Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing

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 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

NAICS 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing consists of:

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing:

NAICS 315000 - Apparel Manufacturing

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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 306,500 100.00% $9.16 $12.37 $25,720 3.3 %
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 10,200 3.33% $36.11 $44.35 $92,240 1.4 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 890 0.29% (5) $75.31 $156,650 2.0 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 3,950 1.29% $38.32 $46.55 $96,830 2.2 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 70 0.02% $28.32 $31.37 $65,250 4.5 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 450 0.15% $38.13 $41.12 $85,520 3.8 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 740 0.24% $39.23 $48.00 $99,840 4.8 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 250 0.08% $25.92 $31.80 $66,140 4.8 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 370 0.12% $37.12 $40.11 $83,430 2.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 690 0.23% $36.86 $43.45 $90,370 3.6 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 260 0.08% $27.74 $29.78 $61,950 2.8 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 1,750 0.57% $27.83 $31.70 $65,930 1.8 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 330 0.11% $31.51 $37.67 $78,350 5.0 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 110 0.04% $36.14 $38.33 $79,720 4.4 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 70 0.02% $36.81 $39.12 $81,370 4.2 %
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 3,420 1.12% $21.66 $24.47 $50,890 3.2 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 180 0.06% $20.75 $27.47 $57,140 12.9 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 990 0.32% $18.31 $20.47 $42,580 3.1 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 210 0.07% $19.53 $19.84 $41,270 4.1 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 70 0.02% $17.57 $19.80 $41,190 7.7 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 70 0.02% $18.16 $18.90 $39,300 2.9 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 130 0.04% $14.24 $16.49 $34,310 4.7 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,160 0.38% $27.40 $29.71 $61,800 5.1 %
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 1,180 0.38% $22.81 $24.36 $50,680 1.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 470 0.15% $24.91 $25.83 $53,720 2.0 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 30 0.01% $30.16 $29.36 $61,070 1.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 270 0.09% $17.02 $18.70 $38,890 3.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 70 0.02% $23.65 $23.57 $49,030 4.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 220 0.07% $23.00 $25.68 $53,400 6.4 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 30 0.01% $24.31 $24.76 $51,490 3.1 %
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 650 0.21% $22.87 $24.08 $50,080 1.8 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 360 0.12% $26.90 $27.51 $57,220 1.9 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 30 0.01% $30.54 $31.17 $64,820 5.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 120 0.04% $15.72 $16.48 $34,270 4.6 %
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 310 0.10% $19.33 $24.43 $50,810 6.1 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 160 0.05% $24.41 $29.58 $61,520 7.1 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 110 0.04% $15.55 $16.29 $33,890 6.4 %
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 5,180 1.69% $21.37 $26.52 $55,160 4.7 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators (7) (7) $10.83 $11.00 $22,880 3.5 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 130 0.04% $20.93 $27.82 $57,860 11.6 %
27-1022 Fashion Designers 2,210 0.72% $26.52 $34.41 $71,570 5.6 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 680 0.22% $16.49 $17.38 $36,140 2.0 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 40 0.01% $13.52 $14.08 $29,290 4.5 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical 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)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 70 0.02% $18.89 $18.70 $38,890 2.9 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 50 0.02% $19.75 $19.84 $41,270 2.4 %
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 310 0.10% $9.74 $9.87 $20,520 2.5 %
33-9032 Security Guards 310 0.10% $9.74 $9.87 $20,520 2.5 %
Food Preparation and Serving 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)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (7) (7) $10.02 $10.20 $21,210 2.4 %
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 2,170 0.71% $8.25 $9.10 $18,920 1.2 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 70 0.02% $15.19 $16.69 $34,710 4.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,940 0.63% $8.05 $8.60 $17,900 1.0 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 120 0.04% $11.57 $12.17 $25,310 5.4 %
Personal Care and 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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations (7) (7) $9.82 $10.08 $20,960 2.7 %
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 11,470 3.74% $17.80 $27.27 $56,720 18.6 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 790 0.26% $14.39 $18.87 $39,250 7.6 %
41-2011 Cashiers 180 0.06% $8.09 $8.26 $17,180 2.8 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 90 0.03% $8.28 $8.79 $18,280 8.6 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 3,840 1.25% $8.38 $9.72 $20,210 3.1 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 40 0.01% $19.75 $21.93 $45,620 5.0 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 5,220 1.70% $28.70 $33.10 $68,840 6.2 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 130 0.04% $10.45 $13.98 $29,070 14.9 %
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 36,320 11.85% $11.05 $12.50 $26,010 1.1 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,800 0.59% $18.60 $21.05 $43,790 2.5 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 390 0.13% $10.92 $11.03 $22,940 1.8 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 140 0.05% $13.62 $14.26 $29,660 2.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,080 0.35% $12.47 $13.14 $27,340 2.4 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 3,350 1.09% $13.59 $14.61 $30,390 2.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 820 0.27% $11.73 $12.39 $25,770 1.1 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 310 0.10% $12.68 $13.25 $27,570 1.6 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 80 0.03% $13.80 $14.01 $29,140 1.8 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 50 0.02% $13.75 $14.73 $30,640 4.5 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 2,930 0.96% $13.46 $14.34 $29,830 1.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks 140 0.05% $8.90 $10.18 $21,170 5.2 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,330 0.43% $11.03 $11.84 $24,630 1.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 410 0.13% $12.91 $13.46 $28,000 1.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 800 0.26% $11.87 $11.57 $24,060 1.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 2,790 0.91% $13.02 $14.86 $30,900 2.4 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 9,090 2.97% $9.26 $10.09 $20,980 1.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,850 0.93% $9.36 $9.92 $20,620 1.3 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 530 0.17% $10.00 $10.80 $22,470 3.0 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 980 0.32% $16.60 $17.46 $36,320 1.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,050 0.34% $10.36 $11.23 $23,350 2.8 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 330 0.11% $10.15 $12.01 $24,990 9.6 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 420 0.14% $11.03 $11.93 $24,810 3.6 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 50 0.02% $12.18 $11.86 $24,670 3.0 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 4,120 1.34% $10.00 $10.90 $22,670 1.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 60 0.02% $10.77 $12.11 $25,190 10.3 %
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 110 0.04% $14.94 $14.41 $29,970 3.3 %
47-2111 Electricians 80 0.03% $15.65 $15.42 $32,070 3.0 %
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 6,090 1.99% $13.67 $14.42 $29,980 1.0 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 450 0.15% $19.84 $21.14 $43,980 2.4 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 30 0.01% $14.76 $15.81 $32,880 9.5 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 2,820 0.92% $13.41 $13.96 $29,030 1.3 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,780 0.58% $13.79 $14.21 $29,560 1.3 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 740 0.24% $13.48 $13.62 $28,330 2.1 %
49-9093 Fabric Menders, Except Garment 30 0.01% $9.17 $9.70 $20,180 11.0 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers (7) (7) $8.84 $9.81 $20,400 3.4 %
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 207,610 67.74% $8.40 $9.53 $19,820 0.8 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 9,770 3.19% $14.92 $17.17 $35,720 1.7 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 4,100 1.34% $8.89 $9.70 $20,170 3.6 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 230 0.08% $8.95 $9.43 $19,620 4.5 %
51-4041 Machinists 40 0.01% $13.58 $14.72 $30,620 2.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 1,750 0.57% $9.08 $9.83 $20,440 2.4 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 1,030 0.34% $10.59 $10.54 $21,920 3.4 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 8,480 2.77% $8.63 $9.15 $19,040 1.7 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 121,470 39.63% $7.92 $8.41 $17,480 0.7 %
51-6041 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 380 0.12% $8.17 $8.65 $17,990 4.3 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 5,790 1.89% $8.16 $9.04 $18,800 5.3 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 2,860 0.93% $10.70 $11.51 $23,940 4.2 %
51-6061 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 3,070 1.00% $10.17 $10.19 $21,190 2.2 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,470 2.44% $9.55 $9.98 $20,760 2.1 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,990 2.61% $9.88 $10.08 $20,960 1.1 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,070 0.35% $9.23 $9.50 $19,760 3.1 %
51-6092 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers 4,270 1.39% $16.81 $19.10 $39,730 2.9 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 40 0.01% $14.76 $15.65 $32,560 5.7 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (7) (7) $11.77 $11.39 $23,700 2.5 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 3,310 1.08% $8.48 $10.05 $20,910 4.8 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 580 0.19% $9.86 $10.21 $21,240 3.4 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (7) (7) $8.72 $9.94 $20,680 5.9 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,960 3.58% $8.77 $10.02 $20,840 2.5 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 2,470 0.81% $9.46 $9.50 $19,760 2.4 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 90 0.03% $9.70 $10.22 $21,260 3.1 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers (7) (7) $8.09 $8.24 $17,140 5.1 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 340 0.11% $8.36 $8.70 $18,100 3.1 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 3,970 1.30% $7.92 $8.50 $17,670 1.9 %
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 20,190 6.59% $8.76 $9.36 $19,460 0.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 620 0.20% $15.32 $16.87 $35,080 2.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 150 0.05% $16.09 $17.41 $36,220 4.1 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 110 0.04% $13.75 $15.06 $31,320 6.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 510 0.17% $10.07 $10.91 $22,690 2.3 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,460 0.48% $10.40 $10.71 $22,270 1.8 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 8,420 2.75% $8.70 $9.01 $18,750 1.3 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 580 0.19% $8.83 $9.25 $19,250 2.2 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 8,020 2.62% $8.25 $8.63 $17,950 1.2 %

About November 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.

(5) This median wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(7) Estimates not released.



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Technical notes

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

Last Modified Date: November 24, 2004

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