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    Wilcoxon Rank Test: Occupation and Wage

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    I need to Perform the five-step hypothesis test on the data.
    Explain which nonparametric test you used to analyze your data and why you chose that test.

    I came up with this Use a Wilcoxon signed-rank test
    H0: M1= M2 (No difference in the mean salaries in manager and clerical positions)
    H1: M1 not equal to M2 (Salaries differ for the two groups)

    Total number is 34;

    Clerical = 21
    Managers= 13

    Occupation and wages raw data

    Occupation Wage
    Clerical 28,219
    Clerical 17,626
    Management 21,994
    Clerical 30,006
    Clerical 18,121
    Clerical 32,094
    Clerical 16,667
    Clerical 36,178
    Management 15,234
    Clerical 16,817
    Clerical 22,485
    Management 12,285
    Management 57,623
    Clerical 25,670
    Management 49,974
    Clerical 31,702
    Management 33,389
    Clerical 31,799
    Clerical 34,484
    Clerical 35,185
    Management 55,777
    Management 33,498
    Management 75,165
    Management 83,569
    Clerical 32,235
    Clerical 34,746
    Management 17,690
    Management 33,461
    Clerical 9,879
    Clerical 16,789
    Management 31,304
    Clerical 50,187
    Clerical 39,888
    Clerical 19,227

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    Solution Summary

    The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included. Interactive excel sheet is included. The user can edit the inputs and obtain the complete results for a new set of data.