Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 423800 - Machinery, 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 423800 - Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers.

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

NAICS Industry 423800 - Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers is part of: NAICS 423000 - Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods.

NAICS 423800 - Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers consists of:

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SOC Major Groups in NAICS 423800 - Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers:


NAICS 423800 - Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

All Occupations top
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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 652,550 100.00% $16.68 $20.51 $42,660 0.7 %
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Management Occupations top
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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 40,960 6.28% $41.08 $47.95 $99,740 1.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 2,840 0.44% (5) $72.42 $150,630 1.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 19,640 3.01% $42.34 $49.67 $103,310 1.6 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 110 0.02% $30.42 $36.92 $76,790 6.9 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 500 0.08% $35.14 $41.97 $87,300 5.7 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 8,520 1.31% $41.92 $47.80 $99,420 2.3 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 1,630 0.25% $27.66 $30.98 $64,430 4.4 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 880 0.13% $39.14 $41.50 $86,320 2.4 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,170 0.33% $36.27 $40.50 $84,240 2.1 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 340 0.05% $26.50 $29.95 $62,290 3.2 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 70 0.01% $35.59 $37.87 $78,780 4.1 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 150 0.02% $33.02 $36.02 $74,920 3.3 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 390 0.06% $34.41 $35.90 $74,670 5.5 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 1,230 0.19% $30.34 $33.32 $69,310 2.1 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,040 0.16% $30.89 $34.54 $71,830 4.3 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 60 0.01% $36.96 $45.16 $93,930 15.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 540 0.08% $48.94 $49.58 $103,130 2.3 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 830 0.13% $43.33 $44.17 $91,870 3.5 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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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 19,410 2.97% $22.22 $24.71 $51,400 1.3 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 370 0.06% $19.41 $21.53 $44,790 8.8 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 5,730 0.88% $19.52 $21.44 $44,600 2.0 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,050 0.47% $19.70 $20.69 $43,040 2.1 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 90 0.01% $27.26 $27.26 $56,700 6.0 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 520 0.08% $29.58 $28.73 $59,760 4.5 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 100 0.02% $20.15 $22.40 $46,590 6.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 240 0.04% $23.03 $24.66 $51,290 2.5 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 400 0.06% $25.65 $25.70 $53,450 2.0 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 200 0.03% $23.30 $24.10 $50,130 2.1 %
13-1081 Logisticians 260 0.04% $24.67 $27.34 $56,860 3.6 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 130 0.02% $29.04 $31.77 $66,070 9.6 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1,580 0.24% $25.19 $28.38 $59,020 5.2 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 6,420 0.98% $25.82 $28.14 $58,520 2.1 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 190 0.03% $21.88 $23.42 $48,710 3.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 40 0.01% $28.47 $29.52 $61,410 5.8 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 80 0.01% $28.18 $29.73 $61,840 7.9 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
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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 6,760 1.04% $27.04 $29.04 $60,400 5.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 1,330 0.20% $27.55 $28.90 $60,100 3.3 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 670 0.10% $30.15 $32.47 $67,530 6.0 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 1,040 0.16% $38.59 $40.46 $84,160 6.9 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 1,150 0.18% $19.86 $20.90 $43,470 2.4 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 540 0.08% $28.49 $29.28 $60,910 2.5 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 80 0.01% $27.68 $28.56 $59,410 2.9 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,450 0.22% $25.18 $26.82 $55,790 2.8 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 310 0.05% $24.56 $24.27 $50,490 11.8 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 160 0.02% $24.94 $26.73 $55,600 3.4 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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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 10,060 1.54% $26.36 $28.25 $58,750 2.2 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers (8) (8) $37.69 $39.18 $81,500 4.6 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers (8) (8) $38.71 $47.68 $99,170 24.7 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers (8) (8) $25.21 $26.11 $54,320 3.3 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 700 0.11% $31.38 $33.48 $69,640 9.4 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 700 0.11% $27.48 $29.55 $61,460 4.1 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 820 0.13% $31.39 $31.71 $65,960 3.3 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers (8) (8) $30.86 $32.42 $67,430 5.6 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 2,290 0.35% $30.49 $31.82 $66,180 4.1 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 270 0.04% $30.02 $29.90 $62,200 4.4 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 140 0.02% $23.86 $27.35 $56,890 14.4 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 30 (7) $24.59 $25.74 $53,530 5.7 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 670 0.10% $21.23 $21.42 $44,560 3.3 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 70 0.01% $16.92 $17.80 $37,010 4.2 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,580 0.24% $22.80 $23.90 $49,720 2.6 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 500 0.08% $22.89 $24.05 $50,030 2.9 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 200 0.03% $20.65 $21.21 $44,130 3.9 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 700 0.11% $18.73 $18.54 $38,550 5.2 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other (8) (8) $28.34 $27.40 $56,990 5.0 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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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)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 650 0.10% $22.70 $25.73 $53,520 3.8 %
19-2031 Chemists 60 0.01% $25.79 $28.28 $58,830 6.9 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 490 0.08% $23.65 $26.63 $55,400 4.3 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 40 0.01% $15.45 $16.61 $34,540 4.1 %
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Legal Occupations top
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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)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 40 0.01% $52.02 $60.09 $124,980 9.4 %
23-1011 Lawyers 30 (7) $68.48 $69.28 $144,110 9.7 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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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)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 80 0.01% $24.61 $24.75 $51,490 5.3 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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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 1,050 0.16% $19.20 $21.10 $43,890 3.7 %
27-1011 Art Directors 50 0.01% $24.18 $31.96 $66,480 23.8 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 70 0.01% $13.08 $20.60 $42,840 16.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 490 0.08% $17.62 $19.68 $40,940 4.4 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 30 (7) $23.66 $24.33 $50,610 5.5 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 50 0.01% $14.20 $14.70 $30,570 4.0 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 210 0.03% $21.05 $23.33 $48,530 7.4 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 60 0.01% $21.78 $22.69 $47,190 4.1 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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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 120 0.02% $19.20 $20.05 $41,700 2.8 %
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Protective Service Occupations top
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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 230 0.04% $8.94 $10.12 $21,050 7.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 50 0.01% $9.74 $10.04 $20,880 4.9 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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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)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 50 0.01% $8.39 $9.82 $20,430 8.3 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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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 4,190 0.64% $8.47 $9.13 $18,990 3.0 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers (8) (8) $9.94 $11.74 $24,420 7.1 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,770 0.58% $8.39 $9.00 $18,730 3.1 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 120 0.02% $10.39 $12.24 $25,450 14.0 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other (8) (8) $6.36 $7.56 $15,720 24.1 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 50 0.01% $25.20 $23.10 $48,050 12.9 %
39-6031 Flight Attendants 40 0.01% (4) (4) (9) (9)
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Sales and Related Occupations top
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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 189,030 28.97% $20.76 $24.20 $50,340 1.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 3,770 0.58% $21.25 $24.15 $50,230 2.6 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 14,830 2.27% $28.81 $34.21 $71,160 2.6 %
41-2011 Cashiers 1,900 0.29% $8.52 $8.85 $18,410 3.2 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 4,920 0.75% $13.72 $13.73 $28,550 2.0 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 23,120 3.54% $13.96 $14.80 $30,790 2.4 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 9,760 1.50% $14.15 $16.52 $34,350 3.5 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 70 0.01% $17.43 $21.59 $44,920 12.7 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1,050 0.16% $20.77 $23.99 $49,900 11.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 21,420 3.28% $25.49 $28.60 $59,490 2.0 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 98,700 15.13% $22.00 $25.20 $52,410 1.4 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 220 0.03% $14.16 $16.91 $35,170 5.8 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 6,200 0.95% $30.31 $34.50 $71,750 6.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 1,650 0.25% $11.60 $13.24 $27,550 3.6 %
41-9091 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 110 0.02% $17.78 $19.68 $40,940 4.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,310 0.20% $14.38 $16.10 $33,500 6.4 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
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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 150,400 23.05% $13.09 $14.13 $29,390 0.5 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 8,930 1.37% $20.89 $22.29 $46,360 1.1 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 920 0.14% $11.66 $11.82 $24,580 1.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 3,840 0.59% $14.56 $15.28 $31,780 1.6 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 4,740 0.73% $12.81 $13.36 $27,800 1.2 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 21,130 3.24% $13.71 $14.55 $30,270 1.0 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 350 0.05% $15.60 $15.68 $32,600 2.1 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 470 0.07% $12.81 $12.88 $26,800 4.4 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 30 (7) $14.40 $15.28 $31,770 4.6 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 720 0.11% $16.01 $16.90 $35,160 2.0 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 15,990 2.45% $15.21 $16.04 $33,350 1.5 %
43-4071 File Clerks 130 0.02% $9.47 $9.59 $19,960 4.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 9,390 1.44% $14.44 $14.75 $30,680 2.0 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 230 0.04% $15.70 $15.82 $32,910 1.9 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 5,580 0.86% $11.11 $11.40 $23,710 1.0 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 50 0.01% $13.39 $13.28 $27,630 5.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 870 0.13% $15.27 $16.16 $33,600 4.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 2,790 0.43% $17.15 $18.52 $38,510 2.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 19,110 2.93% $12.09 $12.64 $26,290 1.0 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 13,100 2.01% $11.27 $11.86 $24,670 1.2 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 400 0.06% $12.72 $13.27 $27,600 3.4 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6,350 0.97% $16.53 $17.21 $35,800 1.2 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 11,430 1.75% $11.85 $12.55 $26,110 2.1 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 470 0.07% $15.27 $16.80 $34,950 4.6 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 980 0.15% $11.28 $11.72 $24,370 2.8 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists (8) (8) $19.76 $18.05 $37,540 11.6 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 30 (7) $24.62 $25.55 $53,140 8.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 60 0.01% $10.81 $11.19 $23,280 3.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 21,870 3.35% $10.98 $11.44 $23,790 1.3 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 40 0.01% $12.13 $12.70 $26,420 12.6 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 270 0.04% $12.34 $13.19 $27,430 6.3 %
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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
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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)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 90 0.01% $13.35 $13.54 $28,160 7.4 %
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Construction and Extraction Occupations top
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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 3,230 0.49% $15.94 $17.50 $36,400 3.2 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 230 0.04% $22.60 $24.98 $51,960 6.8 %
47-2031 Carpenters 130 0.02% $24.66 $22.42 $46,640 7.8 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 130 0.02% $16.67 $18.69 $38,880 6.3 %
47-2111 Electricians 310 0.05% $18.35 $18.34 $38,150 3.4 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 90 0.01% $12.80 $13.87 $28,840 4.2 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 630 0.10% $16.06 $17.57 $36,550 4.4 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 270 0.04% $29.72 $27.77 $57,750 3.6 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 90 0.01% $11.17 $12.15 $25,270 7.0 %
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 240 0.04% $15.51 $15.45 $32,130 4.6 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 290 0.04% $10.87 $11.63 $24,180 7.6 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
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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 124,620 19.10% $16.88 $17.51 $36,420 0.5 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 11,090 1.70% $23.29 $24.12 $50,170 0.7 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 510 0.08% $21.35 $22.97 $47,780 12.3 %
49-2091 Avionics Technicians 200 0.03% $23.74 $23.06 $47,960 4.0 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 1,190 0.18% $16.29 $17.51 $36,410 3.6 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 270 0.04% $18.69 $19.39 $40,320 7.5 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,290 0.20% $20.01 $20.19 $42,000 2.1 %
49-2096 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 40 0.01% $16.11 $16.19 $33,670 2.5 %
49-2098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 1,420 0.22% $15.41 $15.68 $32,620 3.7 %
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 940 0.14% $19.41 $21.30 $44,300 14.7 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 190 0.03% $15.68 $16.23 $33,760 5.2 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 3,330 0.51% $15.59 $16.01 $33,300 2.3 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 9,850 1.51% $18.18 $18.29 $38,050 1.7 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 21,710 3.33% $13.81 $14.02 $29,150 0.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 32,410 4.97% $18.56 $18.61 $38,710 0.6 %
49-3051 Motorboat Mechanics 110 0.02% $15.92 $16.61 $34,550 2.4 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 1,670 0.26% $12.20 $12.56 $26,130 2.4 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 90 0.01% $12.81 $13.61 $28,310 6.9 %
49-9011 Mechanical Door Repairers (8) (8) $14.99 $14.09 $29,320 18.6 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 1,290 0.20% $14.32 $15.09 $31,400 4.2 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 290 0.04% $23.61 $25.38 $52,780 10.9 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (8) (8) $12.75 $12.98 $26,990 3.4 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 12,230 1.87% $17.61 $18.54 $38,570 2.1 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 13,700 2.10% $15.73 $16.15 $33,580 1.4 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 2,810 0.43% $14.67 $15.29 $31,800 2.4 %
49-9044 Millwrights (8) (8) $15.01 $14.99 $31,190 9.8 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 710 0.11% $16.45 $18.00 $37,430 5.2 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 60 0.01% $15.22 $14.72 $30,620 5.5 %
49-9096 Riggers 60 0.01% $16.78 $16.97 $35,290 5.0 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 2,570 0.39% $11.60 $12.44 $25,870 4.0 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 3,180 0.49% $15.34 $15.79 $32,840 3.3 %
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Production Occupations top
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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 41,930 6.43% $14.18 $15.16 $31,520 1.1 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 3,590 0.55% $21.81 $23.13 $48,100 1.4 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 110 0.02% $12.20 $13.22 $27,490 5.7 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 100 0.02% $12.42 $12.76 $26,550 4.7 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 470 0.07% $13.75 $15.58 $32,400 4.9 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (8) (8) $14.36 $14.54 $30,250 1.7 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators (8) (8) $12.51 $12.82 $26,670 11.7 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 10,010 1.53% $12.59 $13.63 $28,360 2.4 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 2,080 0.32% $11.44 $12.27 $25,520 6.5 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 290 0.04% $13.85 $14.74 $30,670 5.2 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) $10.78 $11.26 $23,420 6.3 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) $6.19 $7.11 $14,800 10.5 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 400 0.06% $12.75 $14.49 $30,140 16.9 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) $12.04 $12.22 $25,420 3.3 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 70 0.01% $14.23 $15.33 $31,900 5.0 %
51-4041 Machinists 7,240 1.11% $16.36 $16.68 $34,700 2.0 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 180 0.03% $10.61 $11.41 $23,740 7.8 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 130 0.02% $12.69 $13.19 $27,430 8.4 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers (8) (8) $11.42 $14.55 $30,270 10.9 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 7,240 1.11% $14.76 $15.06 $31,330 2.1 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 210 0.03% $15.22 $15.05 $31,300 5.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners (8) (8) $10.51 $10.50 $21,850 6.2 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 240 0.04% $13.80 $14.64 $30,450 3.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 230 0.04% $10.94 $12.10 $25,180 6.4 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers (8) (8) $6.45 $6.44 $13,380 5.5 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 130 0.02% $10.05 $10.09 $20,980 4.3 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand (8) (8) $11.67 $11.06 $23,010 10.3 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 160 0.02% $16.97 $17.04 $35,440 6.1 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders (8) (8) $12.67 $13.19 $27,430 2.9 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 3,240 0.50% $14.49 $15.58 $32,400 3.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 2,090 0.32% $11.31 $11.87 $24,690 3.4 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 120 0.02% $12.60 $13.10 $27,260 4.9 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 430 0.07% $16.13 $16.97 $35,300 5.6 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 260 0.04% $8.14 $8.96 $18,630 6.2 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other (8) (8) $13.34 $14.32 $29,780 4.5 %
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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 59,560 9.13% $11.92 $12.89 $26,820 0.8 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 50 0.01% $16.87 $18.82 $39,140 12.7 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,300 0.35% $19.43 $20.44 $42,500 2.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,550 0.24% $19.98 $21.21 $44,110 1.9 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 80 0.01% (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 120 0.02% (4) (4) $87,730 12.7 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 2,560 0.39% $12.98 $14.22 $29,570 3.5 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 8,940 1.37% $14.95 $15.27 $31,760 1.4 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12,980 1.99% $11.45 $11.97 $24,900 1.4 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other (8) (8) $12.05 $12.25 $25,470 3.7 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 90 0.01% $10.93 $12.36 $25,710 7.8 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 270 0.04% $10.73 $11.06 $23,000 12.5 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 140 0.02% $13.54 $15.11 $31,440 6.2 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 50 0.01% $15.77 $16.52 $34,360 6.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 3,930 0.60% $12.23 $12.85 $26,730 1.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 270 0.04% $8.95 $9.56 $19,880 4.1 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 22,090 3.39% $10.55 $11.04 $22,960 1.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 3,260 0.50% $10.09 $10.45 $21,740 2.2 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 180 0.03% $10.40 $13.17 $27,390 10.5 %

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.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

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

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimates not released.

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




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November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

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Last Modified Date: November 10, 2008

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