Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

All assemblers and fabricators 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)
270,950 2.0 % $13.98 $29,070 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.46 $9.76 $12.46 $16.78 $22.73
Annual Wage (2) $17,590 $20,300 $25,920 $34,910 $47,280


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)
Employment Services 77,560 2.49 $11.71 $24,360
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 24,950 14.76 $21.14 $43,970
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 11,540 2.44 $16.02 $33,320
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 10,970 4.06 $13.72 $28,530
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 8,780 7.28 $13.82 $28,750

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 24,950 14.76 $21.14 $43,970
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 8,780 7.28 $13.82 $28,750
Hardware Manufacturing 1,290 5.80 $13.40 $27,880
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 1,700 4.88 $12.57 $26,140
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 860 4.61 $13.50 $28,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spectator Sports 280 0.21 $35.95 $74,780
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $33.92 $70,550
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 24,950 14.76 $21.14 $43,970
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing 150 0.09 $19.36 $40,280
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing 110 0.08 $18.92 $39,360


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)
Michigan 21,730 5.55 2.67 $16.15 $33,580
Ohio 21,370 4.23 2.03 $15.03 $31,270
California 21,020 1.47 0.71 $14.45 $30,050
Indiana 17,120 6.09 2.93 $15.03 $31,260
Minnesota 16,560 6.27 3.02 $14.91 $31,010




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)
Minnesota 16,560 6.27 3.02 $14.91 $31,010
Indiana 17,120 6.09 2.93 $15.03 $31,260
Michigan 21,730 5.55 2.67 $16.15 $33,580
Tennessee 14,110 5.31 2.55 $12.31 $25,600
Kentucky 8,350 4.73 2.27 $11.90 $24,750




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas 4,320 3.27 1.57 $21.19 $44,070
Alaska 90 0.29 0.14 $16.54 $34,390
Michigan 21,730 5.55 2.67 $16.15 $33,580
Oregon 5,850 3.64 1.75 $15.65 $32,560
Maryland 2,680 1.07 0.51 $15.63 $32,510





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)
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 11,250 6.43 3.09 $15.38 $31,990
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 7,040 6.57 3.16 $17.71 $36,830
Kansas City, MO-KS 6,150 6.34 3.05 $22.25 $46,280
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,740 1.58 0.76 $14.16 $29,450
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,540 1.07 0.52 $13.56 $28,210
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,950 1.28 0.62 $13.33 $27,730
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,310 3.06 1.47 $15.59 $32,420
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,280 1.62 0.78 $11.98 $24,920
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 4,150 38.24 18.39 $13.69 $28,480
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 4,040 4.16 2.00 $11.62 $24,160




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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 4,150 38.24 18.39 $13.69 $28,480
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 3,480 15.95 7.67 $23.94 $49,800
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 950 15.04 7.23 $24.22 $50,390
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 1,630 12.58 6.05 $13.45 $27,980
St. Cloud, MN 1,100 11.50 5.53 $13.71 $28,520
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1,090 10.58 5.09 $11.45 $23,820
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 3,270 8.50 4.09 $15.54 $32,320
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 480 8.47 4.07 $11.83 $24,600
Johnson City, TN 640 8.23 3.96 $12.77 $26,560
Appleton, WI 870 7.60 3.66 $11.39 $23,680