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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

49-9045 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

Build or repair equipment such as furnaces, kilns, cupolas, boilers, converters, ladles, soaking pits, and ovens, using refractory materials.


National estimates for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
Industry profile for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
Geographic profile for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

National estimates for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
760 16.6 % $ 26.48 $ 55,080 2.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.40 $ 21.42 $ 26.26 $ 30.79 $ 36.80
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,190 $ 44,560 $ 54,610 $ 64,040 $ 76,550


Industry profile for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 260 0.03 $ 28.32 $ 58,910
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.30 $ 56,780
Foundries 80 0.07 $ 19.96 $ 41,520
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 70 0.02 $ 24.39 $ 50,740

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.30 $ 56,780
Foundries 80 0.07 $ 19.96 $ 41,520
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 260 0.03 $ 28.32 $ 58,910
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 70 0.02 $ 24.39 $ 50,740

Top paying industries for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 260 0.03 $ 28.32 $ 58,910
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.30 $ 56,780
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 70 0.02 $ 24.39 $ 50,740
Foundries 80 0.07 $ 19.96 $ 41,520


Geographic profile for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 250 0.02 3.73 $ 28.15 $ 58,550
Alabama 60 0.03 5.63 $ 25.59 $ 53,230
Indiana 50 0.02 3.27 $ 27.19 $ 56,550
Illinois 50 0.01 1.55 $ 21.78 $ 45,290
New York 30 0.00 0.63 $ 33.86 $ 70,430




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alabama 60 0.03 5.63 $ 25.59 $ 53,230
Texas 250 0.02 3.73 $ 28.15 $ 58,550
Indiana 50 0.02 3.27 $ 27.19 $ 56,550
Illinois 50 0.01 1.55 $ 21.78 $ 45,290
New York 30 0.00 0.63 $ 33.86 $ 70,430




Top paying states for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 30 0.00 0.63 $ 33.86 $ 70,430
Texas 250 0.02 3.73 $ 28.15 $ 58,550
Indiana 50 0.02 3.27 $ 27.19 $ 56,550
Tennessee (8) (8) (8) $ 26.36 $ 54,830
Alabama 60 0.03 5.63 $ 25.59 $ 53,230



About May 2020 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 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 OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021