May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 331000 - Primary Metal Manufacturing


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 331000 - Primary Metal Manufacturing.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS 331000 - Primary Metal Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

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NAICS 331000 - Primary Metal Manufacturing

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 399,470 2.1% 100.00% $19.10 $21.76 $45,260 0.8%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 17,630 2.5% 4.41% $48.07 $54.67 $113,700 0.9%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 6,500 2.6% 1.63% $56.40 $65.79 $136,830 1.4%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 990 4.9% 0.25% $87.10 $90.40 $188,030 2.5%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 5,510 2.8% 1.38% $53.43 $61.35 $127,610 1.6%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 1,300 3.8% 0.33% $51.01 $54.87 $114,130 1.8%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 1,290 3.9% 0.32% $50.97 $54.86 $114,110 1.8%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 130 7.6% 0.03% $57.04 $60.09 $124,990 3.6%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 1,160 4.1% 0.29% $50.03 $54.28 $112,900 1.9%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 8,550 3.3% 2.14% $43.44 $46.77 $97,270 1.3%
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers detail 190 9.6% 0.05% $45.52 $47.56 $98,910 3.1%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 520 5.6% 0.13% $48.13 $49.50 $102,960 1.9%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 1,250 9.7% 0.31% $50.34 $55.92 $116,320 4.4%
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers detail 5,290 3.1% 1.32% $41.68 $44.69 $92,950 1.1%
11-3061 Purchasing Managers detail 550 5.5% 0.14% $43.23 $44.90 $93,400 1.6%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 160 12.4% 0.04% $42.65 $46.79 $97,330 3.6%
11-3111 Compensation and Benefits Managers detail 250 6.8% 0.06% $38.25 $42.27 $87,930 3.0%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 320 6.7% 0.08% $46.37 $47.61 $99,030 2.0%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 1,280 5.0% 0.32% $49.29 $50.75 $105,560 1.4%
11-9021 Construction Managers detail 60 21.2% 0.01% $41.98 $44.87 $93,320 5.0%
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers detail 880 5.0% 0.22% $50.38 $52.17 $108,500 1.3%
11-9199 Managers, All Other detail 310 11.3% 0.08% $47.76 $48.05 $99,940 3.5%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 8,230 3.5% 2.06% $29.08 $30.67 $63,790 1.0%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 5,390 4.4% 1.35% $28.28 $29.83 $62,050 1.4%
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents broad 2,020 3.5% 0.51% $26.53 $27.58 $57,360 1.1%
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products detail (8) (8) (8) $16.99 $18.50 $38,480 9.0%
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products detail 1,950 3.1% 0.49% $26.80 $27.90 $58,030 1.0%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 90 9.2% 0.02% $29.39 $30.94 $64,340 3.2%
13-1051 Cost Estimators detail 420 13.5% 0.10% $28.29 $29.20 $60,730 4.3%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 680 4.5% 0.17% $27.86 $29.45 $61,250 1.4%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 630 4.6% 0.16% $27.66 $29.23 $60,790 1.5%
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists detail 50 11.0% 0.01% $31.15 $32.21 $67,000 3.8%
13-1081 Logisticians detail 270 15.6% 0.07% $33.47 $35.47 $73,770 3.3%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 240 11.2% 0.06% $37.67 $38.92 $80,960 3.1%
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists detail 410 6.5% 0.10% $28.45 $29.78 $61,950 1.8%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 140 8.4% 0.04% $25.29 $26.88 $55,900 3.4%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 180 10.3% 0.04% $29.31 $31.08 $64,640 3.2%
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 930 18.8% 0.23% $30.49 $31.47 $65,450 5.0%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 2,840 3.5% 0.71% $30.78 $32.26 $67,100 1.0%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 2,610 3.3% 0.65% $30.76 $31.99 $66,550 0.9%
13-2050 Financial Analysts and Advisors broad 100 8.3% 0.03% $33.70 $35.45 $73,740 4.5%
13-2051 Financial Analysts detail 100 8.3% 0.03% $33.70 $35.45 $73,740 4.5%
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other detail 70 29.3% 0.02% $26.89 $29.26 $60,860 6.2%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 2,810 4.7% 0.70% $31.98 $32.75 $68,120 1.1%
15-1100 Computer Occupations minor 2,630 4.4% 0.66% $31.85 $32.58 $67,770 1.1%
15-1120 Computer and Information Analysts broad 440 15.3% 0.11% $39.92 $39.50 $82,160 1.9%
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts detail 430 15.5% 0.11% $39.97 $39.53 $82,220 1.9%
15-1130 Software Developers and Programmers broad 390 5.1% 0.10% $36.28 $37.40 $77,800 1.9%
15-1131 Computer Programmers detail 190 6.7% 0.05% $34.71 $35.35 $73,530 2.3%
15-1132 Software Developers, Applications detail 130 9.6% 0.03% $39.27 $41.06 $85,400 2.7%
15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software detail 60 0.0% 0.02% $37.85 $37.31 $77,600 1.6%
15-1140 Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects broad 1,060 4.9% 0.27% $32.22 $32.86 $68,360 1.1%
15-1141 Database Administrators detail 40 10.2% 0.01% $35.34 $34.98 $72,760 3.9%
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 1,010 5.1% 0.25% $32.08 $32.69 $68,000 1.1%
15-1150 Computer Support Specialists broad 670 5.3% 0.17% $23.84 $24.67 $51,310 2.2%
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists detail 630 5.7% 0.16% $24.01 $24.66 $51,300 2.4%
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists detail 50 10.8% 0.01% $22.21 $24.77 $51,530 4.1%
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other detail 60 13.8% 0.02% $33.60 $34.41 $71,580 3.8%
15-2000 Mathematical Science Occupations minor 190 26.9% 0.05% $33.71 $35.15 $73,120 3.7%
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts detail 170 28.8% 0.04% $32.81 $34.29 $71,330 3.5%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 14,050 3.9% 3.52% $32.91 $33.99 $70,700 0.9%
17-2000 Engineers minor 10,070 3.7% 2.52% $36.11 $37.35 $77,700 0.9%
17-2041 Chemical Engineers detail 50 24.1% 0.01% $41.08 $41.40 $86,120 6.9%
17-2051 Civil Engineers detail 90 24.1% 0.02% $35.66 $37.76 $78,530 4.6%
17-2070 Electrical and Electronics Engineers broad 600 4.4% 0.15% $41.67 $42.88 $89,190 3.3%
17-2071 Electrical Engineers detail 450 5.4% 0.11% $41.20 $43.11 $89,670 3.0%
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer detail 160 6.5% 0.04% $43.52 $42.22 $87,810 4.2%
17-2081 Environmental Engineers detail 210 7.8% 0.05% $37.52 $39.23 $81,590 2.8%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 4,430 5.7% 1.11% $35.32 $36.54 $76,000 1.0%
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors detail 130 9.5% 0.03% $35.17 $36.84 $76,620 3.3%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers detail 4,300 5.8% 1.08% $35.32 $36.53 $75,980 1.0%
17-2131 Materials Engineers detail 2,110 4.2% 0.53% $37.44 $37.95 $78,940 1.3%
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers detail 2,160 4.2% 0.54% $35.33 $36.45 $75,820 1.0%
17-2199 Engineers, All Other detail 380 8.8% 0.10% $35.76 $37.54 $78,080 2.3%
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians minor 3,980 5.4% 1.00% $24.75 $25.47 $52,980 1.6%
17-3010 Drafters broad 460 12.3% 0.11% $21.95 $23.23 $48,310 2.3%
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters detail 360 14.7% 0.09% $21.38 $22.50 $46,800 2.6%
17-3019 Drafters, All Other detail 60 17.2% 0.02% $24.01 $24.31 $50,570 4.7%
17-3020 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters broad 3,530 5.8% 0.88% $25.09 $25.76 $53,590 1.7%
17-3023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians detail 850 11.5% 0.21% $27.74 $27.85 $57,940 1.8%
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians detail 250 18.9% 0.06% $25.42 $25.39 $52,810 3.8%
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians detail 120 8.4% 0.03% $19.76 $24.05 $50,020 10.2%
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians detail 1,370 7.7% 0.34% $24.44 $25.81 $53,690 2.7%
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians detail 450 12.3% 0.11% $23.31 $24.62 $51,210 2.5%
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other detail 490 10.8% 0.12% $22.66 $23.63 $49,160 1.8%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 1,240 7.3% 0.31% $23.02 $25.04 $52,080 1.8%
19-2000 Physical Scientists minor 430 12.1% 0.11% $30.64 $32.20 $66,970 2.5%
19-2030 Chemists and Materials Scientists broad 390 12.7% 0.10% $30.10 $31.91 $66,370 2.7%
19-2031 Chemists detail 320 14.7% 0.08% $29.06 $30.95 $64,380 2.9%
19-2032 Materials Scientists detail 60 18.1% 0.02% $36.53 $36.70 $76,350 5.5%
19-2040 Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists broad 40 22.6% 0.01% $33.29 $34.51 $71,780 4.7%
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health detail 40 22.6% 0.01% $33.29 $34.51 $71,780 4.7%
19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians minor 800 7.4% 0.20% $20.92 $21.10 $43,890 1.7%
19-4031 Chemical Technicians detail 600 8.6% 0.15% $20.74 $20.87 $43,410 2.2%
19-4090 Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians broad 200 10.8% 0.05% $21.41 $21.77 $45,280 1.9%
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health detail 80 19.8% 0.02% $20.34 $20.82 $43,310 2.4%
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other detail 120 9.0% 0.03% $22.18 $22.43 $46,650 2.6%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 80 17.1% 0.02% $21.90 $23.75 $49,400 6.8%
27-1000 Art and Design Workers minor 60 22.6% 0.01% $16.67 $20.61 $42,870 8.6%
27-1010 Artists and Related Workers broad 30 40.5% 0.01% $13.01 $16.13 $33,540 12.5%
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations major 1,600 7.0% 0.40% $29.97 $30.85 $64,180 1.4%
29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners minor 80 14.1% 0.02% $27.89 $31.95 $66,460 5.1%
29-1141 Registered Nurses detail 70 14.7% 0.02% $27.18 $27.89 $58,010 2.4%
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians minor 30 19.8% 0.01% $22.91 $21.51 $44,750 5.9%
29-9000 Other Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations minor 1,480 7.4% 0.37% $30.41 $30.99 $64,460 1.5%
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 1,480 7.4% 0.37% $30.42 $30.99 $64,470 1.5%
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 1,370 7.9% 0.34% $31.10 $31.47 $65,460 1.6%
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians detail 120 12.1% 0.03% $24.85 $25.39 $52,820 2.5%
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 970 10.0% 0.24% $14.88 $16.05 $33,380 4.3%
33-1000 Supervisors of Protective Service Workers minor (8) (8) (8) $28.29 $28.26 $58,780 4.9%
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other detail 50 17.4% 0.01% $27.48 $27.52 $57,230 5.0%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 840 11.0% 0.21% $13.78 $14.69 $30,560 4.2%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers broad 840 11.0% 0.21% $13.78 $14.69 $30,560 4.2%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 840 11.0% 0.21% $13.78 $14.69 $30,560 4.2%
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations major 1,630 3.6% 0.41% $13.38 $14.17 $29,470 1.8%
37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers minor 1,560 3.8% 0.39% $13.24 $13.95 $29,010 1.6%
37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers broad 1,560 3.8% 0.39% $13.24 $13.95 $29,010 1.6%
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners detail 1,560 3.8% 0.39% $13.24 $13.95 $29,010 1.6%
37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers broad 60 12.2% 0.02% $20.13 $18.05 $37,540 12.4%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 6,650 4.7% 1.66% $31.56 $35.49 $73,810 2.0%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 490 8.4% 0.12% $40.99 $43.49 $90,470 4.1%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 490 8.4% 0.12% $40.99 $43.49 $90,470 4.1%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 40 23.8% 0.01% $29.94 $40.43 $84,100 16.1%
41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing broad 5,950 5.0% 1.49% $30.85 $34.91 $72,610 2.2%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products detail 580 37.7% 0.14% $36.83 $41.43 $86,180 5.4%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products detail 5,380 3.9% 1.35% $30.25 $34.21 $71,160 2.3%
41-9000 Other Sales and Related Workers minor 160 13.5% 0.04% $30.83 $31.63 $65,780 5.5%
41-9031 Sales Engineers detail 130 14.7% 0.03% $33.55 $35.35 $73,530 4.0%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 27,240 2.3% 6.82% $17.55 $18.60 $38,680 0.7%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 1,420 4.6% 0.36% $27.06 $28.40 $59,070 1.4%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 4,010 2.8% 1.01% $17.89 $18.45 $38,370 0.8%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 660 5.5% 0.17% $16.70 $17.21 $35,790 1.4%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 2,470 3.4% 0.62% $18.18 $18.75 $39,000 1.0%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 640 3.8% 0.16% $18.21 $18.71 $38,920 1.1%
43-3061 Procurement Clerks detail 210 10.6% 0.05% $17.83 $17.99 $37,420 2.5%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 4,380 4.3% 1.10% $18.14 $19.01 $39,530 1.2%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 2,820 6.0% 0.71% $19.72 $20.36 $42,350 1.3%
43-4071 File Clerks detail 50 33.9% 0.01% $13.18 $13.78 $28,660 5.2%
43-4151 Order Clerks detail 140 19.0% 0.04% $20.00 $20.00 $41,600 3.1%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping detail 620 4.4% 0.16% $18.63 $19.23 $39,990 1.3%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 720 5.7% 0.18% $13.42 $13.65 $28,380 1.2%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 11,340 2.7% 2.84% $17.33 $18.22 $37,900 0.8%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 3,630 4.0% 0.91% $21.64 $22.31 $46,410 1.2%
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks detail 5,410 3.3% 1.35% $16.06 $16.52 $34,360 0.8%
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers detail 2,050 5.7% 0.51% $14.85 $15.52 $32,290 1.7%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail 230 7.4% 0.06% $17.42 $17.48 $36,360 2.0%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 2,740 4.3% 0.69% $17.54 $18.30 $38,060 1.2%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 760 5.4% 0.19% $21.75 $22.48 $46,760 1.5%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 1,980 5.3% 0.50% $16.43 $16.70 $34,740 1.5%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 3,350 4.5% 0.84% $14.77 $15.57 $32,380 1.5%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service detail (8) (8) (8) $16.12 $16.91 $35,170 7.1%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 3,200 4.5% 0.80% $14.67 $15.42 $32,070 1.6%
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other detail 30 22.7% 0.01% $20.39 $20.61 $42,870 5.0%
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations major 7,990 5.4% 2.00% $24.28 $25.39 $52,810 1.5%
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers detail 250 8.9% 0.06% $29.62 $30.74 $63,930 3.0%
47-2000 Construction Trades Workers minor 7,420 5.7% 1.86% $24.34 $25.34 $52,700 1.6%
47-2020 Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons broad 310 25.2% 0.08% $25.58 $25.04 $52,080 2.7%
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons detail 310 25.2% 0.08% $25.58 $25.04 $52,080 2.7%
47-2031 Carpenters detail 120 22.3% 0.03% $23.85 $23.10 $48,060 2.8%
47-2070 Construction Equipment Operators broad 70 28.5% 0.02% $21.34 $22.95 $47,730 7.0%
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators detail 70 28.5% 0.02% $21.34 $22.95 $47,730 7.0%
47-2111 Electricians detail 5,800 4.7% 1.45% $24.26 $25.23 $52,470 1.6%
47-2140 Painters and Paperhangers broad 40 22.0% 0.01% $20.12 $20.07 $41,750 7.3%
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance detail 40 22.0% 0.01% $20.12 $20.07 $41,750 7.3%
47-2150 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters broad 660 40.4% 0.17% $31.41 $30.09 $62,590 4.3%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters detail 660 40.4% 0.17% $31.41 $30.09 $62,590 4.3%
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers detail 80 20.4% 0.02% $21.76 $23.45 $48,780 5.9%
47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers minor 200 7.4% 0.05% $23.51 $23.33 $48,530 3.6%
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers detail 140 7.5% 0.03% $24.47 $23.55 $48,980 3.8%
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators detail 50 19.3% 0.01% $21.94 $23.50 $48,880 5.2%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 44,830 4.1% 11.22% $22.21 $22.96 $47,760 1.0%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 3,890 4.1% 0.98% $32.25 $32.57 $67,750 1.4%
49-2000 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 890 23.0% 0.22% $25.43 $24.99 $51,990 3.1%
49-2090 Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers broad 880 23.0% 0.22% $25.43 $24.99 $51,980 3.1%
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers detail 40 25.5% 0.01% $20.29 $20.01 $41,620 3.7%
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment detail 840 24.3% 0.21% $25.68 $25.19 $52,400 3.1%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 740 14.8% 0.19% $21.57 $22.20 $46,180 3.1%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 280 17.0% 0.07% $20.41 $21.72 $45,170 5.4%
49-3040 Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics broad 430 22.9% 0.11% $22.03 $22.47 $46,740 3.5%
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines detail 430 22.9% 0.11% $22.03 $22.47 $46,740 3.5%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 39,300 4.2% 9.84% $21.66 $21.98 $45,720 1.1%
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers detail 80 16.2% 0.02% $26.03 $26.00 $54,090 6.3%
49-9040 Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers broad 20,960 3.8% 5.25% $22.53 $23.12 $48,080 1.1%
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics detail 13,470 5.0% 3.37% $23.13 $23.57 $49,020 1.1%
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery detail 4,040 3.7% 1.01% $21.07 $21.49 $44,700 2.7%
49-9044 Millwrights detail 2,480 11.4% 0.62% $22.69 $24.45 $50,860 3.5%
49-9045 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons detail 960 7.7% 0.24% $20.16 $20.19 $41,990 1.5%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 17,970 7.3% 4.50% $20.62 $20.67 $42,990 1.6%
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad 240 15.3% 0.06% $17.92 $19.12 $39,770 4.7%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 110 14.7% 0.03% $15.02 $15.55 $32,350 3.0%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail 100 28.7% 0.03% $24.45 $22.97 $47,770 5.8%
51-0000 Production Occupations major 234,740 2.0% 58.76% $17.32 $18.21 $37,880 0.8%
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers detail 17,970 2.3% 4.50% $26.96 $27.91 $58,060 0.8%
51-2000 Assemblers and Fabricators minor 10,560 9.1% 2.64% $16.23 $16.96 $35,270 3.6%
51-2020 Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers broad 1,000 12.2% 0.25% $16.37 $16.71 $34,750 2.7%
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers detail 690 11.4% 0.17% $18.08 $18.40 $38,280 1.9%
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers detail 280 33.0% 0.07% $12.46 $13.15 $27,340 4.3%
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters detail 470 15.3% 0.12% $17.65 $17.35 $36,080 3.7%
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators broad 9,080 10.8% 2.27% $16.10 $16.96 $35,270 4.1%
51-2092 Team Assemblers detail 8,370 11.6% 2.09% $16.19 $17.02 $35,400 4.4%
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other detail 720 18.5% 0.18% $15.15 $16.24 $33,770 4.7%
51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers minor 157,450 2.1% 39.42% $17.09 $17.69 $36,790 0.9%
51-4010 Computer Control Programmers and Operators broad 5,990 11.4% 1.50% $17.49 $17.66 $36,730 2.1%
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic detail 5,850 11.7% 1.46% $17.41 $17.55 $36,510 2.2%
51-4012 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic detail 140 8.6% 0.03% $20.81 $22.05 $45,860 2.2%
51-4020 Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad 34,720 4.4% 8.69% $18.15 $18.63 $38,750 1.8%
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 14,110 4.5% 3.53% $16.66 $17.01 $35,390 1.4%
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 2,370 8.8% 0.59% $16.87 $17.96 $37,360 3.8%
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 18,240 7.5% 4.57% $19.79 $19.97 $41,530 2.7%
51-4030 Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad 27,450 3.7% 6.87% $15.39 $15.90 $33,060 1.0%
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 11,930 4.8% 2.99% $15.34 $15.81 $32,880 1.3%
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 2,100 11.8% 0.53% $15.03 $15.98 $33,230 3.1%
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 9,090 6.0% 2.28% $14.46 $15.11 $31,430 1.5%
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 1,880 6.6% 0.47% $17.70 $18.21 $37,880 1.7%
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 2,440 9.4% 0.61% $17.24 $17.40 $36,190 3.1%
51-4041 Machinists detail 8,070 7.7% 2.02% $18.67 $19.29 $40,120 1.5%
51-4050 Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters broad 28,020 3.6% 7.02% $17.94 $18.60 $38,690 1.3%
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders detail 18,000 4.6% 4.50% $18.78 $19.31 $40,160 1.6%
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal detail 10,030 4.0% 2.51% $16.48 $17.33 $36,050 1.3%
51-4060 Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic broad 2,180 6.3% 0.55% $19.32 $20.04 $41,690 2.3%
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic detail 330 14.9% 0.08% $19.94 $21.14 $43,980 4.9%
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic detail 1,850 6.1% 0.46% $19.21 $19.84 $41,270 2.1%
51-4070 Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic broad 24,170 4.0% 6.05% $15.32 $15.76 $32,770 1.0%
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers detail 9,830 5.1% 2.46% $14.47 $14.93 $31,050 1.1%
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 14,340 5.8% 3.59% $15.83 $16.32 $33,950 1.4%
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 4,950 8.7% 1.24% $17.54 $17.99 $37,410 3.0%
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers detail 3,780 7.3% 0.95% $20.66 $20.88 $43,440 2.0%
51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers broad 8,460 5.9% 2.12% $17.33 $17.89 $37,200 1.6%
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers detail 7,850 6.1% 1.96% $17.41 $17.93 $37,300 1.7%
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 610 19.4% 0.15% $16.70 $17.28 $35,940 2.7%
51-4190 Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers broad 9,660 6.3% 2.42% $17.59 $18.14 $37,730 2.3%
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 5,350 9.3% 1.34% $19.09 $19.57 $40,700 2.7%
51-4192 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic detail 80 19.8% 0.02% $16.35 $16.96 $35,270 8.3%
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic detail 880 7.3% 0.22% $15.56 $16.20 $33,690 2.8%
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners detail 1,130 11.8% 0.28% $13.28 $14.32 $29,790 4.0%
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other detail 2,220 12.5% 0.55% $16.26 $17.46 $36,320 3.9%
51-6000 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers minor 50 26.5% 0.01% $13.81 $14.36 $29,860 9.6%
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers detail 30 42.0% 0.01% $11.74 $13.37 $27,820 22.1%
51-7000 Woodworkers minor 30 25.8% 0.01% $14.34 $17.13 $35,640 8.8%
51-8000 Plant and System Operators minor 2,540 36.6% 0.64% (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators detail (8) (8) (8) $21.46 $22.54 $46,870 3.0%
51-8031 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators detail 140 14.1% 0.04% $19.68 $20.27 $42,170 3.4%
51-8090 Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators broad (8) (8) (8) $16.54 $16.63 $34,580 5.0%
51-9000 Other Production Occupations minor 46,130 3.3% 11.55% $15.80 $16.29 $33,880 1.4%
51-9010 Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders broad 1,430 14.7% 0.36% $20.32 $20.04 $41,680 2.0%
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders detail 670 12.9% 0.17% $21.13 $21.36 $44,430 2.9%
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 760 19.6% 0.19% $19.85 $18.88 $39,270 2.6%
51-9020 Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers broad 6,700 7.4% 1.68% $14.63 $15.08 $31,370 2.1%
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 470 15.5% 0.12% $16.89 $17.24 $35,850 3.2%
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand detail 5,950 8.2% 1.49% $14.32 $14.63 $30,430 2.4%
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 290 17.1% 0.07% $20.99 $20.83 $43,330 8.4%
51-9030 Cutting Workers broad 200 24.1% 0.05% $18.28 $16.51 $34,330 6.1%
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 200 25.0% 0.05% $18.51 $16.53 $34,390 6.4%
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 1,240 35.2% 0.31% $14.44 $15.78 $32,810 4.2%
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders detail 2,240 10.7% 0.56% $17.87 $17.59 $36,590 3.3%
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers detail 12,460 2.8% 3.12% $17.82 $18.53 $38,550 1.1%
51-9071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers detail 30 42.6% 0.01% $15.69 $17.09 $35,550 8.0%
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders detail 2,300 8.1% 0.58% $15.13 $14.98 $31,160 2.3%
51-9120 Painting Workers broad 1,590 10.2% 0.40% $15.67 $15.85 $32,960 2.0%
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders detail 1,520 10.5% 0.38% $15.41 $15.58 $32,400 2.0%
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers detail (8) (8) (8) $20.82 $21.49 $44,700 2.9%
51-9190 Miscellaneous Production Workers broad 17,910 6.2% 4.48% $14.29 $14.95 $31,100 3.3%
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders detail 450 10.3% 0.11% $14.55 $14.62 $30,400 3.7%
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic detail 290 25.4% 0.07% $15.10 $14.63 $30,430 2.9%
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers detail 12,360 5.0% 3.10% $13.91 $14.63 $30,430 2.1%
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other detail 4,780 19.1% 1.20% $16.27 $15.82 $32,910 9.6%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 29,770 3.7% 7.45% $16.62 $17.65 $36,720 1.5%
53-1000 Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers minor 1,380 4.6% 0.34% $25.28 $26.05 $54,180 1.4%
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand detail 780 5.9% 0.19% $24.38 $24.79 $51,570 1.8%
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators detail 600 6.5% 0.15% $26.53 $27.68 $57,570 2.2%
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 2,180 5.7% 0.54% $18.07 $19.12 $39,770 3.7%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 2,170 5.6% 0.54% $18.07 $19.12 $39,780 3.7%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 1,990 5.9% 0.50% $18.42 $19.50 $40,560 3.7%
53-3033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers detail 180 12.3% 0.05% $14.30 $15.05 $31,310 3.8%
53-4000 Rail Transportation Workers minor 470 16.6% 0.12% $22.86 $22.93 $47,690 3.4%
53-4010 Locomotive Engineers and Operators broad 370 17.9% 0.09% $22.67 $22.57 $46,950 4.0%
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers detail 60 13.1% 0.02% $22.02 $23.88 $49,660 9.2%
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers detail 300 20.9% 0.08% $22.89 $22.32 $46,420 4.4%
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters detail 50 25.1% 0.01% $24.72 $24.05 $50,020 4.0%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 25,720 3.7% 6.44% $16.07 $16.96 $35,280 1.5%
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders detail 190 19.1% 0.05% $18.53 $18.37 $38,200 4.7%
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators detail 6,280 5.9% 1.57% $20.18 $21.22 $44,140 2.4%
53-7030 Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators broad 130 30.1% 0.03% $18.82 $21.19 $44,080 8.6%
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators detail 130 30.1% 0.03% $18.82 $21.19 $44,080 8.6%
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators detail 80 25.1% 0.02% $16.41 $16.37 $34,050 3.9%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 6,310 4.5% 1.58% $16.08 $16.42 $34,150 1.1%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers, Hand broad 12,610 4.6% 3.16% $14.17 $15.00 $31,200 2.1%
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment detail 260 21.8% 0.07% $13.21 $14.71 $30,590 7.9%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail 7,700 5.8% 1.93% $15.03 $15.58 $32,410 2.5%
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers detail 2,100 8.9% 0.53% $14.27 $15.48 $32,210 3.2%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand detail 2,550 7.6% 0.64% $12.52 $12.88 $26,790 1.6%
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders detail 50 34.6% 0.01% $21.26 $22.34 $46,470 6.5%
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other detail 70 8.8% 0.02% $21.23 $21.10 $43,890 3.1%

About May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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.




Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2012 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2012 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2012 Occupation Profiles

Technical notes

 

Last Modified Date: January 6, 2014