Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2005 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 311000 - Food 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 311000 - Food 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 311000 - Food Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

NAICS 311000 - Food Manufacturing consists of:

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NAICS 311000 - Food Manufacturing

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 1,478,960 100.00% $11.75 $14.04 $29,200 0.5 %
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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 43,130 2.92% $38.40 $43.89 $91,300 1.0 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 2,810 0.19% (5) $70.83 $147,320 1.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 14,120 0.95% $40.77 $46.41 $96,520 0.8 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 120 0.01% $40.79 $41.93 $87,210 8.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 870 0.06% $50.01 $52.41 $109,020 3.1 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 3,290 0.22% $40.21 $45.04 $93,670 1.5 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 80 0.01% $43.62 $48.71 $101,330 8.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 580 0.04% $34.65 $37.91 $78,850 3.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 660 0.04% $46.74 $48.26 $100,380 4.1 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 3,150 0.21% $40.45 $43.99 $91,490 1.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 920 0.06% $32.05 $35.39 $73,610 1.8 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 180 0.01% $34.68 $38.29 $79,640 5.6 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 640 0.04% $39.39 $41.68 $86,700 2.3 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 10,120 0.68% $32.82 $36.07 $75,030 0.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 570 0.04% $41.11 $43.65 $90,790 3.6 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,600 0.18% $30.36 $32.62 $67,850 1.0 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers 90 0.01% $27.47 $28.48 $59,250 3.2 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 80 0.01% (4) (4) $58,150 11.3 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 490 0.03% $45.51 $48.92 $101,750 2.8 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 110 0.01% $25.41 $28.19 $58,640 5.0 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 30 (7) $34.12 $39.44 $82,040 7.2 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,280 0.09% $37.71 $41.02 $85,320 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 19,670 1.33% $23.75 $25.55 $53,140 1.4 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 1,410 0.10% $22.29 $24.86 $51,700 1.5 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 240 0.02% $20.93 $23.56 $49,010 4.0 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,910 0.26% $22.50 $24.12 $50,160 1.1 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 290 0.02% $21.54 $24.01 $49,940 3.6 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 120 0.01% $25.03 $25.27 $52,550 3.2 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 260 0.02% $20.35 $21.76 $45,270 1.9 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 650 0.04% $22.11 $23.43 $48,740 1.2 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 700 0.05% $17.49 $19.29 $40,110 1.8 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 870 0.06% $23.50 $24.96 $51,920 1.1 %
13-1081 Logisticians 650 0.04% $25.91 $28.30 $58,860 3.9 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 600 0.04% $29.87 $33.65 $69,990 3.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 2,540 0.17% $22.72 $24.41 $50,770 3.3 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 6,480 0.44% $24.66 $26.10 $54,290 0.9 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 60 (7) $27.83 $29.73 $61,830 4.1 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 70 (7) $24.89 $25.19 $52,390 2.7 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 560 0.04% $31.83 $32.53 $67,660 3.3 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 100 0.01% $27.33 $32.21 $66,990 8.7 %
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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 4,230 0.29% $27.56 $29.30 $60,940 3.1 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 490 0.03% $26.95 $29.00 $60,330 2.6 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 410 0.03% $36.94 $35.99 $74,850 3.5 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 930 0.06% $19.13 $19.66 $40,890 1.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 690 0.05% $31.63 $31.76 $66,060 1.3 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 120 0.01% $29.28 $29.84 $62,070 3.3 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 700 0.05% $26.01 $26.93 $56,020 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 400 0.03% $30.94 $32.21 $67,000 5.1 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 40 (7) $33.99 $34.22 $71,180 5.3 %
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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 5,220 0.35% $28.65 $29.42 $61,190 1.3 %
17-2021 Agricultural Engineers 710 0.05% $31.64 $32.91 $68,440 1.4 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 280 0.02% $34.16 $35.22 $73,260 5.4 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 90 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 70 (7) $34.52 $35.60 $74,050 3.5 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 220 0.01% $28.26 $30.13 $62,670 3.0 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,040 0.14% $31.93 $32.40 $67,390 1.5 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 310 0.02% $31.08 $31.50 $65,530 2.4 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 170 0.01% $34.11 $34.09 $70,900 2.6 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 170 0.01% $20.02 $20.75 $43,170 2.4 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 40 (7) $21.25 $22.30 $46,390 5.1 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 810 0.05% $17.32 $17.92 $37,270 2.6 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 40 (7) $17.44 $19.25 $40,030 4.8 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 80 0.01% $21.61 $20.84 $43,350 5.6 %
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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 11,180 0.76% $18.49 $21.46 $44,640 1.1 %
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 4,180 0.28% $21.33 $24.58 $51,130 1.5 %
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 60 (7) $31.76 $31.55 $65,620 2.0 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 40 (7) $28.44 $27.98 $58,190 6.2 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 90 0.01% $21.15 $23.90 $49,710 2.6 %
19-2031 Chemists 510 0.03% $26.61 $31.16 $64,820 4.5 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 60 (7) $43.36 $47.57 $98,940 16.0 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 720 0.05% $25.50 $27.05 $56,270 2.3 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 4,400 0.30% $15.50 $16.39 $34,090 1.2 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 180 0.01% $14.15 $14.79 $30,760 3.9 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 670 0.05% $17.83 $18.28 $38,020 1.7 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 120 0.01% $17.26 $19.32 $40,180 4.7 %
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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 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 60 (7) $28.76 $28.81 $59,920 6.8 %
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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% $20.59 $20.61 $42,860 5.1 %
25-9021 Farm and Home Management Advisors 40 (7) $20.78 $20.76 $43,180 6.1 %
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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 840 0.06% $19.59 $20.96 $43,600 2.4 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 50 (7) $25.16 $26.20 $54,490 12.3 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 450 0.03% $19.44 $20.53 $42,710 2.6 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 50 (7) $13.93 $15.40 $32,030 4.7 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 140 0.01% $20.61 $22.63 $47,060 2.6 %
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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 1,580 0.11% $19.10 $20.20 $42,010 1.4 %
29-1031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 30 (7) $30.20 $28.07 $58,390 4.4 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 380 0.03% $20.90 $21.19 $44,080 1.2 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 170 0.01% $15.12 $14.87 $30,920 1.9 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other (8) (8) $16.63 $17.04 $35,440 4.2 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 610 0.04% $21.02 $21.79 $45,320 2.7 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 250 0.02% $16.08 $18.27 $38,000 3.8 %
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Healthcare 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)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 30 (7) $13.34 $14.52 $30,210 7.9 %
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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 2,010 0.14% $10.23 $11.17 $23,230 2.0 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 50 (7) $21.16 $22.15 $46,070 4.4 %
33-3052 Transit and Railroad Police 40 (7) $21.61 $22.53 $46,870 3.3 %
33-9032 Security Guards 1,880 0.13% $10.05 $10.50 $21,840 1.7 %
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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 35,360 2.39% $8.04 $8.83 $18,360 0.8 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 560 0.04% $15.70 $17.34 $36,060 3.5 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 2,250 0.15% $13.80 $14.72 $30,620 1.6 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food (8) (8) $7.51 $8.15 $16,950 4.2 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria (8) (8) $10.07 $10.94 $22,740 6.9 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 580 0.04% $9.76 $10.13 $21,070 2.4 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 80 0.01% $7.86 $8.24 $17,130 7.4 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 180 0.01% $11.95 $12.56 $26,130 5.8 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 9,610 0.65% $8.21 $8.69 $18,070 1.3 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8,890 0.60% $7.72 $8.07 $16,780 1.6 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 10,160 0.69% $7.76 $7.99 $16,610 1.1 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses (8) (8) $6.79 $7.13 $14,830 3.3 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (8) (8) $7.91 $8.19 $17,030 4.3 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,510 0.10% $7.72 $7.80 $16,230 1.2 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 260 0.02% $8.45 $9.06 $18,850 5.3 %
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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 25,300 1.71% $10.37 $11.17 $23,230 0.6 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 700 0.05% $17.90 $18.58 $38,650 1.5 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 23,390 1.58% $10.22 $10.86 $22,600 0.6 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 130 0.01% $9.18 $10.00 $20,790 5.6 %
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 270 0.02% $12.74 $13.77 $28,630 7.2 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 270 0.02% $13.93 $14.61 $30,390 2.3 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 320 0.02% $10.04 $10.44 $21,720 1.6 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 180 0.01% $12.52 $13.00 $27,030 3.6 %
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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 160 0.01% $8.96 $10.87 $22,600 7.9 %
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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 55,770 3.77% $10.61 $16.13 $33,540 1.5 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,880 0.19% $15.49 $17.22 $35,820 2.0 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,320 0.09% $30.66 $35.53 $73,890 2.6 %
41-2011 Cashiers 13,270 0.90% $7.86 $8.14 $16,930 1.1 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 1,250 0.08% $7.66 $8.62 $17,920 6.3 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 15,180 1.03% $8.23 $9.20 $19,130 1.3 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 150 0.01% $20.38 $22.16 $46,090 6.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 270 0.02% $24.94 $30.62 $63,690 6.9 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 18,840 1.27% $23.61 $26.52 $55,170 1.3 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 480 0.03% $9.61 $11.81 $24,570 8.1 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 80 0.01% $10.43 $12.02 $25,010 5.2 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other (8) (8) $10.92 $12.76 $26,530 6.5 %
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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 103,710 7.01% $13.31 $14.20 $29,530 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 6,020 0.41% $21.15 $22.47 $46,750 0.7 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 160 0.01% $11.57 $12.16 $25,300 4.4 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 170 0.01% $15.67 $15.96 $33,200 3.2 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 4,110 0.28% $12.87 $13.27 $27,600 0.6 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 12,040 0.81% $13.81 $14.40 $29,960 0.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,820 0.19% $14.47 $14.87 $30,920 0.6 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 1,320 0.09% $12.61 $13.28 $27,610 2.3 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 80 0.01% $14.15 $14.76 $30,710 9.5 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 6,820 0.46% $14.00 $14.59 $30,360 1.2 %
43-4071 File Clerks 110 0.01% $11.65 $13.23 $27,520 3.7 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,910 0.26% $12.29 $12.73 $26,470 1.0 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,120 0.21% $14.66 $15.25 $31,710 0.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,340 0.16% $11.52 $11.72 $24,390 0.7 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 200 0.01% $14.13 $15.41 $32,040 2.8 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 40 (7) $10.84 $11.86 $24,670 6.0 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 290 0.02% $14.87 $15.59 $32,440 2.9 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 6,210 0.42% $16.29 $17.18 $35,730 0.8 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 17,450 1.18% $12.66 $13.11 $27,270 0.8 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 8,790 0.59% $12.24 $12.60 $26,220 0.9 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 6,420 0.43% $11.37 $12.06 $25,080 1.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 4,840 0.33% $16.93 $17.62 $36,640 0.9 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,540 0.24% $12.65 $13.11 $27,270 1.1 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 200 0.01% $15.81 $15.92 $33,110 2.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 380 0.03% $11.46 $11.66 $24,250 1.7 %
43-9041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 220 0.01% $16.01 $16.24 $33,780 8.1 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 70 (7) $11.69 $12.07 $25,110 2.3 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 11,140 0.75% $11.37 $11.76 $24,450 0.6 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 440 0.03% $10.81 $11.13 $23,150 2.2 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 310 0.02% $12.69 $13.41 $27,900 3.1 %
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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 19,480 1.32% $9.41 $10.44 $21,720 1.3 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 940 0.06% $18.16 $19.83 $41,240 3.7 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 1,190 0.08% $11.96 $13.79 $28,690 3.2 %
45-2021 Animal Breeders 390 0.03% $10.87 $13.45 $27,980 5.5 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 7,700 0.52% $8.66 $9.19 $19,120 1.3 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 750 0.05% (8) (8) (8) (8)
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 1,400 0.09% $8.32 $9.35 $19,450 5.9 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 6,330 0.43% $9.56 $10.04 $20,870 1.9 %
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other (8) (8) $9.60 $10.05 $20,900 3.6 %
45-3011 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers 90 0.01% $10.76 $13.95 $29,010 13.0 %
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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 4,630 0.31% $19.83 $20.41 $42,460 1.2 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 130 0.01% $22.59 $22.20 $46,190 9.2 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 40 (7) $15.35 $14.77 $30,720 9.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters 110 0.01% $15.49 $16.63 $34,600 5.6 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 280 0.02% $19.14 $17.94 $37,320 5.5 %
47-2111 Electricians 3,400 0.23% $19.95 $20.69 $43,040 0.9 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 170 0.01% $15.09 $17.01 $35,380 3.6 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 280 0.02% $23.84 $24.01 $49,930 4.5 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 130 0.01% $23.73 $22.68 $47,170 4.5 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 30 (7) $13.73 $13.92 $28,950 7.2 %
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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 85,760 5.80% $17.30 $17.98 $37,390 0.4 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8,490 0.57% $25.53 $26.16 $54,420 0.4 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers (8) (8) $19.87 $19.89 $41,360 3.3 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 310 0.02% $20.41 $20.50 $42,640 2.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 200 0.01% $16.24 $16.26 $33,820 2.7 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,960 0.20% $16.28 $16.77 $34,870 1.3 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 150 0.01% $16.20 $16.06 $33,410 3.7 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 130 0.01% $18.07 $18.05 $37,530 2.4 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 650 0.04% $16.79 $16.98 $35,310 2.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 24,350 1.65% $17.72 $17.96 $37,350 0.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,320 2.73% $16.48 $16.75 $34,840 0.5 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 6,430 0.43% $14.74 $15.37 $31,970 1.1 %
49-9044 Millwrights 360 0.02% $27.66 $25.63 $53,320 4.7 %
49-9045 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons 60 (7) $20.18 $20.72 $43,100 2.8 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 120 0.01% $20.46 $20.85 $43,370 2.7 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 460 0.03% $11.65 $12.50 $25,990 3.9 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 460 0.03% $19.04 $18.69 $38,870 4.0 %
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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)
51-0000 Production Occupations 794,520 53.72% $10.90 $12.08 $25,130 0.4 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 48,540 3.28% $20.55 $21.49 $44,700 0.4 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 40 (7) $14.14 $14.12 $29,380 5.2 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 25,920 1.75% $11.30 $12.11 $25,180 1.3 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 500 0.03% $9.40 $9.73 $20,240 2.6 %
51-3011 Bakers 49,350 3.34% $10.61 $11.54 $24,000 1.0 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 13,660 0.92% $10.91 $11.75 $24,440 1.7 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 101,200 6.84% $9.49 $9.72 $20,210 1.1 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 129,180 8.73% $10.21 $10.33 $21,480 1.0 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 13,620 0.92% $11.58 $12.17 $25,310 1.5 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 70,690 4.78% $11.20 $11.91 $24,770 0.8 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 24,040 1.63% $11.70 $12.25 $25,480 1.2 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 0.01% $12.94 $13.48 $28,030 4.1 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) $16.22 $16.12 $33,540 3.3 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 0.01% $13.21 $13.88 $28,870 5.2 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 710 0.05% $15.94 $16.66 $34,660 5.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 820 0.06% $15.84 $16.55 $34,420 3.5 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 100 0.01% $13.15 $13.68 $28,450 3.9 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 (7) $13.72 $14.08 $29,290 3.4 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 280 0.02% $17.92 $17.17 $35,710 2.8 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 (7) $19.37 $20.24 $42,090 9.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 120 0.01% $11.05 $12.20 $25,380 3.9 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 40 (7) $13.60 $14.86 $30,920 8.1 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 40 (7) $12.23 $12.72 $26,450 6.1 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators (8) (8) $9.86 $10.67 $22,200 5.9 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 220 0.01% $10.96 $10.65 $22,160 2.4 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 120 0.01% $16.98 $17.85 $37,130 5.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,100 0.07% $19.07 $19.85 $41,280 2.9 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 820 0.06% $13.97 $14.14 $29,400 2.2 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 40 (7) $16.34 $17.95 $37,350 8.8 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 360 0.02% $19.82 $19.36 $40,270 2.7 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 490 0.03% $19.13 $18.40 $38,280 3.0 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 12,260 0.83% $15.52 $15.47 $32,170 1.4 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,980 0.54% $12.58 $13.00 $27,040 1.8 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 22,430 1.52% $13.40 $13.58 $28,250 0.8 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10,770 0.73% $11.10 $11.71 $24,360 1.4 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,970 0.54% $13.04 $13.48 $28,040 1.2 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 740 0.05% $13.31 $13.91 $28,940 2.3 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 25,780 1.74% $12.47 $13.53 $28,150 0.9 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 104,190 7.04% $11.62 $12.20 $25,370 0.6 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 470 0.03% $10.09 $11.43 $23,770 5.9 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 1,140 0.08% $9.39 $9.98 $20,770 2.5 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 8,630 0.58% $10.62 $11.58 $24,090 1.3 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 7,140 0.48% $10.82 $11.78 $24,500 1.5 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 1,800 0.12% $8.72 $10.54 $21,910 10.0 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 580 0.04% $9.67 $10.55 $21,940 3.8 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 70,590 4.77% $9.92 $10.59 $22,020 1.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 26,120 1.77% $10.97 $12.44 $25,880 2.6 %
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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 266,070 17.99% $11.59 $12.60 $26,220 0.5 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 70 (7) $15.53 $19.21 $39,960 8.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 5,100 0.34% $18.83 $19.73 $41,030 0.8 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 5,520 0.37% $23.73 $24.66 $51,280 0.8 %
53-2011 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 30 (7) (4) (4) (9) (9)
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 50 (7) (4) (4) $71,450 1.7 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 16,920 1.14% $14.92 $15.84 $32,950 1.7 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 23,910 1.62% $15.91 $16.46 $34,250 0.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12,150 0.82% $11.91 $12.71 $26,430 1.1 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 130 0.01% $12.26 $12.54 $26,090 3.8 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 140 0.01% $17.36 $20.19 $42,000 14.1 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 100 0.01% $31.94 $38.55 $80,190 20.1 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 140 0.01% $23.92 $26.99 $56,150 5.5 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 40 (7) $14.17 $13.97 $29,050 3.8 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 6,320 0.43% $12.06 $12.45 $25,900 1.6 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 100 0.01% $17.34 $17.54 $36,480 4.1 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 100 0.01% $17.08 $17.94 $37,320 3.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 39,510 2.67% $13.06 $13.42 $27,920 0.5 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 19,080 1.29% $10.15 $10.71 $22,280 0.8 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 53,170 3.60% $10.62 $11.27 $23,450 0.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 14,120 0.95% $10.73 $11.39 $23,700 1.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 67,830 4.59% $9.33 $9.97 $20,740 0.9 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 230 0.02% $13.21 $12.87 $26,760 8.9 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 80 0.01% $12.18 $12.30 $25,590 3.4 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 310 0.02% $12.41 $13.57 $28,220 3.6 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 690 0.05% $10.98 $12.11 $25,180 2.3 %

About May 2005 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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