Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other

All material moving workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
28,040 4.7 % $18.02 $37,480 3.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.79 $11.00 $16.35 $23.00 $31.57
Annual Wage (2) $18,290 $22,890 $34,010 $47,850 $65,680


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Scheduled Air Transportation 2,130 0.52 $12.80 $26,620
Employment Services 1,970 0.07 $15.81 $32,890
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,590 0.03 $16.71 $34,760
Warehousing and Storage 1,110 0.17 $17.63 $36,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Scheduled Air Transportation 2,130 0.52 $12.80 $26,620
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 170 0.50 $17.24 $35,860
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing 260 0.26 $12.95 $26,940
Rail Transportation 540 0.24 $22.92 $47,670

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 270 0.07 $24.26 $50,460
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Postal Service 120 0.02 $23.68 $49,250
Rail Transportation 540 0.24 $22.92 $47,670
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $22.84 $47,510


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,640 0.26 1.18 $26.14 $54,380
Texas 2,080 0.21 0.93 $16.64 $34,620
Florida 2,040 0.29 1.31 $16.14 $33,570
New York 1,250 0.15 0.68 $20.32 $42,260
Washington 1,240 0.46 2.09 $22.78 $47,390





States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 370 1.20 5.43 $24.75 $51,470
New Hampshire 630 1.04 4.73 $11.67 $24,280
Louisiana 1,200 0.65 2.96 $15.83 $32,920
Kentucky 1,080 0.63 2.85 $19.13 $39,790
Idaho 350 0.59 2.66 $13.29 $27,650





Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 3,640 0.26 1.18 $26.14 $54,380
Alaska 370 1.20 5.43 $24.75 $51,470
Washington 1,240 0.46 2.09 $22.78 $47,390
Hawaii 190 0.33 1.48 $22.59 $46,980
North Dakota 200 0.56 2.53 $22.48 $46,750

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,620 0.65 2.94 $16.81 $34,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,310 0.26 1.19 $17.95 $37,340
Jacksonville, FL 580 1.01 4.60 $23.85 $49,620
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 540 0.40 1.83 $22.51 $46,830
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 540 0.56 2.54 $22.69 $47,200
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 540 0.56 2.54 $16.47 $34,260
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 530 1.05 4.77 $17.06 $35,480
Baltimore-Towson, MD 510 0.42 1.88 $20.26 $42,140
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 380 0.34 1.52 $20.79 $43,230
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 340 0.20 0.91 (8) (8)





Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Morristown, TN 200 4.74 21.50 $8.94 $18,590
Anchorage, AK 270 1.63 7.39 $24.68 $51,330
Portsmouth, NH-ME 70 1.23 5.59 $11.75 $24,440
Yakima, WA 90 1.10 5.00 $16.17 $33,640
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 530 1.05 4.77 $17.06 $35,480
Jacksonville, FL 580 1.01 4.60 $23.85 $49,620
Medford, OR 70 0.92 4.15 $13.31 $27,680
Anniston-Oxford, AL 40 0.84 3.79 $19.84 $41,270
Yuba City, CA 30 0.83 3.76 $17.75 $36,920
Albuquerque, NM 290 0.78 3.53 $12.41 $25,810





Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 100 0.11 0.51 $25.86 $53,780
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 260 0.27 1.22 $25.07 $52,150
Anchorage, AK 270 1.63 7.39 $24.68 $51,330
Fresno, CA 60 0.20 0.90 $24.42 $50,780
Jacksonville, FL 580 1.01 4.60 $23.85 $49,620
Gary, IN Metropolitan Division 40 0.15 0.66 $23.61 $49,110
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 540 0.56 2.54 $22.69 $47,200
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 540 0.40 1.83 $22.51 $46,830
Honolulu, HI 170 0.41 1.87 $21.78 $45,290
Evansville, IN-KY 40 0.26 1.16 $21.42 $44,550

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 160 4.75 21.51 $11.21 $23,320
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area 120 1.01 4.60 $10.50 $21,830
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 100 1.07 4.83 $10.65 $22,150
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area 100 0.58 2.64 $13.39 $27,850
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.55 2.50 $10.87 $22,620

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 160 4.75 21.51 $11.21 $23,320
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 80 1.35 6.11 $9.73 $20,240
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 100 1.07 4.83 $10.65 $22,150
Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area 120 1.01 4.60 $10.50 $21,830
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area 60 1.00 4.55 $13.75 $28,600

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area 50 0.73 3.29 $25.56 $53,160
Southwest / Southeast Indiana nonmetropolitan area 90 0.59 2.69 $23.47 $48,820
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $23.37 $48,600
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 30 0.27 1.21 $15.99 $33,260
Southern Oregon nonmetropolitan area 40 0.68 3.08 $14.95 $31,100


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2010 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Download May 2010 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped XLS files

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: May 17, 2011