Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 325000 - Chemical 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 325000 - Chemical 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 325000 - Chemical Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

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NAICS 325000 - Chemical 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 902,370 100.00% $19.26 $22.72 $47,270 1.0 %
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 76,150 8.44% $45.15 $49.44 $102,830 1.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 3,130 0.35% (5) $80.72 $167,900 1.0 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 14,980 1.66% $51.74 $55.87 $116,220 0.8 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 400 0.04% $39.74 $42.01 $87,390 3.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 4,510 0.50% $49.81 $52.90 $110,030 2.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 4,920 0.55% $45.82 $50.02 $104,040 1.9 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 350 0.04% $48.04 $51.63 $107,390 3.7 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,810 0.20% $37.47 $39.78 $82,750 1.4 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 4,170 0.46% $45.13 $47.08 $97,920 1.8 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 4,820 0.53% $44.54 $48.56 $101,010 1.5 %
11-3040 Human Resources Managers 2,850 0.32% $40.58 $43.71 $90,910 1.8 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 11,600 1.29% $38.19 $40.33 $83,880 0.8 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 2,140 0.24% $37.15 $39.19 $81,510 1.4 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,200 0.24% $32.73 $34.55 $71,860 1.7 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 90 0.01% $43.02 $45.84 $95,350 6.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 4,140 0.46% $45.31 $47.11 $97,990 1.0 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 1,200 0.13% $48.35 $52.56 $109,330 7.8 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 5,920 0.66% $55.95 $59.46 $123,690 2.8 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 50 0.01% $49.28 $48.92 $101,760 4.0 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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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 38,970 4.32% $26.49 $28.79 $59,880 1.2 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 170 0.02% $21.00 $23.19 $48,240 4.1 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 260 0.03% $22.02 $23.88 $49,670 4.5 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 6,140 0.68% $23.39 $25.01 $52,020 0.9 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 2,840 0.31% $29.39 $31.71 $65,950 4.5 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 550 0.06% $25.21 $25.93 $53,930 1.7 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 840 0.09% $24.23 $26.28 $54,670 2.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 890 0.10% $25.02 $26.07 $54,230 1.6 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 2,450 0.27% $24.53 $25.78 $53,620 1.8 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 2,910 0.32% $31.65 $33.62 $69,920 3.7 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 270 0.03% $25.61 $26.89 $55,930 4.6 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 7,890 0.87% $26.70 $28.95 $60,210 1.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 170 0.02% $29.98 $36.16 $75,210 6.6 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 200 0.02% $24.33 $26.21 $54,520 2.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 1,410 0.16% $31.34 $31.66 $65,860 1.8 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
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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 18,910 2.10% $30.07 $31.03 $64,540 1.7 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 80 0.01% $36.34 $35.78 $74,420 2.6 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 2,160 0.24% $28.53 $29.41 $61,180 2.2 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 1,280 0.14% $35.66 $35.83 $74,530 1.6 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 600 0.07% $37.32 $37.31 $77,610 2.0 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 2,860 0.32% $21.97 $22.84 $47,510 1.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 5,440 0.60% $33.36 $33.96 $70,640 2.4 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 1,000 0.11% $28.29 $29.93 $62,250 1.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,920 0.21% $29.14 $30.62 $63,700 2.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 930 0.10% $30.27 $31.35 $65,210 2.2 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 310 0.03% $35.90 $37.53 $78,070 5.8 %
15-2041 Statisticians 830 0.09% $34.85 $34.76 $72,300 3.7 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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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 41,140 4.56% $30.60 $31.21 $64,910 0.8 %
17-2031 Biomedical Engineers 1,200 0.13% $34.66 $34.72 $72,230 1.7 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 9,010 1.00% $35.89 $36.37 $75,660 0.9 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 450 0.05% $36.89 $36.44 $75,790 2.0 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 50 0.01% $33.43 $32.57 $67,750 2.5 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 940 0.10% $34.00 $34.05 $70,830 1.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 220 0.02% $33.78 $34.71 $72,210 3.4 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 1,160 0.13% $32.97 $32.97 $68,590 2.5 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 2,310 0.26% $30.95 $31.68 $65,900 1.4 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 6,580 0.73% $31.65 $32.19 $66,950 1.7 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 730 0.08% $27.85 $29.32 $60,980 4.4 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 3,260 0.36% $31.32 $31.90 $66,360 2.1 %
17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 160 0.02% $32.86 $32.76 $68,140 3.0 %
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers (7) (7) $43.08 $44.00 $91,510 3.8 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters (7) (7) $15.48 $16.96 $35,280 5.4 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 910 0.10% $22.88 $23.27 $48,400 2.8 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,340 0.15% $24.00 $23.89 $49,690 1.8 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 510 0.06% $21.81 $23.60 $49,080 2.4 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 4,460 0.49% $21.16 $22.60 $47,010 1.9 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,870 0.21% $17.23 $19.05 $39,620 3.0 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 30 0.00% $19.88 $20.14 $41,900 3.3 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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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 92,890 10.29% $24.42 $27.32 $56,830 1.5 %
19-1010 Agricultural and Food Scientists 150 0.02% $25.74 $26.61 $55,340 3.0 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 3,970 0.44% $34.23 $35.85 $74,560 3.3 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 3,410 0.38% $23.99 $27.96 $58,160 3.3 %
19-1042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 9,390 1.04% $35.66 $37.67 $78,360 2.3 %
19-2012 Physicists 470 0.05% $41.12 $42.44 $88,280 2.7 %
19-2031 Chemists 28,480 3.16% $27.43 $29.60 $61,570 1.4 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 1,340 0.15% $32.33 $33.68 $70,060 2.9 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,280 0.14% $29.19 $30.68 $63,820 2.9 %
19-3011 Economists 40 0.00% $37.71 $41.80 $86,950 13.8 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 3,040 0.34% $31.82 $33.33 $69,320 3.9 %
19-3022 Survey Researchers 40 0.00% $20.69 $26.75 $55,630 19.7 %
19-3032 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 30 0.00% $31.79 $33.77 $70,230 7.6 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 190 0.02% $15.38 $16.28 $33,850 3.6 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 8,120 0.90% $18.45 $19.22 $39,980 2.0 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 22,910 2.54% $19.51 $20.07 $41,740 0.7 %
19-4051 Nuclear Technicians 90 0.01% $46.82 $41.06 $85,400 8.8 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 1,260 0.14% $19.64 $20.03 $41,670 2.4 %
Legal Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 1,600 0.18% $52.68 $54.45 $113,250 3.2 %
23-1011 Lawyers 1,130 0.13% $64.75 $66.56 $138,440 3.5 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 400 0.04% $24.44 $24.97 $51,930 3.2 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 400 0.04% $22.42 $24.09 $50,110 4.6 %
25-4021 Librarians 180 0.02% $25.58 $27.16 $56,490 6.9 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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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 2,200 0.24% $23.77 $25.85 $53,760 2.3 %
27-1011 Art Directors 40 0.00% $28.69 $30.92 $64,310 7.5 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 80 0.01% $24.53 $24.99 $51,990 6.4 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 470 0.05% $18.84 $19.47 $40,490 2.1 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 590 0.07% $26.80 $29.26 $60,870 4.0 %
27-3041 Editors 150 0.02% $23.32 $25.55 $53,150 4.8 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 530 0.06% $28.05 $29.67 $61,720 3.4 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 60 0.01% $30.42 $28.46 $59,190 6.1 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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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 4,430 0.49% $23.45 $25.72 $53,500 2.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 470 0.05% $35.80 $34.99 $72,790 3.3 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 480 0.05% $26.10 $26.76 $55,670 1.6 %
29-1131 Veterinarians 150 0.02% $35.21 $39.45 $82,050 7.5 %
29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 120 0.01% $23.01 $23.55 $48,990 5.6 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 670 0.07% $14.75 $15.56 $32,360 4.4 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 370 0.04% $17.41 $16.62 $34,560 5.8 %
29-2056 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 200 0.02% $13.85 $18.49 $38,460 20.4 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses (7) (7) $13.56 $14.94 $31,080 6.7 %
29-2071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 110 0.01% $13.94 $16.19 $33,670 7.9 %
29-9010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 1,500 0.17% $26.77 $28.41 $59,080 1.9 %
Healthcare Support Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 1,120 0.12% $12.45 $13.70 $28,500 3.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 40 0.00% $11.03 $12.36 $25,700 12.9 %
31-9093 Medical Equipment Preparers 160 0.02% $14.27 $14.26 $29,660 3.8 %
31-9096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 370 0.04% $13.51 $13.61 $28,300 6.6 %
Protective Service Occupations top
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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 2,050 0.23% $14.75 $16.28 $33,860 2.0 %
33-2011 Fire Fighters 60 0.01% $20.08 $19.45 $40,460 4.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 1,710 0.19% $13.45 $14.79 $30,770 2.4 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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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 120 0.01% $12.84 $13.15 $27,350 7.4 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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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 5,850 0.65% $10.84 $12.14 $25,250 1.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 270 0.03% $19.42 $19.38 $40,300 4.2 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 40 0.00% $18.00 $18.76 $39,020 4.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5,010 0.56% $10.55 $11.57 $24,070 2.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 330 0.04% $12.45 $13.34 $27,740 4.0 %
Sales and Related Occupations top
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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 29,460 3.26% $27.68 $30.40 $63,220 1.0 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 220 0.02% $21.56 $25.05 $52,100 5.2 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,000 0.22% $35.48 $38.50 $80,090 2.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 100 0.01% $10.60 $11.28 $23,460 3.0 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 60 0.01% $10.86 $11.66 $24,240 6.2 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 460 0.05% $12.54 $13.36 $27,780 2.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 12,740 1.41% $30.69 $33.08 $68,800 1.7 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 11,110 1.23% $25.30 $28.20 $58,650 1.4 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 440 0.05% $20.99 $24.16 $50,250 9.2 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 650 0.07% $30.35 $32.39 $67,360 3.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 130 0.01% $11.77 $13.15 $27,340 4.8 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
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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 105,910 11.74% $15.57 $16.45 $34,220 0.5 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 6,750 0.75% $22.72 $23.97 $49,860 1.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 450 0.05% $12.01 $12.38 $25,750 1.1 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 210 0.02% $15.90 $16.01 $33,300 3.6 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 950 0.11% $14.15 $14.41 $29,980 1.2 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 9,620 1.07% $15.19 $15.66 $32,580 0.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,230 0.14% $16.27 $16.71 $34,750 1.1 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 1,490 0.17% $15.78 $16.14 $33,570 1.9 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 50 0.01% $13.25 $13.81 $28,720 3.1 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 220 0.02% $16.01 $16.07 $33,440 2.6 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 10,410 1.15% $15.55 $16.42 $34,160 1.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 620 0.07% $12.90 $13.43 $27,930 1.9 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 2,850 0.32% $13.64 $14.23 $29,600 1.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,360 0.15% $17.04 $17.67 $36,750 1.0 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,480 0.27% $11.84 $12.15 $25,280 0.7 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers (7) (7) $9.72 $10.63 $22,100 6.1 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 120 0.01% $18.20 $18.02 $37,480 3.7 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 8,960 0.99% $18.75 $19.51 $40,590 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 13,870 1.54% $14.01 $14.59 $30,340 0.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5,670 0.63% $13.17 $13.86 $28,830 1.5 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,900 0.21% $13.72 $15.01 $31,210 1.9 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 12,310 1.36% $18.20 $19.11 $39,750 0.9 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 70 0.01% $20.06 $20.24 $42,100 3.7 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 100 0.01% $14.65 $15.22 $31,660 7.5 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 10,080 1.12% $15.75 $15.85 $32,970 2.0 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 1,080 0.12% $16.05 $16.60 $34,530 5.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 880 0.10% $11.76 $12.77 $26,560 5.7 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 340 0.04% $18.74 $18.74 $38,980 6.0 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 30 0.00% $19.72 $19.82 $41,230 5.2 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 300 0.03% $11.67 $11.91 $24,770 1.6 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 8,400 0.93% $12.46 $13.10 $27,240 1.1 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 140 0.02% $13.77 $13.99 $29,110 8.0 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 40 0.00% $15.85 $16.33 $33,970 5.8 %
43-9111 Statistical Assistants 340 0.04% $18.96 $21.02 $43,720 5.9 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 290 0.03% $13.36 $14.95 $31,110 6.9 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 80 0.01% $24.06 $21.85 $45,450 8.4 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 110 0.01% $12.66 $13.21 $27,480 9.9 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 50 0.01% $7.01 $7.72 $16,060 9.3 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
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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 7,940 0.88% $22.37 $21.99 $45,730 1.2 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 260 0.03% $27.48 $28.75 $59,800 3.2 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 140 0.02% $24.86 $24.75 $51,470 2.3 %
47-2031 Carpenters 330 0.04% $20.06 $19.92 $41,430 3.2 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 50 0.01% $13.18 $13.85 $28,810 6.4 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 490 0.05% $18.78 $19.29 $40,120 6.1 %
47-2111 Electricians 3,710 0.41% $22.64 $22.39 $46,580 0.8 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 230 0.03% $16.47 $16.81 $34,960 4.6 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,830 0.20% $24.17 $24.21 $50,360 2.8 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 230 0.03% $15.71 $16.42 $34,140 11.0 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 170 0.02% $16.35 $17.40 $36,190 5.6 %
47-5031 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 110 0.01% $18.14 $18.75 $38,990 2.8 %
47-5041 Continuous Mining Machine Operators 50 0.01% $15.94 $16.02 $33,320 4.6 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
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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 62,800 6.96% $20.77 $20.86 $43,380 0.7 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 6,100 0.68% $28.30 $28.53 $59,340 0.7 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 330 0.04% $14.23 $15.50 $32,250 3.7 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 40 0.00% $25.36 $25.18 $52,370 5.1 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 480 0.05% $20.60 $20.61 $42,880 1.6 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 5,580 0.62% $23.76 $23.33 $48,520 1.6 %
49-2095 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 70 0.01% $22.54 $22.89 $47,620 2.9 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 200 0.02% $19.01 $18.60 $38,700 3.4 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 370 0.04% $17.59 $17.56 $36,530 3.2 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 140 0.02% $17.54 $19.06 $39,650 3.4 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 250 0.03% $23.72 $23.59 $49,060 2.4 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 870 0.10% $22.46 $21.67 $45,080 4.0 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 14,270 1.58% $20.76 $20.56 $42,770 0.9 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 25,480 2.82% $19.56 $19.37 $40,290 0.9 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 4,550 0.50% $17.76 $17.91 $37,250 2.9 %
49-9044 Millwrights 1,330 0.15% $23.51 $21.91 $45,580 3.6 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers (7) (7) $15.38 $14.93 $31,060 4.0 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers 230 0.03% $23.27 $24.17 $50,280 4.0 %
49-9096 Riggers 60 0.01% $24.20 $22.12 $46,010 8.7 %
49-9098 Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 780 0.09% $14.17 $15.64 $32,540 4.6 %
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 342,040 37.90% $15.91 $16.87 $35,080 0.7 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 32,040 3.55% $24.85 $25.74 $53,550 0.6 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 250 0.03% $20.64 $20.89 $43,440 9.5 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 100 0.01% $10.58 $11.61 $24,150 4.4 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 24,220 2.68% $10.81 $11.64 $24,210 2.4 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers (7) (7) $10.29 $11.96 $24,870 10.4 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 400 0.04% $15.32 $16.14 $33,560 6.5 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers (7) (7) $11.96 $12.53 $26,070 8.7 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,950 0.33% $14.27 $14.10 $29,340 2.0 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 0.00% $15.93 $15.52 $32,290 4.6 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 110 0.01% $13.61 $14.60 $30,360 6.7 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 560 0.06% $10.98 $11.81 $24,570 3.9 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (7) (7) $15.09 $14.95 $31,090 8.4 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 310 0.03% $10.93 $11.76 $24,460 7.1 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 0.01% $16.49 $17.54 $36,490 5.2 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (7) (7) $13.56 $14.52 $30,190 5.2 %
51-4041 Machinists 4,280 0.47% $16.78 $17.13 $35,620 2.7 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders (7) (7) $15.36 $14.96 $31,120 5.0 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal (7) (7) $9.45 $10.58 $22,010 11.9 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6,450 0.71% $11.32 $12.24 $25,460 3.4 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,370 0.15% $12.19 $12.52 $26,030 7.7 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 520 0.06% $17.45 $17.74 $36,900 2.7 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,130 0.13% $17.69 $17.62 $36,660 2.3 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40 0.00% $17.54 $17.82 $37,060 4.5 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 160 0.02% $15.19 $14.85 $30,890 8.2 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 360 0.04% $17.30 $16.40 $34,100 5.5 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 120 0.01% $16.14 $15.71 $32,670 10.4 %
51-5021 Job Printers 30 0.00% $18.45 $19.80 $41,180 10.4 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 80 0.01% $18.44 $18.54 $38,570 5.4 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 430 0.05% $14.77 $14.75 $30,670 2.9 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 70 0.01% $8.78 $8.84 $18,380 5.9 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 40 0.00% $9.93 $9.77 $20,320 2.6 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,400 0.38% $15.76 $17.32 $36,030 6.3 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 5,660 0.63% $15.60 $15.64 $32,530 1.9 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 140 0.02% $23.80 $24.63 $51,240 3.1 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators (7) (7) $18.85 $18.59 $38,670 6.3 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,460 0.16% $21.89 $21.43 $44,570 1.5 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,610 0.18% $20.84 $21.34 $44,390 2.4 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 53,950 5.98% $21.19 $21.32 $44,340 1.1 %
51-8092 Gas Plant Operators 790 0.09% $22.02 $21.68 $45,090 2.6 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers (7) (7) $24.75 $23.50 $48,890 3.1 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 33,940 3.76% $19.16 $19.19 $39,920 2.1 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 9,240 1.02% $16.75 $16.97 $35,300 1.4 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,520 0.17% $12.92 $13.19 $27,440 2.3 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 150 0.02% $9.85 $10.58 $22,020 7.9 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 42,710 4.73% $14.35 $14.73 $30,630 0.7 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 30 0.00% $9.49 $9.59 $19,940 5.6 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 890 0.10% $13.01 $14.16 $29,460 5.9 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,820 0.87% $13.81 $13.99 $29,100 2.2 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 2,010 0.22% $15.07 $15.72 $32,690 2.7 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 19,110 2.12% $14.73 $15.86 $32,990 1.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 45,040 4.99% $12.33 $12.96 $26,960 1.1 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 3,540 0.39% $12.82 $13.71 $28,520 2.8 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment (7) (7) $12.60 $12.30 $25,590 3.4 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 130 0.01% $11.39 $12.05 $25,060 6.2 %
51-9132 Photographic Processing Machine Operators (7) (7) $13.19 $13.46 $28,000 5.8 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 630 0.07% $12.50 $12.46 $25,920 3.5 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 970 0.11% $12.69 $13.30 $27,660 2.2 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 150 0.02% $11.97 $13.76 $28,620 7.4 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 200 0.02% $12.71 $13.11 $27,280 4.0 %
51-9198 Helpers—Production Workers 12,550 1.39% $10.65 $11.35 $23,600 1.4 %
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 67,930 7.53% $12.55 $13.64 $28,370 0.8 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors (7) (7) $21.72 $24.05 $50,030 16.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,280 0.25% $20.20 $20.76 $43,180 1.0 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,320 0.15% $22.01 $22.74 $47,290 1.3 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 140 0.02% $10.67 $12.96 $26,960 9.0 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 6,780 0.75% $16.76 $17.42 $36,230 1.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light Or Delivery Services 2,800 0.31% $12.58 $13.41 $27,880 1.5 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 50 0.01% $18.05 $17.71 $36,840 5.0 %
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers 60 0.01% $16.68 $18.00 $37,450 7.7 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 870 0.10% $13.89 $14.57 $30,300 3.8 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 120 0.01% $15.90 $16.19 $33,680 6.8 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 370 0.04% $15.85 $15.97 $33,210 3.0 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 11,740 1.30% $13.92 $14.52 $30,200 0.9 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 490 0.05% $10.61 $12.49 $25,980 4.8 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 18,170 2.01% $11.65 $12.39 $25,780 1.1 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 4,230 0.47% $10.77 $11.62 $24,170 2.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 15,200 1.68% $9.58 $10.32 $21,470 1.7 %
53-7071 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators 300 0.03% $18.78 $17.82 $37,070 5.3 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 920 0.10% $20.30 $19.99 $41,570 6.9 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 1,320 0.15% $19.27 $19.06 $39,640 1.9 %

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.



Other OES estimates and related information:

November 2003 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

November 2003 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

November 2003 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

November 2003 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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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