Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

51-9199 Production Workers, All Other

All production 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)
206,600 2.5 % $14.89 $30,980 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.62 $10.00 $13.26 $17.90 $23.73
Annual Wage (2) $17,920 $20,800 $27,590 $37,240 $49,350


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 65,880 2.01 $13.02 $27,090
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 5,350 1.88 $12.80 $26,620
Plastics Product Manufacturing 5,310 1.01 $14.83 $30,840
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 5,280 2.97 $25.06 $52,120
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 5,150 1.06 $12.36 $25,700

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing 180 5.29 $13.40 $27,880
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 2,680 3.32 $14.99 $31,180
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing 2,600 3.15 $17.86 $37,150
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 5,280 2.97 $25.06 $52,120
Other Food Manufacturing 4,990 2.80 $11.96 $24,880

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 1,370 0.71 $30.81 $64,080
Natural Gas Distribution 200 0.18 $29.90 $62,190
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 380 0.02 $25.38 $52,790
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 5,280 2.97 $25.06 $52,120
Motion Picture and Video Industries 110 0.03 $24.08 $50,090


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)
Illinois 17,640 3.09 1.98 $14.54 $30,250
California 16,950 1.15 0.74 $15.51 $32,260
Ohio 11,920 2.33 1.49 $15.92 $33,110
Tennessee 10,460 3.88 2.49 $16.50 $34,330
Michigan 10,260 2.57 1.65 $15.36 $31,940




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)
Iowa 9,140 6.12 3.93 $14.06 $29,240
Oregon 8,920 5.44 3.49 $14.44 $30,030
Kentucky 7,740 4.34 2.78 $11.77 $24,490
Tennessee 10,460 3.88 2.49 $16.50 $34,330
Louisiana 7,270 3.85 2.47 $16.05 $33,390




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 960 2.97 1.90 $34.04 $70,810
Wyoming 160 0.58 0.37 $24.65 $51,270
Nevada 1,070 0.93 0.60 $20.00 $41,610
Kansas 2,360 1.77 1.13 $17.31 $36,010
North Carolina 3,490 0.88 0.57 $17.12 $35,620





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 10,730 2.90 1.86 $14.55 $30,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,970 2.15 1.38 $11.90 $24,760
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,890 4.76 3.06 $14.10 $29,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,220 1.06 0.68 $15.37 $31,980
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,060 2.26 1.45 $15.49 $32,210
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,830 3.44 2.21 $16.21 $33,710
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,000 2.07 1.33 $16.98 $35,330
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 2,810 4.62 2.96 $11.87 $24,690
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,610 0.50 0.32 $14.06 $29,250
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,470 1.39 0.89 $14.52 $30,190




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)
Elizabethtown, KY 980 20.94 13.44 $10.66 $22,170
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 490 10.40 6.68 $18.06 $37,570
Dubuque, IA 590 10.39 6.67 $17.10 $35,580
Jackson, TN 520 8.95 5.75 (8) (8)
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 530 8.31 5.33 $16.07 $33,420
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 1,070 8.13 5.22 $15.35 $31,920
Joplin, MO 620 7.91 5.08 $14.23 $29,610
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 700 7.19 4.62 $15.58 $32,410
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 730 6.97 4.47 $14.49 $30,140
Racine, WI 520 6.95 4.46 $13.33 $27,720