Occupational Employment Statistics

2000 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

SIC 344 - Fabricated Structural Metal Products

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 Industry Group 344 - Fabricated Structural Metal Products.

SIC Industry Group 344 - Fabricated Structural Metal Products is part of: SIC Major Group 34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Transportation Equipment.

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SIC 344 - Fabricated Structural Metal Products

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Industry Total top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
00-0000 Industry Total 503,930 100.00% $13.08 $15.51 $32,250 0.6 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (1) Mean RSE
11-0000 Management Occupations 35,970 7.14% $31.02 $34.42 $71,600 1.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 3,630 0.72% $51.74 $49.81 $103,600 3.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 11,910 2.36% $34.99 $37.93 $78,890 2.3 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 120 0.02% $28.04 $31.03 $64,540 6.3 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 620 0.12% $36.36 $37.68 $78,360 2.8 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,870 0.37% $30.67 $33.30 $69,270 2.1 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 50 0.01% $28.92 $28.69 $59,680 7.2 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 760 0.15% $23.14 $25.03 $52,070 2.9 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 740 0.15% $31.39 $32.05 $66,670 1.9 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,580 0.51% $29.12 $32.16 $66,890 2.0 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 900 0.18% $24.58 $26.80 $55,740 2.0 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 5,620 1.12% $25.79 $28.08 $58,400 1.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,270 0.25% $24.77 $25.87 $53,810 1.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 510 0.10% $23.78 $25.58 $53,200 4.5 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 1,810 0.36% $28.19 $27.10 $56,360 10.5 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 2,470 0.49% $29.67 $31.71 $65,950 2.0 %
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 13,120 2.60% $19.81 $21.48 $44,680 1.2 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products (4) (4) $19.27 $18.59 $38,670 7.7 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 100 0.02% $16.71 $18.22 $37,910 7.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,640 0.72% $18.37 $19.52 $40,610 2.0 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 60 0.01% $24.96 $25.35 $52,720 9.6 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 5,750 1.14% $20.64 $22.87 $47,570 1.9 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 130 0.03% $18.94 $20.34 $42,300 4.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 160 0.03% $17.65 $19.06 $39,630 3.9 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 120 0.02% $20.64 $22.02 $45,810 4.7 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 30 0.01% $26.97 $29.39 $61,140 7.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 2,080 0.41% $20.06 $21.28 $44,260 2.0 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 160 0.03% $22.52 $25.71 $53,470 4.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 60 0.01% $18.95 $19.76 $41,110 3.7 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 40 0.01% $28.01 $26.47 $55,070 9.1 %
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 2,440 0.48% $22.34 $23.20 $48,260 1.5 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 620 0.12% $22.01 $22.92 $47,680 1.9 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 350 0.07% $26.85 $27.52 $57,240 3.8 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 40 0.01% $23.58 $23.46 $48,800 3.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 360 0.07% $16.28 $16.94 $35,240 2.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 260 0.05% $24.26 $25.15 $52,310 2.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 190 0.04% $24.40 $24.76 $51,490 2.8 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 380 0.08% $23.52 $24.09 $50,110 3.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 140 0.03% $21.55 $22.35 $46,500 2.7 %
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 19,190 3.81% $20.16 $21.43 $44,580 1.9 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 70 0.01% $27.70 $29.18 $60,690 3.7 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 750 0.15% $25.32 $26.10 $54,300 1.8 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 50 0.01% $30.50 $30.53 $63,510 4.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 390 0.08% $29.37 $28.84 $59,990 3.0 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 40 0.01% $29.18 $28.87 $60,050 3.0 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 240 0.05% $21.53 $23.18 $48,220 2.7 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,360 0.47% $26.01 $26.68 $55,490 2.4 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 470 0.09% $22.36 $24.30 $50,550 3.1 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,990 0.59% $26.23 $26.84 $55,830 3.7 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 3,090 0.61% $16.64 $17.81 $37,030 2.0 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 330 0.07% $23.10 $22.80 $47,420 8.9 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 4,390 0.87% $16.78 $17.34 $36,060 1.4 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 70 0.01% $18.53 $17.80 $37,010 4.4 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 190 0.04% $20.17 $21.93 $45,610 9.4 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 430 0.09% $23.09 $22.75 $47,320 10.3 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 50 0.01% $15.76 $17.41 $36,200 7.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,000 0.20% $16.49 $17.02 $35,410 4.0 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 440 0.09% $18.64 $19.34 $40,220 2.1 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 80 0.02% $19.02 $18.83 $39,170 3.0 %
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 260 0.05% $25.36 $30.81 $64,090 10.1 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (4) (4) $13.46 $16.68 $34,690 20.7 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 170 0.03% $27.92 $34.52 $71,810 8.1 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 30 0.01% $19.98 $19.64 $40,840 6.1 %
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 30 0.01% $51.60 $48.96 $101,830 11.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 30 0.01% $52.30 $50.28 $104,580 11.6 %
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 320 0.06% $20.67 $21.67 $45,060 4.2 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 240 0.05% $21.45 $22.75 $47,320 5.1 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 30 0.01% $15.44 $17.87 $37,170 6.4 %
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 50 0.01% $17.31 $17.99 $37,410 5.3 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 30 0.01% $17.34 $18.02 $37,480 6.6 %
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 3,070 0.61% $9.31 $9.97 $20,730 1.1 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 130 0.03% $16.86 $17.38 $36,140 4.3 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2,590 0.51% $9.09 $9.50 $19,770 1.1 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 160 0.03% $9.14 $9.81 $20,410 4.1 %
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 12,340 2.45% $21.24 $23.90 $49,700 1.7 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 50 0.01% $27.11 $26.07 $54,230 8.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 570 0.11% $28.67 $31.91 $66,370 4.5 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons (4) (4) $18.63 $17.55 $36,500 14.3 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 30 0.01% $12.35 $12.53 $26,070 4.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 1,710 0.34% $25.20 $26.89 $55,930 3.6 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 8,270 1.64% $20.44 $23.30 $48,460 2.1 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 100 0.02% $21.57 $21.32 $44,350 4.5 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 770 0.15% $25.16 $27.39 $56,970 3.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 210 0.04% $12.09 $12.58 $26,170 5.9 %
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 48,190 9.56% $12.28 $13.24 $27,550 0.6 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,000 0.60% $17.99 $19.42 $40,380 2.2 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 650 0.13% $10.38 $10.59 $22,020 1.0 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 100 0.02% $12.49 $12.64 $26,300 2.9 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,130 0.22% $12.49 $12.89 $26,810 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6,770 1.34% $13.18 $14.15 $29,420 2.1 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 900 0.18% $13.38 $13.64 $28,370 1.3 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 460 0.09% $11.83 $12.62 $26,240 2.7 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 170 0.03% $12.20 $12.77 $26,570 2.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 60 0.01% $12.63 $13.49 $28,060 6.2 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 3,330 0.66% $14.13 $15.15 $31,510 1.3 %
43-4071 File Clerks 470 0.09% $9.35 $9.78 $20,330 2.4 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,250 0.25% $12.07 $12.88 $26,780 2.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 570 0.11% $12.99 $13.58 $28,260 1.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,560 0.31% $10.11 $10.34 $21,510 2.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 50 0.01% $17.81 $16.83 $35,000 6.0 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 3,250 0.64% $15.11 $15.83 $32,920 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7,780 1.54% $11.61 $12.03 $25,010 0.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,420 0.48% $11.54 $11.68 $24,300 1.6 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 330 0.07% $12.84 $13.94 $29,000 3.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,400 0.48% $14.68 $15.75 $32,770 1.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,020 0.60% $10.86 $11.71 $24,350 2.2 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 350 0.07% $11.43 $12.64 $26,280 3.9 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 400 0.08% $10.69 $11.35 $23,620 4.0 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 70 0.01% $10.97 $11.42 $23,760 3.6 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 30 0.01% $10.87 $10.81 $22,490 3.7 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,980 1.39% $10.02 $10.67 $22,190 2.0 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 90 0.02% $11.28 $11.36 $23,630 3.3 %
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 44,810 8.89% $13.79 $15.34 $31,910 1.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1,490 0.30% $22.60 $24.04 $50,010 2.6 %
47-2011 Boilermakers (4) (4) $12.17 $13.41 $27,880 9.1 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 70 0.01% $8.59 $10.69 $22,230 21.9 %
47-2031 Carpenters 1,040 0.21% $12.34 $13.48 $28,040 4.9 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 110 0.02% $7.91 $9.81 $20,410 20.6 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators (4) (4) $15.07 $14.73 $30,650 3.5 %
47-2111 Electricians 1,030 0.20% $16.12 $17.09 $35,540 2.9 %
47-2121 Glaziers 1,070 0.21% $9.74 $11.70 $24,340 5.8 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1,640 0.33% $12.02 $12.57 $26,150 1.8 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,460 0.29% $15.11 $15.82 $32,910 2.8 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 760 0.15% $11.58 $11.83 $24,610 5.3 %
47-2181 Roofers (4) (4) $8.67 $10.93 $22,730 12.3 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 25,280 5.02% $14.11 $15.63 $32,500 2.2 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 5,670 1.13% $13.71 $15.47 $32,170 4.6 %
47-3014 Helpers—Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 110 0.02% $8.96 $8.93 $18,580 3.0 %
47-3015 Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 70 0.01% $7.85 $8.61 $17,910 9.4 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors (4) (4) $9.93 $10.53 $21,910 9.9 %
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 15,560 3.09% $14.39 $15.04 $31,280 1.5 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 930 0.18% $21.36 $21.98 $45,720 1.8 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 30 0.01% $15.94 $17.20 $35,770 7.4 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 130 0.03% $14.78 $16.00 $33,280 5.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 140 0.03% $14.38 $15.61 $32,470 4.8 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 60 0.01% $13.47 $13.27 $27,600 3.6 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers 250 0.05% $19.68 $18.54 $38,570 8.6 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 290 0.06% $18.91 $21.04 $43,760 12.2 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,290 0.26% $14.72 $15.08 $31,360 3.9 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 7,380 1.46% $14.79 $15.07 $31,340 0.9 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,260 0.25% $13.96 $14.61 $30,380 1.6 %
49-9044 Millwrights 570 0.11% $15.98 $16.87 $35,090 3.5 %
49-9045 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 110 0.02% $12.92 $13.22 $27,500 2.4 %
49-9095 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 660 0.13% $9.84 $9.89 $20,560 4.0 %
49-9096 Riggers 120 0.02% $12.38 $13.02 $27,090 4.5 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 1,260 0.25% $9.94 $11.00 $22,880 5.1 %
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 274,460 54.46% $12.08 $12.87 $26,760 0.6 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 18,790 3.73% $19.02 $20.12 $41,860 1.0 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 380 0.08% $12.35 $12.01 $24,980 9.6 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 810 0.16% $10.88 $11.83 $24,610 4.0 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 80 0.02% $12.51 $12.30 $25,570 7.6 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 160 0.03% $10.41 $10.90 $22,680 4.3 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 25,790 5.12% $12.62 $13.36 $27,790 1.6 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators (4) (4) $13.00 $12.17 $25,310 11.7 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 40,390 8.02% $10.05 $10.71 $22,280 1.3 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 4,570 0.91% $13.05 $13.68 $28,460 2.8 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 930 0.18% $17.12 $17.44 $36,270 2.6 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,360 0.27% $11.61 $12.28 $25,550 3.2 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 890 0.18% $12.48 $13.18 $27,410 3.7 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,380 0.87% $12.52 $12.76 $26,550 1.5 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 38,830 7.71% $11.20 $11.72 $24,390 1.4 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,160 0.63% $11.50 $11.99 $24,930 2.5 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 5,800 1.15% $10.35 $11.01 $22,890 1.6 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,010 0.20% $14.25 $14.07 $29,260 1.9 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,050 0.21% $11.85 $13.64 $28,380 7.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 7,510 1.49% $14.31 $14.55 $30,270 3.0 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 240 0.05% $11.04 $12.56 $26,120 7.8 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 360 0.07% $13.77 $14.43 $30,010 3.7 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 210 0.04% $12.53 $12.70 $26,410 3.9 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 270 0.05% $12.98 $13.68 $28,450 5.2 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 550 0.11% $8.65 $9.94 $20,670 7.1 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,260 0.65% $12.28 $12.76 $26,540 2.0 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 1,880 0.37% $17.75 $18.17 $37,790 5.1 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 54,400 10.80% $12.91 $13.34 $27,740 0.8 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,020 1.39% $12.77 $13.42 $27,910 2.4 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 480 0.10% $11.97 $12.01 $24,980 3.6 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 4,250 0.84% $14.36 $14.70 $30,580 1.7 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,030 0.20% $10.42 $11.19 $23,270 4.2 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 730 0.14% $10.84 $11.29 $23,480 2.7 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers (4) (4) $15.98 $16.76 $34,850 10.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 140 0.03% $12.36 $12.29 $25,570 3.9 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 150 0.03% $9.86 $9.90 $20,580 3.0 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (4) (4) $8.96 $9.84 $20,470 7.5 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood 30 0.01% $10.41 $12.18 $25,320 6.7 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 240 0.05% $10.55 $10.73 $22,320 4.9 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 190 0.04% $10.08 $10.63 $22,120 4.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 30 0.01% $12.29 $12.25 $25,490 9.3 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (4) (4) $12.42 $12.50 $26,000 6.3 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 700 0.14% $11.25 $12.29 $25,560 4.8 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 1,580 0.31% $10.67 $11.61 $24,140 3.8 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 0.01% $10.54 $11.59 $24,110 5.0 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 200 0.04% $9.15 $9.43 $19,610 4.6 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 580 0.12% $11.97 $12.13 $25,230 2.9 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 290 0.06% $13.97 $13.20 $27,460 7.5 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 60 0.01% $10.90 $11.38 $23,670 4.6 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 5,230 1.04% $13.67 $13.97 $29,060 1.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1,390 0.28% $10.65 $10.97 $22,810 5.1 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 6,170 1.22% $11.04 $11.51 $23,930 1.1 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 580 0.12% $12.04 $13.76 $28,630 9.8 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 140 0.03% $9.76 $9.82 $20,420 3.3 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 80 0.02% $10.51 $11.59 $24,100 6.6 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 70 0.01% $13.26 $13.65 $28,390 5.2 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 14,910 2.96% $9.03 $9.32 $19,390 2.1 %
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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 33,560 6.66% $10.81 $11.45 $23,820 1.4 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors (4) (4) $16.48 $17.17 $35,720 5.4 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 600 0.12% $17.03 $17.63 $36,680 2.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 340 0.07% $18.42 $19.16 $39,860 2.8 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4,790 0.95% $13.20 $14.18 $29,490 2.1 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 3,060 0.61% $10.87 $11.18 $23,250 1.5 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 180 0.04% $9.96 $10.08 $20,970 3.7 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 1,110 0.22% $13.37 $13.70 $28,490 1.9 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 160 0.03% $11.19 $11.80 $24,550 4.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 5,750 1.14% $11.74 $11.83 $24,610 1.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 9,160 1.82% $10.03 $10.67 $22,190 1.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 870 0.17% $10.17 $10.52 $21,890 5.6 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,070 1.40% $8.49 $9.15 $19,040 3.5 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 60 0.01% $9.27 $9.63 $20,030 5.7 %

About 2000 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.

(4) = 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 groups:

SIC 34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Transportation Equipment

2000 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Other OES estimates and related information:

2000 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

2000 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

2000 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

Last Modified Date: November 15, 2001

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