Weekly Earnings of Union-Affiliated Workers by Occupation, 2006–2007


The following table shows the weekly earnings of workers that are represented by unions or members of unions, according to occupations that include managerial, executive, industrial, professional, technical, sales, and transportation positions.

 

2006

2007

  Total Members
of Unions1
Represented
by Unions2
Non-Union Total Members
of Unions1
Represented
by Unions2
Non-Union

Occupation

               
Managerial and professional
 specialty
$967 $966 $962 $968 $996 $996 $992 $996
 Executive, administrative, and
  managerial
1,045 1,042 1,060 1,044 1,080 1,066 1,072 1,081
 Professional specialty 928 956 948 921 951 987 980 942
Technical, sales, and administrative
 support
572 713 705 549 581 726 724 560
 Sales occupations 628 671 656 627 643 648 648 643
Service occupations 422 638 629 404 454 666 654 421
 Protective service 693 918 913 585 719 954 946 610
 Service, except protective
  service
407 530 529 397 434 585 585 420
 Transportation and material
  moving occupations
556 752 743 512 570 757 750 523
Farming, forestry, and fishing 387 (3) (3) 383 372 (3) (3) 369

Industry

               
Private wage and salary workers 645 792 785 631 666 818 813 651
Agriculture 422 (3) (3) 420 412 (3) (3) 411
Nonagricultural industries 648 793 786 634 670 819 814 654
 Mining 912 (3) 1,044 899 969 960 950 975
 Construction 642 969 956 610 673 1,000 993 624
 Manufacturing 702 755 753 692 719 783 779 708
  Durable goods 729 785 780 719 744 818 815 732
  Nondurable goods 650 694 697 640 669 714 712 659
 Transportation and public utilities 739 876 876 697 738 902 894 695
  Transportation 700 831 828 661 696 846 835 657
  Communications and public
   utilities
978 1,041 1,051 939 994 1,056 1,052 954
 Wholesale and retail trade 578 637 632 575 587 639 632 584
  Wholesale trade 725 780 778 720 720 756 753 717
  Retail trade 520 583 582 518 538 608 601 532
 Finance, insurance, and
  real estate
757 674 691 759 782 728 738 784
 Services4 568 816 794 550 581 803 789 574
Government workers 773 871 865 717 816 901 896 749
 Federal 919 896 900 938 965 927 933 996
 State 746 835 824 699 772 865 856 731
 Local 754 876 868 656 787 907 899 688

NOTE: Data refer to the sole or principal job of full-time wage and salary workers. Excluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether or not their businesses are incorporated. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

1. Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union.

2. Data refer to members of a labor union or an employee association similar to a union as well as workers who report no union affiliation but whose jobs are covered by a union or an employee association contract.

3. Data not shown where base is less than 50,000.

4. Includes other industries, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web: www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.t04.htm .


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