Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
250,900 2.2 % $13.55 $28,190 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.50 $9.78 $12.37 $16.27 $20.40
Annual Wage (2) $17,680 $20,330 $25,720 $33,830 $42,440


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 81,960 2.50 $12.11 $25,180
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 13,090 7.35 $16.95 $35,250
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 11,590 4.22 $13.84 $28,780
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 9,370 1.86 $14.68 $30,530
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 8,640 6.53 $13.46 $27,990

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 13,090 7.35 $16.95 $35,250
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 8,640 6.53 $13.46 $27,990
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 1,940 5.76 $13.98 $29,070
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing 940 4.98 $14.10 $29,330
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 11,590 4.22 $13.84 $28,780

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 50 0.05 $39.16 $81,450
Spectator Sports 300 0.22 $35.88 $74,630
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution (8) (8) $24.85 $51,690
Support Activities for Air Transportation 70 0.04 $20.79 $43,240
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions (8) (8) $20.34 $42,310


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 22,900 1.56 0.82 $14.19 $29,510
Ohio 20,640 4.03 2.13 $12.99 $27,020
Michigan 15,650 3.91 2.07 $13.71 $28,510
Indiana 14,770 5.17 2.73 $13.62 $28,330
Minnesota 14,470 5.38 2.84 $15.36 $31,950




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)
Kentucky 9,900 5.55 2.93 $12.96 $26,950
Minnesota 14,470 5.38 2.84 $15.36 $31,950
Indiana 14,770 5.17 2.73 $13.62 $28,330
Iowa 6,260 4.20 2.22 $13.90 $28,920
Ohio 20,640 4.03 2.13 $12.99 $27,020




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 70 0.23 0.12 $17.14 $35,650
North Carolina 8,420 2.13 1.13 $15.86 $32,980
Oregon 5,600 3.42 1.81 $15.59 $32,430
Massachusetts 3,720 1.14 0.60 $15.53 $32,300
Minnesota 14,470 5.38 2.84 $15.36 $31,950





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 9,580 5.35 2.83 $15.94 $33,160
Columbus, OH 6,740 7.16 3.78 $11.75 $24,440
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,610 1.52 0.80 $14.18 $29,500
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,320 1.34 0.71 $13.79 $28,680
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,310 1.01 0.54 $14.82 $30,820
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 4,840 4.93 2.61 $11.40 $23,700
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 4,800 4.31 2.28 $13.61 $28,300
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 4,230 37.00 19.55 $13.04 $27,120
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,000 1.45 0.77 $12.02 $25,000
Lexington-Fayette, KY 3,890 15.54 8.21 $15.39 $32,020




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 4,230 37.00 19.55 $13.04 $27,120
Columbus, IN 950 20.09 10.62 (8) (8)
Lexington-Fayette, KY 3,890 15.54 8.21 $15.39 $32,020
St. Cloud, MN 1,110 11.49 6.07 $13.86 $28,840
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 460 8.05 4.25 $12.13 $25,220
Racine, WI 580 7.85 4.15 (8) (8)
Appleton, WI 880 7.60 4.02 $11.26 $23,420
Burlington, NC 410 7.34 3.88 $8.72 $18,150
Janesville, WI 450 7.33 3.88 $11.27 $23,440
Columbus, OH 6,740 7.16 3.78 $11.75 $24,440