Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 237300 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction


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 237300 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction.

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

NAICS Industry 237300 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction is part of: NAICS 237000 - Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction.

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 237300 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction:


NAICS 237300 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 356,540 100.00% $17.27 $19.64 $40,850 0.6 %
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Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 16,910 4.74% $37.85 $43.29 $90,040 0.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 1,510 0.42% $62.73 $65.44 $136,110 2.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 5,030 1.41% $42.70 $47.69 $99,190 1.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 160 0.04% $36.75 $37.55 $78,110 4.1 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 370 0.10% $23.00 $25.88 $53,830 4.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 900 0.25% $34.66 $37.26 $77,500 2.0 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 80 0.02% $26.21 $28.67 $59,620 5.1 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 40 0.01% $31.55 $32.65 $67,910 3.5 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40 0.01% $28.15 $27.35 $56,890 7.4 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 8,220 2.31% $34.51 $38.55 $80,190 1.2 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 360 0.10% $40.58 $43.20 $89,860 3.1 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 70 0.02% $35.92 $35.48 $73,810 4.4 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,610 2.13% $26.53 $29.16 $60,650 1.2 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 430 0.12% $23.61 $24.89 $51,780 2.1 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 5,010 1.41% $27.16 $29.94 $62,270 1.5 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 60 0.02% $19.15 $20.27 $42,170 5.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 100 0.03% $22.88 $24.01 $49,940 3.2 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 60 0.02% $23.15 $23.24 $48,340 2.9 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 80 0.02% $29.18 $34.48 $71,710 17.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 410 0.11% $25.21 $29.10 $60,520 9.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,340 0.38% $26.20 $28.30 $58,860 1.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 40 0.01% $30.44 $32.21 $66,990 9.1 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 230 0.06% $27.00 $28.10 $58,440 1.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 40 0.01% $21.31 $23.56 $49,000 4.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 60 0.02% $28.15 $28.77 $59,850 2.6 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 40 0.01% $27.60 $28.71 $59,720 3.7 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 6,850 1.92% $26.13 $27.56 $57,320 1.0 %
17-1022 Surveyors 1,480 0.42% $20.06 $20.86 $43,400 1.6 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 3,280 0.92% $29.51 $31.63 $65,790 1.4 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 650 0.18% $27.78 $29.31 $60,970 2.5 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 180 0.05% $26.35 $27.36 $56,900 4.8 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 200 0.06% $32.81 $33.18 $69,010 5.1 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 130 0.04% $19.61 $20.07 $41,740 3.2 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 590 0.17% $20.80 $21.77 $45,280 2.4 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 30 0.01% $16.33 $17.03 $35,430 3.2 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 100 0.03% $14.61 $15.95 $33,180 4.9 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 30 0.01% $21.00 $20.60 $42,850 6.6 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 150 0.04% $22.22 $23.31 $48,480 2.6 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 90 0.03% $24.48 $25.49 $53,020 2.6 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 40 0.01% $17.78 $21.69 $45,120 6.3 %
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Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 2,040 0.57% $11.85 $13.43 $27,930 3.5 %
33-9032 Security Guards 130 0.04% $8.35 $10.13 $21,080 8.4 %
33-9091 Crossing Guards 1,890 0.53% $12.05 $13.52 $28,120 3.7 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1,740 0.49% $10.62 $13.15 $27,360 8.2 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 60 0.02% $23.96 $26.57 $55,270 12.4 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 620 0.17% $8.83 $9.51 $19,780 6.2 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,030 0.29% $11.80 $14.66 $30,490 9.3 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 1,110 0.31% $24.78 $26.70 $55,540 3.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 40 0.01% $27.51 $30.28 $62,980 9.1 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 310 0.09% $26.63 $27.74 $57,700 4.6 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 650 0.18% $23.97 $26.65 $55,430 4.5 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 40 0.01% $28.18 $29.13 $60,600 5.8 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 20,350 5.71% $14.02 $15.16 $31,530 0.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,700 0.48% $21.54 $22.97 $47,780 1.5 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 40 0.01% $12.89 $12.85 $26,740 3.3 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 80 0.02% $15.76 $16.06 $33,410 3.5 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 920 0.26% $13.53 $14.49 $30,140 2.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4,240 1.19% $15.18 $16.08 $33,440 2.5 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,720 0.48% $14.94 $15.14 $31,500 0.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 40 0.01% $14.07 $15.40 $32,020 4.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 50 0.01% $14.22 $14.17 $29,480 4.4 %
43-4071 File Clerks 30 0.01% $10.38 $10.48 $21,810 4.1 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 40 0.01% $13.56 $14.96 $31,120 4.9 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 70 0.02% $15.58 $16.21 $33,720 3.4 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,240 0.35% $11.32 $11.71 $24,350 1.1 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 70 0.02% $10.40 $11.37 $23,650 4.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 550 0.15% $17.30 $18.51 $38,500 1.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 80 0.02% $17.06 $18.15 $37,740 6.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 40 0.01% $12.99 $14.18 $29,490 5.3 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 90 0.03% $12.89 $14.19 $29,510 4.9 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 160 0.04% $11.33 $12.56 $26,110 5.7 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,390 0.67% $16.71 $17.71 $36,840 1.3 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,160 0.61% $12.49 $13.05 $27,140 1.6 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 80 0.02% $13.04 $13.46 $27,990 2.9 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 4,500 1.26% $10.99 $11.88 $24,710 1.1 %
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Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 238,770 66.97% $17.07 $18.58 $38,640 0.7 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 26,460 7.42% $24.84 $26.18 $54,460 0.7 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 300 0.08% $20.13 $21.96 $45,680 6.7 %
47-2022 Stonemasons 50 0.01% $22.42 $22.57 $46,950 4.9 %
47-2031 Carpenters 16,250 4.56% $18.32 $19.90 $41,380 1.6 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 12,830 3.60% $15.08 $17.00 $35,360 1.7 %
47-2053 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 220 0.06% $14.94 $17.12 $35,600 3.6 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 89,400 25.07% $13.48 $15.78 $32,830 0.9 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 20,130 5.65% $14.79 $16.70 $34,730 1.6 %
47-2072 Pile-Driver Operators 1,110 0.31% $21.14 $22.04 $45,850 3.3 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 52,710 14.78% $19.40 $20.49 $42,610 0.9 %
47-2111 Electricians 490 0.14% $23.57 $24.24 $50,410 4.0 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 2,580 0.72% $14.05 $15.46 $32,150 3.6 %
47-2151 Pipelayers 3,100 0.87% $13.76 $15.45 $32,140 2.0 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 360 0.10% $20.79 $22.54 $46,870 4.2 %
47-2171 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 2,270 0.64% $16.52 $18.75 $39,010 9.0 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 60 0.02% $24.65 $24.10 $50,120 24.0 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 3,250 0.91% $25.28 $25.51 $53,060 3.8 %
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters (8) (8) $10.17 $11.48 $23,870 11.4 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 1,040 0.29% $10.75 $11.83 $24,600 2.4 %
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 120 0.03% $10.20 $11.49 $23,890 9.0 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 630 0.18% $10.07 $10.56 $21,960 2.9 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 740 0.21% $10.45 $11.70 $24,340 4.4 %
47-4011 Construction and Building Inspectors 400 0.11% $20.83 $21.74 $45,210 3.2 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors (8) (8) $10.09 $10.28 $21,390 7.6 %
47-4051 Highway Maintenance Workers 2,360 0.66% $14.19 $15.81 $32,890 5.8 %
47-4091 Segmental Pavers 70 0.02% $13.57 $13.71 $28,520 4.1 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 710 0.20% $15.31 $15.56 $32,360 4.8 %
47-5021 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 250 0.07% $17.49 $20.10 $41,800 5.3 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 310 0.09% $11.74 $12.38 $25,740 4.6 %
47-5099 Extraction Workers, All Other 100 0.03% $12.74 $14.36 $29,870 10.8 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 15,320 4.30% $17.55 $18.52 $38,530 0.7 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,100 0.31% $25.33 $26.24 $54,570 1.4 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 480 0.13% $15.49 $17.33 $36,050 4.7 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,080 0.58% $16.61 $17.17 $35,720 1.3 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 6,540 1.83% $18.34 $19.04 $39,610 0.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics (8) (8) $18.28 $18.87 $39,260 4.0 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3,150 0.88% $15.89 $17.19 $35,750 2.0 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 310 0.09% $14.97 $16.16 $33,610 4.0 %
49-9044 Millwrights 410 0.11% $20.99 $21.67 $45,070 3.2 %
49-9092 Commercial Divers 270 0.08% $15.55 $17.66 $36,730 7.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 660 0.19% $10.63 $11.70 $24,340 3.1 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 40 0.01% $20.74 $20.86 $43,380 6.0 %
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Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 4,210 1.18% $15.96 $16.73 $34,800 1.9 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 370 0.10% $22.26 $23.55 $48,980 3.6 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (8) (8) $13.30 $14.23 $29,600 10.1 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other (8) (8) $10.11 $10.08 $20,960 5.3 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,440 0.40% $16.29 $16.56 $34,440 2.2 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators (8) (8) $25.38 $23.79 $49,480 6.4 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 100 0.03% $18.32 $19.03 $39,590 3.6 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 470 0.13% (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 420 0.12% $16.92 $17.63 $36,670 2.3 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 320 0.09% $12.56 $13.03 $27,100 3.3 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 0.02% $10.56 $11.77 $24,480 4.3 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 460 0.13% $14.47 $15.60 $32,440 3.0 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) (8) $18.55 $16.15 $33,600 17.2 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 80 0.02% $10.13 $10.73 $22,310 4.1 %
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 41,130 11.54% $14.56 $15.91 $33,100 0.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 200 0.06% $22.71 $23.25 $48,360 3.1 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,140 0.32% $21.64 $22.60 $47,010 2.0 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 27,020 7.58% $14.70 $15.93 $33,130 1.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,980 0.56% $12.68 $13.93 $28,970 2.2 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 70 0.02% $13.33 $13.77 $28,640 8.4 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 40 0.01% $20.05 $20.21 $42,030 3.8 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 50 0.01% $9.81 $11.11 $23,110 5.5 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 1,610 0.45% $18.97 $19.14 $39,820 2.6 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 4,150 1.16% $14.35 $15.87 $33,000 2.5 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 50 0.01% $23.52 $22.21 $46,210 12.4 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,500 0.42% $13.94 $15.19 $31,590 4.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 2,690 0.75% $10.86 $12.32 $25,620 3.3 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 290 0.08% (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 180 0.05% $16.55 $16.27 $33,840 5.3 %

About November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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