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EMPLOYEE EARNINGS

retail building materials,
hardware, a/id
/arm equipment dealers
J U N E 1961

BULLETIN NO. 1338-1

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary




BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
Ewan Clague, Commissioner




Bureau of Labor Statistics Regional Offices




EMPLOYEE EA RN IN G S

at

retail building materials,
hardware, and
farm equipment dealers
J U N E 1961

LIBRARY
STATE COLLEGE OF IO W A
CEDAR FALLS, IO W A

BULLETIN NO. 1338-1
OCTOBER 1962

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary
BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS
% a n Clague, Commissioner

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P reface

Th is bu lletin p r esen ts es t im a t e s of em p loy m en t,
a v e r a g e h ou rly and w e e k l y ea rn in gs, and w e e k l y hours of
w o r k of n o n s u p e r v is o r y e m p lo y e e s in building m a t e r i a l s ,
h a r d w a r e , and f a r m equipment.
The s u rv e y was p a rt o f
a b ro a d p r o g r a m o f studies in itiated by the U. S. D e ­
pa rtm en t o f L a b o r f o r continuing a p p r a is a l of F e d e r a l
m in i m u m - w a g e l e g is la tio n .
The June 1961 findings w i l l
be used as a b a sis f o r m e a s u r in g changes in em ploy m en t,
ea rn in gs, and hours of w o r k to d e t e r m in e the e co n o m ic
e ff e c t s re s u ltin g f r o m the 1961 amendments to the F a i r
L a b o r Standards A ct, which b e c a m e e f f e c t i v e in S e p t e m ­
b e r 1961.

The s ta tis tic s w e r e obtained f r o m a nationwide
s u r v e y of r e t a i l tra d e (exclu din g eating and drinking p la c e s )
conducted by the Bureau o f L a b o r Statistics f o r a June
1961 p a y r o l l p e r io d .
Data a r e p r o v id e d s e p a r a te ly f o r
m en and w om en ; the N o rth ea st, South, N o rth C e n tra l,
and W e s t re g io n s o f the United States; m e tr o p o lit a n and
n o n m etrop o lita n a r e a s ; and f o r r e t a i l e n t e r p r i s e s and e s ­
tablish m en ts by th e ir annual volu m e o f sa le s . A ppen dix A
p r p v id e s tech n ic a l in fo r m a t io n on the scope and m eth od o f
the su rv ey, as w e l l as definitions of t e r m s .
A copy o f the
q u estion n aire used in the s u rv e y is shown in appendix B.

Th e W age and Hour and P u b lic C o n tra cts D i v i ­
sions p a rt ic ip a t e d in the planning of the su rv e y and p r o ­
vid e d the n e c e s s a r y funds.
The bu lletin was p r e p a r e d
in the Bureau*s D i v i s i o n o f W ages and In d u stria l R e l a ­
tions under the g e n e r a l su p e r v is io n o f H e r b e r t S ch a ffer.
N o r m a n J. Samuels d i r e c t e d the s u r v e y and Samuel E.
Cohen and T h e o d o r e J. Golonka d ev e lo p e d the s t a t is t ic a l
and sa m p lin g techniques.




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Contents

Page
T a b le s :
1. D i s t r i b u t i o n and c u m u l a t i v e p e r c e n t d i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y
e m p lo y e e s by a v e r a g e s t r a ig h t - t im e h o u rly ea rn in gs ,
U n i t e d S ta te s and r e g i o n s ____________________________________________________
2. D i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by 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 , by s e x , U n i t e d S ta tes and r e g i o n s _____________
3. C u m u l a t i v e p e r c e n t d i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by
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 , b y s e x , U n it e d S ta te s
and r e g i o n s ________________________________________________________________
4. D i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by 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 , b y m e t r o p o l i t a n and n o n m e t r o p o l i t a n
a r e a s , U n i t e d S ta te s and r e g i o n s ---------------------------------------------5. C u m u l a t i v e p e r c e n t d i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by
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 , by m e t r o p o l i t a n and
n o n m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s , U n i t e d S ta te s and r e g i o n s _______________
6. D i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by 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 , b y e n t e r p r i s e and e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a l e s s i z e c l a s s e s and m e t r o p o l i t a n and n o n m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s ,
U n it e d S ta te s and r e g i o n s ______________________________________________
7. C u m u l a t i v e p e r c e n t d i s t r i b u t i o n o f n o n s u p e r v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s by
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 , by e n t e r p r i s e and
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a l e s - s i z e c l a s s e s and m e t r o p o l i t a n and
n o n m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s , U n i t e d S ta tes and r e g i o n s _____________________
8. N u m b e r and a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f n o n s u p e r ­
v i s o r y e m p lo y e e s by w e e k ly h ou rs of w o r k , by sex,
U n i t e d S ta te s and r e g i o n s ______________________ ________________________ _____
9. N u m b e r and a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f n o n s u p e r ­
v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s b y w e e k l y h o u r s o f w o r k , by m e t r o p o l i t a n and
n o n m e t r o p o l i t a n a r e a s , U n i t e d S ta tes and r e g i o n s _____________________
10.
N u m b e r and a v e r a g e s t r a i g h t - t i m e w e e k l y e a r n i n g s o f n o n s u p e r ­
v i s o r y e m p l o y e e s b y w e e k l y h o u r s o f w o r k , b y e n t e r p r i s e and
e s t a b l i s h m e n t s a l e s - s i z e c l a s s e s , U n it e d S ta tes and r e g i o n s _______ _
A p p en d ix es:
A . S c o p e and m e t h o d o f s u r v e y ___________________________________________________
B . Q u e s t i o n n a i r e -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------




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2

11

16

17

18

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Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
Table 1.

Distribution and cumulative percent distribution of nonsupervisory employees by average straight-time hourly earnings,
United States and regions, June 19b 1
N u m b er o f em p lo y e e s (in thousands)

A v e r a g e h ou rly earn in gs

U n der $ 0. 50

U nited
States

......................................................................

N o r th ­
east

South

N o rth
Centred

C u m u lative p e rc e n t o f em p lo y ees
W est

1
1
1
1
2

5
7
9
10
12

2
3
3
4
4

13
14
18
20
23

6 .
6
9
11
12

25
28
33
38
43

11
12
14
16
18

5
5
5
7
8

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

29
31
34
37
40

18
20
23
26
29

50
53
57
60
63

24
26
29
32
35

13
14
16
19
20

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

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

49
54
60
65
68

39
46
53
59
63

71
75
79
82
85

45
51
58
62
66

27
31
38
43
47

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

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

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

74
77
80
82
84

71
75
79
82
85

88
90
92
93
93

73
76
80
82
84

52
55
60
63
67

2 .0
1 .0
1.1
.8
.3

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

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

87
89
91
92
93

87
90
91
93
94

95
95
96
97
97

88
90
92
93
94

70
73
77
80
82
100

-

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

.1
.2
.1

1 .1
.3
.9
.8
1 .1

.3
.1
.2
.4
.7

.1
.1
-

$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.

75
80
85
90
95

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 1.

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

.1
.3
.4
.2
.2

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

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

$ 1. 00
$ 1. 05
$ 1.10
$ 1 .1 5
$ 1. 20

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
unde r
unde r
under

$ 1. 05 _ ____ _______________________
$ 1. 1 0 ___ __ _____ ___ _______
$ 1 . 1 5 __________________ ______ _
$ 1 .2 0 _________________________________
$ 1. 25 ___________________________

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

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

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

$
$
$
$
$

1. 25
1. 30
1. 35
1.40
1.45

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 1. 3 0 _________________________________
$ 1. 35
____
_ __ __
$ 1. 4 0 __ __________________ __ „
$ 1. 4 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 5 0 ______ ___ _____ __ _ __ _

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

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

$ 1 .5 0
$ 1. 60
$ 1 .7 0
$ 1 .8 0
$ 1 .9 0

and
and
and
and
and

unde r
under
under
unde r
under

$ 1 . 6 0 __
_________ _ ________
_____
$ 1 .7 0
$ 1.80 __
-----$ 1. 9 0
_
_ $ 2. 0 0 ____ _____________________________

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

$ 2. 00
$ 2 .1 0
$ 2 .2 0
$ 2 .3 0
$ 2. 40

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 2. 10 . _____ ________________________
$ 2. 20 _ __________
_____
$ 2. 30
_ ____________ _ ______
$ 2 . 4 0 __________________ _____ „ _
$ 2. 50

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

and
and
and
and
and

under
unde r
under
under
under

$ 2 . 6 0 _____________
$ 2. 70
_
$ 2. 80
$ 2 .9 0
$ 3. 00
___

$ 3. 00 and o v e r .
T o ta l .

____________

A v e r a g e h ou rly earn in gs

W est

-

.2

$ 0. 55 _ „
________
__ ______
$ 0. 6 0 _________________________________
$ 0. 6 5 __________________ .______________
$ 0. 70 ____
_____ __
_____ _
$ 0. 7 5 _________________________________

___ _

N o rth
C en tra l

_
-

.7

under
under
under
under
under

-

South

1
1
2
3
3

-

and
and
and
and
and

-

N o r th ­
east

-

.9

$ 0. 50
$ 0. 55
$ 0. 60
$ 0. 65
$ 0 .7 0

8 0 __ ___ _ ______
_
8 5 _________________ , _______________
90 _
---. ______ __
__ _
9 5 _________________________________
___ _
0 0 _______ _ __ _______

U nited
States

_

1
1
1
1
2

—
-

.4
.2
.1

2
3
4
5
6

1 1 .6
1 .7
4 .4
3 .0
4 .4

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

9 .8
5 .3
5 .7
4 .6
4 .6

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

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

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

2 9 .3
1 3 .5
1 7 .5
1 0 .4
1 0.1

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

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

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

-

_

-

1
1

-

_
-

_
1
1
1

3 3 .7

_ _

NOTE:

5 .9

4 .4

1 0 .1

1 3 .2

100

100

100

100

4 9 8 .8

9 5 .8

1 4 7 .4

1 8 2 .8

7 2 .8

100

100

100

100

100

$ 1 .7 8

_______________________________

$ 1 .8 9

$ 1 .4 5

$ 1 .8 2

$ 2 .2 3

$ 1 .7 8

$ 1 .8 9

$ 1 .4 5

$1 .8 2

$ 2 .2 3

See appendix A for definitions of terms and employment estimates.
Dashes indicate less than 50 workers or less than 0. 5 percent.
Because of rounding, sums of individual items may not equal totals.

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 2.

D istrib u tion o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s by a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , by sex ,
U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961
(In thousands)

United States

N o rth ea st

South

N o rth C e n tra l

W est

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs
M en

U nder $ 0. 5 0 ------------------------------------------------------

W om en

M en

W om en

.6

.2

-

$ 0. 50
$ 0. 55
$ 0 .6 0
$ 0 .6 5
$ 0. 7 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
unde r
unde r
-under

$ 0. 5 5 ------------------------ ----------------$ 0. 6 0 -------------------------------- --------$ 0 . 6 5 ________ ______ ___ ____ __________
$ 0 . 7 0 ________ ___ _____________________
$ 0. 7 5 __________________________________

1.1
.3
1 .0
.5
1 .2

.5
.1
.3
.9
.8

.1

$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.

75
80
85
90
95

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 0. 8 0 ------------------------------------------$ 0. 8 5 _____________________________ —
$ 0. 9 0 ------------------------------------------$ 0. 9 5 --------------------------------- ------$ 1 . 0 0 --------------- __ ----------- -------

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

1 .7
.6
l.l
.9
.7

.1
.2
.4
.1
.1

$ 1. 00
$ 1. 05
$ 1.10
$ 1 .1 5
$ 1 .2 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 1. 0 5 ------------------------------------------$ 1 . 1 0 --------------------------------------- ,—
$ 1 . 1 5 ------------------- __ ----------- —
$ 1 . 2 0 __________________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 __________________________________

2 7 .8
5 .9
12 .2
1 0 .0
1 0 .6

8 .5
1.1
3 .6
3 .3
2 .6

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

$
$
$
$
$

25
30
35
40
45

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 1. 3 0 ------------------------------------------$ 1. 3 5 -------------------------- --------------- $ 1. 4 0 ------------------------------------------$ 1 . 4 5 --------------- ------------------ ----$ 1. 5 0 ------------- , ----------------------------

23. 1
9 .9
1 2 .7
11.7
1 0 .8

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

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

1 .9
.4
.8
1 .0
.6

$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1 .7 0
$ 1 .8 0
$ 1.90

and
and
and
and
and

unde r
unde r
unde r
unde r
unde r

$ 1 . 6 0 ------------------------------------ ------$ 1 . 7 0 __________________________________
$ 1 . 8 0 ------------------- --------------------$ 1 . 9 0 ----- ----------------------------------$ 2 . 0 0 ------------------- -------------------

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

7.1
6 .4
4 .1
3 .6
1 .4

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

$ 2. 00
$ 2. 10
$ 2. 20
$ 2 .3 0
$ 2. 40

and under $ 2 . 1 0 ---------------------------__ —
=>nd lin r ip r $ 2 , 20
------- ---------------and under $ 2. 3 0 __________________________________
and under $ 2. 4 0 ______________________ ____________
and under $ 2 . 5 0 __________ _________
— ----

2 6 .6
1 1 .7
1 6 .6
9 .6
9. 1

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

$ 2 .5 0
$ 2. 60
$ 2 .7 0
$ 2 .8 0
$ 2 .9 0

and
and
and
and
and

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

1.
1.
1.
1.
1.

unde r
tinder
unde r
under
under

$ 2 . 6 0 ________________________ _____ ____
$ 2 . 7 0 __________________________________
$ 2 . 8 0 _______________ —___ _____ __
$ 2 . 9 0 __________________________________
$ 3. 0 0 -------------------------------------- —

$ 3. 00 and o v e r __ —

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

33 . 1

.7
.3
-

.2

.6

-

M en

W om en

M en

W om en

M en

W om en

-

.5

.2

.2

.7
.3
.6
.3
.8

.4

.3

-

-

.1

-

.3
.5
.3

.2
.2
.2

-

.1

.2
.5

-

-

.7
.1
.5
.3
.3

l.l
.5
.8
.8
-7

1 .0
.4
.3
.4
.2

_

_

-

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

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

1 6 .1
4 .2
7 .2
6 .5
6 .1

2 .4
.5
.9
.9
.8

7 .4
1 .3
2 .9
1 .7
3 .2

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

1 .8
. 1
.4
.9
.6

.4
.1

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

.9
.7
.5
.5
.4

8 .9
2 .6
4 .5
4 .5
3 .7

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

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

l.l

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

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

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

1 4 .6
9 .3
1 0.3
6 .7
6 .4

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

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

1.1
.8
1.2
. 7
.4

7 .1
3. 1
3 .7
2 .7
2 .2

.9
.6
.4
.1
.3

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

.6
.3
.1
.5

1 1 .6
4 .8
6 .7
4 .4
3. 7

.7
.5
.1
.3
.3

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

.6
.4
.2

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

.

.2

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

.2
.2

-

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

.2

-

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

-

4 .4

-

9 .8

.3

1 3 .0

_

_

_

-

_

.2

.1

5 .8

_
.1
_

.1

1
-

-

-

.1

_

-

.

1

-

-

.2
.2

.2
.

1

.2

.4
.2

. i

.6
6

.

.2

-

.4

-

. 3

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s ----------------------------------------------

4 2 3 .3

7 5 .5

8 0 .2

1 5 .6

12 9 .2

1 8 .2

1 5 2 .2

3 0 .7

6 1 .7

ll. 1

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in g s -----------------------------------------

$ 1 .8 3

* 1 .4 3

* 1 .9 5

S I . 50

S I . 47

S I . 29

$ 1 .8 9

S I . 42

$ 2 . 32

S I . 61




NO TE:

See appendix A fo r d efin itio n s of te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se of rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 3.

C um ulative p erc e n t d is trib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly ea rn in g s , by sex ,
U nited States and re g io n s , June 1961
U n ited States

South

N o rth e a s t

N o rth C e n tra l

W est

A v e r a g e h ou rly earn in gs
M en

W om en

U n d er $ 0 . 5 0 __________________________ ___________________
$ 0. 5 5 _____________ __ ________ ________________
$ 0 . 6 0 ..........................................................................
$ 0. 6 5 ----------------------------------------------------------$ 0. 70 . . . ____________________ _____________________
$ 0 . 7 5 ____ ______________ __ ____________________

1
1
1
3
4

U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U n der
U n d er

$ 0 . 8 0 ..........................................................................
$ 0. 8 5 _____________ ________ __ _____
_ ___
$ 0. 9 0 ----------- ----- —-----------— —---- —----- —------ $ 0 . 9 5 _____________________________ ________________
$ 1 . 0 0 ................... ......................................................

U nder
U nder
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

$ 1. 0 5 .................................................. ........................
$ 1 . 1 0 ______________________________________________
$ 1 . 1 5 ____________________ _______________________
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
$ 1 . 2 0 — ______________
$ 1 . 2 5 ______ _ _______________________________ „

U n der
U nder
U n der
U n der
U nder

W om en

M en

W om en

.

U n d er
U n der
U n der
U nder
U n der

M en

_
l
1
1

M en

W om en

1
1

3
3
5
8
9

1
1

1
3

_
-

6
7
8
9
10

1
l
1
1

1
2
2
3
3

4
6
7
9
11

13
14
17
18
20

1
2
2
3
3

6
7
8
9
10

18
21

21
23
28
32
35

4
5
7
8
9

13
13
20
24
28

23
27
32
37
42

34
36
41
46
51

8
9
11
12
14

$ 1. 3 0 .................... ................................... .................
$ 1 . 3 5 _________ ___ ______ _____ __ _____ _
$ 1 . 4 0 ----------------------------------------------------------$ 1.45
__
_
$ 1.50 _
_
___
_
__
_ _ _ _ _

26
28
31
34
37

44
47
52
55
58

13
16
18
21
23

39
42
47
53
57

49
52
56
60
63

55
59
62
65
67

U n der
Unde r
U n der
U n der
U n der

$ 1 . 6 0 ___________ ._________________________________
$ 1 . 7 0 __ ____ ___ ______ _ __ _____ _ __ _
__________ _____________________
$ 1 . 8 0 __ _ __
$ 1 . 9 0 __________________________________ ___________
$ 2 . 00 __
__
__
_ _

46
56
61
65

68
76
81
86
88

34
40
48
54
58

65
76
79
83
84

71
74
78
82
84

U n d er
U n der
U nder
U n der
U n der

$ 2 .1 0 _________________________ ______ ___
$ 2 .2 0 _
_
___ _
_
2. 30 _ ____ _
$ 2 .4 0 _ _ _
__ ____
_ _ _ _ _
$ 2 . 5 0 ______________________________________________

71
74

92
94

$

78
80
82

95

96
98

67
71
76
79
82

89
93
96
96
98

99
99
99
99
99

85
88
90
91
93

99
99
99
99
99

U n d er $2 . 6 0 _____________________ ________________________
U n der $ 2 . 7 0 ________________________________________ ___
U n der $ 2 .8 0
_
.
..
.
....
U n d er $ 2 .9 0
U n der $ 3. 00 _

T o ta l

____________________

...

-

2

11
13
16

50

8 i
87
89
9 L
92

W om en

1
|
1
2
2
2

_

3
3
4
5

M en

-

1
1
1
1
1

1
1

1
1
3
4
5

23
25
30
34
38

4
4
5
6
7

8
9
11
14
16

20
22
25
28
30

46
48
54
56
59

10
11
13
15
16

26
30
35
41
42

74
82
87
89
90

40
46
52
57
61

70
78
83
89
92

23
26
33
37
41

52
59
70
77
80

88
89
92
92
93

93
95
96
98
98

69
72
76
79
82

94
95
96
96
97

47
49
55
57
61

86
89
91
92
95

94
95
96
96
97

99
99
99
100
100

86
88
90
92
93

98
99
99
99
99

66
69
73
77
79

97
97
97
97
97

_

_

100

100

too

100

100

100

100

100

100

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s (in thousands)____________________

4 2 3 .3

7 5 .5

8 0 .2

1 5 .6

1 2 9 .2

1 8 .2

1 5 2 .2

3 0 .7

6 1 .7

H .l

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs

$ 1.83

t.1 .43

$ 1 .9 5

$ 1 .5 0

$ 1 .4 7

$ 1 .2 9

$ 1 .8 9

$ 2 .3 2

$ 1 .6 1




_

.....

..

_ . ___

N O TE :

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in dicate le s s than 0. 5 p erc e n t.
B eca u se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m ay not equ al to ta ls.

$ 1.

h2

100

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 4.

D is trib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p loyees b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly ea rn in g s , b y m e tro p o lita n and n on m etrop olita n a r e a s ,
U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961
(In thousands)

United States
M e tro ­
politan
areas

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs

South

N o rth e a s t

N o n m e tro ­
p o lita n
a rea s

M e tro ­
politan
a rea s

N o n m e tr o ­
p olitan
a rea s

M e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

N o rth Centred

N o n m e tro ­
politan
areas

M e tro ­
p o lita n
a rea s

W est

N o n m e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

M e tro ­
p olitan
a re a s

N o n m e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

.1

.7

-

-

.1

.5

-

.2

-

-

$ 0. 50
$ 0. 55
$ 0 .60
$ 0 .6 5
$ 0. 70

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
u nder
unde r
under

$ 0. 5 5 _________________________________
$ 0. 6 0 _________________________________
$ 0 . 6 5 ______________________________ —
$ 0 .7 0 _________________________________
$ 0 . 7 5 __________________________ — —

.2
.4
.4
.4

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

.1
.1

.1
.1

.2
.3
.1
.1

.9
.3
.6
.7
1 .0

-

“

. 1

~
.2
.1

.3
.1
.2
.2
.6

$ 0 .7 5
$ 0. 80
$ 0. 85
$ 0. 90
$ 0. 95

and
and
and
and
and

unde r
under
under
u nder
u nder

$ 0 . 8 0 _____________________________ __
$ 0. 8 5 _________________________________
$ 0 . 9 0 ------------- --------------------- —
$ 0. 9 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 0 0 --- --------------------- ----------

1 .3
1 .4
1.2
1 .0
.9

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

.1
. 3
.4
. 1

. 1
.2

.6
.6
.3
.4
.5

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

.6
.5
.5
.5
.2

1 .4
.3
.7
.7
.7

.1

$ 1.00
$ 1.05
$ 1.10
$ 1 .1 5
$ 1 .2 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
unde r
under
u nder

$ 1 . 0 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 1 0 _____________________________ __
$ 1 . 1 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 2 0 _________________________________
$ 1 .2 5 _ ______________________________

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

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

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

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

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

1 1 .3
3 .6
3 .7
4 .0
4 .3

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

7 .3
1 .2
3 .3
1 .8
2 .7

.6
. 1
.2
. 1
.2

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

and
and
and
and
and

u nder
unde r
under
under
unde r

$ 1 . 3 0 _________________________________
$ 1 . 3 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 4 0 _________________________________
$ 1 . 4 5 _________________________________
$ 1 . 5 0 _________________________________

14 .9
5 .6
8 .2
6 .2
5 .2

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

3 .1
1 .8
1 .8
2 .1
1 .3

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

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

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

5 .1
1 .2
2 .7
1 .5
1.1

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

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

1 .2
.7
.6
1 .2
.6

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

and
and
and
and
and

under
unde r
under
unde r
u nder

$ 1 . 6 0 ---------------------------- ------ —
$ 1 . 7 0 _________________________________
$ 1 . 8 0 -----------------------------------------$ 1 . 9 0 _________________________________
$ 2 . 0 0 ------------------- --------------------

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

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

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

4 .4
2 .2
2 .4
1 .8
1 .6

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

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

8 .4
6 .8
4 .8
4 .7
4 .9

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

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

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

$ 2. 00 and under $ 2 . 1 0 _________________________________
$ 2. 20 and u nder $ 2. 3 0 ___________________ ____________
$ 2. 30 and u nder $ 2 . 4 0 _________________________________
$ 2 .4 0 and under $ 2 . 5 0 _________________________________

18 .3
9 .5
1 1 .8
7 .8
7 .5

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

5 .4
2 *8
2 .5
2 .4
2 .1

2 .6
.9
1 .6
.4
.4

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

2 .3
.5
.9
.3
.1

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

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

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

1 .6
.7
1 .4
.8
1 .2

$ 2 .5 0
$ 2 .6 0
$ 2 .7 0
$ 2. 80
$ 2 .9 0

1 0 .4
8 .1
7 .4
5 .4
4 .0

3 .3
1 .9
.7
1 .9
. 7

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

.4
.6
.1
.5
“

1 .5
.7
.9
.6
.3

.5
.3
.2
.2
.1

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

1 .3
.5
.3
.9
.6

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

1. 1
.4
. 1
.4

2 4 .5

9 .1

4 .8

1 .1

3 .8

.7

6 .5

3 .6

9 .5

3 .8

2 7 2 .4

2 2 6 .4

6 4 .3

3 1 .5

6 9 .4

7 7 .9

9 7 .1

8 5 .8

4 1 .6

3 1 .3

$ 1 .6 4

$ 1 .2 8

$2 .0 0

$ 1 .6 3

$ 2 .4 8

$ 1 .9 1

U nder $ 0. 5 0 ____________________________

and
and
and
and
and

under
unde r
under
under
under

_______________

$ 2 . 6 0 _________________________________
$ 2 . 7 0 ----------------- ---------------------$ 2 . 8 0 _________________________________
$ 2 . 9 0 _________________________________
$ 3. 0 0 _______________ ____________ —

$ 3. 00 and o v e r ______

______________________________

N u m ber o f e m p lo y e e s ___________________________________
A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in g s ----------------------------------------




NO TE:

$1 .9 7

$ 1 .5 6

$ 1 .9 5

S I . 77

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in dicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u a l item s m a y not equ al to ta ls.

~

-1
~
"

“

~

.4
. 1
. 1
i .6
. 1
-4
1 .2
. 0

' 1

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 5.

C u m u lative p e rc e n t d istrib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , b y m e tro p o lita n and n on m etro p o lita n a re a s ,
U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961
U nited States

A v e r a g e h ou rly earn in gs

M e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

N o rth e a s t

N o n m e tr o ­
p o lita n
a re a s

U n d er $0. 5 0 ________________________________________
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.

1

U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U nder

$ 0. 8 0 _____________________ __________________
$ 0 . 8 5 ________________________________________
$ 0 . 9 0 ________________________________________
$ 0 . 9 5 ________________________________________
$ 1 .0 0 ________________________________________

U nder
U nder
U nder
U nder
U nder

$ 1 .0 5 ________________________________________
$1. 10 ________________________________________
$1. 15 ________________________________________
$ 1 . 2 0 ________________________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 ________________________________________

U n d er
U n der
U n der
U n d er
U nder

$ 1 . 3 0 ________________________________________
$ 1. 3 5 ________________________________________
$ 1 . 4 0 ________________________________________
$ 1 . 4 5 ______________________________________ _
$ 1. 5 0 ________________________________________

U nder
U n der
U nder
U nder
U n der

$ 1.
$ 1.
$ 1.
$ 1.
$2 .

U nder
U nder
U nder
U n der
U nder

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

U n der
U n der
U nder
U n d er
U nder

$ 2 . 6 0 ________________________________________
$ 2 . 7 0 ________________________________________
$ 2 . 8 0 ________________________________________
$ 2 . 9 0 ________________________________________
$ 3. 0 0 ________________________________________

5 5 --------------------------------------------------6 0 ________________________________________
6 5 ______________________________ -________
7 0 ________________________________________
7 5 ________________________________________

6 0 ________________________________________
7 0 ________________________________________
8 0 ________________________________________
9 0 ________________________________________
0 0 ________________________________________

T o ta l __________________________
N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s




2
3

-

4
5

1

7

2

2

8

3

9

2
2

8
9

19

1
2
2

21

6
6

11
14
16

25

8

28

10

32

11

21
23
26

38

28
30

38
44
49
54

41
44
48
52
62
67
73

16
19
22
25
27

36
42
49

77
81

55

86
87
90
91
92

66
70
74

85

88

94
95
95

90

96

91

96

91
93

58

65
68
72

75
78
82
85

58

78

81

87
89

1
1

M e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

1
1
1
1
1

N o rth C e n tra l

N o n m e tr o ­
p olita n
a rea s

1
2
2

3
4
5

M e tro ­
p o lita n
a re a s

_
_
-

W est

N o n m e tr o ­
p olitan
a rea s

_

M e tro ­
p olita n
a re a s

_
_
-

-

1
1
1
1

-

2

1

3
3

3
4
5
5
6

-

-

_

N o n m e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

_
_
1
1
1

1
1
1
1
2

3
4
4
5

8
11
13
16
18

6
7
11
12
14

15
17
23
28
32

33
37
42
47
53

7
8
9
10
12

15
16
20
22
25

2
2
3
3
3

8
8
9
13
15

21
22
25
28
33

39
42
46
49
53

59
63
67
70
73

17
18
21
23
24

32
35
39
43
47

8
9
11
12
13

19
21
23

47
54
61
67
72

61
65
70
75
77

80
84
87
89
92

33
40
44
49
54

59
64
72
77
80

18
23
27
31
35

39
42

81
83
89
90
91

81
84
87
88
89

95
96
97
97

62
66
71
75
78

85
87
89
91
92

40
44
49
51
55

68
71
75
78
81

92
94
95

91
92
93
94
95

98

83
87
90
92
93

93
94
94
95

59
64
69
74
77

85

96

96

2

98

99
99
99
99

2
2

96

-

1
1
2
3
3

27

29

53

58
64

86

87
88
88

100

N O TE:

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

2 2 6 .4

6 4 .3

3 1 .5

6 9 .4

7 7 .9

9 7 .1

8 5 .8

4 1 .6

3 1 .3

$1.97

_________

100

272*4

(in thousands)

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs

l
2

1

South

N o n m e tro ­
p olitan
a rea s

-

-

U n der
U n der
U n der
U n d er
U n der

M e tro ­
p olita n
a rea s

$ 1 .5 6

$ 1 .9 5

$ 1 .7 7

$ 1 .6 4

$ 1 .2 8

$2 .0 0

$ 1 .6 3

$ 2 .4 8

$ 1 .9 1

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p loym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in d icate le s s than 0. 5 p e rc e n t.
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m ay not equal to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 6.

D is trib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h ou rly e a rn in g s , by e n te r p r is e and e sta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n o n m etrop olita n a r e a s , U nited States and re g io n s , June 1961
(In thousands)

United States

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a rn in g s

o r m o re
A ll
esta b lis h m ents

U n der

$ 0 . 5 0 _______

$
$
$
$
$

and
and
and
and
and

0 .5 0
0 . 55
0. 60
0. 6 5
0 .7 0

and
and
and
$ 0. 90 and
$ 0 .9 5 and
$ 0 .7 5
$ 0. 80
$ 0 .8 5

$
$
$
$
$

________________________
0. 5
0 .6
0. 6
0 .7
0 .7

5
0
5
0
5

_

-

-

-

_

_

_

.1
.1
.2

-

.1
-

.1

.2

-1

.1

.6
.7

under $ 0 . 8 0 ______________________
under $ 0 . 85 ______________________
unde r $ 0 . 9 0 ______________________
under $ 0. 9 5 ______________________
unde r $ 1 . 0 0 __________________
under $ 1 . 0 5 ______________________
under $ 1 . 1 0 ______________________
under $ 1 . 1 5 __________________
unde r $ 1. 2 0 _
____
under $ 1 . 2 5 ______________________

$ 1. 25
$ 1. 30
$ 1 .3 5
$ 1 .4 0
$ 1 . 45

under
under
under
under
under

00

and
and
and
and
and

$ 1. 3 0 ___________ - __________
$ 1 . 3 5 ______________________
$ 1 . 4 0 ______________________
$ 1 . 4 5 _______________ ______
$ 1 . 5 0 _________________

3. 00 and o v e r ___________________________

.2

$250,000
or more

-

-

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-

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-

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-

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.4

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3 .2

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1 .1

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.7
.6

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.3
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3 .3
2 .6

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1 .1
1 .0

2 .2
2 .2
1 .5

.1
.2
.2

9 .8
1 .7

6 .8

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

1 1 .0
2 .9

1 5 .6
2 .4

3 .4
.7

.2

5 .8
4 .5
5 .3

5 .9
5 .1
3 .8

2 .3
2 .1
1 .7

.2
.3
.4

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

3
2
3
2
2

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.2
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1 7 .3
9 .6

6 .8
4 .9

8 .6
6 .7
3 .4

6 .0
5 .5
5 .4

.3
.5
.3

1 0 .2
3 .1

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

9 .5
8 .2
7 .5

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

.8
.6
1. 1

9 .7
9 .2

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

2 .1
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2 2 .1
8 .0

1 .2
.6
.9

1 0 .2

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

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

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

1 6 .2
8 .6
1 0 .9

9 .7
4 .9
5 .4

1 .2

1 8 .5

8 .3

8 .3

5 .2
6 .4
3 .7

. 3

.2
.4
.3
.8

5 .0
3 .7

. 3

5 .8
4 .1

5 .5
3 .9

.3

3 .7

3 .6

3 .3
2 .4

3 .2
2 .4

1 7 .1

1 6 .6

1 .0

1 1 .1
8 .0

1 1 .1
5 .2
6 .3

7 .7
4 .0
4 .8
5 .1
4. 1

8 .6
6 .0

4 .7
1 .5

5 .2

1 .1

4 .0
4 .0

3 .9

-

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

1 .8

1 .1
.6

.5

1 6 .5

9 .7

6 .9

.1

.2
. 1
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3 .6
2 .9

1 .9

.7

L ess than
$250,000

_
~

.1

$

Establishments with
annual sales of—

-

.7

.5

Less than
$250,000

1 .2

1 0 .9

$

.8
1 .6
.3

$250,000

.7

under
under
under
under
under

unde r $ 2 . 6 0 __________________
under $ 2 . 7 0 ______________________
under $ 2 . 8 0 _ ___________________
unde r $ 2 . 9 0 __________________
under $ 3. 0 0 __ _______________

L ess than
$250,000

-

$ 2 .0 0
$ 2 .1 0
$ 2. 20
$ 2. 30
$ 2. 40

$ 2 .5 0 and
$ 2 . 6 0 and
$ 2 . 7 0 and
$ 2 .8 0 and
$ 2. 90 and

$250,000
or more

Establishments with
annual sales of—

.3
.2

1 1 .0
8 .9

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

Establishments with
annual sales of—

1 .3
1 .1
1 .9

under $ 1 . 6 0 __________________
unde r $ 1 . 7 0 __________________
unde r $ 1 . 8 0 __________________
unde r $ 1 . 9 0 __________________
under $ 2 . 0 0 _______________ _

and
and
and
and
and

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

Ente rpr:lses w ith annual s a les o f —
$ 1, 0 0 0 , 0 0 0
L e s s than
o r m o re
$ 1. 0 0 0 . 0 0 0

1 .1
.2
1 .0
.9

$ 1. 50 and
$ 1 . 6 0 and
and
$ 1 .8 0 and
$ 1.90 and

$ 1 .7 0

Le ss than
$250,000

______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________

and
$ 1. 05 and
$ 1.10 and
$ 1. 15 and
$ 1. 20 and
$

1.

under
under
under
under
under

Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
of more

M e tro p o lita n a re a s
L e s s than
$ 1. 000.000

$ 1, 0 0 0 , 00 0

~
~

1, 000,000
o r m ore

L e s s than

Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
or more

Le ss than
$250,000

$ 1. 000.000
Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
or more

-

-

.1

_

_

.4
. i

-

L e ss than
$250,000
.6
.9
.2
.6
.6

.3
.3

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-

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.1
.2
.3

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.2
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.3

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.1

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.7

2 .3

.2
.3

.2
.2

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.4
.3

.5
.5

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.8
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1 .3
1 .9

.4

.2
.1
.2

1 .2

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5 .1
.7
2 .4

5 .3
.4

3 -5
.5

2 .1
.4

5 .9

1 0 .3

2 .2

1 .9

1 .1

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

3 .1
2 .1

1 .3
.7

1 .4
.5
.9
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1 .8

.6

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

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

1 0 .4
4 .7
6 .6

3. 7

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

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4 .3
2 .0

4 .4
1 .0

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2 .7
1 .7
1 .8

1 -9
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1 .5

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1 .2
1 .0

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

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

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

1 .4

5 .6

7 .9
2 .4

5.0
3. 7
2 .3
a. 6
3.5
4. 7
2 .9

.1
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4 .3
4 .4
2 .3

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

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4
3
3
2

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3 .3

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3 .7

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2 .7
3 .0

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2 .8

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2 .4
1 .3

3 .3

.7

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-

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-

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1 .2

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2 .1

-

1 .7
1 .6

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1 3 .9

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5 .7

4 .6

2 .7

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4 .0

2 .3

.0
.2
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3 .8
1 .7

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4 .2

.5

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s ___________________

1 6 7 .4

1 4 3 .4

2 4 .0

3 3 1 .4

1 6 7 .2

1 6 4 .2

1 0 9 .1

8 .4

7 7 .7

7 7 .3

3 4 .3

1 5 .6

8 9 .6

8t>. 9

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in g s ________________

$ 1 .9 6

$ 2 .0 3

$ 1 .5 4

$ 1 .6 9

$ 1 .7 8

$ 1 .5 9

$ 2 .1 5

$ 1 .6 1

$ 1 .9 5

$ 1 .7 6

$ 1 .6 8

$ 1 .5 0

$ 1 .6 4

$ 1 .4 5




NO TE:

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equal to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
D istrib u tio n o f n o n su p erviso ry e m p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tra ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and esta b lis h m e n t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n o n m etro p o lita n a re a s , U n ited States and re g io n s , June 1961— Continued
_______________________________________________________ (In thousands)

M e tro p o lita n a rea s
$ 1, 0 0 0 , 0 0 0
o r m o re

A v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs
esta b lis la­
m ents

L e s s than
$ 1. 000.000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

A ll

$250,000
or more

Le ss than
$250,000

A ll

esta b lis h m ents

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

ses w ith annual s a le s o f—
L e s s than
$ 1, 000,000
$ 1. 0 0 0 . 0 0 0
o r m o re

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000
or more

Le ss than
$250,000

$250,000
ot mote

-

.2
.1

L e ss than
$250,000

-

-

$ 1, 000,000
o r m o re

Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
or more

L e ss than
$250,000

L e s s than
$ 1. 000r 000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sa les of—

$250,000
or more

L e ss than
$250,000

$250,000
or more

U n der $ 0. 5 0 ______________________________
$ 0. 50
$ 0. 55
$ 0. 60
$ 0. 65
$ 0 .7 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 0. 5 5 _________________
$ 0. 6 0 ________ _________
$ 0. 6 5 _________________
$ 0. 7 0 _________________
$ 0 . 7 5 _________________

$ 0. 75
$ 0. 80
$ 0. 85
$ 0. 90
$ 0. 95

and
and
and
and
and

under
u nder
under
under
under

$ 1. 00
$ 1.05
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1 .1 5
$ 1. 20

and
and
and
and
and

$
$
$
$
$

and
and
and
and
and

1. 25
1. 30
1. 35
1.40
1.45

_

_

-

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$ 0 . 8 0 ---------------------$ 0. 8 5 _________________
$ 0 . 9 0 _________________
$ 0 . 9 5 _________________
$ 1 . 0 0 _________________

.1

_
_
_
_

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under
u nder
under
unde r
under

$ 1. 0 5 _________________
$ 1 . 1 0 _________________
$ 1 .1 5 _________________
$ 1 . 2 0 _________________
$ 1 . 2 5 _________________

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under
under
under
under
under

$ 1. 3 0 _________________
$ 1 . 3 5 _________________
$ 1 . 4 0 ------ ---------------$ 1 . 4 5 _________________
$ 1 . 5 0 _________________

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$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .6 0
$ 1 .7 0
$ 1.80
$ 1.90

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
unde r
under
under

$ 1 . 6 0 _________________
$ 1 . 7 0 _________________
$ 1 . 8 0 _________________
$ 1 .9 0 ....______________
$ 2 . 0 0 _________________

1 .6
1 .2
1 .9
2 .1
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1 .5
1 .0
1 .7
2 .0
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$ 2 .0 0
$ 2 .1 0
$ 2 .2 0
$ 2. 30
$ 2. 40

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

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

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

2 .0
1.0
1 .5
1.2

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

$ 2 .5 0
$ 2 .6 0
$ 2 .7 0
$ 2 .8 0
$ 2. 90

and
and
and
and
and

unde r
unde r
u nder
unde r
under

$ 2 . 6 0 _________________
$ 2 . 7 0 _________________
$ 2. 8 0 ____________ ______
$ 2 . 9 0 _________________
$ 3. 0 0 _________________

.9
.5
.3
.4
.3

.9
.5
.3
.4
.3

1 .8
1 .6
1 .2
1 .0
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$ 3. 00 and o v e r __________________________

2 .7

2 .5

3 .1

1 .5

1 .6

2 .4

1 .1

1 .1

3 6 .8

3 4 .4

2 1 .3

1 7 .1

2 4 .8

$ 1 .9 2

$ 1 .7 3

$2 .1 1

$2.02

$ 1 .7 7

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N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s ___________________

2 4 .7

2 3 .1

7 1 .1

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs _______________

$ 2 .0 7

$ 2 .0 8

$ 1 .8 3




NOTE:

£

.8

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Dashes in d icate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
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Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 6.

D is trib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y ees b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly ea rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and esta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n on m etrop olitan a r e a s , U n ited States and re g io n s , June 1961— Continued
(In thousands)

South
$
A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs

1, 0 0 0 , 00 0

o r m o re
A ll
esta b lis h m ents

$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.

5 5 __________________
60
_
____
6 5 __________________
70
.. .
75

$250,000
or more

-

Unde r $ 0 .5 0 _____

-

_
.1

_
_
_

.1
-

Establish nents with
annual s ales of—
L ess than
$250,000

A ll
esta b lis h m ents

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

.7

-

.6

-

-

.1

-

.6

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

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

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1.2
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3 .8
6 .1
5 .3
4 .9

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

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

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

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

4 .2
1 .7
1 .4
1 .4
1 .9

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

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

4 .8
1 .9
1 .8
1 .8
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1 .9
1 .2
1 .3
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3 .9
1 .5
2 .2
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1 .4
1 .2
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2 .5
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$ 0. 75
$ 0 .8 0
$ 0 .8 5
$ 0. 90
$ 0 .9 5

and
and
and
and
and

under
unde r
under
u nder
under

$ 0. 80 _
.$ 0. 8 5
............
$ 0 .0 0 . . . .......
$ 0. 95
$ 1 . 0 0 ___

$ 1. 00
$ 1. 05
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1. 15
$ 1 .2 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
u nder
under
unde r
under

$ 1.05
_
_
$ 1 .1 0
__
$ 1. 1 5 __________________
$ 1.2 0
$ 1.25

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

4 .1
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1 .8
1 .8
1 .8

$ 1. 25
$ 1. 30
$ 1 .3 5
$ 1.40
$ 1.45

and
and
and
and
and

u nder
under
unde r
under
im der

$
$
$
$
$

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2 .3
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$ 2. 00
$ 2. 10
$ 2 .2 0
$ 2. 30
$ 2. 40

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 2. 10
$ 2 .20
$2. 30
$ 2 .4 0
$ 2 .5 0

$ 2. 50
$ 2 .6 0
$ 2 .7 0
$ 2. 80
$ 2. 90

and
and
and
and
and

unde r
unde r
u nder
under
under

$ 2. 6 0
$ 2. 7 0

... . .._
_ . .. ...
_
. . .. _ _

$ 2 .8 0
$ 2. 90 __ _
$ 3. 00

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

2 .7
1 .7
1 .8
1 .2
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1 .4
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C

.2

.2

Less than
$250,000

_

0

$ 1.6 0
...
$ 1 .7 0 ................
..
$ 1 . 8 0 __________________
$ 1.90
.. ...
,52. 00
1

L e ss than
$250,000

L e s s than
$ 1. 0 0 0 . 0 0 0
Establishments with
annual sales of—

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

$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.
$ 0.

unde r
under
unde r
under
under

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000
or more

under
u nder
u nder
under
under

and
and
and
and
and

$ 1, 000,000
o r m ore

Establishments with
annual sales of—

L ess than
$250,000

and
and
and
and
and

$ 1 .5 0
$ 1.60
$ 1 .7 0
$ 1.80
$ 1.90

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

$250,000
or more

50
55
60
65
70

1 . 3 0 ___
1. 35
_ _
1.40 _
1.45
1. 50 _. _ ...

M e tro p o lita n a rea s
Ente rp r Lses w ith annual s a les o f—
L e s s than
$ 1, 000,000
L e s s than
1. 000.000
o r m ore
$ 1. 000.000

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$250,000
or more

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$250,000

$250,000
or more

$250,000
or more

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

4 .6
1 .3

1 .5
l.l
1 .3
1 .4
.7

2 .7
1. 5
1. 1
.8
.9

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

3.0
1.2
.8
.7
.2

. 5
-1
.2
.3

1 .2
.2
.2

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

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

2 .0
.7
.8
.7
.6

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

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

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

.8
1 .1
1 .3

1 .3
.1
.5

.2

.2

.4

“

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.3
.4

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L e ss than
$250,000

.8

1 .5
t.O

~

-2

.2

-

-

.1

.1

.1

. 3
.3
. 1
~

2.2

2 .1

2 .3

1 .3

1 .0

1 .8

1 .0

.9

.3

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s ___________________

4 0 .3

3 4 .7

1 0 7 .0

5 5 .4

5 1 .6

2 2 .5

2 6 .2

1 9 .4

2 9 .2

3 2 -2

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a r n in g s ________________

$ 1 .5 9

$ 1 .5 9

$ 1 .3 9

$ 1 .4 2

$ 1 .3 6

$ 1 .7 5

$ 1 .6 0

$ 1 .5 6

$ 1 .2 6

$ 1 .2 4

$ 3. 00 and o v e r ___________________________




N O TE:

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecause o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

. 1

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
Table 6.

Distribution of nonsupervisory employees by average straight-time hourly earnings, by enterprise and establishment sales-size classes
and metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, United States and regions, June 1961— Continued
(In thousands)

N o rth C en tra l
$ 1, 000,000
o r m o re
Establish!nents with
A ll
annual s ales of—
esta b lis h Less than
$250,000
or m
ore
$250,000
m ents

A v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

M e tro p o lita n a re a s

U n d er $ 0 . 5 0 ______________________________

-

-

-

.2

$ 0. 50
$ 0. 55
$ 0 .6 0
$ 0. 65
$ 0 .7 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
unde r
under
unde r

$ 0. 5 5 _________________
$ 0. 6 0 _________________
$ 0 . 6 5 _________________
$ 0. 7 0 _________________
$ 0 . 7 5 _________________

_

_
_

.3
.1

_

.2

_

.2

_
_
_
_

.2

.1

-

.2
.7

.1

.1

$ 0. 75
$ 0. 80
$ 0. 85
$ 0. 90
$ 0 .9 5

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

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

.3

.1

.2

1 .8

.3

.3
.6
.3
-3

.1
.1
.1
.1

.2
.4
.3

.6
.6
.9
.6

.1
.4

$ 1. 00
$ 1 .0 5
$ 1 .1 0
$ 1 .1 5
$ 1 .2 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
unde r
under

$ 1. 0 5 _________________
$ 1 . 1 0 _________________
$ 1. 1 5 _________________
$ 1 . 2 0 _________________
$ 1 . 2 5 _________________

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

1 .7
.4

2 .3

$ 1. 25
$ 1. 30
$ 1 .3 5
$ 1.40
$ 1 . 45

and
and
and
and
and

under $ 1. 3 0 _________________
under $ 1 . 3 5 _________________
under $ 1 . 4 0 ________________
under $ 1 . 4 5 _________________
under $ 1 . 50
_ _ _ _ _

3 .5

1 .8

1 .3
2 .9
1 .4

.9
1 .9
1 .0

2 .6

and tinder $ 1 . 6 0 _________________
and unde r $ 1 . 7 0 _________________
$ 1.70 and unde r $ 1. 8 0
_
__ _
_
$ 1 .8 0 and under $ 1 . 9 0 _________________
$ 1.90 and under $ 2 . 0 0 ________________
$ 1 .5 0
$ 1 .6 0

$ 2 .0 0
$ 2 .1 0
$ 2 .2 0
$ 2 . 30
$ 2. 40

and
and
and
and
and

.8
.7
.7

_

.2

.4
.5

7 .6
.9
3 .2

1 .7
.4

7 .8

1 .9

_
_

_
_

.1

-

-

.1

1 .5
.5

.1

.1

.5
.5
.3

.1
.1
.1

.1

5 .9

1 .4

.4

.5

2 .2

.2
.6

.8

.6

1 .5

.5

5 .9
.8

l.l

.2
.1
.7

_

_

C

.0

1 .0

.6

.3

.6

.3

. 6
. 2
. 1

1 .8

1 .2

1 .2

-

$ 3. 00 and o v e r __________________________

5 .0

4 .7

.3

5 .1

1 .7
.5

1 .9

*jj
"O

2 .2
1 .9
1 .4

2 .1

c

1 .4

3
C

1 .4
.9

.3
.8
.3

c
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c
rt
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3 .0

1 .3
.6

1 .5
.6
.7
.5

1 .1

£
eg
3
G

.3

2 .8

.9

1 .0

1 .7
.9

.3

.5

.1
.3

3 .2

1 .9

4 .5

.9

.4

3 .8

2 .0
1 .7
1 .3
.9

.2

4 .1
1 .7

2 .4

2 .8

1 .5

1 .3
.9

1 .1
.5
.6

.3

2 .0
.9

•2
.6

3 .3
.6
1 -1
? .0
.7

1 .2

2 .9

4 .0

1 .1
1 .0
.8

1 .1
.7
1 .0

.1
.1
.1

5 .3

4 .3

3 .1
2 .5

.8

1 .2
.4
.7

.9

.2

2 .0

.2

1 .8
.6

1 -2

1 .3
.4

3 .0

4 .0
3 .5
2 .4
.9

-1
-1
.1

.9

.5

.8

•2

4 .2
.4

1 .4

6 .7

3 .6
4 .9

2 .9

.2
.8

1 .3
.4

•2

6 .3

7 .6

8 .4

2 .0
1 .9
1 .6

.1
.4

.3

1 .5
• 3
.4
.1

1 .1
.5

1 2 .9

1 .2
.6
.5

3 .0

1 .7

.2
.2

3 .5
1 .5

1 .0

3 .1
2 .7
2 .9

2 .1
2 .0
1 .6

.3
.4

.1

.4
.4
.2

4 .1

3 .3
3 .4

unde r $ 2 . 6 0 _________________
unde r $ 2 . 7 0
__
__ __
under $ 2. 80
__
__
unde r $ 2 . 9 0 _________________
under $ 3. 00
_ _

.1

•8

5 .1

4 .2

-1

1 .1
.2

.2
.1

2

s
o

1 .6

.4
.2
.1

.6

~o

.6

1 .7

.2

2 .5
1 .4

.8

.2

.1

.1

.5

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

.4

.3

1 .1

1 .7
.8
.6

.i

2 .6

2 .0

3 .9
.9

_
.1
.3

.1

.8
.4
.5
.3

1 .9

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

. 3
.2

Oh
2

2 .7

. 1

.1

1 .2
.7

.6
.9
.4
.0
.3

.i

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v

1 .9
2 .3

6
2
3
2
2

-

-1

_

1 .6

.4

L e s s than
$ 1. 000.000
Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000 Less than
or more
$250,000

_
_

_

$ 1, 000,000
o r m ore
Establishments with
annual sales of—
Less than
$250,000
or more
$250,000

-

1 .1
1 .5

.2




-

2 .0
3 .4
3 .9

.8

__

-

.1
.3

1 .0
.4
.7

3 .0
2 .5

__ __

1 .7
.4
1 .0

2 .9

2 .2

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a rn in g s

.2

1 .2
1 .3

4 .9

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s ___________________

-

2 .0

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

and
and
$ 2 .7 0 and
$ 2 . 8 0 and
$ 2 .9 0 and

.1

.3
.7

$ 2 . 1 0 _________________
$ 2 .2 0
_ _
_ _
$2. 30
$ 2 . 40 _
_ _
$ 2 .5 0

$ 2 .5 0
$ 2 . 60

under
under
under
under
tinder

_
_

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

E n terp r:Lses w ith annual s a les o f—
L e s s than
$ 1, 000,000
L e s s than
1. 000.000
o r m o re
$ 1. 000.000
Establishments with
Establishments with
Establishments with
annual sales of—
annual sales of—
annual sales of—
Less than
Less than
Less than $250,000
$250,000
$250,000
or more
or more
or more.
$250,000
$250,000
$250,000

.1

3 .7
L .5
2 .2

. 3

.3

.4

.2
.1

_

-1
.5

.3

.1

-

-1

.2

1 .4

.5

.2

1 .8

1 .4

7 3 .1

5 7 .6

1 5 .6

1 0 9 .7

5 2 .0

5 7 .7

4 6 .3

2 2 .0

2 3 .0

9 .7

3 0 .0

3 4 .7

$ 1 .9 6

$ 2 .0 9

$ 1 .4 7

$ 1 .7 4

$ 1 .8 8

$ 1 .6 1

$ 2 .1 9

$ 2 .0 5

$ 1 .7 0

$ 1 .4 3

$ 1 .7 6

$ 1 .5 5

N O TE:

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in d icate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecause o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m ay not equal to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
D is trib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y ees by a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h ou rly e a rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and e s ta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n on m etropolitan a r e a s , U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961— Continued
_______________________________________________________ (la thousands)

M e tro p o lita n a rea s

1 0 0 0,0 00

$ 1, 000,000
o r m o re

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs
A ll
esta b lis h ments

$250,000
or more

Establishments with
annual sales of—
Le ss than
$250,000

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
or more

Le s s than
$250,000

Establishments with
annual sales of—
$250,000
or more

U nder

$ 0 . 5 0 _____

-

-

-

-

-

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
unde r

$ 0 . 5 5 ______________________

_

_

_

-

~

.1
-

-

-

-

.1
-

-

.1
-

-

-

-

-

-

under
under
tinder
unde r
unde r

$0.
$ 0.
$0.
$ 0.

_

_

_

$ 0 . 85
$ 0. 90
$ 0 . 95

and
and
and
and
and

$ 1. 0 0 ______________________

~

$
$
$
$
$

1. 0 0
1. 05
1. 10
1. 15
1 .2 0

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

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

.5
-

.3
.2
.3
. 1

$ 1.25

and
and
and
and
and

under
tinder
under
under
under

1250,000
or more

_

$
$
$
$

.1
-

Less than
1250,000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

-

$ 0 . 50
$ 0 . 55
$ 0.60
$ 0. 6 5
$ 0 . 70
$ 0 . 75
$ 0. 80

$
$
$
$

1. 30
1. 35
1.4 0
1.4 5

0 .
0 .
0.
0.

6
6
7
7

0
5
0
5

....................................
______________________
______________________
______________________

8 0
85
9 0
95

______________________
....................................
...................................
______________________

-

$
$
$
$

1. 1 0
1. 15
1 .2 0
1 .2 5

______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________

-2
.4

$
$
$
$

1 .3
1 .3
1 .4
1 .4

______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________

.9
.4
.5
.4

$ 1. 5 0 ______________________

.3

0
5
0
5

.1

.9
.3
.5
.3
.2

d
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-

-

.2
.2

§
u
Ih
CL,
c
g

.2
.4
.9
.7
?. 1

.8
1 .2

-

-

1 .7

-

-

-

.2
-

-

-

.2
.2
. 1

-

.2
-

.i
.6
.2
.1
.5
•5
.6
.4

. 1

-

1 .2
.2
.2
.8
.2

.2
-

1 .5
•2
.7
.4

.5

8.

.3
.4

c

.1
.1
.1

1 .2
.6

.8
.3

.3

.2

3 .9

<
5
p

2 .1
.5
1 .3
.9

1 .8

and
and
and
and
and

under
tinder
under
under
under

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

$ 2.00
$ 2 . 10
$ 2. 2 0
$ 2 . 30
$ 2.40

and
and
and
and
and

under
under
under
under
under

$ 2 . 1 0 ______________________
$ 2 . 2 0 ______________________

$ 2 . 50
$ 2.60
$ 2.70
$ 2.80
$ 2.90

and
and
and
and
and

under $ 2 . 6
under $ 2 . 7
under $ 2 . 8
under $ 2 . 9
under $ 3. 0

$

and o v e r .—

______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________
______________________

$ 2 . 3 0 ______________________
$ 2 . 4 0 ______________________
$ 2 . 5 0 ______________________

1 .5
2 .4

1 .4
1 .3
2 .4

1 .3
.8

1 .3
.7

1 .7
1 .1
1 .3
.6

1 .6

1 .5

1. 1
1 .2
.6

■?
1

c
'u
3
C

g

.8

.3

o
$ 1.50
$ 1.60
$ 1 .70
$ 1 .80
$ 1 .90

1 .4

2 .8
2 .2
2 .3

.7

.8

s

.9

1 .5
1 .3
1 .7

1 .1
.5
.4
.9

2. 1

.9

1 .1
2 .2

.5

1 .2
.6

.9
.7

1 .3
.4

.8
.9
.4

.7

.7

1 .1
2 .2

1 .2
1 .3

1 .6
.9

1 .0
.8

1 .2
.7
.9

1.1
1 .6

1 .1

0 ______________________

1 .2
1 .3
1 .2
.7
.9
7 .2

7 .2

6 .0

3 .7

2 .3

5 .1

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s __ _________________

2 9 .3

2 8.0

4 3 .6

2 3 .0

2 0 .5

1 9 .1

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a rn in g s ________________

$ 2 .4 1

$ 2 .4 5

$ 2 .0 9

$ 2 .2 7

$ 1 .9 0

$ 2.58

3. 0 0




0
0
0
0

____________ _________
______________________
______________________
______________________

N O TE:

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

E n terp] .ses w ith annual s a les of—
L e s s than
$ ,
L e s s than
$ 1 . 000,000
o r m ore
$ 1. 000. 000

.5

.6

2. 1

.1
.5

.9

.1
-

1 .1

.4

.7
.8

1 .2
.5

-

1 .1

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equal to ta ls .

Le ss than
$250,000

$

1 , 0 0 0,0 00

L e s s than

or m ore

$ 1. 000.000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000
or more

$250,000
or more

L e ss than
$250,000

L e ss than
$250,000

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 7.

C u m u lative p e rc e n t distrib u tion o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tra ig h t-tim e h ou rly e a rn in g s, b y e n te r p r is e and esta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e cla sses
and m etro p o lita n and n o n m etrop olita n a re a s , U nited States and re g io n s , June 1961
M e tro p o lita n a rea s

U n it e d S ta te s

$

A v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs
A ll
esta b lis h m ents
U nder $ 0 . 5 0 ______________________________

1, 000, 000
or m ore
Establishments with
annual sales of—

1250,000

-

-

-

-

-

~

-

_

_

-

_

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

l

-

1

-

1

-

_

l
2
2
3

i
i
2

5
6

2
5

8

i
i
i
i
i

$
$
$
$
$

U n d er
U n der
U n d er
U n der
U n der

$ 1. 0 5 _________ ____________________
$ 1 . 1 0 _________________ _____________
$ 1. 1 5 ______________________________
$ 1. 2 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 ______________________________

U n der
U n d er
U n der
U nder
U n der

$
$
$
$
$

U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U n d er

$ 1 . 6 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 7 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 8 0 ______________________________
$ 1. 9 0 ______________________________
$ 2. 00 ______________________________

U n der
U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

$2.
$2.
$2.
$2 .
$2.

1 0 ______________________________
2 0 ______________________________
3 0 ______________________________
4 0 ______________________________
5 0 ______________________________

66
69

U n d er
U nder
U n der
U nder
U nder

$ 2 . 6 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 7 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 8 0 ______________________________
$ 2. 9 0 ______ ________________________
$ 3. 0 0 ______________________________

82
84
86
68

T o ta l_________________
(in thousands) ..

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a rn in g s




-

_

-

1
1
2
2
3

_

-

1
1
1
2
2

U n der
U nder
U nder
U n der
U n der

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s

1250,000

-

$ 0. 5 5 ______________________________
$ 0 . 6 0 ______________________________
$ 0 . 6 5 ______________________________
$ 0 . 7 0 ______________________________
$ 0 . 7 5 ______________________________

1. 3 0 _________ ____________________
1. 3 5 ______________________________
1 . 4 0 ______________________________
1 . 4 5 ______________________________
1. 5 0 ______________________________

L ess than

-

U n der
U nder
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

0. 8 0 -------------------------------------0. 8 5 __________ ___________________
0. 90 . . . _____ ______________________
0. 9 5 __________ ___________________
1 . 0 0 ______________________________

or more

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

E n te rp ris e s w ith annual sa les o f —
$ 1, 000, 000
L e s s than
L e s s than
ft 1. 000.000
o r m o re
_________ $ 1. 000. 000
Establishments with
Establishments with
A ll
Establishments with
annual sales of—
annual sales of—
annual sales of—
e s ta b L ess than
$250,000
lis h 1250,000 L ess than
1250,000
L e ss than
or more
or more
$250,000
or more
$250,000
$250,000
m ents

'

9
10
12
15

2
7
8

-

1

■

3
3
5
(
9
21

4
5
6
7
15
17

i
i
i
2
2
3
3
4
11
12
16

-

-

$

1, 000, 000
o r m o re

L e s s than
$ 1. 000.000

$250,000

Le ss than

$250,000

Less than

or more

$250,000

or more

$250,000

-

-

1

!

2

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
2

2
3
3

2
2

3
4
5

-

_
1

1
1
3
4

9

-

10

i

8
11
14

20
21
25
28
30

4
4
6
8
10

25
26
29
32
37

8
9
12
14
16

13
13
16
19
21

39
41
44
48
50

13
16
19
21
23

45
46
50
54
55

21
23
26
27
29

.

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

i
i
2

5
5
6

4
5
6

4
4

5
7
9

10
13
14

6

5
6

16
18
21
24
28

19
21
25
27
31

13
16
19
22
27

26
28
32
36

29
31
34
37
39

32
35
39
41
46

40
44
49
51
56

31
34
37
41
44

47
50
54
58
60

23
2o
29

20
23

33

26

22

20
24

42
44
50

33
35
38

26
29

32

26
28

52
56

41
44

39

35

54

47

44

40
46
51

61
69
7 3
76
83

59

52
59
64
67

61
67
72
76
78

29
34
39
44
49

58
64
68
69
70

37
42
47
53
56

51
59
64
69
71

55
61
69
74
76

63
72
76
80
89

56
61
68
73
77

70
74
80
83
85

72
75
79
81
85

84
86
89
90
91

56
60
64
69
72

80
81
86
88
89

61
65

78
81
85
86
87

82
84
86
87
87

92
93
97
97
97

82
84
87

90
91
93
94
94

93
94
95
95
96

76
80
83
85
87

93
94
95
95
95

80
84
88
91
93

90

89
89

33
94
94

96
97

90

97
98
98

91
92

99
99

95

96

97
97

17
21
24
27
30

50
55
59

73
76
78

90

10
12
14
18

56
62
66
70

88
89

65
70
73

19

32
35

37

93
94

78
81
84
86

95

88
90

8 2

96
9 1

35
37

9 7
96

93

87
89
91

94

93

88

9 ri

95

94

73
76
79

92

70
72
77

92

92
94
94

89

n

38

97

100

100

10 0

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

1 67 .4

1 4 3 .4

2 4.0

3 3 1 .4

1 6 7 .2

1 6 4 .2

10 9 .1

8 .4

7 7 .7

7 7 .3

3 4 .3

1 5 .6

8 9 .6

8 6 .9

$1.96

$ 2.03

$ 1.54

$ 1 .6 9

$1.78

$ 1 .5 9

$ 2 .1 5

$ 1 .6 1

$ 1 .9 5

$ 1 .7 6

$ 1 .6 8

$ 1 .5 0

$ 1 .6 4

$ 1.45

N O TE:

See appendix A fo r defin ition s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
D ashes in d icate le s s than 0 .5 p e rc e n t.
B eca u se o f rounding, sum s o f in d ivid u al ite m s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 7.

C u m u la tive p e r c e n t d istrib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and e sta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n on m etrop olitan a re a s , U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961— Continued

L e s s than

$ 1, 0 0 0 , 0 0 0

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs
A ll
esta b lis h m ents
U nder $ 0 . 5 0 ______________________________
U nder
U nder
U n der
U n der
U nder

$ 0 . 5 5 .................................................
$ 0 .6 0 ..................................... ...........
$ 0 . 6 5 .................................................
$ 0 . 7 0 ____________________ _________
$ 0 . 7 5 ______________________________

U n der $ 0. 8 0 ______________________________
U nder $ 0 . 8 5 .................................................

2

-

-

4
4
7

3
4
7

8

8
10

10

Under
Under

1. 3 0 ______________________________
1. 3 5 ______________________________
$ 1 .4 0 . . . __________________________
$ 1 . 4 5 _____ _______________________
$ 1. 5 0 .................................................

13
15
17

U n der $ 2 . 6 0 .................................................
U n der $ 2 . 7 0 .........................................................
U nder $ 2 . 8 0 ........................................................
U nder $ 2 . 9 0 ______________________________
U nder $ 3. 0 0 .................................................

T o ta l

______________________________

$250,000
or more

Less than
$250,000

-

-

20

22
28

33
40
49
52

13
15
17
19
21
28
32
39
48
51

74
79

59
63
67
73
78

82
84

82
84

85

86
88

60
64
68

87
89

89

2
2

_

_
_
_

_

1
2
4
4

_

_

1
l

_

1
2
3

-

3
4

-

_

K
a
Oh
a
s
P
S
*
0
2
T
J
C
•H

3
►
2

-

i

4

7
7

4
4

10
10

3
3

10

6
6

13

o

7

14
18
19

5
7
8

3
4
5
6
6

10
10
12
16
17

19
22
25
28
32

12
13
15
17
21

27
31
35

11
13
15
18

23

42

20

11
13
15
18
20

43
50
57
62
66

33

54

27

39

63

24
28

47
54
60

68
71

51
60
64

75
78
83
85
87

70
74
30
83
85

80
83

39
91
93

87
90
92
94
96

91
93
94

95

96

40

72

36
45
48

Oh

r,
t
u
c

s
O
2
-8
*8
*c
tg
3

32
41
48
54

28
31
36
38

68
69
79
83
86

71
77

74
78

86
88

81

81
84
89
89
94

91

61
64

87
88

95

C
8

6Q
64
68

56

87

95

.§

83
85
87
88

c

94
94
96
96

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s (in thousands)-------

2 4 .7

23. 1

71. 1

3 6 .8

3 4 .4

2 1 .3

1 7 .1

2 4 .8

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a r n in g s --------------------

$ 2 .0 7

$ 1 .9 2

$ 1 .7 3

$2 .1 1

$ 2 .0 2

$ 1 .7 7




NO TE:

$ 2 .0 8

$250,000
or more

1

_

Le ss than
<250,000

-

-

$250,000
or more

_

_
_

12

C

1 000-000

-

_

_
_

_
_
_

1 . 2 5 ______________________________

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

L ess than
$250,000

L e s s than

$ Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

_

_

_
_
_

1
1

$

U nder
U nder
U n der
U n d er
U nder

1250,000
or more

$ 1, 000, 000
____ o r m o re ____

Establishments with
annual sales of—

-

1

Under

1. 6 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 7 0 ______________________________
U n der $ 1.80 .............................. i .................
U nder $ 1 . 9 0 ______________________________
U nder $ 2. 0 0 .................................................

Less than
$250,000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

-

-

Under
Under
U nder

$

-

-

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

Under
Under

_

_
_
_

$
$
$
$

Under
Under

$250,000

_
_

U nder

Under

Less than
$250,000

$ 1. 0 0 0 . 0 0 0
Establishments with
annual sales of—

_
_
_

$ 0 . 9 0 ______________________________________
$ 0 . 9 5 ______________________________________
$ 1 . 0 0 ______________________________________

$
$

1250,000
or more

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

E n te rp ris e s w ith annual sa les o f—
L e s s than
$ 1, 0 0 0 , 0 0 0
ft 1- 000.000
o r m o re

_

_

Under
Under
U nder

.........................................................
.........................................................
.........................................................
______________________________________

Establishments with
annual sales of—

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

M e tro p o lita n a rea s

N o rth e a s t

$ 1 .8 3

See appendix A fo r d efin itio n s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in dicate le s s than 0.5 p e rc e n t.
B ecau se o f rounding, sum s o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

.O

Le ss than
<250,000

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
C u m u la tive p e rc e n t d istrib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y a v e r a g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and e sta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la sses
and m etro p o lita n and n on m etrop olita n a re a s , U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961— Continued
South

A ll
esta b lis h m ents
U n der $ 0 . 5 0 ________________
U n der
U nder
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

Establishments with
annual sales of—

1250,000

L ess than

or more

<250,000

A ll
e s tab lis h m ents

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000

L ess than

<250,000

Le ss than

or more

<250,000

or more

<250,000

$ 1, 000, 000
o r rrtore

<250,000

L e s s than
£ 1. 000. 000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

L ess than

$250,000

L e ss than

$250,000

Less than

<250,000

or more

or more

<250,000

or more

<250,000

-

-

1

-

1

-

-

1

-

2

_

$ 0 . 55
$ 0 .6 0
$ 0 .6 5 ..
$ 0. 70 ..
$ 0 . 75

_

2
2
3
3
4

i
i
i
2
3

3
3
4
5
6

_

_

i

2
2
3
4
4

i
2
2
3
5

3
4
5
6
7

7
9
11
13
14

4
6
7
8
10

9
12
14
17
19

-

i
2
2
2
3

6
8
9
10
11

7
9
12
14
16

11
15
17
21
24

27
31
37
42
46

23
27
35
40
46

32
35
39
43
46

7
8
14
19
23

18
20
27
33
37

21
22
29
32
36

28
34
41
47
54

38
42
45
49
52

53
57
60
63
66

32
56
59
63
65

54
58
60
63
67

29
35
42
46
50

44
47
50
52
55

43
44
46
49
54

60
63
68
73
75

61
66
69
71
74

74
78
81
85
86

72
76
79
83
85

76
80
83
87
87

58
64
69
73
76

61
64
68
73
75

64
67
72
78
79

82
86
88
91
93

83
87
89
92
92

90
91
93
94
94

87
90
92
93
94

92
93
94
95
95

80
83
84
86
87

79
83
87
89
90

86
87
89
90
90

95
96
97
98
98

96
97
98
98
98

95
96
97
97
98

96
97
98
98
98

88
89
90
92
92

92
94
95
96
96

92
93
95
95
95

98
98
99
99
99

98
99
99
99
99

-

-

-

-

1

U n d er $ 0 . 8 0 ______________________________
U nder
U nder $ 0 . 9 0 ______________________________
U nder $ 0 . 9 5 ______________________________
U n der

1

1
2
3
4
6

1
3
4
5

18

17

2

U n d er
U nder
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

$ 1. 0 5 ______________________________
$ 1. 1 0 ______________________________
$ 1. 1 5 ______________________________
$ 1 . 2 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 ______________________________

20

20

25
30
35

24
30
35

U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U n der
U n d er

$
$
$
$
$

40
45
50
53
57

40
46
51
54
58

U n d er
U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U n d er

M e tro p o lita n a rea s
E n te rp ris e s w ith annual saties o f —
L e s s than
$ 1, 000, 000
L e s s than
.5 1. 000. 000
1
o r m o re

1, 000, 000
o r m o re

O
O
O

$

G*

A v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs

*

O
O
O

T a b le 7.

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

$ 1. 60
$ 1.70
$ 1.80
$ 1. 90
$ 2 . 00

64
68
73
77
82

66
71
76
80
82

G
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G
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2
2
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s
o

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-

-

-

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1

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U n d er
U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n d er

$ 2 . 10
$2 . 20
$ 2 . 30
$ 2 .4 0
$ 2 . 50

85
87
89
91
91

85
87
88
90
90

U n d er
U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U nder

$ 2 . 6 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 7 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 8 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 9 0 ______________________________
$ 3. 0 0 ______________________________

93
93

92
92

96
96

94

93

97

95
95

94

98

94

98

T o t a l ________________________________
N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s

(in thou sands)_______

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs




i
i
—i

eg
5
Jh

its
3
G

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

100

4 0 .3

3 4 .7

1 0 7 .0

5 5 .4

5 1 .6

2 2 .5

2 6 .2

1 9 .4

2 9 .2

3 2 .2

* 1 .5 9

$ 1 .5 9

$ 1 .3 9

$ 1 .4 2

$ 1 .3 6

$ 1 .7 5

$ 1 .6 0

$ 1 .5 6

$ 1 .2 6

$ 1 .2 4

N O TE:

See appendix A fo r defin ition s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in d ica te le s s than 0.5 p e rc e n t.
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u a l item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 7.

C u m u la tive p e r c e n t d istrib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s b y a v e ra g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h o u rly e a rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and e s ta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s
and m e tro p o lita n and n on m etrop olitan a re a s , U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961— Continued

E n te r p r is e s w ith annual saJes o f —
L e s s than
$ 1, 000, 000
L e s s than
o r m o re
$ 1. 000. 000
$ 1. 000. 000

$ 1, 000, 000

A v e r a g e h o u rly ea rn in gs
A ll
e s tab lis h m ents

Establishments with
annual sales of—
Less than

$250,000

<250,000

or more

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

M e tro p o lita n a rea s

N orth C en tra l

Establishments with
annual sales of—

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$ 1, 000, 000
o r m o re

L e s s than
$ 1, 000,000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000

Less than

$250,000

Less than

$250,000

Less than

$250,000

Less than

$250,000

Less than

or more

$250,000

or more

$250,000

or more

$250,000

or more

$250,000

or more

$250,000

U nder $ 0. 5 0 __________________________
U n der
U nder
U n der
U n d er
U nder

$ 0. 5 5 ---------------------------------$ 0 . 6 0 __________________________
$ 0. 6 5 __________________________
$ 0 . 7 0 __________________________
$0 . 7 5 ____________ ______________

:

U n der
U nder
U nder
U n der
U n der

$
$
$
$
$

l
l
2
2

U n der
U nder
U n der
U n der
U n der

$ 1. 0 5 __________________________
$ 1. 1 0 __________________________
$ 1 . 1 5 __________________________
$ 1 . 2 0 __________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 __________________________

U n der
U n der
U n der
U nder
U nder

$
$
$
$
$

U nder
U nder
U n der
U n der
U n der

$ 1 . 6 0 ___________________________
$ 1 . 7 0 ___________________________
$ 1 . 8 0 ___________________________
$ 1. 9 0 ________________________ ...
$ 2. 0 0 ___________________________

U n der
U nder
U n der
U n d er
U nder

$ 2.
$ 2.
$2.
$ 2.
$2.

U n der
U nder
U nder
U nder
U nder

$ 2 . 6 0 ___________________________
$ 2 . 7 0 ___________________________
$ 2 . 8 0 ___________________________
$ 2 . 9 0 __________________________
$ 3. 0 0 ________________ __________

-

0. 8 0 ---------------------------------0. 8 5 __________________________
0. 9 0 _____________________ _____—
0. 9 5 __________________________ —
1 . 0 0 _____________________ _____—

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

4

4
4

)

5
5

5

24
2o
I 'i

12
14

1
8

31
3o

21

18

56
6 3

36
18

22
25
27

6 9

50

39

7o
63

57
64
69

68

72

46
56
61
65

37
47

28
34
39

52
58

44
51
59
63
68

86

96
9 1
94
94
9 j

80

73
75

84
87
89

80
84
87

97

92
93

90

98

92

100

10 0

73 .1

5 7.6

$ 1 .9 6

$ 2.09

NO TE:

17
19

33

21

77

11
13

5 l>

30

74

8

28

—

66
69

6
7

4 l
50

——

43

12
13
16
18
21

i
i
i
2
2

11
13
16

25
27

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s (in thousands) ——

3

3
6

6

19

T o ta l




i

i
i
i

li

e
9
—
—

1 0 ___________________________
2 0 ___________________________—
3 0 ___________________________
4 0 ___________________________
5 0 ___________________________

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a rn in g s ---------------

3

1
i

l
l
1

3C

78
80
84
55
88

70
74
n
79
S3

:

5

_

6
7
8
8

i
i

_

2
2
4
4
5

i
i
2
3
3

8
10
10

21
24
28
29
33

8
9
12
15
19

22
23
29
31
33

46
49
58
60
66

22
25
28
32
35

42
44
47
53
54

74
82
88
92
93

49
54
66
71
76

65
69
76
80
81

95
96
97
98
98

60
83
85
87
89

88
88
91
92
93
95
95
95
95
96

-

-

-

-

i
i

1
1

3
4
5
5
6

3
3
4
5
6

13
13
15
16
19

10
11
14
15
17

30
32
35
37
37

26
35
41
48
50

50
61
67
72
74

56
60
66
69
74

81
83
87
89
90

7
7

4
4
5
6
8

38
39
42
46
48

10
11
14
15
16

59
66
72
76
78

23
27
32
36
44

rt
c
s
"O

85
86
89
91
92

53
57
63
68
71

3
C

78
82
85
88
90

78
86
90
92
94

95
96
97
97
98

98
99
99
99
99

91
92
92
94
94

100

100

100

100

100

100

93
94

98

95
95

93
94

95
95
96
96
97

le u

100

100

100

90

1
1

1
1
2
2
3

:

19
19
23
25
27

66
89
91

96
9 7

1

l
1
1
1
3

C
_o
*3
c

K
a.

g
£
o

c

C
o
2
c

«
Oh
c

g
£
o
"O
C
'G
cn
3
S

1 5.6

1 0 9 .7

5 2 .0

5 7 .7

4 6 .3

2 2 .0

2 3 .0

9 .7

3 0 .0

3 4 .7

• 1• 4 7
i>

$ 1 .7 4

$1.88

$ 1 .6 1

$ 2 .1 9

$ 2 .0 5

$ 1 .7 0

$ 1 .4 3

$ 1 .7 6

$ 1 .5 5

See appendix A fo r d efin itio n s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes in dicate le s s than 0.5 p e rc e n t.
B ecau se o f rounding, sum s o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 7.

C u m u la tive p e rc e n t d istrib u tio n o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s b y a v e r a g e s tr a ig h t-tim e h ou rly ea rn in g s , b y e n te r p r is e and e s ta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la sses
and m etro p o lita n and n o n m etrop olita n a re a s , U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961— Continued
M e tro p o lita n a rea s
$ 1, OOO, 000
o r m o re

A v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs
A ll
esta b lis h m ents

L e s s than
$ 1. 000,000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

1250,000
or more

L ess than

1250,000

A ll
e s ta b lis h m ents

N o n m e tro p o lita n a rea s

E n te r p r is e s w ith annual sa les o f—
L e s s than
$ 1, 000, 000
$ 1. 000.000
o r m o re

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

1250,000

L e ss than

1250,000

Le ss than

or more

1250,000

or more

5250,000

1
1
2
3
3

Establishments with
annual sales of—

$250,000

$ 1, 000, 000
o r m o re

L e s s than
8 1. 000.000

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Establishments with
annual sales of—

Less than

$250,000

Le ss than

$250,000

Less than

5250,000

or more

1250,000

or more

5250,000

-

or more

U n der $ 0 . 50
U n d er
U nder
U n der
U n d er
U nder

$ 0 .5 5
$ 0 .6 0
$ 0 .6 5
$ 0. 70
$ 0 .7 5

U n d er
U nder
U nder
U n d er
U n der

$ 0. 8 0 --------------------------------------$ 0 . 8 5 ______________________________
$ 0 . 9 0 --------------------------------------$ 0. 9 5 -------------------------------------$ 1 . 0 0 ______________________________

U n d er
U n der
U n d er
U nder
U n der

$ 1. 0 5 ______________________________
$ 1 . 1 0 ______________________________
$ 1. 1 5 ______________________________
$ 1. 2 0 ______________________________
$ 1 . 2 5 ______________________________

U n d er
U n der
U n d er
U n der
U n d er

$ 1. 3 0 --------------------------------------$ 1. 3 5 ______________________________
$ 1 . 4 0 ______________________._______
$ 1 . 4 5 ______________________________
$ 1. 5 0 ______________________________

U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n d er
U n der

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

32
36
39

U n d er
U n der
U n d er
U n d er
U n d er

$ 2 . 1 0 --------------------------------------$2 . 2 0 --------------------------------------$ 2 . 3 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 4 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 5 0 _____ _________________________

44
48
53
55
57

43
47
51
53
55

68
73

U n d er
U n d er
U n d er
U n der
U n der

$ 2 . 6 0 --------------------------- ----------$ 2. 7 0 ______________________________
$ 2. 8 0 ______________________________
$ 2 . 9 0 ______ ________________________
$ 3. 0 0 ______ _______________ _________

61
66
70

60
64
69

76
79

72
75

71
74

-

-

-

-

1

1
1
1

1
1
2

_

2
2
3
4

6
6
7
9

3
3
4
4
7

1
1
3
3
3
4
5

4

8
9

7
%

11
12
13

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C

r
t
C
X
a
a,
a

11

9
10
11
15
16

~
1
2
2
2
3

9

23
24
27

11
13
17

30
31

10

5
6
8
10

35
37

o

r
t
r
t

33
36

C

43
46
53

'S
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3
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58
60
65

"O

31
85
86

27
30
35
39

40
44
51
58
65

42
46
48

72
74
80
82
83

52
55
64
68

86
86
37
89
89

72
77
c2
84

15
20
25
28
30
35
39
43

<
U
Oh
c
g

100

100

100

100

4 3.6

2 3.0

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c

c

‘G
iS
3
c

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19.1

A v e r a g e h o u rly e a r n in g s --------------------

*2 .4 1

12.45

$ 2.09

$2 .2 7




£

r
t

100

23 .0

o
Ci
V

100

NO TE:

C

rt
-a

60
65
69
73

29.3

$ 1.90

X
Oh

o

54

(in tho u sands)_______

N u m b er o f e m p lo y e e s

c

.o

S
o

46
49

in

T o t a l ________________________________

17
22
30

r
t

11

£
18
24

C
,o

C
15
17
20
22
24

11
12

-

$ 2.58

See appendix A fo r d efin itio n s o f te rm s and e m p lo y m en t e s tim a te s .
D ashes in d icate le s s than 0.5 p e rc e n t.
B eca u se o f rounding, sum s o f in d ivid u al item s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

C

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 8.

N u m b er and a v e ra g e s tra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly ea rn in gs o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s by w e e k ly hours o f w o rk , by s ex ,
U nited States and r e g io n s , June 1961
(In thousands)

U nited States
W e e k ly hours o f w o r k

N um ber
of
em p lo y ees

A v e ra g e
w e e k ly
earnings

N o rth e a s t
N u m b er
of
em p lo y e e s

N o rth C en tra l

South

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

A vera ge
w e e k ly
earn in gs

N u m b er
of
em p lo y e e s

A vera ge
w e e k ly
earn in gs

W est
N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

A verage
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

A l l n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s
$
t
$
$
$

1 3 .8 8
i n • 43
6 5 .4 4
8 1 .4 3
8 3 .1 6
$ 9 5 .5 2
t 8 6 .1 1
$ 8 1 .3 3

2 .8
5 .4
2 .1
1 9 .2
4 .1
1 1.1
1 5 .3
1 2 .8

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

$ 7 7 .5 9

7 2 .8

$ 9 4 .2 8

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

1 .9
4 .2
1 .3
1 4 .6
3 .2
9 .9
14 .2
1 2 .5

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

8 2 .7 7

6 1 .7

$ 1 0 0 .3 6

.9

.4

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

11.1

$ 6 0 .1 3

1 and under 15
15 and under 3 5 ___________________________________________
35 and under 4 0 __ ______________________________________
4 0 ___________________________________________________________
O v e r 40 and under 44 __________________________________
44
______
__ _ ... ______
___ _________
. .
O v e r 44 and under 49 — ______ __________________ ___
49 and o v e r __________________ ___
________________

1 8 .8
4 3 .8
2 2 .4
1 0 3 .8
2 2 .9
4 6 .1
9 9 .6
14 1 .3

$
$
$
$
$
$

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

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

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

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

$ 1 2 .9 9
3 2 .3 4
t 5 8 .9 9
$ 6 7 .3 4
$ 6 7 .2 2
$ 7 4 .2 3
$ 6 8 .8 8
$ 7 1 .2 6

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

T o t a l --------------------------------------------------------------

4 9 8 .8

$ 7 6 .5 4

9 5 .8

$ 7 8 .7 5

1 4 7 .3

$ 6 4 .9 6

1 8 2 .8

1 3 .8
3 1 .0
1 3 .4
7 6 .7
1 8 .7
4 0 .4
9 2 .0
1 37.3

$ 1 4 .6 6
V 4 0 .3 2
$ 7 2 .7 1
$ 9 0 .5 8
$ 8 7 .8 8
$ 9 4 .0 5
$ 8 5 .7 7
$ 8 3 .7 2

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

$ 14 .2 5
$ 3 9 .5 2
$ 8 0 .8 7
$ 8 8 .2 2
$ 8 5 .7 4
$ 9 0 .1 1
$ 9 0 .9 6
$ 9 4 .6 2

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

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

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

________________

4 2 3 .3

i

8 0 .7 9

8 0 .3

$

8 3 .9 2

12 9 .1

6 7 .0 7

1 5 2 .2

1 and under 15___________ ____________________________ __
15 and under 35 __
35 and under 4 0 ___________________________________________

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

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

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

$
$
$
$
$
$

.7
3 .2
L. 4
5 .8
1 .3
1 .5
2 .4
1 .8

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

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

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

.8
4 .6
.9
1 .3

. 1

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

7 5 .5

$ 5 2 .6 7

1 5 .5

$ 5 1 .8 6

1 8 .2

4 9 .8 3

3 0 .7

$ 5 1 .8 2

$
$
3
$
$
$

$

M en
1 and tinder 15 __
15 and under 35 _ _
_
_
35 and under 4 0 ___________________________________________
4 0 ......................................................................................................................

O v e r 40 and under 44
44

____

_

.............

O v e r 4 4 and under 49 __
49 and o v e r -------------------------------------------------------------T o ta l

_____________

________ __

$

S
$
$

$

W om en

O v e r 40 and under 44

_

4 4 ______________

O v e r 4 4 and under 49
49 and o v e r
T o ta l




__

.

___

NO TE:

$
$
$
$
$
$

$
$
$
$
$
$

s

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u a l ite m s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

$
$
$
$
$
$

1 .1

1 .1

$
$
$
$
$
$

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
T a b le 9.

N u m b er and a v e ra g e s tra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly ea rn in gs o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y w e e k ly hours o f w o rk , b y m e tro p o lita n and n o n m etrop olita n a re a s ,
U n ited States and r e g io n s , June 1961
(In thousands)

U n ited States
N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

W e e k ly hours o f w o rk

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

South

N o rth e a s t
N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

N u m b er
of
em p lo y e e s

N o rth C en tra l

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

N u m ber
of
em p lo y ees

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

W est
N u m ber
of
e m p lo y ees

A v e ra g e
w e e k ly
earn in gs

M e tr o p o lita n a rea s

1 and u nder 15____________________________________________
15 and tinder 3 5 -----------------------------------------------------35 and under 4 0 ---------------------- -------------------------4 0 ___ ____________________________ ___________________
O v e r 40 and u nder 44 __________________________________
O v e r 44 and under 49 ____ ________________ _______
49 and o v e r ---- --------- --- ------ --------------- -------

1 2 .3
2 4 .8
1 4.1
6 9 .7
1 4.8
2 3 .6
5 0 .4
6 2 .6

$ 1 4 .4 4
$ 4 1 .1 0
i 7 3 .2 4
* 6 8 .3 ?
$ 8 8 .5 4
i 9 8 .6 9
$ 9 0 .7 3
$ 9 3 .8 9

2 .9
5 .7
5 .2
1o . 7
2.8
6. 1
1 3 .3
12 .6

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

1 5 .0 6
4 0 .8 4
7 3 .1 8
88.01
88.01
9 4 .2 3
8 8 .1 7
9 4 .3 8

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

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

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

5 .1
10.6
4 .4
2 5 .4
5 .9
8 .4
1 6 .6
20.8

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

2.1
3 .3
1 .4
14 .1
2 .9
4 .4
7 .3
6.1

$ 1 8 .4 6
$ 5 4 .5 5
$ 9 2 .2 6
$ 1 0 9 .5 5
$ 1 0 7 .5 0
$ 1 0 4 .9 2
$ 1 0 8 .5 9
$ 1 24.91

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

2 7 2 .4

$ 8 2 .5 4

6 4 .3

$ 8 1 .0 9

6 9 .4

$ 7 2 .4 8

9 7 .1

$ 8 2 .4 8

4 1 .6

$ 1 0 1 .4 0

$
$
S
$
$
$
$
$

2 .2
6. 1
1 .9
1 1 .5
2.6
3 .7
12. 6
3 7 .2

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

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

2 .3
7 .8
4 .1
10.1
2 .7
9 .1
21.6
2 8 .0

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

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

.7
2.1
.7
5 .1
1-2
6 .7
8.0
6.8

7 7 .9

$ 5 8 .2 2

8 5 .7

$ 7 2 .0 1

3 1 .3

T o ta l

N o n m e tro p o lita n a re a s

1 and under 15 ---------------- — ------------- ----- —
______
15 and under 3 5 ________________________________
35 and u nder 4 0 ____________________ ____________ ___
O v e r 40 and u nder 44 ________________________ ____ —
4 4 ______________________________—__________ ________________
O v e r 44 and under 4 9 __ ________ — ________ __
49 and o v e r
________ _________________ — ------ ~




6 .5
1 9 .0
8 .3
34. 1
8 .1
2 2 .4
4 9 .2
7 8 .7
2 2 6 .4

NO TE:

$
$
$
$
$
$

1 3 .5 4
3 4 .5 4
5 9 .3 3
7 0 .7 6
7 0 .8 4
8 1 .6 7
% 7fa. 6 f
$ 7 4 .5 0

1.2
3 .0
1.6
7 .4
1 .6
2 .9
6 .9
6.8

$ 6 9 .3 1

3 1 .5

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

$ 7 3 .8 3

See appendix A fo r d efin ition s o f te rm s and em p lo ym en t e s tim a te s .
D ashes in d ica te le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B eca u se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u a l ite m s m a y not equal to ta ls .

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

1 3 .22
4 5 .2 3
9 7 .1 3
9 6 .5 3
8 8 .8 6
9 2 .1 4
8 3 .1 2
8 8 .5 7

$ 8 4 .6 7

Building materials, hardware, and farm equipment
N u m ber and a v e ra g e s tra ig h t-tim e w e e k ly ea rn in gs o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry e m p lo y e e s b y w e e k ly hours o f w o rk ,
by e n te rp ris e and esta b lish m en t s a le s - s iz e c la s s e s , U n ited States and re g io n s , June 1961
____________________________________ _______________

(In thousands)__________________________________________________________ _______________

E n te r p r is e s w ith annual s a les o f $ 1, 000, 000 o r m o re
Ite m
A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

N u m b er
of
em p lo y e e s

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

3 3 .6

4 I P . 54
$ 4 6 .7 3
i 7 9 .6 5
4 9 1 .6 1
1 8 9 .2 3
4 1 0 2 .4 5
4 9 2 .6 3
2 9 2 .5 7

.6
? .o
1 .7
6 .7
1.9
1.6
6 .3
3. 1

$ 4 3 .1 7
$ 8 7 .8 2
$ 90.02
$ 9 3 .7 2
1 2 3.31
$ 9 0 .1 8
4 1 0 5 .3 8

14 3 .4

I. P 7.33

S 86 .0 4
>

N u m ber
of
e m p lo y ees

E sta b lish m en ts w ith annual s a les o f—
$ 2 5 0 , 0 0 0 o r m o re :
1 and under 15 ____________________________________
15 and under 3 5 ___________________________________
35 and unde r 4 0
_ _
__
____ _____
40
____
O v e r 40 and under 44 ________________________ ____
4 4 ____________________________________________________
O v e r 44 and under 49 ____________________________
49 and o v e r _________________________________________
T o ta l
L e s s than $250, 000:
1 a n d u n d e r 15
15 and under 35

.

35 a n d u n d e r 4 0

40 _________________________
___
___________
O v e r 40 and under 44 ____________________________
44
O v e r 44 a n d u n d e r 40
......

T o t a l __

South

N o rth e a s t

__

_________________

__

3 .6
10.2
6. !
34.0
11.5

15.2
2o .l

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

2.8
5 .0
5 .7
2 4 .0

4
$
$
$
*
4
$

1 0 .6 3
3 2 .6 8
4 3 .8 3
6 9 .7 1
6 9 .2 7
7 9 .1 0
7 1 .2 3
* 7 7 .1 6

2 3.1

$

18.61

N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

N o rth C e n tra l

A vera ge
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

.4
1 .6

$

1 4.08

$

3 6.25

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

$ 6 2 .8 3
$ 8 4.51
$ 6 3 .7 0
$ 9 2 .0 6
$ 7 7 .9 3
$ 7 4.61

7 .3
1 1.2
9 .2

3 4.7

S 7 3 .5 1

5 7 .6

1

2 .6

2 .2
4 .8
2 .2
1 6.2

4 .5

.6

2.6
.6

Insufficient datii to warrant presentation.

3 .1
.3
1 .1

4 .1
3 .3

$ 6 4 .5 6

1 5 .6

A vera ge
w e e k ly
earn in gs

W est
N u m b er
of
e m p lo y e e s

$

1 6.16

.4

$

4 4 .3 0

1 .9

$ 7 5.32
$ 8 2.60
$ 90.46
$1 0 8 .1 7
$ 9 8.26

l.l

$102.58

$

8 6.63

$ 10.44
$ 3 1.82
$ 4 3.21
$ 6 7.14
$ 71.19
$ 8 6.28
$ 6 5 .6 7
$ 7 4 .6 7
$

A verage
w e e k ly
ea rn in gs

$

1 8.05

2 .4
4 .1

$ 6 5.20
$10 3.2 0
$ 117.07
$11 0.5 6
$ 105.54

5 .3
5 .6

$102.28
$11 8.2 1

28.0

$ 106.49

7 .2

Insufficient data to
warrant presentation.

6 0.58

E n te r p r is e s w ith annual s a le s o f le s s than $ 1,000, 000
E sta b lish m en ts w ith annual s a le s of—
$250, 000 o r m o r e :
1 and unde r 15
_
15 and tinder 35
_
35 and u nder 4 0 ________________ _________________
40
O v e r 40 and u nder 44 _
__
__ _
44
_ _ _
_________________ ____
O v e r 44 and under 49 ___________________________
49 and o v e r ____ _________ _____ ________________

5.6
12 .7
0.9
33.1
7 .7
14.0
3 3 .2
5 3.9

T o t a l ----------------------------------------------------

167.2

L e s s than $ 250, 000:
1 and unde r 15 ____________________________________
15 and under 3 5 ________________________ _________
35 and under 4 0 ___________________________________
4 0 ____________________________________________________
O v e r 40 and under 4 4 __ ________________________
4 4 _____________________________ ___ ______________
O v e r 44 and under 49 ____________________________
49 and o v e r ___________ ______ ________ __ ____ _____

8.6
17.6
3.0
32. 6
3 .3
14.1
31.6
4 6.1

14 .1 2
32.36
5 9 .6 7
7 2.0 5
$ 6 6. 1 0
i 8 1 .3 8
b 76.2 4
7 7.5 0

2.0
3 .8
2.8
7 .5
1.2
3.9

164.2

6 7.2 0

3 4 .4




T o t a l _____________ _____________

_______ _ __

N O TE:

1 13.1 9
$ 4 1 .0 )
i 6 9 .4 3
t 6 5 .3 2
t 7 7.59
$ 8 8 .6 4
i 8 5 .6 0
$ 8 2 .8 0
$ 7 6 .1 1

$
■
j
>
s
t

*

1 .5
2 .3
2 .3
8. 7
1.2
2 .9
6.8
8 .5
3 6 .8

7.4

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

1 1.90
4 1 .9 4
7 1 .7 7
8 1.1 5
8 1 .3 7
8 7 .5 7
9 0 .7 8
9 8 .3 7

1 .9
4 .5
1.3
1 0 .3
2.2
2.1
7. 1
2 5 .5

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

12 .0 7
32 .1 3
5 8 .6 5
6 7 .4 8
6 9 .4 2
7 9 .2 6
6 6 .8 3
70 .7 2

1 .2
4 .2
2 .5
6.8
3 .3
5 .0
12.0
1 7 .0

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

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

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

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

$ 81 .5 1

5 5 .4

$ 6 4 .3 3

5 2 .0

$ 8 2 .7 7

2 3 .0

$ 9 4 .7 8

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
4
>

1 4 .0 4
3 2.13
5 8 .6 0
75 .8 4
6 3 .5 6
88.3 0
7.77
,4 .8 1

2.0
4 .8
1 .3
11.2
.8
3 .6
10.8
1 7.2

$
$
$
$
$
$
i

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

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

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

1 3.01
3 1 .7 2
5 6 .3 6
7 4 .8 6
6 7 .8 1
8 3 .5 7
7 6 .1 3
8 2 .1 4

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

$ 7 0 .8 4

3 1 .6

$ 5 9 .0 7

5 7 .7

$ 6 8 .3 0

2 0 .5

i

See appendix A fo r defin ition s o f te rm s and em p loym en t e s tim a te s .
Dashes indicate le s s than 50 w o r k e r s .
B ecau se o f rounding, sums o f in d ivid u al ite m s m a y not equ al to ta ls .

$
$
$
$
$
$
$
$

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

$ 7 7 .9 9

A p p e n d ix A :

Scope and M e th o d o f S u rvey

Scope o f S u rvey

T h is b u lletin r e la te s to those r e t a il esta b lish m en ts w hich w e r e c la s s ifie d , a c c o r d ­
ing to the 1957 ed ition o f the Standard In d u stria l C la s s ific a tio n M an u al, as p a rt o f the b u ild ­
ing m a te r ia ls , h a rd w a re, and fa r m equipm ent group (S IC 52).
T h is m a jo r group inclu des
r e t a il estab lish m en ts p r im a r ily en gaged in s e llin g lu m b er; b u ildin g m a te r ia ls ; heating and
plum bing equipm ent; paint, g la s s , and w a llp a p e r; e le c t r ic a l su p p lies, h a rd w a re, and fa r m
equipm ent.
E sta b lish m en ts inclu ded in this group s e ll to c o n tra c to rs as w e ll as to the
g e n e ra l pu blic.
Included a ls o a re a u x ilia r y units such as w a reh ou ses and c e n tra l o ffic e s .
The 50 States and the D is t r ic t o f C olu m bia a re c o v e re d .
The data r e fle c t the
earn in gs and hours o f w o rk o f n o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s fo r a re p r e s e n ta tiv e p a y r o ll p e r io d
ending n e a re s t June 15, 1961.

Sam ple D esign
The sam p le was d esign ed to y ie ld n ation al and re g io n a l e s tim a te s fo r each o f the
m a jo r kinds o f b u sin ess groups in r e t a il tra d e and fo r som e s p e c ific lin es o f r e t a il b u s i­
n ess.
A s tr a tifie d sam p le d esign was used w ith v a r ia b le sam p lin g ra tio s depending on the
kind o f bu siness and em p loym en t s iz e o f the sam p le unit.
F o r ex a m p le, the sa m p le s iz e
fo r lin es o f bu sin ess shown s e p a ra te ly was p r o p o rtio n a te ly la r g e r than fo r those not pub­
lis h e d and the p r o b a b ility o f s e le c tio n in c r e a s e d w ith the em p lo ym en t s iz e o f the sam p le unit.
The sa m p le o f 1,435 esta b lish m en ts fo r the bu ilding m a te r ia ls , h a rd w a re, and fa r m
equipm ent group did not p ro v id e fo r p u b lica tion o f s e p a ra te data fo r s p e c ific lin e s o f b u s i­
ness w ithin the group.
E sta b lish m en t sam p les w e r e obtained fr o m th re e d iffe r e n t s o u rc e s : (1) State U n em ­
p lo y m en t In su ran ce lis tin g s fu rn ish ed by e m p lo y e r re p o rtin g units w ith eigh t o r m o r e e m ­
p lo y e e s . (2) The la r g e ch a in sto re e n te r p r is e s p ro v id e d c u rre n t lis ts o f r e t a il s to re s and
a u x ilia r y units fr o m w hich a sam p le o f such units was s e le c te d . It was n e c e s s a r y to obtain
th ese lis ts fr o m the la r g e ch a in sto re e n te r p r is e s becau se State U n em p loym en t In su ran ce
lis tin g s fre q u e n tly p ro v id e data on a sta tew id e o r county b asis fo r such com pan ies ra th e r
than on an in d ivid u a l e sta b lish m en t b a s is .
(3) T he B ureau o f the Census sam p le used in con­
ju n ction w ith its M on th ly S u rvey o f R e ta il S ales c o v e rin g s in g le -u n it r e t a il s to re s w ith fe w e r
than eigh t e m p lo y e e s .
The Census c o v e r a g e o f s m a ll units was n e c e s s a r y to supplem ent
the B u rea u 's u n iv e rs e lis t fo r r e t a il tra d e, sin ce State U n em p loym en t In su ran ce law s in
m any States do not c o v e r e m p lo y e rs w ith fe w e r than fo u r e m p lo y e e s .

M e th o d

o f C o lle c t i o n

The m a jo r it y o f the esta b lish m en ts in clu ded in the sam p le w e r e s o lic ite d fo r in f o r ­
m ation by m a il. The la r g e s t units w e r e v is ite d in p e rs o n by fie ld e c o n o m ists o f the B ureau
o f L a b o r S ta tis tic s , as w e r e the s m a lle s t units b y the B ureau o f the Census en u m era to rs
actin g as agents fo r the B L S .
P e r s o n a l v is its w e r e a lso m ade to a sa m p le o f the n o n re ­
spondents to the m a il q u estion n a ire.

E stim a tin g P r o c e d u r e
Data c o lle c te d fo r each sam p lin g unit w e r e w eigh ted in a cc o rd a n c e w ith the p r o b a ­
b ility of s e le c tin g that unit.
F o r ex a m p le, w h ere 1 s to re out o f 10 was s e le c te d fr o m an
in d u s tr y -s iz e group, data fo r that s to re w e re c o n s id e re d as r e p r e s e n ta tiv e o f the 10 s to re s
in the group.
Thus, each segm en t o f the r e t a il tra d e in d u stry was g iv e n its a p p ro p ria te
w eigh t in the tota l, r e g a r d le s s o f the d is p ro p o rtio n a te c o v e r a g e o f la r g e and s m a ll s to r e s .




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No assu m ption has been m ade that the w age stru ctu res o f the units not resp on d in g
to the m a il q u estion n a ire w e r e s im ila r to th ose o f the units resp on d in g. T o m in im iz e the bias
re s u ltin g fr o m n o n resp on se, data obtained by p e rs o n a l v is it s fr o m a sa m p le o f n on resp on d ­
ents w e r e w eigh ted to r e p r e s e n t a ll oth er nonrespondents in s im ila r in d u s tr y -s iz e grou ps.
T o com pen sate fo r schedu les w ith unusable data, th e ir w eigh ts w e r e a ssign ed to usable
schedu les o f the sam e in d u s tr y -s iz e group and fr o m the sam e o r r e la te d a re a .
A l l e s tim a te d tota ls d e r iv e d fr o m the w eigh tin g p r o c e s s w e r e fu rth e r ad ju sted to
the em p lo ym en t le v e ls fo r June 1961, as re p o rte d in the B u reau o f L a b o r S ta tis tic s m on th ly
em p lo ym en t s e r ie s .
The pu blished e s tim a te s in this re p o r t a re , thus, con sisten t w ith the
prod u ction w o r k e r em p loym en t shown in the m on th ly s e r ie s .
E m p lo ym en t e s tim a te s fo r
in d ivid u al in d u stry grou ps, which the B u reau does not pu blish m on th ly, w e r e p re p a re d e s ­
p e c ia lly fo r pu rp oses o f this su rv e y . C u rren t re g io n a l e s tim a te s , w hich could not be p r e ­
p a re d fr o m the m on th ly s e r ie s , w e r e b ased on re g io n a l d istrib u tio n s fr o m the m o s t re c e n t
Census o f B u s in e s s , p re p a re d by the B ureau o f the Census.
The adju stm ent o f the s u rv e y to ta ls to the p re d e s ig n a te d totals was confined, fo r
the m o s t p a rt, to that segm en t o f the s u rv e y fo r w hich the sa m p le units w e r e obtained fr o m
State U n em p loym en t In su ran ce lis tin g s . The lis ts g e n e r a lly w e r e p r e p a r e d p r io r to the tim e
o f the s u rv e y and con sequ en tly do not account fo r units opened o r c lo s e d a fte r the date o f
the lis ts .
In the Census and the la r g e ch a in sto re e n te r p r is e sa m p les, the b est unbiased
e s tim a te s o f totals w e r e p re s u m e d to be the w eigh ted -u p sa m p le to ta ls , sin ce th e re was no
apparent p ro b le m o f u n rep resen ted b u sin ess birth s in th ese grou ps.

C r it e r ia fo r P u b lic a tio n o f E s tim a te s
The re s u lts o f this s u rv e y d iffe r fr o m those that would have been obtained by a
co m p le te can vass o f a ll r e t a il o p e ra tio n s , sin ce the s u rv e y was conducted on a sam p le b a s is .
T h e s e d iffe r e n c e s m a y be su bstantial in those in stan ces w h ere the sa m p le was s m a ll.
It
has not been p o s s ib le , t h e r e fo r e , to p re s e n t data fo r a ll c a s e s .
No earn in gs d istrib u tio n s
a re shown fo r grou pin gs o f fe w e r than 50 s to r e s , e x cep t fo r d ep a rtm en t s to re s w h ere the
sa m p le inclu ded m o s t o f the la r g e s to re s in the u n iv e rs e .

D efin itio n s o f T e r m s
N o n s u p e rv is o ry em p lo y e e s inclu de a ll fu ll- t im e , p a r t- tim e , sea son a l, and casu al
e m p lo y e e s b e lo w the s u p e r v is o r y le v e l, such as s a le s p e rs o n s , shipping, r e c e iv in g , and stock
c le r k s , la b o r e r s , w areh ou sem en , c a re ta k e r s , o ffic e c le r k s , d r iv e r - s a le s m e n , d e liv e r y m e n ,
in s ta lla tio n and re p a irm e n , e le v a to r o p e r a to r s , p o r t e r s , ja n ito r s , food s e r v ic e e m p lo y e e s ,
and w o rk in g s u p e r v is o r s .
E sta b lish m en t is g e n e r a lly d efin ed as a s in g le p h y s ic a l lo c a tio n w h ere b u sin ess is
conducted.
In the case o f two se p a ra te b u sin ess e n tities tra n sa ctin g bu siness at a s in g le
p h y s ic a l lo c a tio n (f o r ex a m p le, a le a s e d shoe d ep a rtm en t in a d ep a rtm en t s to r e ), each was
tre a te d as a s e p a ra te esta b lish m en t. On the oth er hand, a drug s to re w hich a ls o o p e ra te d
a food cou nter was tre a te d as a sin g le esta b lish m en t.
E n t e r p r is e .
E stab lish m en ts w e r e c o n s id e re d to be p a rt o f a la r g e r e n te r p r is e if
owned by a com pany op era tin g o th er esta b lish m en ts en gaged in the sam e g e n e ra l fie ld o f
business and under its g e n e ra l d ir e c tio n o r c o n tro l. The te rm s " e n t e r p r is e 1 and " e s t a b lis h ­
1
m e n t" w e r e used syn on ym ou sly fo r s in g le -u n it com p an ies.
Annual volu m e o f sa les exclu des e x c is e taxes at the r e t a il le v e l.
E arn in gs data re la te to s tr a ig h t-tim e ea rn in gs and exclu de p re m iu m pay fo r o v e r ­
tim e and fo r w o rk on w eekends, h o lid a y s, and la te s h ifts.
C o m m is s io n and bonus e a r n ­
ings and s p e c ia l sa les bonuses, such as " P . M ^ s " and " s t im s " paid q u a rte rly o r o fte n e r,
a r e included.




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In d ivid u al a v e ra g e h ou rly ea rn in gs fo r em p lo y e e s not paid by the hour (e . g. , s a la ry ,
c o m m is s io n s ) w e re obtained by d ivid in g in d ivid u a l earn in gs re p o rte d b y the num ber o f hours
w o rk e d du rin g the c o rresp o n d in g p e rio d .
In dividu al w e e k ly earn in gs w e r e obtained by m u ltip ly in g the in d ivid u a l a v e r a g e h o u rly
ea rn in gs by the num ber o f hours w o rk ed during a sin g le w eek in June 1961.
Group a v e r a g e h o u rly earn in gs pu blish ed in this r e p o r t w e r e
to ta l in divid u al earn in gs by to ta l in d ivid u a l w e e k ly hours w ork ed .

obtained b y d iv id in g

Group a v e r a g e w e e k ly ea rn in gs w e r e obtained by d iv id in g the sum o f the in d ivid u a l
w e e k ly earn in gs by the num ber o f e m p lo y e e s re p re s e n te d in the group tota l.

R egion s used in this study include the fo llo w in g States:
N o rth e a s t— C onnecticut,
M ain e, M a ssa ch u setts, N ew H a m p sh ire, N ew J e r s e y , N ew Y o rk , P e n n s y lv a n ia , Rhode Island,
and V erm on t; South— A la b a m a , A rk a n s a s , D e la w a re , D is t r ic t o f C olu m bia, F lo r id a , G e o rg ia ,
Kentucky, L o u isia n a , M a ryla n d , M is s is s ip p i, N o rth C a ro lin a , O klahom a, South C a ro lin a ,
T en n e s s e e , T e x a s , V ir g in ia , and W est V ir g in ia ; N o rth C e n tra l— Illin o is , Indiana, Iow a,
K an sas, M ich iga n , M in n esota, M is s o u r i, N eb ra sk a , N o rth D akota, Ohio, South Dakota, and
W iscon sin ; and W es t— A la s k a , A r iz o n a , C a lifo rn ia ,
C o lo ra d o , H a w a ii,
Idaho, M ontana,
N evada, N ew M e x ic o , O regon , Utah, W ashington, and W yom in g.
M e tro p o lita n a re a s as used in this r e p o r t r e fe r s to those c itie s and county a re a s
d efin ed by the B ureau o f the Budget as "S tan dard M e tro p o lita n S ta tis tic a l A r e a s . "
M e tro ­
p o lita n a re a s include those counties containing at le a s t one c e n tra l c ity o f 50, 000 popu lation
and those counties around such c itie s w hich a r e m e tro p o lita n in c h a ra c te r and e c o n o m ic a lly
and s o c ia lly in te g ra te d w ith the county containing the c e n tra l c ity .
F o r a m o r e d e ta ile d
d e s c rip tio n , see Standard M e tro p o lita n S ta tis tic a l A r e a s , p re p a re d by the B ureau o f the
Budget, 1961.







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BLS 2753

Q u e s tio n n a ire
Budget Bureau No. 44-6114Approval expires 3—31—62.

U. S. D E PA R T M E N T OF LAB O R
B U R EA U O F L A B O R S T A T I S T I C S
WA SHINGTON 25, D. C.

Your report will be
held in confidence

R E T A IL T R A D E
Individual Hours and Earnings

BLS USE ONLY
Ent.
gt.
State Area sales SIC W

1 COMPANY IDENTIFICATION:
.
T h e d a ta , e x c e p t fo r Ite m 2 w h ic h r e l a t e s to th e
e n tir e c o m p a n y , s h o u ld c o v e r a ll e s ta b l is h m e n ts
( r e ta il s to r e s , w a r e h o u s e s , c e n tr a l o f f i c e s , e t c . )
in th e c o u n ty or a rea d e s ig n a t e d to th e le ft.

2 ANNUAL GROSS SALES FOR THE COMPANY OR ENTERPRISE:
.

L e s s than
$ 1 , 000,000

$ 1 , 000,000

or more

C h e c k the b lo c k w hich in d ic a t e s the a n n u a l g r o s s volum e of s a le s (e x c lu s iv e o f e x c is e tax e s at the r e ta il le v e l) from a ll
related a c t iv it ie s o f the en te rp rise .
In c lu d e r e c e ip ts from sto re s co vered by th is report a s w e ll a s a ll other re late d
a c t iv it ie s .
U s e the la s t c a le n d a r or f i s c a l year.

3 ESTABLISHMENT INFORMATION:
.
P le a s e enter the in fo rm a tio n re q u e ste d in the co lu m n s b elow for e a ch se p a ra te e s ta b lish m e n t (r e ta il store, w a rehou se, or
ce n tra l o ffic e ) co ve re d by t h is report. E a c h r e ta il sto re in a se p a ra te lo c a tio n i s co n sid e re d a se p a ra te e s ta b lis h m e n t for
the p urpose of th is su rv e y . H o w ever, if the re c o rd s for m ain store ai^d su b u rb a n branch are kep t on a co m b in ed b a s is , they
m ay be c o n sid e re d a s one e s ta b lish m e n t.
(a )
(b )

Location: Id e n tify e a ch
Type of Retail Activity:

e s ta b lish m e n t by it s street a d d r e ss and c ity .
E n te r for e a ch e s ta b lish m e n t the m ajor r e ta il a c t iv it y su c h a s departm ent store, d ru g store,

g a s sta tio n , etc.

(c) Employment:

In c lu d e a ll fu ll-tim e , part-tim e, s e a s o n a l, and c a s u a l e m p lo ye e s who r e c e iv e d pay for an y part of the
p a y ro ll period e n d in g n e a re st June 15, 1961. E x c lu d e e m p lo y e e s, su c h a s th ose in le a s e d d epartm ent and d em on strators,
w ho re c e iv e d a ll or a s u b s t a n t ia l part of their pay from another em ployer.

Total — E n te r to ta l num ber o f e m p lo y e e s in c lu d in g o ffic e r s and other p rin c ip le e x e c u t iv e s , su c h a s b u y e rs, departm ent
h e a d s, and m an a ge rs w h o se w ork i s a b ove the w o rk in g s u p e r v is o r y le v e l.
Nonsupervisory— E n te r to ta l number of e m p lo ye e s b elow the s u p e r v is o r y le v e l, su c h a s s a le s p e r s o n s , s h ip p in g and
r e c e iv in g c le r k s , la b o re rs , w arehou sem en , c a re ta k e rs, o f f i c e c le r k s , d r iv e r -s a le sm e n , in s t a lla t io n and
repairm en,
e le v a to r op e rators, p orters, ja n ito rs, w atchm en, and other e m p lo y e e s w ho se s e r v ic e s are c l o s e ly a s s o c ia t e d w ith th o se
lis t e d a bove. D o not in c lu d e o ffic e r s and other p r in c ip le e x e c u t iv e s, su c h a s b u y e rs, departm ent h e a d s, and m a n a ge rs
w h o se work i s a b o v e the w o rk in g su p e r v is o r y le v e l.
(d )

Annual Gross Sales for the Establishment:

C h e c k the co lu m n w h ic h in d ic a t e s the a n n u a l g r o s s volu m e of s a le s (e x c lu ­

s iv e of e x c is e t a x e s at the r e ta il le v e l).
(e )

Weekly Store Hours: E n te r the number
June 11 to 17, 1961

of hours that e a ch r e t a il store w a s open for b u s in e s s to the p u b lic d u rin g the

w eek of

(a )

E m ploym en t
L o c a t io n
(street address
and city)

(d)

(c )

(b )

for payroll period
ending nearest

T y p e of
re ta il
a c t iv it y

June 15, 1961
T o ta l

Non­
su p e r v is o r y

(e )

G r o s s e s ta b lis h m e n t
s a le s
(were last year's sales
$250,000 or more?)

Yes

No

W eekly
store h ou rs
for
June 1 1 -1 7 ,
1961

4 PAYROLL PERIOD:
.
E a r n in g s and hours d ata reported on the fo llo w in g p a g e s sh o u ld co rre sp o n d to your p a y r o ll p eriod (fo r ex am ple, w e e k ly ,
b iw e e k ly , or m on th ly) e n d in g n e a re st June 15, 1961- In d ic a t e the d a te s for the p a y r o ll pe riod u se d . If the le n gth o f the
p a y r o ll period v a rie s a m on g e m p lo y e e s, enter the d a te s a ffe c t in g the g re a te st number.
From




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5. EARNINGS AND HOURS OF WORK OF NONSUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES:
This study is designed to provide information on hourly earnings and weekly hours of work for both male and
female nonsupervisory employees and working supervisors for a payroll period ending nearest June 15 , 1961.
The number of employees in each establishment for which earnings and hours data are reported should corre­
spond with the number of nonsupervisory employees shown in item 3(c) on page 1 . The information requested
should be reported separately for each establishment and the establishment identified. If the establishment is
a Department, Drug, or Variety Store and employs food counter, cafeteria, or restaurant workers, information for
such workers should be entered only on the blue supplement provided.
“
Report earnings and hours separately for each employee unless these data are identical for two or more em­
ployees, Do not report aggregate earnings and hours for several workers. For convenience of reporting for
employees paid on other than an hourly basis, columns 5 through 8 are provided. Data will not, however be
published separately by various methods of pay. Instructions and examples for reporting the necessary data in
each column are listed below.

INSTRUCTIONS
Column (1 )— In d ic a t e w hether the em plo yee i s m ale (M ) or fem ale (F ).
Complete
Column (2 )— U s e a se p a ra te lin e for e a ch em plo yee and enter " 1, ” u n le s s two or more e m p lo y e e s o f the sa m e
columns 1, 2,
se x w ork the sa m e number of hou rs d u rin g the s e le c te d w eek, and re c e iv e i d e n t ic a l’h o u rly or s a la r y r a te s
and 3 for all
(s e e ex a m p le 1). D a t a are to be reported in d iv id u a lly for each em plo yee w h o se e a r n in g s are b a s e d e n tire ly
nonsupervisory
or in part on c o m m is s io n s or b o n u s e s (s e e e x a m p le s 3 , 4 , and 5 ).
employees
covered by this
Column (3 )— E n te r the number of hou rs worked d u rin g the w eek of June 11 to June 17, 1961. In c lu d e h o u rs
report.
p a id for s i c k le a v e , h o lid a y s , v a c a t io n s , etc.

Use Column 4
to report
earnings o f
employees
paid on an
hourly basis.

Column

(4 )— E n te r the b a se (s tr a ig h t-tim e ) hou rly rate, e x c lu s iv e of prem ium p a y for overtim e. T h is co lu m n
m ay a ls o be u se d to report e a r n in g s of e m p lo y e e s p a id on other than an h o u rly b a s i s if a v e ra g e s t r a ig h ttim e h o u rly e a r n in g s are a v a ila b le .

Use columns 5
and 6 to report
Column ( 5 )— E n te r the str a ig h t-tim e e a r n in g s for the s a la r y p e rio d (w eekly, b iw e e k ly , m on th ly, or se m im o n th ly )
earnings o f
e n d in g n e a re st June 15, 1961. In c lu d e stra ig h t-tim e p a y for overtim e, but e x clu d e overtim e prem ium . D o
em ployees paid
not in c lu d e " d r a w s " a g a in s t c o m m is s io n a s s a la r y .
on a weekly,
biweekly,
Column (6)— E n te r the num ber of h ou rs w orked d u rin g the s a la r y period. In c lu d e h o u rs p a id for s i c k le a v e ,
monthly, or
h o lid a y s , v a c a t io n s , etc.
semimonthly
basis.
Column

(7 )— E n te r the to ta l c o m m is s io n a n d /o r b o n u s e a r n in g s , in c lu d in g " P M ’s , " " S t i m s , " or a n y s p e c i a l
b o n u s e s b a s e d on s a le s p a id q u a rte rly or oftener by the sto re . T h e s e e a r n in g s are to be reported for the
c o m m is s io n or b o n u s pe riod e n d in g n e a r e st June 15, 1961. If the c o m m is s io n s earn ed d u rin g that p a y pe r­
io d are not r e p re se n ta tiv e of n o rm al c o m m is s io n e a r n in g s, a lo n g e r p eriod m ay be u se d . If sto re e m p lo y e e s
r e c e iv e both c o m m is s io n and b o n u s p a ym e n ts for an id e n t ic a l p e rio d of tim e, report the co m b in e d fig u re
(s e e e x a m p le 4). If b o n u s p a ym e n ts c o v e r a period lo n ge r than the c o m m is s io n p eriod , add o n ly the p ro ­
rated am ount of the b o n u s to the c o m m is s io n e a r n in g s that co rre sp o n d to the c o m m is s io n p e rio d (s e e
e x a m p le 5). F o r e m p lo y e e s p a id an h o u rly rate or s a la r y in a d d itio n to c o m m is s io n s or b o n u s e s, it i s a l s o
n e c e s s a r y to co m plete co lu m n 4, or c o lu m n s 5 an d 6 (s e e e x a m p le s 4 and 5).

Use columns 7
and 8 to report
earnings o f non­
supervisory
employees
based entirely
or in part on
commissions
Column (8)—
and bonuses.

E n te r the number of hou rs w orked d u rin g the c o m m is s io n or b o n u s period . (T h e h o u rs s h o u ld
refer to the t o ta l h ou rs w ork ed d u rin g the period and not n e c e s s a r ily o n ly to th o se h ou rs d u rin g w h ic h c o m ­
m is s i o n s or b o n u s e s were earn ed .)

EXAMPLES
1. Two women each worked 36% hours during the se lected week, and each were paid a straight-time hourly rate o f $1.05.
2. One man worked 40 hours during the se lected week, and received a salary o f $125, exclusive o f premium pay for overtim e,
for 88 hours worked during the salary period (% month).
3. One man worked 32% hours during the se le c te d week and was paid on a straight commission b asis, receiving $215.70
for 168 hours.
4. One woman worked 40 hours during the se le c te d week and was paid an hourly rate o f $1.25; she also received $35 m com­
m issions and $7.50 in uPM*s" for 173.6 hours worked during the commission period (1 month).
5. One man worked 37% hours during the se le c te d week, and was paid a w eekly salary o f $75; he also earned commissions o f
$102 during a 1-month period (162 hours) and $150 in bonuses during a 3-month period. Only /, o f the bonus, or $50 is
reported so that the bonus period corresponds to the commission period.




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BLS USE ONLY

5. EARNINGS AND HOURS OF WORK OF
NONSUPERVISORY EMPLOYEES:— Continued

C o m p le te t h e s e c o lu m n s fo r
a ll n o n s u p e r v is o r y w o rk e rs .

U se th is
c o lu m n fo r
n o n s u p e r v is o r y
w o r k e r s p a id on
an h o u r ly b a s is .

Number
of
workers

-M )

Hours worked
during the
week of
June 11—
17. 1961

Straight-time
hourly rate

___ m ____

Sex
(M or
F)

Sch.

(3)

(41

Est. City
sales size

Etnp.

Class
emp.

U se th e s e c o lu m n s fo r n o n s u p e r v is o r y e m p lo y e e s p a id
o th e r th a n on an h o u r ly b a s is .

Straight-time
salary for
salary period
ending nearest
June 15, 1961

Total
commissions
and/or
bonus pay

Hours worked
during
commission
period

(7)

Hours worked
during
salary period

(8)

OJ_______ _____ m ______

„

Examples:

1. F.__

2

2.M
a m

1
1
1

4D.0

1

ns

37 S

4 .F

.

$1

$

$

40.0
3Z5

125. OD

83.0
1

7 1 5 .7 0

i

4 2 50
157.0D

us
75.00

37.5

\<o9,

0

_

173.6

.

1670

DATA FOR EACH ESTABLISHMENT SHOULD BE REPORTED SEPARATELY AND THE ESTABLISHMENT IDENTIFIED.

D o y o u w ant a co p y of the B u r e a u ’s report on t h is su r v e y ?
N am e and tit le of p e rso n f u r n is h in g d a ta




Yes

□

No

□

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☆ U. S. G O V E R N M E N T P R IN T IN G O F F IC E : 1962 O - 661516