Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2007 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 nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 311000 - Food Manufacturing.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is 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 Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,467,760 100.00% $12.30 $14.89 $30,970 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 43,590 2.97% $40.53 $45.87 $95,400 0.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 2,430 0.17% (5) $74.99 $155,980 1.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 13,770 0.94% $42.71 $48.27 $100,410 0.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers (8) (8) $37.89 $37.04 $77,040 10.3 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,180 0.08% $51.31 $53.52 $111,320 3.1 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 3,360 0.23% $44.51 $48.98 $101,880 1.5 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 60 (7) $39.48 $43.62 $90,740 6.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 590 0.04% $35.59 $38.61 $80,310 2.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 590 0.04% $44.71 $45.74 $95,150 2.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 3,250 0.22% $43.30 $46.53 $96,780 1.5 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 520 0.04% $36.49 $37.98 $79,000 2.3 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 190 0.01% $39.64 $41.92 $87,190 2.9 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 830 0.06% $41.77 $45.89 $95,450 2.3 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 10,080 0.69% $34.79 $37.84 $78,710 0.9 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 920 0.06% $39.43 $42.49 $88,380 2.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 2,560 0.17% $33.64 $35.63 $74,110 1.1 %
11-9011 Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers 90 0.01% $28.27 $29.79 $61,970 3.6 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 530 0.04% $50.00 $52.24 $108,660 2.7 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 100 0.01% $25.37 $27.81 $57,850 5.2 %
11-9121 Natural Sciences Managers 380 0.03% $50.39 $53.23 $110,730 3.9 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,820 0.12% $39.40 $42.66 $88,730 2.6 %
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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 21,200 1.44% $25.05 $27.22 $56,620 1.3 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 1,590 0.11% $24.36 $26.63 $55,400 1.6 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 260 0.02% $20.30 $22.71 $47,240 4.6 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,490 0.24% $23.47 $25.30 $52,620 1.4 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 440 0.03% $22.33 $24.77 $51,510 2.8 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 120 0.01% $23.17 $25.63 $53,300 3.6 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 250 0.02% $21.69 $24.27 $50,490 2.6 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 740 0.05% $23.34 $24.49 $50,940 1.0 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 920 0.06% $16.53 $18.47 $38,420 1.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 1,150 0.08% $24.73 $27.06 $56,290 3.2 %
13-1081 Logisticians 840 0.06% $26.86 $28.30 $58,860 1.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 640 0.04% $32.70 $35.68 $74,210 3.8 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 3,310 0.23% $25.33 $27.71 $57,650 3.2 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 6,230 0.42% $26.66 $28.44 $59,160 1.1 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 60 (7) $28.83 $29.51 $61,370 2.0 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 110 0.01% $23.71 $28.34 $58,950 4.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts (8) (8) $29.67 $33.10 $68,850 4.8 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 110 0.01% $24.85 $28.22 $58,690 5.6 %
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Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 3,820 0.26% $28.62 $30.09 $62,580 1.6 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 390 0.03% $31.37 $32.99 $68,610 2.2 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 290 0.02% $34.46 $34.94 $72,670 3.7 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software (8) (8) $38.49 $37.79 $78,600 3.2 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 870 0.06% $20.94 $21.51 $44,730 1.3 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 520 0.04% $34.14 $34.18 $71,090 1.5 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 130 0.01% $31.64 $31.70 $65,930 3.7 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 880 0.06% $28.13 $29.56 $61,480 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 290 0.02% $29.42 $30.19 $62,800 2.1 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 220 0.01% $38.06 $36.68 $76,300 6.9 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 50 (7) $31.31 $32.05 $66,660 6.8 %
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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 6,250 0.43% $30.82 $31.59 $65,710 1.1 %
17-2021 Agricultural Engineers 660 0.04% $33.01 $34.42 $71,590 1.3 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 200 0.01% $37.43 $37.20 $77,380 3.0 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 110 0.01% $36.50 $36.33 $75,560 4.7 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 120 0.01% $33.71 $33.96 $70,630 2.1 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 180 0.01% $29.73 $30.80 $64,070 2.0 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 2,680 0.18% $33.98 $34.46 $71,670 1.0 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 350 0.02% $29.55 $31.20 $64,890 3.7 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 400 0.03% $39.11 $41.35 $86,010 2.3 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 210 0.01% $21.80 $22.20 $46,170 2.1 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,060 0.07% $19.51 $20.81 $43,280 2.4 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 50 (7) $19.43 $21.27 $44,240 4.3 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 70 (7) $22.03 $22.68 $47,180 2.7 %
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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 14,050 0.96% $20.37 $23.49 $48,860 1.4 %
19-1011 Animal Scientists 100 0.01% $19.54 $23.55 $48,990 7.6 %
19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists 5,480 0.37% $25.61 $27.96 $58,150 2.2 %
19-1013 Soil and Plant Scientists 60 (7) $29.64 $31.17 $64,830 4.3 %
19-1021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 50 (7) $25.85 $26.98 $56,120 7.6 %
19-1022 Microbiologists 110 0.01% $24.64 $27.63 $57,470 4.5 %
19-1099 Life Scientists, All Other 40 (7) $49.77 $48.60 $101,080 9.7 %
19-2031 Chemists 720 0.05% $29.51 $33.61 $69,900 5.0 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 30 (7) $27.27 $29.76 $61,890 4.5 %
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 40 (7) $34.78 $33.86 $70,420 5.6 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 910 0.06% $27.20 $29.06 $60,450 1.9 %
19-4011 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 5,290 0.36% $15.88 $16.90 $35,150 1.2 %
19-4021 Biological Technicians 110 0.01% $14.59 $14.83 $30,840 4.4 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 800 0.05% $19.30 $19.39 $40,320 1.8 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 90 0.01% $14.64 $16.11 $33,520 5.9 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 110 0.01% $15.58 $17.19 $35,760 5.7 %
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Community and Social Services 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)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 40 (7) $18.25 $18.45 $38,370 3.5 %
21-2011 Clergy 40 (7) $18.33 $18.48 $38,440 3.6 %
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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) $44.43 $50.15 $104,320 6.1 %
23-1011 Lawyers (8) (8) $56.14 $59.38 $123,500 7.2 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants (8) (8) $25.55 $26.04 $54,160 2.5 %
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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 990 0.07% $21.02 $22.24 $46,250 2.0 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 50 (7) $22.98 $23.97 $49,860 10.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 500 0.03% $20.31 $21.72 $45,180 2.0 %
27-1026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 70 (7) $13.97 $16.06 $33,410 7.5 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 250 0.02% $25.61 $25.40 $52,830 2.7 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 50 (7) $13.39 $13.88 $28,860 2.7 %
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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 1,690 0.12% $20.31 $21.87 $45,480 2.3 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 360 0.02% $23.40 $23.82 $49,550 1.1 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 250 0.02% $16.04 $16.13 $33,540 1.2 %
29-2099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other (8) (8) $17.92 $18.40 $38,270 3.5 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 710 0.05% $21.65 $22.73 $47,270 5.2 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 190 0.01% $20.37 $21.20 $44,100 2.8 %
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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 60 (7) $11.16 $11.56 $24,040 4.0 %
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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 1,770 0.12% $10.84 $11.74 $24,410 1.2 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 40 (7) $23.55 $24.39 $50,740 5.6 %
33-9032 Security Guards 1,720 0.12% $10.75 $11.40 $23,710 1.1 %
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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 31,510 2.15% $8.61 $9.54 $19,850 0.8 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 710 0.05% $16.19 $18.09 $37,630 4.9 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,850 0.13% $14.37 $15.53 $32,310 1.7 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 710 0.05% $7.93 $8.30 $17,260 3.8 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 90 0.01% $12.12 $12.25 $25,470 6.9 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 790 0.05% $10.18 $10.57 $21,990 2.3 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 50 (7) $10.03 $10.18 $21,170 4.0 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 200 0.01% $12.06 $12.92 $26,870 4.3 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 7,460 0.51% $8.89 $9.42 $19,590 1.6 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8,090 0.55% $7.95 $8.53 $17,750 1.8 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 9,160 0.62% $8.42 $8.78 $18,260 1.0 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 430 0.03% $8.44 $9.07 $18,870 4.2 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 110 0.01% $8.23 $9.25 $19,240 8.5 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 50 (7) $8.84 $9.11 $18,940 4.1 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 1,640 0.11% $8.20 $8.45 $17,580 1.2 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (8) (8) $7.89 $7.78 $16,180 4.1 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 100 0.01% $8.51 $9.43 $19,620 5.6 %
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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 23,670 1.61% $11.01 $11.94 $24,840 0.6 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 1,080 0.07% $18.67 $19.60 $40,770 0.9 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 21,740 1.48% $10.77 $11.51 $23,930 0.6 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 100 0.01% $11.28 $11.18 $23,260 5.3 %
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 160 0.01% $14.23 $14.94 $31,070 10.5 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 230 0.02% $14.99 $16.04 $33,360 2.1 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 310 0.02% $10.57 $10.87 $22,610 2.9 %
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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 140 0.01% $10.92 $12.26 $25,500 7.5 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 30 (7) $11.61 $12.02 $25,000 4.2 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 40 (7) $14.61 $14.16 $29,460 8.7 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 40 (7) $8.44 $8.49 $17,660 5.4 %
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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 54,730 3.73% $11.20 $17.01 $35,370 1.1 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,650 0.18% $16.02 $17.81 $37,050 2.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,250 0.09% $30.70 $35.68 $74,200 2.5 %
41-2011 Cashiers 12,520 0.85% $8.07 $8.51 $17,700 1.0 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 910 0.06% $8.25 $9.31 $19,370 5.1 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 16,740 1.14% $8.71 $9.76 $20,310 1.1 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 40 (7) $28.33 $39.40 $81,950 18.1 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 160 0.01% $23.79 $24.92 $51,830 4.3 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 420 0.03% $29.18 $31.86 $66,260 5.1 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 19,070 1.30% $24.59 $27.56 $57,320 1.3 %
41-9011 Demonstrators and Product Promoters 360 0.02% $10.80 $11.57 $24,060 3.8 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 510 0.03% $17.95 $19.27 $40,080 5.0 %
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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 102,940 7.01% $14.10 $15.05 $31,300 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 5,850 0.40% $22.56 $23.94 $49,800 0.8 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 60 (7) $12.16 $13.11 $27,270 3.0 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 130 0.01% $15.19 $15.51 $32,250 2.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 4,110 0.28% $13.68 $14.12 $29,370 0.9 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 11,910 0.81% $14.90 $15.53 $32,300 0.5 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,700 0.18% $15.80 $16.09 $33,470 0.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 720 0.05% $16.06 $16.68 $34,690 1.9 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 60 (7) $18.04 $19.05 $39,610 4.4 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,350 0.50% $14.36 $15.03 $31,270 1.0 %
43-4071 File Clerks 110 0.01% $12.10 $13.68 $28,460 6.3 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,390 0.23% $12.89 $13.25 $27,550 1.0 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,010 0.21% $15.28 $15.98 $33,240 0.5 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,400 0.16% $11.95 $12.32 $25,620 0.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 340 0.02% $16.16 $17.02 $35,400 2.1 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 260 0.02% $13.47 $13.97 $29,060 6.0 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 50 (7) $11.59 $12.74 $26,500 4.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 310 0.02% $16.08 $16.43 $34,170 2.1 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 6,730 0.46% $17.45 $18.23 $37,930 1.2 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 17,030 1.16% $13.43 $13.99 $29,110 0.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 9,480 0.65% $12.20 $12.70 $26,420 1.0 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 5,900 0.40% $11.88 $12.66 $26,330 1.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 4,450 0.30% $17.79 $18.56 $38,600 0.7 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries (8) (8) $20.24 $20.62 $42,900 2.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 4,570 0.31% $13.82 $14.19 $29,510 1.0 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 140 0.01% $17.63 $17.58 $36,560 2.2 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 280 0.02% $12.27 $12.82 $26,670 2.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 60 (7) $12.37 $13.04 $27,130 3.7 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 10,940 0.75% $12.06 $12.57 $26,150 0.9 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 510 0.03% $13.21 $13.99 $29,100 2.9 %
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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 19,610 1.34% $10.14 $11.22 $23,330 1.1 %
45-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 890 0.06% $20.68 $22.04 $45,830 2.8 %
45-2011 Agricultural Inspectors 1,250 0.09% $12.52 $14.24 $29,610 3.0 %
45-2021 Animal Breeders 410 0.03% $11.50 $14.10 $29,340 6.2 %
45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 8,830 0.60% $9.38 $9.86 $20,510 1.2 %
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators 1,100 0.07% $11.15 $11.62 $24,170 3.7 %
45-2092 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 1,390 0.09% $8.45 $8.96 $18,640 2.7 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 4,870 0.33% $10.66 $11.00 $22,890 2.1 %
45-2099 Agricultural Workers, All Other 290 0.02% $11.61 $11.99 $24,930 5.0 %
45-3011 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers 550 0.04% $13.31 $12.63 $26,260 2.2 %
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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 4,610 0.31% $21.11 $21.89 $45,530 1.0 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 40 (7) $27.66 $27.73 $57,670 2.3 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 50 (7) $18.01 $17.60 $36,610 9.4 %
47-2031 Carpenters 60 (7) $17.33 $18.22 $37,890 4.1 %
47-2111 Electricians 4,050 0.28% $21.26 $22.11 $46,000 1.0 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 130 0.01% $13.97 $16.37 $34,040 2.5 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 130 0.01% $23.36 $24.05 $50,030 3.0 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians 30 (7) $14.34 $14.02 $29,160 9.8 %
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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 84,940 5.79% $18.24 $19.02 $39,550 0.3 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8,090 0.55% $27.26 $27.99 $58,220 0.5 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 30 (7) $19.10 $19.56 $40,690 7.5 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 430 0.03% $21.62 $21.76 $45,250 1.8 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 170 0.01% $17.65 $17.68 $36,760 3.0 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,000 0.20% $17.55 $18.01 $37,450 1.3 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 240 0.02% $16.09 $15.98 $33,250 2.6 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 100 0.01% $19.11 $20.57 $42,790 3.2 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 590 0.04% $17.96 $18.56 $38,600 1.7 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 26,090 1.78% $18.61 $19.14 $39,810 0.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 38,480 2.62% $17.18 $17.52 $36,440 0.5 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 5,470 0.37% $15.06 $15.99 $33,260 1.2 %
49-9044 Millwrights 390 0.03% $22.66 $23.57 $49,030 4.7 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 110 0.01% $22.01 $22.53 $46,860 3.3 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 560 0.04% $14.12 $14.19 $29,510 2.7 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 650 0.04% $20.89 $19.99 $41,590 3.0 %
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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 791,870 53.95% $11.46 $12.67 $26,340 0.4 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 45,370 3.09% $21.73 $22.89 $47,620 0.6 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 60 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-2092 Team Assemblers 28,560 1.95% $11.48 $12.20 $25,380 1.4 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 1,780 0.12% (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-3011 Bakers 51,770 3.53% $11.12 $12.08 $25,130 1.2 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 14,680 1.00% $11.49 $12.14 $25,250 1.3 %
51-3022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 114,590 7.81% $10.14 $10.26 $21,340 0.9 %
51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers 106,060 7.23% $10.81 $10.80 $22,460 1.0 %
51-3091 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 14,390 0.98% $12.65 $13.19 $27,430 1.2 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 79,620 5.42% $11.82 $12.70 $26,410 0.8 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 27,500 1.87% $11.70 $12.18 $25,340 1.2 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 80 0.01% $17.65 $18.21 $37,880 2.8 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 110 0.01% $17.43 $19.28 $40,100 7.6 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 (7) $13.67 $13.51 $28,090 2.5 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 (7) $15.77 $15.91 $33,090 2.6 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 0.01% $12.65 $13.54 $28,150 8.1 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 0.01% $12.21 $12.24 $25,460 2.2 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 (7) $13.61 $13.32 $27,700 5.7 %
51-4041 Machinists 1,680 0.11% $14.56 $16.25 $33,790 4.9 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 (7) $15.99 $15.97 $33,220 5.3 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 210 0.01% $17.61 $17.78 $36,990 3.1 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 100 0.01% $11.83 $12.20 $25,370 2.5 %
51-5021 Job Printers (8) (8) $11.79 $13.23 $27,530 8.9 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 1,880 0.13% $10.30 $11.12 $23,140 6.5 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 230 0.02% $11.43 $11.29 $23,480 1.7 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators (8) (8) $7.49 $8.60 $17,890 7.6 %
51-8012 Power Distributors and Dispatchers 50 (7) $22.69 $23.82 $49,560 5.7 %
51-8013 Power Plant Operators 160 0.01% $20.82 $21.50 $44,720 6.1 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 860 0.06% $20.45 $20.83 $43,330 1.6 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,180 0.08% $13.06 $13.51 $28,110 2.9 %
51-8091 Chemical Plant and System Operators 40 (7) $25.69 $23.90 $49,700 7.4 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 230 0.02% $20.65 $20.73 $43,110 2.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 570 0.04% $21.19 $20.54 $42,720 3.7 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 11,720 0.80% $15.51 $15.76 $32,780 1.2 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8,390 0.57% $13.26 $13.75 $28,600 1.9 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 23,940 1.63% $13.64 $13.99 $29,100 0.8 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 560 0.04% $9.55 $9.64 $20,050 3.5 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 11,190 0.76% $11.66 $12.32 $25,640 1.2 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 9,390 0.64% $12.95 $13.56 $28,200 1.4 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 630 0.04% $14.80 $15.62 $32,500 1.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 26,270 1.79% $12.71 $13.93 $28,980 1.0 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 98,750 6.73% $12.09 $12.78 $26,570 0.6 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 220 0.01% $12.91 $13.76 $28,620 5.9 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 1,190 0.08% $9.74 $10.47 $21,780 5.0 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 9,140 0.62% $10.74 $11.56 $24,050 1.1 %
51-9193 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 7,560 0.52% $11.46 $12.33 $25,650 1.3 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 930 0.06% $11.35 $12.33 $25,640 3.8 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 60,370 4.11% $10.31 $10.85 $22,560 0.8 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 28,090 1.91% $12.66 $13.68 $28,450 1.6 %
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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 260,120 17.72% $11.80 $13.07 $27,180 0.5 %
53-1011 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 30 (7) $19.56 $22.47 $46,750 7.2 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 4,770 0.32% $19.96 $20.74 $43,130 0.7 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 5,070 0.35% $25.10 $25.70 $53,450 0.7 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 70 (7) (4) (4) $69,070 7.5 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 15,050 1.03% $15.20 $16.12 $33,520 1.7 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 23,290 1.59% $16.51 $17.24 $35,850 0.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12,820 0.87% $12.70 $13.67 $28,430 1.1 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 50 (7) $10.39 $11.95 $24,860 5.6 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 100 0.01% $13.83 $13.50 $28,080 4.7 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 120 0.01% $30.54 $33.82 $70,340 3.9 %
53-5031 Ship Engineers 110 0.01% $33.08 $32.28 $67,140 14.6 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 80 0.01% $12.49 $12.88 $26,790 2.4 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 5,470 0.37% $12.34 $12.91 $26,850 1.4 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 80 0.01% $18.68 $19.93 $41,450 5.8 %
53-7041 Hoist and Winch Operators 40 (7) $14.79 $15.05 $31,300 6.8 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 38,590 2.63% $13.44 $13.87 $28,840 0.5 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 18,850 1.28% $10.90 $11.48 $23,880 0.7 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 55,560 3.79% $10.88 $11.66 $24,250 0.9 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 13,240 0.90% $10.96 $11.75 $24,440 1.4 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 64,600 4.40% $9.77 $10.50 $21,840 0.8 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 140 0.01% $15.39 $15.93 $33,120 4.5 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 380 0.03% $13.17 $13.07 $27,190 3.5 %
53-7121 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 370 0.03% $15.27 $16.11 $33,500 3.8 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 1,120 0.08% $12.37 $13.85 $28,810 3.1 %

About May 2007 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.

(c) Corrected on February 12, 2009.




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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009

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