Occupational Employment Statistics

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

SIC 37 - Transportation Equipment

These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in SIC Major Group 37 - Transportation Equipment.

SIC Major Group 37 - Transportation Equipment consists of:


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SIC 37 - Transportation Equipment

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Industry Total top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
00-0000 Industry Total 1,885,920 100.00% $18.03 $19.79 $41,160 2.1 %
Management Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
11-0000 Management Occupations 102,650 5.44% $36.09 $37.03 $77,020 1.2 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,050 0.21% $60.25 $52.31 $108,810 2.6 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 13,780 0.73% $36.91 $38.36 $79,790 2.0 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 510 0.03% $30.67 $31.64 $65,800 4.3 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 2,480 0.13% $38.41 $38.64 $80,360 2.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 6,570 0.35% $32.75 $35.13 $73,070 4.9 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 360 0.02% $29.81 $30.79 $64,050 9.8 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 2,690 0.14% $28.05 $30.51 $63,460 3.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,350 0.28% $38.31 $38.08 $79,210 2.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 6,170 0.33% $35.43 $36.42 $75,760 2.9 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers (3) 4,770 0.25% $33.41 $33.18 $69,020 1.6 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers (3) 18,250 0.97% $33.67 $33.15 $68,950 0.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers (3) 4,490 0.24% $32.03 $31.85 $66,240 1.3 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,790 0.09% $30.23 $30.74 $63,940 3.0 %
11-9021 Construction Managers (5) (5) $24.37 $24.81 $51,600 14.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 19,020 1.01% $39.84 $40.40 $84,020 2.5 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 130 0.01% $58.11 $52.63 $109,460 5.4 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 770 0.04% $43.15 $42.56 $88,510 4.1 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers (5) (5) $34.67 $34.55 $71,850 4.1 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 84,850 4.50% $26.12 $27.16 $56,490 2.9 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products (3) 2,730 0.14% $24.75 $26.23 $54,560 4.7 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products (3) 13,230 0.70% $22.18 $24.13 $50,180 3.5 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators (5) (5) $23.04 $23.47 $48,820 9.4 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 970 0.05% $30.27 $30.37 $63,160 3.5 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators (3) 6,290 0.33% $23.74 $24.59 $51,150 2.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 830 0.04% $21.60 $21.82 $45,380 2.3 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 2,660 0.14% $22.99 $23.48 $48,850 2.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 4,790 0.25% $28.24 $27.53 $57,260 6.6 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 12,170 0.65% $27.06 $28.26 $58,780 3.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors (3) 10,120 0.54% $22.64 $25.17 $52,360 4.2 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts (3) 1,950 0.10% $24.58 $26.28 $54,670 2.2 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts (3) 140 0.01% $27.41 $29.92 $62,230 8.1 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 1,330 0.07% $28.99 $28.93 $60,170 1.8 %
Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 40,110 2.13% $27.48 $27.68 $57,580 2.2 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 280 0.01% $29.83 $29.98 $62,360 4.7 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers (3) 3,370 0.18% $23.64 $24.83 $51,650 1.5 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 2,010 0.11% $30.26 $30.13 $62,680 2.6 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 4,120 0.22% $28.29 $29.30 $60,950 3.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 5,660 0.30% $20.91 $22.00 $45,770 3.4 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts (5) (5) $30.37 $30.23 $62,880 3.5 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,280 0.17% $26.03 $26.45 $55,010 2.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts (5) (5) $27.61 $27.02 $56,200 2.6 %
15-2021 Mathematicians (5) (5) $37.12 $35.96 $74,790 3.9 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 970 0.05% $24.29 $24.92 $51,830 5.6 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 235,720 12.50% $27.54 $28.49 $59,270 2.1 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers (3) 43,600 2.31% $30.40 $30.28 $62,980 2.2 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers (3) 200 0.01% $26.21 $26.97 $56,090 2.5 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 680 0.04% $35.96 $35.70 $74,260 7.6 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 1,590 0.08% $26.01 $26.38 $54,880 2.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,530 0.08% $30.28 $30.80 $64,060 4.5 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 190 0.01% $31.14 $30.56 $63,560 3.4 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 1,950 0.10% $26.33 $26.59 $55,320 2.4 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 25,250 1.34% $28.18 $27.97 $58,180 1.4 %
17-2121 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (3) (5) (5) $20.47 $22.26 $46,310 2.4 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers (3) 2,040 0.11% $30.66 $30.72 $63,910 3.4 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers (3) 18,870 1.00% $25.64 $27.23 $56,650 1.3 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters (5) (5) $35.57 $34.98 $72,750 9.4 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 640 0.03% $16.38 $17.69 $36,800 13.1 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 7,770 0.41% $20.68 $23.42 $48,710 11.4 %
17-3021 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 7,430 0.39% $24.93 $26.25 $54,610 4.5 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians (3) (5) (5) $20.87 $22.13 $46,030 4.0 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 3,520 0.19% $21.03 $21.20 $44,090 6.1 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 1,810 0.10% $21.88 $21.99 $45,730 6.8 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 80 0.00% $20.58 $23.54 $48,960 6.8 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 4,390 0.23% $17.87 $18.66 $38,810 1.9 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 6,310 0.33% $28.06 $27.64 $57,480 3.3 %
19-2031 Chemists (3) 230 0.01% $27.30 $27.85 $57,930 3.0 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 230 0.01% $24.60 $25.44 $52,920 8.2 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 800 0.04% $34.69 $35.28 $73,370 6.6 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 170 0.01% $30.05 $28.93 $60,170 7.3 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 1,330 0.07% $23.24 $22.87 $47,580 7.8 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 420 0.02% $21.80 $19.98 $41,560 8.0 %
Legal Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
23-0000 Legal Occupations 870 0.05% $49.70 $45.96 $95,590 12.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 640 0.03% $55.72 $54.59 $113,550 13.9 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 200 0.01% $20.03 $20.74 $43,150 2.1 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 430 0.02% $19.19 $20.03 $41,660 3.0 %
25-4031 Library Technicians 60 0.00% $16.61 $16.95 $35,250 2.8 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators (5) (5) $19.22 $19.94 $41,480 6.5 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 13,340 0.71% $23.54 $24.21 $50,360 3.4 %
27-1011 Art Directors 130 0.01% $24.55 $24.99 $51,980 5.3 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 140 0.01% $17.57 $23.86 $49,640 15.7 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 380 0.02% $22.44 $22.16 $46,090 4.3 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 6,370 0.34% $23.63 $24.43 $50,800 6.5 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 1,110 0.06% $22.78 $23.29 $48,440 7.4 %
27-1025 Interior Designers (3) (5) (5) $14.76 $15.90 $33,070 8.0 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists (3) 670 0.04% $23.14 $23.99 $49,900 3.4 %
27-3041 Editors 700 0.04% $25.11 $25.23 $52,480 3.7 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 2,240 0.12% $23.29 $23.51 $48,900 3.7 %
27-4021 Photographers (3) 130 0.01% $23.65 $24.31 $50,560 3.6 %
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 1,230 0.07% $22.74 $23.68 $49,250 2.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses (3) 650 0.03% $22.46 $22.54 $46,880 1.0 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 320 0.02% $23.94 $24.44 $50,840 3.7 %
Protective Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 4,840 0.26% $12.72 $14.09 $29,300 4.8 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters (3) 330 0.02% $17.78 $16.64 $34,600 2.8 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators (5) (5) $27.95 $27.46 $57,120 4.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards (3) 3,490 0.19% $11.02 $12.08 $25,120 2.3 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (5) (5) $9.34 $9.83 $20,450 3.5 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 12,010 0.64% $13.09 $15.22 $31,660 3.9 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (3) 10,970 0.58% $12.99 $15.01 $31,220 2.2 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 100 0.01% $15.40 $16.62 $34,580 22.2 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations (5) (5) $10.07 $12.83 $26,690 21.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 16,870 0.89% $21.31 $23.86 $49,620 2.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 150 0.01% $16.56 $18.83 $39,170 6.7 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,200 0.06% $30.10 $30.95 $64,370 4.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks (3) 60 0.00% $7.82 $8.53 $17,740 5.6 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (3) 600 0.03% $12.83 $13.56 $28,200 3.0 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons (3) 630 0.03% $14.72 $20.66 $42,980 13.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (3) 2,760 0.15% $24.59 $27.03 $56,220 2.2 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products (3) 7,720 0.41% $19.76 $22.23 $46,230 1.3 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters (3) 120 0.01% $14.42 $14.85 $30,880 6.6 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers (3) 1,420 0.08% $29.11 $28.64 $59,580 1.5 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 136,290 7.23% $13.97 $15.28 $31,790 2.0 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers (3) 7,240 0.38% $19.58 $21.25 $44,190 1.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service (3) 990 0.05% $10.52 $11.17 $23,230 5.3 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors (3) 110 0.01% $11.96 $12.07 $25,090 4.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators (3) 1,940 0.10% $11.66 $12.15 $25,260 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks (3) 8,820 0.47% $12.12 $12.94 $26,910 1.1 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks (3) 2,220 0.12% $12.75 $13.42 $27,910 0.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks (3) 2,750 0.15% $13.87 $15.87 $33,020 4.4 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 6,380 0.34% $15.97 $16.95 $35,250 3.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks (3) 920 0.05% $9.97 $10.64 $22,130 3.0 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,100 0.16% $11.86 $13.17 $27,390 5.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping (3) 2,350 0.12% $13.18 $13.91 $28,930 1.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks (3) 2,230 0.12% $10.16 $10.68 $22,220 1.2 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers (3) (5) (5) $6.74 $8.15 $16,950 9.0 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance (3) (5) (5) $17.45 $18.82 $39,140 6.2 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks (3) 18,060 0.96% $18.20 $18.18 $37,810 1.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks (3) 18,220 0.97% $11.73 $12.94 $26,910 1.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers (3) 15,490 0.82% $12.64 $13.91 $28,930 1.5 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping (3) 1,250 0.07% $20.15 $18.23 $37,920 3.5 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 14,650 0.78% $16.06 $16.41 $34,130 1.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 6,700 0.36% $12.19 $12.78 $26,570 2.1 %
43-9011 Computer Operators (3) 1,440 0.08% $15.64 $16.44 $34,190 1.4 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists (3) 720 0.04% $12.15 $13.02 $27,070 3.3 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 70 0.00% $17.67 $16.39 $34,090 10.9 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (3) 250 0.01% $11.12 $11.76 $24,470 6.0 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 12,070 0.64% $11.61 $13.49 $28,050 7.6 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 84,210 4.47% $16.27 $18.07 $37,580 3.4 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 2,230 0.12% $20.86 $22.25 $46,290 3.5 %
47-2011 Boilermakers (3) 200 0.01% $16.56 $16.62 $34,570 3.4 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 80 0.00% $25.26 $25.03 $52,070 4.7 %
47-2031 Carpenters 6,870 0.36% $14.40 $15.05 $31,300 3.1 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers (3) 70 0.00% $11.13 $10.17 $21,160 3.5 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators (3) 1,430 0.08% $10.27 $11.58 $24,090 4.9 %
47-2111 Electricians 23,990 1.27% $23.81 $22.86 $47,540 3.5 %
47-2130 Insulation Workers (3) 2,630 0.14% $14.99 $14.62 $30,410 2.3 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 7,790 0.41% $13.93 $14.96 $31,120 6.1 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters (3) 15,920 0.84% $19.98 $19.37 $40,280 2.4 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers (3) 19,500 1.03% $14.72 $15.47 $32,170 2.6 %
47-3013 Helpers—Electricians 70 0.00% $8.18 $8.80 $18,300 7.6 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers (3) 110 0.01% $24.49 $26.50 $55,110 3.6 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 116,370 6.17% $17.82 $18.60 $38,690 2.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7,180 0.38% $23.97 $24.16 $50,250 1.8 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 120 0.01% $23.75 $22.91 $47,650 5.1 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 5,260 0.28% $21.43 $20.69 $43,040 8.9 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 300 0.02% $23.69 $21.47 $44,660 6.3 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 2,410 0.13% $15.74 $16.69 $34,710 7.3 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,600 0.08% $16.31 $17.48 $36,350 7.8 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 1,030 0.05% $9.99 $11.77 $24,490 6.5 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 16,100 0.85% $16.20 $16.96 $35,280 5.1 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 690 0.04% $12.77 $12.61 $26,230 7.5 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics (3) 2,380 0.13% $17.59 $17.52 $36,450 5.3 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists (3) 2,410 0.13% $18.79 $18.34 $38,150 1.4 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines (3) 470 0.02% $15.24 $15.64 $32,530 2.5 %
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers (3) 1,540 0.08% $12.39 $12.72 $26,450 2.0 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 2,430 0.13% $12.69 $13.30 $27,660 2.9 %
49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics (3) (5) (5) $13.66 $13.03 $27,100 3.2 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 60 0.00% $9.63 $9.44 $19,630 3.7 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians (5) (5) $12.22 $12.52 $26,040 2.0 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (3) 1,350 0.07% $21.24 $20.70 $43,060 3.1 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 11,600 0.62% $20.63 $21.43 $44,580 4.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (3) 24,900 1.32% $16.88 $17.75 $36,920 2.1 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery (3) 6,850 0.36% $18.68 $18.84 $39,180 2.8 %
49-9044 Millwrights (3) 8,760 0.46% $23.14 $22.67 $47,150 0.9 %
49-9096 Riggers (3) 3,490 0.19% $13.94 $13.85 $28,810 2.2 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (3) 2,530 0.13% $10.13 $10.62 $22,080 2.0 %
Production Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
51-0000 Production Occupations 958,020 50.80% $14.49 $15.93 $33,120 1.6 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51,950 2.75% $20.41 $21.43 $44,570 1.3 %
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers (3) 15,900 0.84% $18.06 $17.74 $36,890 3.0 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers (3) 2,070 0.11% $10.33 $10.43 $21,690 4.6 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 12,160 0.64% $11.04 $11.94 $24,830 7.3 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 3,830 0.20% $9.06 $10.56 $21,970 11.5 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 33,250 1.76% $14.53 $14.66 $30,490 4.5 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 17,140 0.91% $13.41 $14.10 $29,330 6.9 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 25,810 1.37% $11.45 $12.32 $25,620 3.0 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 158,240 8.39% $11.01 $12.42 $25,820 3.2 %
51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators 390 0.02% $11.43 $10.85 $22,570 8.5 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 24,020 1.27% $13.92 $14.38 $29,910 2.8 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 3,870 0.21% $18.60 $19.15 $39,840 4.8 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,040 0.11% $11.57 $13.23 $27,530 9.4 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 10,860 0.58% $20.96 $18.09 $37,630 6.8 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,130 0.22% $16.38 $17.87 $37,170 7.5 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 25,320 1.34% $12.08 $13.03 $27,110 3.0 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 9,580 0.51% $12.19 $13.73 $28,560 5.5 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 15,340 0.81% $12.47 $14.03 $29,180 3.5 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 15,420 0.82% $14.55 $15.46 $32,160 3.1 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,750 0.20% $15.92 $16.89 $35,130 4.4 %
51-4041 Machinists 39,890 2.12% $15.02 $15.40 $32,030 2.0 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders (3) 860 0.05% $13.15 $14.54 $30,240 4.3 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 4,070 0.22% $24.23 $21.56 $44,840 13.7 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 760 0.04% $16.97 $16.28 $33,860 8.2 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 4,570 0.24% $11.92 $11.94 $24,830 3.1 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 13,780 0.73% $11.96 $14.21 $29,550 10.3 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (3) 19,520 1.04% $14.86 $15.83 $32,920 3.2 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers (3) 22,450 1.19% $22.59 $22.86 $47,550 1.2 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (3) 62,880 3.33% $13.20 $14.46 $30,080 1.1 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (3) 13,170 0.70% $13.53 $15.15 $31,510 3.2 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (3) 4,600 0.24% $12.93 $14.54 $30,230 2.9 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 1,900 0.10% $13.57 $14.83 $30,840 7.0 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (3) 1,650 0.09% $10.09 $12.03 $25,020 5.8 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners (3) 4,300 0.23% $16.49 $17.87 $37,170 2.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators (3) 90 0.00% $11.73 $14.98 $31,150 13.8 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators (3) 3,390 0.18% $8.98 $9.17 $19,080 2.3 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 90 0.00% $9.01 $9.69 $20,160 12.3 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 80 0.00% $10.05 $10.20 $21,230 3.9 %
51-6093 Upholsterers (3) 1,580 0.08% $10.55 $11.82 $24,580 3.2 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 2,090 0.11% $11.56 $12.09 $25,160 4.1 %
51-7031 Model Makers, Wood 1,360 0.07% $12.17 $13.99 $29,110 7.9 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood 340 0.02% $13.72 $14.69 $30,560 4.1 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood (3) 60 0.00% $10.14 $10.48 $21,800 4.1 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 1,530 0.08% $10.72 $13.27 $27,610 8.2 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 200 0.01% $17.30 $17.71 $36,830 4.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,230 0.07% $24.44 $23.53 $48,940 3.5 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators (3) 400 0.02% $21.89 $20.30 $42,230 2.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders (3) 300 0.02% $15.87 $16.20 $33,710 3.2 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,470 0.08% $11.75 $12.26 $25,510 3.8 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand (3) 8,770 0.47% $11.79 $13.83 $28,760 4.6 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (5) (5) $11.44 $12.78 $26,580 7.3 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (3) 270 0.01% $11.10 $11.34 $23,590 4.0 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (3) (5) (5) $9.98 $10.40 $21,630 6.6 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders (3) (5) (5) $12.45 $12.07 $25,100 9.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers (3) 56,860 3.01% $17.94 $17.77 $36,960 1.4 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 920 0.05% $11.82 $12.87 $26,770 5.6 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (3) 10,800 0.57% $11.59 $13.13 $27,320 2.8 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment (3) 15,400 0.82% $15.18 $15.91 $33,090 1.4 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders (3) 390 0.02% $10.83 $12.26 $25,500 10.9 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,000 0.05% $10.21 $10.62 $22,090 6.2 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders (3) 160 0.01% $10.40 $11.80 $24,540 11.3 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers (3) 260 0.01% $9.06 $10.00 $20,800 6.2 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 14,290 0.76% $10.54 $10.66 $22,170 3.7 %
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Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 71,270 3.78% $13.70 $15.76 $32,780 3.6 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,310 0.12% $19.50 $20.33 $42,300 3.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,070 0.06% $23.26 $23.63 $49,150 8.1 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 190 0.01% (2) (2) $45,460 6.4 %
53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists (5) (5) $29.34 $28.59 $59,470 19.4 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers (3) 50 0.00% $9.74 $10.93 $22,730 5.6 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 3,660 0.19% $16.85 $16.30 $33,910 5.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 4,130 0.22% $11.85 $13.84 $28,790 11.0 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels (3) 360 0.02% $13.89 $14.90 $30,990 9.1 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers (3) (5) (5) $19.85 $20.05 $41,710 3.1 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors (3) 2,180 0.12% $21.92 $20.61 $42,860 3.3 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators (3) 1,890 0.10% $15.99 $17.76 $36,930 3.3 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators (3) 19,580 1.04% $16.25 $16.84 $35,030 1.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment (3) 2,830 0.15% $16.92 $16.48 $34,280 4.0 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 20,260 1.07% $12.74 $14.53 $30,210 5.3 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers (3) 3,800 0.20% $11.12 $12.51 $26,020 4.9 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand (3) 4,880 0.26% $9.67 $10.54 $21,930 2.2 %

About 1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Estimates for residual, "All Other", occupations are not available.

(1) 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.

(2) = Hourly wage rates for occupations where workers typically work fewer than 2,080 hours per year are not available.

(3) = Wage rates are calculated using three years of data: 1997, 1998, and 1999.

(5) = Estimates not released due to high relative standard error.

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.



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Industry-Specific occupational employment and wage estimates for other SIC Major Groups:

1999 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Other OES estimates and related information:

1999 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

1999 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

1999 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

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