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Table 4

2001 Median Weekly Earnings of Selected Growth Occupations

Occupations with fastest job growth

Computer systems analysts and scientists: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $1,100

Operations and systems researchers and analysts: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $931

Physician assistants: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $839

Speech therapists: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $834

Special education teachers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $761

Elementary school teachers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $740

Health technologists and technicians: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $562

Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teachers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $480

Dental assistants: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $435

Occupations with largest job growth

Computer systems analysts and scientists: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $1,100

Teachers, college and university: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $1,009

Registered nurses: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $829

Secondary school teachers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $774

Accountants and auditors: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $773

Elementary school teachers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $740

Truck Drivers: Median Weekly Earnings2001, (Both Sexes) = $593

General office clerks: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $480

Information clerks: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $421

Health aides, except nursing: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $375

Sales workers, retail and personal services: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $363

Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $360

Hand packers and packagers: Median Weekly Earnings, 2001 (Both Sexes) = $326

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, November 2001 and Employment and Earnings, January 2002.