Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 423700 - Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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 NAICS 423700 - Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers.

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NAICS Industry 423700 - Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers is part of: NAICS 423000 - Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods.

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NAICS 423700 - Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 231,210 100.00% $15.13 $19.48 $40,520 0.9 %
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 15,020 6.50% $39.49 $46.38 $96,480 1.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,030 0.45% $67.02 $69.72 $145,010 3.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 7,750 3.35% $44.07 $51.09 $106,260 1.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 110 0.05% $28.13 $32.73 $68,080 5.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 130 0.06% $34.35 $39.73 $82,630 6.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,760 0.76% $39.67 $43.62 $90,730 2.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 330 0.14% $25.26 $29.23 $60,800 4.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 260 0.11% $32.96 $36.83 $76,610 3.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,500 0.65% $34.06 $38.84 $80,790 4.1 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 210 0.09% $29.42 $30.62 $63,690 2.7 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 90 0.04% $35.85 $39.63 $82,420 6.9 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 930 0.40% $26.95 $28.95 $60,210 2.5 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 450 0.19% $25.37 $28.00 $58,240 3.3 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 100 0.04% $43.58 $45.90 $95,480 5.2 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,220 3.12% $21.11 $24.13 $50,200 2.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 80 0.03% $17.96 $19.02 $39,560 7.1 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 3,420 1.48% $19.82 $22.23 $46,240 2.1 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 550 0.24% $18.98 $19.71 $40,990 1.9 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 630 0.27% $18.89 $21.61 $44,950 10.7 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 50 0.02% $20.63 $23.18 $48,210 7.1 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 60 0.03% $21.69 $23.27 $48,410 4.0 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 90 0.04% $25.59 $29.04 $60,400 8.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,710 0.74% $25.39 $29.15 $60,640 6.1 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 170 0.07% $21.94 $23.04 $47,910 2.5 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 1,150 0.50% $23.78 $25.23 $52,490 1.9 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 350 0.15% $26.26 $27.13 $56,420 2.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 250 0.11% $17.02 $18.72 $38,940 4.7 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 70 0.03% $21.62 $25.42 $52,870 6.6 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 320 0.14% $24.42 $26.03 $54,140 3.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 30 0.01% $24.49 $24.33 $50,610 10.8 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,540 1.10% $25.23 $25.55 $53,140 2.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 180 0.08% $29.59 $29.61 $61,590 3.5 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 100 0.04% $28.85 $28.31 $58,880 5.2 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 980 0.42% $26.75 $28.01 $58,270 2.6 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 120 0.05% $13.97 $17.23 $35,840 6.7 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 620 0.27% $22.54 $23.36 $48,590 4.6 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 70 0.03% $20.74 $21.97 $45,700 5.0 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 100 0.04% $24.17 $25.21 $52,440 3.5 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 180 0.08% $24.37 $25.52 $53,090 7.8 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 150 0.06% $22.51 $24.16 $50,250 6.1 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 550 0.24% $17.11 $20.27 $42,170 7.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 120 0.05% $15.98 $16.88 $35,100 2.9 %
27-1025 Interior Designers (6) (6) $21.14 $21.12 $43,940 5.9 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 130 0.06% $14.36 $14.60 $30,370 5.2 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 50 0.02% $53.57 $48.19 $100,240 10.9 %
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 180 0.08% $10.34 $10.83 $22,530 2.8 %
33-9032 Security Guards 180 0.08% $10.29 $10.58 $22,010 3.1 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 730 0.32% $10.24 $11.12 $23,140 5.3 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 660 0.29% $10.19 $11.11 $23,110 5.9 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 71,500 30.92% $20.06 $23.74 $49,380 1.9 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,300 0.99% $21.68 $23.95 $49,820 5.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 6,230 2.69% $30.00 $34.27 $71,280 2.8 %
41-2011 Cashiers 660 0.29% $9.66 $10.49 $21,820 4.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 2,890 1.25% $12.20 $12.78 $26,590 4.6 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 4,750 2.05% $13.40 $14.33 $29,810 1.6 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 3,740 1.62% $10.89 $13.18 $27,410 6.6 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 7,060 3.05% $24.58 $28.96 $60,240 4.3 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 40,360 17.46% $20.70 $24.23 $50,390 2.0 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 100 0.04% $15.25 $17.64 $36,680 7.0 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 1,540 0.67% $31.85 $35.11 $73,020 2.9 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 810 0.35% $11.11 $12.03 $25,020 4.7 %
41-9091 Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 240 0.10% $16.84 $18.17 $37,790 6.1 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 68,510 29.63% $12.46 $13.40 $27,860 0.6 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,960 1.71% $20.05 $21.23 $44,150 1.6 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 420 0.18% $11.01 $11.38 $23,680 1.8 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 1,540 0.67% $13.70 $14.40 $29,960 1.6 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 2,150 0.93% $12.72 $13.18 $27,410 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6,020 2.60% $13.43 $14.25 $29,630 1.3 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 170 0.07% $15.17 $15.73 $32,730 1.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 430 0.19% $10.40 $11.90 $24,760 7.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 420 0.18% $15.62 $16.14 $33,570 2.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 4,040 1.75% $14.05 $14.80 $30,790 2.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 150 0.06% $9.55 $9.76 $20,300 3.3 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 4,640 2.01% $13.90 $14.53 $30,230 1.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 190 0.08% $14.05 $14.81 $30,790 2.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,390 1.03% $11.04 $11.40 $23,710 1.5 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 170 0.07% $15.44 $16.18 $33,640 2.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 670 0.29% $15.73 $16.45 $34,220 2.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 10,870 4.70% $11.53 $12.20 $25,380 1.0 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 14,790 6.40% $11.21 $11.53 $23,980 1.0 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 180 0.08% $12.34 $12.99 $27,010 5.0 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,280 0.99% $16.51 $17.05 $35,470 1.5 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,860 1.24% $11.70 $12.22 $25,410 3.2 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 590 0.26% $17.32 $18.86 $39,230 4.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 580 0.25% $11.81 $12.03 $25,030 1.7 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 50 0.02% $10.35 $11.66 $24,260 9.6 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 70 0.03% $10.67 $10.91 $22,680 1.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 8,670 3.75% $11.10 $11.99 $24,940 3.7 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,460 1.06% $16.87 $17.42 $36,220 3.2 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 140 0.06% $24.77 $24.24 $50,420 5.8 %
47-2031 Carpenters 190 0.08% $18.94 $18.69 $38,870 4.0 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers (6) (6) $10.63 $14.33 $29,820 5.9 %
47-2111 Electricians 250 0.11% $20.27 $19.51 $40,590 7.8 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,050 0.45% $16.63 $17.28 $35,950 5.9 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers (6) (6) $14.29 $15.54 $32,330 5.3 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 14,420 6.24% $17.45 $18.42 $38,310 1.8 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,210 0.52% $24.73 $25.40 $52,840 2.8 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 440 0.19% $17.95 $16.58 $34,490 7.9 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 110 0.05% $18.91 $19.77 $41,120 7.4 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 100 0.04% $17.45 $18.20 $37,850 3.1 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 40 0.02% $12.97 $13.12 $27,280 3.8 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 390 0.17% $19.01 $20.32 $42,260 7.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 100 0.04% $17.68 $18.46 $38,390 6.0 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics (6) (6) $11.85 $12.08 $25,130 6.8 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 8,230 3.56% $18.16 $18.95 $39,410 2.1 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (6) (6) $18.25 $17.69 $36,790 5.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 100 0.04% $18.78 $18.20 $37,860 6.3 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,510 0.65% $15.42 $16.43 $34,170 3.9 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 30 0.01% $14.87 $13.72 $28,550 10.8 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 100 0.04% $14.59 $15.41 $32,060 8.6 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 360 0.16% $9.55 $11.19 $23,280 14.0 %
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 9,200 3.98% $11.91 $13.54 $28,170 3.2 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 710 0.31% $20.50 $21.36 $44,440 3.1 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 110 0.05% $12.07 $13.49 $28,070 10.4 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 2,590 1.12% $10.43 $11.12 $23,130 2.5 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 0.02% $9.62 $10.42 $21,660 6.9 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 0.02% $10.10 $10.25 $21,310 6.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 1,100 0.48% $12.12 $13.07 $27,180 2.7 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (6) (6) $10.77 $11.20 $23,290 1.9 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers (6) (6) $18.90 $18.52 $38,520 4.9 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,420 0.61% $12.69 $14.05 $29,230 5.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners (6) (6) $10.97 $11.44 $23,800 4.8 %
51-5021 Job Printers (6) (6) $22.27 $22.10 $45,980 3.9 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators (6) (6) $13.83 $13.47 $28,020 5.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 360 0.16% $14.35 $15.09 $31,390 3.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 880 0.38% $8.33 $9.16 $19,050 5.0 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 150 0.06% $9.06 $9.18 $19,100 2.0 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,370 16.16% $11.53 $12.44 $25,870 0.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,430 0.62% $19.49 $20.33 $42,280 2.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 620 0.27% $20.33 $22.30 $46,390 3.3 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 920 0.40% $13.25 $14.18 $29,490 5.2 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4,390 1.90% $14.36 $15.17 $31,560 1.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 9,650 4.17% $11.19 $11.81 $24,560 1.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 3,010 1.30% $12.60 $12.97 $26,970 1.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 80 0.03% $10.95 $10.65 $22,160 8.1 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 13,970 6.04% $10.79 $11.23 $23,360 1.3 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 3,130 1.35% $9.06 $9.67 $20,120 2.6 %

About May 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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

(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 mean 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.

(6) =Estimates not released.



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Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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