin u e d

o f data to a ch ieve d es ire d re su lts . W ork in vo lv es m o st o f the fo llo w in g : A p p lies know ledge o f
com puter c a p a b ilities, m a th em a tics, lo g ic em ployed by com pu ters, and p a rticu la r subject m a tter
in volved to analyze charts and dia gra m s o f the p rob lem to be p rogra m ed ; develop s sequence
o f p ro g ra m steps; w rite s d eta iled flo w charts to show o rd e r in which data w ill be p roce ssed ;
co n verts these charts to coded in stru ction s fo r m achine to fo llo w ; tests and c o r r e c ts p ro g ra m s;
p rep a res instructions fo r operatin g person n el during production run; a n a ly zes, re v ie w s , and a lters
p rog ra m s to in crea se opera tin g e ffic ie n c y o r adapt to new requ irem en ts; m aintains re c o rd s o f
p ro g ra m developm en t and re v is io n s . (N O T E : W ork ers p e rfo rm in g both system s analysis and p r o ­
gram in g should be c la s s ifie d as system s analysts i f this is the sk ill used to determ in e th e ir pay.)
Does not include em p loy ees p r im a r ily re sp o n sib le fo r the m anagem ent o r su p ervisio n o f
oth er ele c tro n ic data p ro ce ssin g em p lo y ees, o r p r o g ra m e r s p r im a r ily concern ed with scie n tific
and/or en gin eerin g p ro b le m s.
F o r w age study pu rp oses, p r o g ra m e r s a re c la s s ifie d as fo llo w s:
C la ss A . W orks independently o r under only g e n era l d ire c tio n on co m p lex p rob lem s which
re q u ire com petence in a ll phases o f p rog ra m in g concepts and p r a c tic e s . W orking fro m d ia ­
gram s and charts which id en tify the nature o f d es ire d re su lts , m a jo r p ro ce ssin g steps to be
accom plished , and the relation sh ips betw een va riou s steps o f the prob lem solvin g routine;
plans the fu ll range o f p ro g ra m in g action s needed to e ffic ie n tly u tilize the com puter system
in a ch ievin g d es ire d end produ cts.
A t this le v e l, p rog ra m in g is d iffic u lt becau se com puter equipment m ust be o rga n ized to
produce s e v e ra l in te rre la te d but d iv e r s e products fr o m numerous and d iv e rs e data elem en ts.
A w ide v a r ie ty and ex ten sive num ber o f in tern al p ro ce ssin g actions m ust o ccu r. Th is re q u ires
such actions as develop m en t o f com m on o p era tion s which can be reused, establish m ent of
lin kage points betw een o p era tio n s, adjustm ents to data when p rog ra m requ irem en ts exceed
com pu ter stora ge ca pa city, and substantial m anipulation and re sequencing o f data elem en ts
to fo rm a h igh ly in tegra ted p ro g ra m .
M ay p ro v id e functional d ire c tio n to lo w e r le v e l p ro g ra m e rs who a re assigned to a ssist.
C la ss B . W orks independently o r under only ge n era l d irectio n on re la t iv e ly sim ple
p ro g ra m s , o r on sim ple segm ents o f com p lex p ro g ra m s .
P ro g ra m s (o r segm en ts) usually
p ro c e s s in form a tion to produce data in two o r th ree v a rie d sequences o r fo rm a ts . R ep orts
and listin g s a re produced by re fin in g, adapting, a rra y in g , o r m aking m in o r additions to o r
deletion s fr o m input data which a re re a d ily a va ila b le.
W hile num erous re c o r d s m ay be
p ro ce ssed , the data have been re fin e d in p r io r actions so that the a ccu ra cy and sequencing
o f data can be tested by using a few routine checks. T y p ic a lly , the p rog ra m deals with
routine re c o rd -k e e p in g type opera tio n s.
OR
W orks on co m p le x p ro g ra m s (as d es crib e d fo r cla ss A ) under clo s e d ire c tio n o f a h igh er
le v e l p r o g ra m e r o r su p e rv is o r. M ay a ssist h igh er le v e l p ro g ra m e r by independently p e r ­
fo rm in g le s s d iffic u lt tasks a ssigned , and p e rfo rm in g m o re d ifficu lt tasks under fa i r l y clo se
d irection .
M ay guide o r in stru ct lo w e r le v e l p r o g ra m e r s .
C lass C. M akes p r a c tic a l applications o f p ro g ra m in g p ra c tic es and concepts usually
lea rn ed in fo rm a l tra in in g co u rses. A ssign m en ts a re designed to d ev elop com petence in the
application o f standard p roced u res to routine p ro b le m s. R e c e iv e s clo s e su p ervision on new
aspects o f assignm ents; and w ork is re view ed to v e r ify its a ccu racy and conform ance with
re qu ired p roce d u res.
C O M P U T E R SYS TEM S A N A L Y S T , B U S I N E S S
A n a ly ze s business p rob lem s to form u la te procedu res fo r solvin g them by use o f elec tro n ic
data p ro ce ssin g equipment. D evelops a com plete d es crip tio n o f all sp ecifica tion s needed to enable
p r o g ra m e r s to p rep a re re q u ired d ig ita l com puter p ro g ra m s . W ork in volves m ost of the fo llo w in g :
A n a ly ze s su b jec t-m a tter o p era tion s to be automated and id en tifies conditions and c r it e r ia requ ired
to ach ieve s a tis fa c to ry resu lts; s p e c ifie s number and types o f re c o r d s , file s , and documents to
be used; outlines actions to be p e rfo rm e d by personn el and com puters in su fficien t detail fo r
presen tation to m anagem ent and fo r p rog ra m in g (ty p ic a lly this in volves p rep a ra tion o f w ork and
data flo w ch a rts): coordin ates the developm en t o f test problem s and p a rticip a tes in tr ia l runs o f
new and re v is e d sy stem s; and recom m en ds equipment changes to obtain m o re e ffe c tiv e o v e r a ll
o pera tion s. (N O T E : W ork ers p erfo rm in g both system s analysis and p rog ra m in g should be c la s ­
sifie d as system s analysts i f this is the sk ill used to d eterm in e th eir pay.)
Does not include em p loy ees p r im a r ily resp o n sib le fo r the m anagem ent o r su pervision
o f other ele c tro n ic data p ro ce ssin g em p lo y ees, o r system s analysts p r im a r ily concern ed with
scie n tific o r en gin eerin g p rob lem s.
F o r w age study pu rposes,

system s analysts a re c la s s ifie d as fo llow s:

C la ss A .
W orks independently o r under only gen era l d irection on com plex problem s invo lyin g a ll phases o f system s a n a ly sis. P ro b le m s a re com p lex because o f d iv e rs e sou rces o f
input data and m u ltip le-u se requ irem en ts o f output data. (F o r exam ple, d evelop s an in tegrated
production scheduling, in ven to ry co n trol, cost a n a ly sis, and sales analysis re c o r d in which




CO M PUTER

SY STEM S

A N A LY ST ,

B U S IN E S S — C o n tin u e d

e v e r y item o f each type is a u tom a tica lly p ro ce ssed through the fu ll system o f re c o rd s and
ap p rop ria te follow u p actions a re in itia ted by the com puter.) C o n fers with persons concern ed to
determ in e the data p ro ce ssin g prob lem s and advises s u b jec t-m a tter p erson n el on the im p lic a ­
tions o f new o r re v is e d system s o f data p ro ce ssin g o p era tio n s. M akes recom m en dation s, i f
needed, fo r a p proval o f m a jo r system s in stalla tion s o r changes and fo r obtaining equipment.
M ay p rovid e functional d ire c tio n to lo w e r
a ssist.

le v e l system s analysts who a re assign ed to

C la ss B . W orks independently o r under on ly g e n era l d ire c tio n on prob lem s that a re
r e la t iv e ly u ncom plicated to a nalyze, plan, p ro g ra m , and o p era te. P r o b le m s a re o f lim ited
co m p le xity becau se sou rces o f input data a re hom ogeneous and the output data a re c lo s e ly
re la ted .
(F o r ex a m p le, d evelop s system s fo r m ain tain in g d ep osito r accounts in a bank,
m aintaining accounts re c e iv a b le in a re ta il establish m ent, o r m ain tain in g in ven tory accounts
in a m anufacturing o r w h o lesa le esta blish m en t.) C o n fers with p erso n s concern ed to determ in e
the data p ro c e s s in g prob lem s and a d vises s u b jec t-m a tter p erson n el on the im p lica tio n s o f the
data p ro c e s s in g system s to be applied.
OR
W orks on a segm ent o f a com p lex data p ro c e s s in g sch em e o r sy stem , as d es c rib e d fo r
cla ss A . W orks independently on routine assignm ents and re c e iv e s in stru ction and guidance
on co m p lex a ssignm ents. W ork is re v ie w e d fo r a ccu ra cy o f judgm ent, co m plian ce w ith in ­
stru ctions, and to in su re p ro p e r alinem en t with the o v e r a ll sy stem .
C la ss C . W orks under im m ed ia te su p ervisio n , c a rr y in g out analyses as a ssigned, usually
o f a sin gle a c tiv ity .
A ssignm ents a re design ed to d ev elo p and expand p r a c tic a l e x p erien c e
in the a pplication o f proced u res and s k ills re q u ired fo r system s an a lysis w ork. F o r exam ple,
m ay a ssist a h igh er le v e l system s analyst by p rep a rin g the d eta iled sp e cifica tion s re q u ired
by p r o g ra m e r s fro m in form a tion develop ed by the h igh er le v e l analyst.
DRAFTSM AN
C lass A . Plan s the graphic presen tation o f com p lex item s having d istin ctive design
fea tu res that d iffe r s ig n ific a n tly fr o m establish ed d raftin g p reced e n ts. W orks in c lo s e sup­
port with the design o rig in a to r , and m ay recom m en d m in o r design changes. A n a ly ze s the
e ffe c t o f each change on the deta ils o f fo rm , function, and p o sition a l relation sh ips o f c o m ­
ponents and p a rts .
W orks with a m inim u m o f s u p e rv is o ry a ssista n ce. C om pleted w ork is
re v ie w e d by design o rig in a to r fo r con sisten cy with p r io r en gin eerin g determ in a tion s. M ay
eith er p re p a re draw in gs, o r d ir e c t th e ir prep a ra tion by lo w e r le v e l draftsm en .
C la ss B . P e r fo r m s nonroutine and com plex draftin g assignm ents that re q u ire the a p p li­
cation o f m o st o f the standardized draw in g techniques r e g u la rly used. Duties ty p ic a lly in ­
vo lv e such w ork as: P r e p a re s w orkin g draw ings of su b a ssem blies with ir r e g u la r shapes,
m u ltip le functions, and p r e c is e position al relation sh ips betw een com ponents; p rep a res a r c h i­
tectu ra l draw in gs fo r constru ction o f a building including d eta il draw in gs o f foundations, w a ll
sectio n s, flo o r plans, and ro o f. U ses accep ted form u la s and m anuals in making n ece s s a ry
com putations to d eterm in e quantities o f m a te r ia ls to be used, load c a p a cities, strength s,
s tre s s e s , etc.
R e c e iv e s in itia l in stru ction s, re q u irem en ts, and a d vice fr o m su p e rv is o r.
C om p leted w ork is checked fo r tech n ical adequacy.
C lass C . P r e p a re s d eta il draw ings o f sin gle units o r p a rts fo r en gin eerin g, constru ction,
m anufacturing, o r re p a ir pu rposes. T yp es of draw in gs p rep a red include is o m e tr ic p rojectio n s
(dep ictin g th ree dim ensions in accu rate sc a le ) and section al view s to c la r ify position in g o f
components and convey needed in form a tion . C o n solid ates d eta ils fro m a num ber o f sou rces
and adjusts o r tra n sp o ses sca le as re q u ired . Suggested m ethods o f approach, applicable
p reced en ts, and advice on sou rce m a te r ia ls a re given with in itia l assignm ents. Instructions
a re le s s co m p lete when assignm ents re cu r.
W ork m a y be spot-ch ecked during p ro g re s s .
D R A F T S M A N -T R A C E R

C opies plans and draw ings p rep a red by oth ers by placin g tra cin g cloth o r paper o v e r
draw in gs and tra cin g with pen o r pen cil.
(D oes not include tra cin g lim ite d to plans p r im a r ily
con sistin g o f straigh t lin es and a la rg e sca le not re q u irin g clo s e delin ea tion .)
A ND /O R
P r e p a re s sim ple o r re p e titiv e draw ings o f e a s ily visu a liz e d item s .
during p r o g re s s .
E L E C T R O N IC

W ork is c lo s e ly su p ervised

T E C H N IC IA N

W orks on variou s types of e le c tro n ic equipm ent o r system s by p erfo rm in g one o r m o re
o f the fo llow in g opera tio n s: M o d ify in g , in sta llin g, re p a irin g , and o verh au lin g. Th ese operations
re q u ire the p erfo rm a n ce o f m o st o r a ll o f the fo llo w in g tasks: A ssem b lin g, testin g, adjusting,
ca lib ra tin g, tuning, and alinin g.
W ork is n on rep etitive and re q u ire s a know ledge o f the th e o ry and p ra c tic e o f ele c tro n ic s
pertain in g to the use o f g e n era l and s p e c ia lize d e le c tro n ic test equipment; trou ble an alysis; and
the o pera tion , relatio n sh ip , and alinem en t o f e le c tr o n ic sy stem s, su bsystem s, and circ u its having
a v a r ie ty o f component pa rts.

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E L E C T R O N IC T E C H N IC IA N — Continued

NU RSE, IN D U S T R IA L (R e g is te re d )

E le c tro n ic equipment o r system s w orked on ty p ic a lly include one o r m o re of the fo llo w in g :
Ground, v e h ic le , o r a irb o rn e radio com m unications sy stem s, re la y system s, navigation aids;
a irb o rn e o r ground ra d a r system s; ra dio and te le v is io n tra n sm ittin g o r record in g system s; e le c ­
tro n ic com pu ters; m is s ile and sp a cecra ft guidance and co n trol system s; in du strial and m e d ica l
m easuring, indicating and co n trollin g d ev ices; etc.

A re g is te r e d nurse who g iv es nursing s e r v ic e under ge n era l m e d ica l d irection to i l l or
injured em ployees or other persons who becom e i l l o r su ffer an accident on the p rem ise s of a
fa c to ry or other establish m ent. Duties in volve a com bination o f the fo llo w in g : G ivin g fir s t aid
to the i l l o r in jured; attending to subsequent d ressin g o f em ployees* in ju ries; keeping re cord s
o f patients trea ted ; p repa rin g accident re p orts fo r com pensation o r other purposes; assistin g in
ph ysical exam inations and health evaluations o f applicants and em p loyees; and planning and c a r r y ­
ing out p rog ra m s in volvin g health education, accident preven tion , evaluation o f plant environm ent,
o r other a c tiv itie s a ffec tin g the health, w e lfa r e , and safety o f a ll personn el. N u rsing su p erviso rs
o r head nurses in establish m ents em ploying m o re than one nurse a re excluded.

(Exclude production a s s e m b le rs and te s te r s , craftsm en , draftsm en , d e s ig n ers, en gin eers,
and rep a irm en o f such standard ele c tro n ic equipment as o ffic e m achines, ra d io and te le v is io n
re c e iv in g s e ts .)

M A IN T E N A N C E A N D P O W E R P L A N T
C A R P E N T E R , M A IN T E N A N C E

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

P e r fo r m s the ca rp en try duties n ec e s s a ry to constru ct and maintain in good re p a ir bu ild­
ing w oodw ork and equipment such as bins, c r ib s , cou nters, benches, p a rtition s, d o ors, flo o r s ,
s ta irs , casin gs, and t r im made of wood in an establishm ent. W ork in volves m ost o f the fo llo w in g :
Planning and laying out of w ork fro m blu eprints, draw in gs, m o d els, o r v erb a l in stru ction s; using a
v a rie ty o f c a rp e n te r's handtools, portable pow er to o ls , and standard m easuring in stru m en ts; m ak­
ing standard shop computations relatin g to dim ensions of w ork; and selectin g m a te ria ls n ecess a ry
fo r the w ork.
In g e n era l, the w ork o f the m aintenance ca rp en ter re q u ires rounded tra in in g and
ex p erien ce usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship or equ ivalent train in g and ex p erien ce.

Prod u ces repla cem en t parts and new parts in making re p a irs o f m eta l parts of m echan ical
equipment operated in an establish m ent. W ork in volves m ost o f the fo llo w in g : In terp retin g w ritten
instructions and sp e cifica tio n s; planning and laying out o f w ork; using a v a r ie ty o f m a ch in ist's
handtools and p recisio n m easu rin g instrum ents; setting up and operatin g standard m achine too ls;
shaping o f m e ta l parts to clo se to le ra n c es; making standard shop computations re la tin g to dim en ­
sions o f w ork, too lin g, fee d s, and speeds of machining; know ledge o f the w orkin g p r o p e rties of
the comm on m e ta ls; sele ctin g standard m a te r ia ls , pa rts, and equipment re qu ired fo r his w ork;
and fittin g and a ssem blin g parts into m echan ical equipment. In ge n e ra l, the m a ch in ist's w ork
n o rm a lly re q u ires a rounded tra in in g in m achine-shop p r a c tic e usually acq u ired through a fo rm a l
apprenticeship or equ ivalent tra in in g and ex p erien ce.

E L E C T R IC IA N , M A IN T E N A N C E
P e r fo r m s a v a rie ty of e le c tr ic a l trade functions such as the in stallation , m aintenance, or
re p a ir of equipment fo r the generation , distribu tion , o r u tiliza tio n o f e le c tr ic en erg y in an esta b ­
lish m en t. W ork in volv es m ost o f the fo llo w in g : In sta llin g o r re p a irin g any o f a v a rie ty o f e le c ­
tr ic a l equipment such as g e n era to rs , tra n s fo rm e rs , sw itch boards, c o n tr o lle r s , circ u it b r e a k e rs ,
m o to rs, heating units, conduit sy stem s, o r other tra n sm ission equipment; w orkin g fro m blu e­
prin ts, draw in gs, layouts, or other sp ecifica tion s; locatin g and diagnosing trou ble in the e le c tr ic a l
system o r equipment; w orking standard computations relatin g to load requ irem en ts o f w irin g o r
e le c tr ic a l equipment; and using a v a rie ty o f e le c tr ic ia n 's handtools and m easuring and testin g
instrum ents. In g e n era l, the w ork of the m aintenance e le c tric ia n re q u ires rounded train in g and
ex p erien ce usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship o r equivalent train in g and ex p erien c e.
E N G IN E E R , S T A T IO N A R Y
Operates and m aintains and m ay also su p ervise the operation o f station ary engines and
equipment (m echan ical o r e le c t r ic a l) to supply the establish m ent in which em ployed with pow er,
heat, re frig e ra tio n , o r a ir-co n d ition in g . W ork in volv es:
O perating and m aintaining equipment
such as steam engines, a ir c o m p re s s o rs , g e n era to rs , m o to rs, tu rbin es, ven tilatin g and r e f r i g ­
eratin g equipment, steam b o ile rs and b o ile r - fe d w a ter pumps; making equipment re p a irs ; and
keeping a re co rd of operation of m ach in ery, tem p era tu re, and fu el consumption. May also su­
p e r v is e these operations. Head or ch ief en gin eers in establishm ents em ploying m o re than one
en gin eer a re exclu ded.
F IR E M A N , S T A T IO N A R Y B O IL E R
F ir e s stationary b o ile rs to furnish the establishm ent in which em ployed with heat, pow er,
o r steam . F eed s fu els to fir e by hand o r o pera tes a m ech an ical sto k er, gas, o r o il burner; and
checks w a ter and safety v a lv e s . M ay clean, o il, o r a ssist in re p a irin g b o ile rr o o m equipment.
H E L P E R , M A IN T E N A N C E TR A D E S
A s s is ts one o r m o re w o rk ers in the skilled m aintenance tra d es, by p erfo rm in g sp e c ific
o r g e n era l duties o f le s s e r s k ill, such as keeping a w o rk er supplied with m a te ria ls and too ls;
cleaning w orkin g a rea , machine, and equipment; assistin g journeym an by holding m a te ria ls or
too ls; and p erfo rm in g other unskilled tasks as d irected by journeym an. Th e kind of w ork the
h elp er is p erm itted to p e rfo rm v a rie s fro m tra d e to tra de: In som e trades the h elp er is confined
to supplying, liftin g , and holding m a teria ls and to o ls , and cleaning w orking a re a s ; and in others
he is p erm itted to p e rfo rm s p e cia lize d m achine operations, o r parts of a tra d e that a re also
p erfo rm e d by w o rk ers on a fu ll-tim e basis.
M A C H IN E -T O O L O P E R A T O R , TO O LR O O M
S p ecia lizes in the operation o f one o r m o re types of machine too ls, such as jig b o re r s ,
c y lin d ric a l or su rface g rin d e rs , engine lathes, or m illin g m achines, in the construction of
m ach in e-sh op t o o ls , ga ges, jig s , fix tu res, o r dies. W ork in volves m ost o f the fo llo w in g : Planning
and p erfo rm in g d ifficu lt machining operations; p rocessin g item s requ irin g co m plicated setups or
a high d eg ree of accu racy; using a v a r ie ty o f p recisio n m easuring instrum ents; s ele ctin g feed s,
speeds, too lin g, and operation sequence; and making n ecess a ry adjustments during operation
to ach ieve re qu isite tole ra n c es or dim ensions. M ay be requ ired to re co g n ize when too ls need
d ressin g , to d ress to o ls , and to select p rop er coolants and cutting and lu bricatin g o ils .
For
cro s s -in d u s try w age study purposes, m a ch in e-too l o p era to rs, to o lro o m , in to o l and die jobbing
shops a re excluded fro m this cla ssifica tio n .




M E C H A N IC , A U T O M O T IV E (M aintenance)
R ep airs au tom obiles, buses, m otortru cks, and t ra c to rs o f an establishm ent. W ork in ­
vo lv e s m ost o f the fo llo w in g : Exam ining au tom otive equipment to diagnose sou rce o f trou ble; d is ­
assem blin g equipment and p erfo rm in g re p a irs that in volv e the use of such handtools as w ren ch es,
ga ges, d r ills , o r sp e cia lize d equipment in disa ssem b lin g o r fittin g pa rts; rep la cin g broken or
d e fective parts fro m stock; grinding and adjusting v a lv e s ; re a s sem b lin g and in stallin g the variou s
a ssem b lies in the v e h ic le and making n e c e s s a ry adjustments; and alinin g w h eels, adjusting brakes
and ligh ts, o r tightening body bolts. In ge n era l, the w ork o f the autom otive m echanic re q u ires
rounded tra in in g and ex p erien c e usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship or equivalent
train in g and ex p erien c e.
Th is cla s s ific a tio n does not include m echanics who re p a ir cu sto m ers' veh icles in auto­
m o b ile re p a ir shops.
M E C H A N IC , M A IN T E N A N C E
R ep airs m a ch in ery o r m echan ical equipment o f an establishm ent. W ork in volves m ost
o f the fo llo w in g : Exam ining m achines and m echan ical equipment to diagnose sou rce of trou ble;
dism antling or p a rtly dism antling m achines and p erfo rm in g re p a irs that m ain ly in volve the use
o f handtools in scrapin g and fittin g parts; replacin g broken o r d efe c tiv e parts with item s obtained
fro m stock; o rd erin g the production o f a replacem ent part by a machine shop o r sending o f the
machine to a machine shop fo r m a jo r re p a irs ; p repa rin g w ritten sp e cifica tion s fo r m a jo r re p a irs
o r fo r the production o f parts o rd ered fro m machine shop; reassem b lin g m achines; and making
a ll n ece s s a ry adjustments fo r operation. In g e n era l, the w ork of a m aintenance m echanic re q u ires
rounded tra in in g and ex p erien ce usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship or equivalent
train ing and ex p erien c e.
Excluded fro m this cla s s ific a tio n are w o rk ers whose p rim a ry duties
in volve setting up or adjusting m achines.
M IL L W R IG H T
In sta lls new m achines o r heavy equipment, and dism antles and in stalls machines o r heavy
equipment when changes in the plant layout a re requ ired . W ork in volves m ost of the fo llo w in g :
Planning and laying out of the w ork; in terp retin g blueprints o r other sp ecifica tion s; using a v a rie ty
o f handtools and rig gin g; making standard shop computations relatin g to s tre s s e s , strength of
m a te r ia ls , and cen ters of g ra v ity ; alining and balancing of equipment; sele ctin g standard to o ls,
equipment, and parts to be used; and in stallin g and m aintaining in good o rd e r pow er tra n sm ission
equipment such as d r iv e s and speed red u cers . In ge n era l, the m illw rig h t's w ork n orm a lly requ ires
a rounded train ing and ex p erien c e in the trade acqu ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship or
equivalent train in g and ex p erien c e.
P A IN T E R , M A IN T E N A N C E
Paints and re d eco ra tes w a lls , w oodw ork, and fix tu res o f an establishm ent. W ork in volves
the fo llo w in g : Know ledge o f su rface p ec u lia ritie s and types o f paint requ ired fo r d ifferen t a p p lica ­
tion s; p repa rin g su rface fo r painting by rem o vin g old finish or by placing putty or f ille r in nail

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SH E E T -M E T A L

h oles and in te rs tic e s ; and applying paint with sp ra y gun o r brush. M a y m ix c o lo r s , o ils , white
lea d , and oth er paint in gred ien ts to obtain p ro p e r c o lo r o r con sisten cy. In g e n era l, the w ork o f the
m aintenance pain ter re q u ire s rounded tra in in g and e x p erien c e usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l
a pprenticeship o r equ ivalen t tra in in g and ex p erien c e.

up and o pera tin g a ll a va ila b le types o f sh eet-m e ta l w orkin g m ach in es; using a v a rie ty o f handtools
in cutting, bending, fo rm in g , shaping, fittin g, and a ssem blin g; and in stallin g sh eet-m e ta l a rtic le s
as re q u ired .
In g e n era l, the w ork o f the m aintenance sh eet-m e ta l w o rk er re q u ire s rounded
tra in in g and e x p erien c e usually acqu ired through a fo rm a l a ppren ticesh ip o r equ ivalent train in g
and e x p erien c e.

W O R K E R , M A IN T E N A N C E — C o n tin u e d

P IP E F I T T E R , M A IN T E N A N C E
In sta lls o r re p a irs w a te r, steam , ga s, o r oth er types o f pipe and p ip efittin gs in an
establish m ent. W ork in vo lv es m o st o f the fo llo w in g : L a yin g out o f w ork and m easu rin g to lo ca te
position o f pipe fr o m draw ings o r oth er w ritten sp e cifica tio n s: cutting va rio u s s iz e s o f pipe to
c o r r e c t lengths with c h isel and h am m er o r o xy a c etylen e to rch o r p ipe-cu ttin g m ach in es; threadin g
pipe with stocks and d ies; bending pipe by h an d -d riven o r p o w e r-d r iv e n m ach in es; a ssem blin g
pipe with couplings and fasten ing pipe to h an gers; m akin g standard shop com putations re la tin g to
p r e s s u re s , flo w , and s iz e o f pipe re q u ired ; and m aking standard tests to d eterm in e w hether fin ­
ish ed pipes m e et s p e cifica tio n s. In g e n e ra l, the w ork o f the m aintenance p ip e fitte r re q u ire s
rounded tra in in g and e x p erien c e u su ally a cq u ired through a fo rm a l a pprenticeship o r equ ivalen t
tra in in g and ex p erien c e. W o rk ers p r im a r ily engaged in in sta llin g and re p a irin g building sanitation
o r heating system s a re exclu ded.
S H E E T -M E T A L W O R K E R , M A IN T E N A N C E
F a b ric a te s , in s ta lls , and m ain tain s in good re p a ir the sh eet-m e ta l equipm ent and fix tu res
(such as m achine gu ards, g r e a s e pans, sh elves , lo c k e r s , tanks, ve n tila to rs , chutes, ducts, m eta l
ro o fin g ) o f an establish m ent. W ork in v o lv e s m o st o f the fo llo w in g ; Planning and la yin g out a ll
types o f sh eet-m eta l m aintenance w ork fr o m blu eprin ts, m o d els , o r oth er s p e cifica tio n s; setting

T O O L A N D DIE M A K E R
(D ie m a k e r; j i g m a k e r; too l m a k e r; fix tu re m a k e r; gage m a k e r)
C on stru cts and r e p a irs m ach in e-sh op to o ls , ga g es, jig s ,' fix tu res o r dies fo r fo rg in g s ,
punching, and oth er m e ta l-fo rm in g w ork. W ork in vo lv es m o st o f the fo llo w in g ; Planning and
la yin g out of w ork fro m m o d els , blueprints, draw in gs, o r oth er o ra l and w ritten sp ecifica tion s;
using a v a r ie ty o f to o l and die m a k e r's handtools and p r e c is io n m easu rin g instrum ents; u nder­
standing o f the w orkin g p ro p e rtie s o f com m on m eta ls and a llo y s ; settin g up and operatin g o f
m achine to o ls and re la ted equipment; making n e c e s s a ry shop com putations relatin g to dim ensions
o f w ork, speeds, fee d s, and toolin g o f m ach in es; h e a t-tre a tin g o f m e ta l parts during fa brica tion
as w e ll as o f fin ish ed too ls and dies to ach ieve re q u ired q u alities; w orkin g to clo se to le ra n c es;
fittin g and assem b lin g o f p a rts to p r e s c r ib e d to le ra n c e s and allow a n ces; and sele ctin g appropriate
m a te r ia ls , to o ls , and p r o c e s s e s . In gen era l, the to o l and die m a k e r's w ork re q u ires a rounded
tra in in g in m ach in e-sh op and to o lro o m p ra c tic e u su ally a cq u ired through a fo rm a l apprenticeship
o r equ ivalent tra in in g and ex p erien c e.
F o r cr o s s -in d u s tr y w age study pu rp oses, too l and die m a k e rs in to o l and die jobbing
shops a re excluded fr o m this cla ssifica tio n .

C U S T O D IA L A N D M A T E R IA L M O V E M E N T
P A C K E R , S H IP P IN G — Continued

GU ARD A N D W A T C H M A N
G u ard. P e r fo r m s routine p o lic e du ties, e ith er at fix ed post o r on tou r, m aintaining o rd e r ,
using a rm s o r fo r c e w here n e c e s s a ry . Includes gatem en who a re stationed at gate and check
on id en tity o f em p loy ees and oth er p erso n s e n terin g .

and s iz e o f con ta in er; in sertin g en closu res in contain er; using e x c e ls io r o r other m a te r ia l to
p reven t b reakage o r dam age; clo sin g and sea lin g con tain er; and applying la b els o r en terin g
iden tifyin g data on con ta in er. P a c k e rs who a lso m ake wooden boxes o r cra tes a re ex clu ded.

W atchm an. M akes rounds o f p r e m is e s p e r io d ic a lly in p rotectin g p r o p e rty against fir e ,
theft, and ille g a l en try.

S H IP P IN G A N D R E C E IV IN G C L E R K

J A N IT O R , P O R T E R , OR C L E A N E R
(S w eeper; charw om an; ja n itr e s s )
Cleans and keeps in an o r d e r ly condition fa c to ry w orkin g a rea s and w ash room s, o r
p re m is e s o f an o ffic e , apartm ent house, o r c o m m e rc ia l o r oth er establish m ent. Duties in vo lv e
a com bination o f the fo llo w in g : Sweeping, m opping o r scrubbing, and polish ing flo o r s ; re m o vin g
chips, tra sh , and oth er re fu se; dusting equipm ent, fu rn itu re, o r fix tu res; polish in g m e ta l fi x ­
tu res o r trim m in g s ; p rovid in g supplies and m in o r m aintenance s e r v ic e s ; and clean ing la v a to r ie s ,
sh ow ers, and r e s t r o o m s . W ork ers who s p e c ia liz e in w indow washing a re exclu ded.

P r e p a re s m erch a n d ise fo r shipment, o r re c e iv e s and is re sp o n sib le fo r in com ing ship­
m ents o f m erch a n d ise o r oth er m a te r ia ls . Shipping w ork in v o lv e s : A know ledge o f shipping p r o ­
ced u res, p r a c tic e s , rou tes, a va ila b le m eans o f tra n sp o rta tio n , and ra tes; and p rep a rin g re c o rd s
o f the goods shipped, m akin g up b ills o f lading, posting w eigh t and shipping ch a rges, and keeping
a fi l e o f shipping r e c o r d s . M ay d ir e c t o r a s s is t in p rep a rin g the m erch an dise fo r shipment.
R e c e iv in g w ork in v o lv e s : V e r ify in g o r d ire c tin g oth ers in v e r ify in g the c o rr e c tn e s s o f shipments
against b ills o f ladin g, in v o ic e s , o r other re c o r d s ; checking fo r sh ortages and re je c tin g dam ­
aged goods; routing m erch a n dise o r m a te r ia ls to p ro p e r departm ents; and m aintaining n ecess a ry
re c o rd s and file s .
F o r w age study pu rp oses, w o rk e rs a re c la s s ifie d as fo llo w s:
R e c e iv in g c le r k
Shipping c le r k
Shipping and r e c e iv in g c le rk

L A B O R E R , M A T E R IA L H A N D L IN G
(L o a d e r and unloader; han dler and sta cker;
w arehousem an o r w areh ou se h elp er)

sh e lv e r;

tru ck er;

stockman o r stock h elp er;

T R U C K D R IV E R

A w o rk er em p loyed in a w areh ou se, m anufacturing plant, s to re , o r o th er establishm ent
whose duties in vo lv e one o r m o r e o f the fo llo w in g ; Loading and unloading va riou s m a te r ia ls and
m erch an dise on o r fro m fr e ig h t c a rs , tru cks, o r oth er tra n sp o rtin g d e v ic e s ; unpacking, sh elvin g,
o r pla cin g m a te r ia ls o r m erch a n d ise in p ro p e r sto ra ge loca tion ; and tra n sp o rtin g m a te r ia ls o r
m erch a n d ise by handtruck, c a r, o r w h e elb a rro w . L on gsh orem en , who load and unload ships a re
exclu d ed .

D riv e s a tru ck w ithin a c ity o r in du strial a rea to tra n sp o rt m a te r ia ls , m erch an dise,
equipm ent, o r m en betw een va rio u s types o f establish m ents such as: M anufacturing plants, freig h t
depots, w areh ou ses, w h o lesa le and re ta il establish m ents, o r betw een re ta il establishm ents and
c u sto m ers' houses o r p la ces o f business. M ay also load o r unload tru ck with o r without h elp ers,
m ake m in o r m echan ical r e p a irs , and keep tru ck in good w orkin g o rd e r .
D riv 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 re ex clu ded.

ORDER F I L L E R

fo llo w s:

(O rd e r p ic k e r; stock s e le c to r ; w arehouse stockman)
F ills shipping o r tra n s fe r o rd e r s fo r fin ish ed goods fr o m stored m erch a n dise in a c c o rd ­
ance with sp e cifica tion s on sales slip s, cu s to m e rs ' o r d e r s , o r oth er in stru ction s. M ay, in addition
to fillin g o rd e r s and in dicating item s fille d o r o m itted, keep re co rd s o f outgoing o rd e r s , re q u i­
sitio n additional stock o r re p o rt sh ort supplies to su p e rv is o r, and p e r fo rm oth er re la ted duties.

F o r w age study pu rposes, tru c k d riv e r s a re c la s s ifie d by s iz e and type o f equipment, as
( T r a c t o r - t r a ile r should be rated on the basis o f t r a ile r ca p a city.)
T r u c k d riv e r
T r u c k d riv e r,
T r u c k d riv e r,
T r u c k d riv e r,
T r u c k d riv e r,

(com bin ation o f siz e s lis te d sep a ra te ly )
ligh t (under 1V2 tons)
m edium ( l ’/ to and including 4 tons)
z
h eavy (o v e r 4 tons, t r a ile r type)
h eavy (o v e r 4 tons, oth er than t r a ile r type)

T R U C K E R , PO W ER
P A C K E R . S H IP P IN G
P r e p a re s fin ish ed produ cts fo r shipment o r sto ra g e by placing them in shipping con­
ta in e rs , the s p e c ific operations p e r fo rm e d being dependent upon the type, s iz e , and num ber
o f units to be packed, the type o f contain er em ployed, and method o f shipment. W ork re q u ire s
the p lacin g o f item s in shipping contain ers and m ay in vo lv e one o r m o re o f the fo llo w in g :
K n ow led ge o f va rio u s item s o f stock in o rd e r to v e r ify content; sele ction o f a ppropria te type




O perates a m an u ally c o n tro lled gasolin e- o r e le c tric -p o w e re d tru ck o r tr a c to r to tra n sp o rt
goods and m a te r ia ls o f a ll kinds about a w arehou se, m anufacturing plant, o r other establish m ent.
F o r w age study p u rp oses, w o rk ers a re c la s s ifie d by type o f tru ck,

as fo llo w s:

T r u c k e r, p o w er (fo r k lift)
T r u c k e r, p o w er (o th er than fo r k lift)

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A l i s t of the l a t e s t a v a i l a b l e b u l l e t i n s i s p r e s e n t e d b e lo w . A d i r e c t o r y of a r e a w a g e s t u d i e s in c lu d in g m o r e l i m i t e d s t u d i e s c o n d u c te d at the
r e q u e s t of the E m p l o y m e n t S t a n d a r d s A d m i n i s t r a t i o n o f the D e p a r t m e n t of L a b o r i s a v a i l a b l e on r e q u e s t . B u l l e t i n s m a y be p u r c h a s e d f r o m an y of the B L S
r e g i o n a l s a l e s o f f i c e s shown on the b a c k c o v e r , o r f r o m the S u p e r i n t e n d e n t o f D o c u m e n t s , U .S . G o v e r n m e n t P r i n t i n g O f f i c e , W a sh in g to n , D . C . , 20402.
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A k r o n , O hio, J u l y 1971 1_________________________________
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A l b u q u e r q u e , N. M e x . , M a r . 1972 1---------------------------A lle n t o w n — e t h l e h e m — a s t o n , P a . — . J . , M a y 1972 1 —
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A t l a n t a , G a . , M a y 1972 1-------------------------------------------A u s t i n , T e x . , D e c . 1 9 7 2 * (to b e s u r v e y e d )
B a l t i m o r e , M d ., Aug. 1971______________________________
B e a u m o n t - P o r t A r th u r—O r a n g e , T e x . , M a y 1 9 7 2 -------B i n g h a m t o n , N . Y . , J u l y 1971 1__________________________
B i r m i n g h a m , A l a . , M a r . 1972___________________________
B o i s e C i t y , Ida h o, Nov. 1 9 7 1 ____________________________
B o s t o n , M a s s . , A u g . 1 9 7 1 _______________________________
B u f f a l o , N . Y . , O c t. 1 9 7 1 _________________________________
B u r l i n g t o n , V t . , D e c . 1 9 7 1 ______________________________
C a n t o n , O hio, M a y 1972 1________________________________
C h a r l e s t o n , W. V a . , M a r . 1972 1 -------------------------------C h a r l o t t e , N . C . , J a n . 1972 1 _____________________________
C h a t t a n o o g a , T e n n . - G a . , S e p t . 1 9 7 1 --------------------------C h i c a g o , 111., J u n e 1972__________________________________
C i n c in n a t i , Ohio— .— n d ., F e b . 1 9 7 2 ___________________
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C l e v e l a n d , Ohio, S e p t . 1971---------------------------------------C o l u m b u s , O hio, O ct. 1971----------------------------------------D a l l a s , T e x . , O c t. 1 9 7 1 __________________________________
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D a y to n , O h io, D e c . 1971 1 __ _____________________________
D e n v e r , C o l o . , D e c . 1971 1______________________________
D e s M o i n e s , Iow a, M a y 1972 1 __________________________
D e t r o i t , M i c h . , F e b . 1 9 7 2 -----------------------------------------D u r h a m , N . C . , A p r . 1972 1----------------------------------------F o r t L a u d e r d a l e — o lly w ood and W e s t P a l m
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B e a c h , F l a . , A p r . 1972 1_______________________________
F o r t W orth, T e x . , Oct. 1971_____________________________
G r e e n B a y , W i s . , J u l y 1972 1------------------------------------G r e e n v i l l e , S . C . , M a y 1 9 7 2 ______________________________
H o u st o n , T e x . , A p r . 1972________________________________
H u n t s v i l l e , A l a . , F e b . 1972 1 ____________________________
I n d i a n a p o l i s , Ind., O ct. 1971_____________________________
J a c k s o n , M i s s . , J a n . 1972_______________________________
J a c k s o n v i l l e , F l a . , D e c . 1 9 7 1 ___________________________
K a n s a s C i t y , M o . - K a n s . , S e p t . 1971 --------------------------L a w r e n c e — a v e r h i l l , M a s s . — .H ., J u n e 1972 1-----------H
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L e x i n g t o n , K y . , Nov. 1972 1 (to be s u r v e y e d )
L i t t l e R o c k — o r th L i t t l e R o c k , A r k . , J u l y 1972 1______
N
L o s A n g e l e s — o n g B e a c h an d A n a h e i m — a n t a A n a L
S
G a r d e n G r o v e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1972______________________
L o u i s v i l l e , K y .— d., N ov. 1971 1________________________
In
L u b b o c k , T e x . , M a r . 1972 1---------------------------------------M a n c h e s t e r , N .H ., J u l y 1 9 7 1 ____________________________
M e m p h i s , T e n n .— r k . , Nov. 1971 1 _____________________
A
M i a m i , F l a . , Nov. 1 9 7 1 __________________________________
M i d l a n d and O d e s s a , T e x . , J a n . 1972 1 ___ _____________
D ata
o n esta b lish m en t


l

B u lletin num ber
and p r i c e
1685-87,
1725-49,
1725-59,
1725-87,
1725-77,

40
30
35
35
45

cents
cents
cents
cents
cents

1725-16,
1725-69,
1725-6,
1725-58,
1725-27,
1725-11,
1725-34,
1725-25,
1725-75,
1725-63,
1725-48,
1725-14,
1725-92,
1725-56,
1725-17,
1725-19,
1725-26,
1725-55,
1725-36,
1725-44,
1725-86,
1725-68,
1725-64,

35
30
35
30
30
40
45
25
35
35
35
30
70
35
40
30
35
35
35
35
35
40
30

cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents

1725-74,
1725-21,
1775-1,
1725-66,
1725-79,
1725-50,
1725-23,
1725-38,
1725-39,
1725-18,
1725-81,

35
30
55
30
35
35
30
30
30
35
35

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cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
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1775-2,

55 c e n t s

1725-76,
1725-29,
1725-57,
1725-2,
1725-40,
1725-28,
1725-37,

45
35
35
30
35
30
30

p ractice s and s u p p lem en tary w a g e p ro visio ns are also presented .

cents
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A rea
M i l w a u k e e , W i s . , M a y 1972 1-------------------------------------M in n eap olis—
St. P a u l , M in n ., Join. 1972 1 _______________
M u s k e g o n — u s k e g o n H e i g h t s , M i c h ., J u n e 1972 1 ______
M
N e w a r k and J e r s e y C i t y , N . J . , J a n . 1972 1 -----------------N ew H a v e n , C o n n ., J a n . 1972 1-----------------------------------N ew O r l e a n s , L a . , J a n . 1 9 7 2 -------------------------------------N ew Y o r k , N . Y . , A p r . 1972 1_____________________________
N o r f o l k — i r g i n i a B e a c h — o r t s m o u t h and
V
P
N e w p o r t N e w s — a m p t o n , V a . , J a n . 1 9 7 2 ______________
H
O k l a h o m a C i t y , O k l a . , J u l y 1971 1------------------------------O m ah a, N ebr.—
Iow a, S e p t . 1971 1________________________
P a t e r s o n — l i f t o n - P a s s a i c , N . J . , J u n e 1972 * --------------C
P h i l a d e l p h i a , P a . — . J . , Nov. 1971 1 ---------------------------N
P h o e n i x , A r i z . , J u n e 1971________ ,_______________________
P i t t s b u r g h , P a . , J a n . 1 9 7 2 _______________________________
P o r t l a n d , M a i n e , N ov. 1 9 7 1 * _____________________________
P o r t l a n d , O r e g . — a s h . , M a y 1972 1 ---------------------------W
P o u g h k e e p s i e — i n g s to r r - N e w b u r g h , N .Y .,
K

B ulletin num ber
and p r i c e
45
50
35
50
35
30
50

cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents

1725-42,
1725-8,
1725-13,
1725-88,
1725-62,
1685-86,
1725-46,
1725-22,
1725-89,

30
35
35
40
50
30
40
35
35

cents
cent 6
cents
c e n ts
cents
cents
cents
cents
cents

1725-80,
P r o v i d e n c e — a r w i c k — a w t u c k e t , R .I .— a s s . ,
W
P
M
M a y 1972_________________________________________________
R a l e i g h , N . C . , Aug. 1 9 7 1 _________________________________
R ic h m o n d , V a . , M a r . 1972 1 ---------------------------------------R iv e r s id e — an B e r n a r d in o — n tario , C a lif.,
S
O
D e c . 1 9 7 1 _________________________________________________
R o c h e s t e r , N .Y . (o f f ic e o c c u p a t i o n s on ly), J u l y 1 9 7 2 ---R o c k f o r d , 111., J u n e 1972 * _______________________________
St. L o u i s , M o.—
111., M a r . 1 9 7 2 ___________________________
S a l t L a k e C ity , U ta h , N ov. 1 9 7 1 ---------------------------------S a n A n to n io , T e x . , M a y 1 9 7 2 _____________________________
S a n D ie g o , C a l i f . , Nov. 1971 1____________________________
S a n F r a n c i s c o — a k l a n d , C a l i f . , Oct. 1971 1 _____________
O
S a n J o s e , C a l i f . , M a r . 1972______________________________
S a v a n n a h , G a . , M a y 1972 1 -----------------------------------------S c r a n t o n , P a . , J u l y 1971--------------------------------------------S e a t t l e — v e r e t t , W a s h . , J a n . 1 9 7 2 ------------------------------E
S i o u x F a l l s , S. D a k ., D e c . 1971__________________________
South B e n d , In d., M a y 1972 1 -------------------------------------S p o k a n e , W a s h . , J u n e 1972 1 --------------------------------------S y r a c u s e , N . Y . , J u l y 1971 1-------- — ----------------------------T a m p a ^ S t . P e t e r s b u r g , F l a . , N ov. 1971 1_______________
T o l e d o , O hio— i c h . , A p r . 1972 1 — --------------------------—
M
T re n t on, N . J . , S e p t . 1971_________________________________
U t i c a — o m e , N . Y . , J u l y 1972__________________________ —
R
W a s h in g to n , D . C .—
Md.— a . , M a r . 1972 1 ---------------------V
W a t e r b u r y , C o n n ., M a r . 1972 1 __________________________
W a t e r l o o , Iow a, N ov. 1 9 7 1 _______________________________
W ic h ita , K a n s . , A p r . 1972 1----------------------------------------W o r c e s t e r , M a s s . , M a y 1972 1___________________ _____ _
Y o r k , P a . , F e b . 1972 1 ___________________________________
Y o u n g sto w n — a r r e n , O hio, N ov. 1971 1 ______ __ __ ___ __
W

1725-83,
1725-45,
1725-85,
1725-52,
1725-41,
1725-35,
1725-90,

35 c e n t s

1725-70,
1725-5,
1725-72,

30 c e n t s
30 c e n t s
35 c e n t s

1725-43,
1775-4,
1725-84,
1725-61,
1725-24,
1725-67,
1725-32,
1725-33,
1725-65,
1725-73,
1725-1,
1725-47,
1725-30,
1725-60,
1725-91.
1725-10,
1725-31,
1725-78,
1725-12,
1775-3,
1725-93,
1725-53,
1725-20,
1725-82,
1725-71,
1725-54,
1725-51,

30
45
35
35
30
30
35
50
30
35
30
30
25
35
35
35
35
35
30
45
70
35
30
35
35
35
35

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cents
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