Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2007 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 326000 - Plastics and Rubber Products 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 326000 - Plastics and Rubber Products 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 326000 - Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

NAICS 326000 - Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing consists of:

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NAICS 326000 - Plastics and Rubber Products 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 762,090 100.00% $14.26 $17.17 $35,720 0.4 %
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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 31,700 4.16% $41.99 $47.82 $99,460 0.6 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 2,170 0.28% (5) $74.97 $155,930 1.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 10,230 1.34% $47.31 $53.69 $111,670 1.0 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 370 0.05% $49.02 $52.43 $109,050 4.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 2,460 0.32% $46.51 $50.66 $105,360 1.5 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 240 0.03% $35.99 $38.37 $79,810 3.3 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 590 0.08% $43.47 $45.38 $94,390 2.2 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,110 0.28% $42.25 $45.70 $95,050 1.1 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 470 0.06% $33.21 $35.07 $72,940 1.5 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 50 0.01% $35.47 $38.75 $80,610 5.5 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 300 0.04% $38.52 $40.56 $84,370 2.3 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 7,760 1.02% $34.99 $38.56 $80,210 1.0 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 960 0.13% $34.63 $36.18 $75,260 1.1 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,160 0.15% $30.44 $31.79 $66,120 1.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 2,250 0.30% $43.62 $45.47 $94,570 1.0 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 530 0.07% $38.62 $40.64 $84,530 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 12,900 1.69% $24.49 $26.12 $54,340 0.6 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 170 0.02% $22.01 $22.82 $47,470 3.0 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 4,080 0.54% $22.07 $23.42 $48,710 0.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 160 0.02% $20.96 $23.50 $48,870 4.6 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 540 0.07% $23.71 $24.96 $51,920 4.2 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 90 0.01% $22.61 $23.96 $49,840 3.3 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 740 0.10% $24.03 $25.19 $52,400 1.0 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 390 0.05% $21.71 $22.48 $46,760 2.0 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 610 0.08% $25.66 $26.79 $55,730 1.2 %
13-1081 Logisticians 330 0.04% $27.41 $28.37 $59,020 1.9 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 270 0.04% $28.88 $31.78 $66,100 6.9 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 910 0.12% $26.30 $30.17 $62,750 5.2 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 4,370 0.57% $26.58 $28.00 $58,240 0.8 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 50 0.01% $22.91 $25.93 $53,940 3.8 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 90 0.01% $29.65 $30.67 $63,780 2.6 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 50 0.01% $28.17 $29.03 $60,380 6.8 %
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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 4,170 0.55% $29.54 $31.47 $65,450 2.2 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 900 0.12% $30.50 $31.93 $66,410 2.7 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 290 0.04% $33.40 $34.51 $71,780 1.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 70 0.01% $38.15 $38.64 $80,370 5.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 630 0.08% $21.59 $24.28 $50,490 4.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 880 0.12% $34.45 $35.05 $72,890 2.1 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 90 0.01% $30.56 $30.88 $64,220 2.8 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 830 0.11% $27.22 $28.40 $59,080 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 160 0.02% $29.88 $30.73 $63,920 4.0 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 70 0.01% $27.91 $29.43 $61,220 3.3 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 200 0.03% $42.47 $42.83 $89,080 6.3 %
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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 20,040 2.63% $29.28 $30.11 $62,640 0.9 %
17-2011 Aerospace Engineers (8) (8) $46.76 $48.62 $101,130 4.9 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 970 0.13% $35.17 $35.39 $73,610 1.4 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 40 0.01% $34.10 $36.72 $76,370 7.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 140 0.02% $32.65 $33.61 $69,920 2.0 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 40 0.01% $37.46 $37.08 $77,120 3.7 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 110 0.01% $38.22 $37.77 $78,550 2.9 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 110 0.01% $31.61 $33.71 $70,120 2.5 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 8,180 1.07% $30.15 $30.90 $64,280 1.5 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 360 0.05% $33.68 $34.75 $72,270 2.6 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 4,890 0.64% $32.06 $32.75 $68,120 0.8 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 950 0.12% $35.01 $35.45 $73,740 2.0 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 630 0.08% $20.46 $21.00 $43,680 1.6 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 110 0.01% $20.52 $21.41 $44,520 4.3 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 290 0.04% $23.22 $23.58 $49,050 2.6 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 100 0.01% $21.09 $21.87 $45,500 3.2 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians 180 0.02% $21.07 $22.56 $46,910 4.8 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,030 0.27% $20.88 $21.71 $45,150 1.2 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 380 0.05% $19.39 $21.11 $43,910 2.7 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 400 0.05% $20.61 $21.77 $45,280 2.5 %
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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 1,800 0.24% $23.83 $27.03 $56,230 2.1 %
19-2031 Chemists 380 0.05% $32.73 $33.57 $69,830 2.0 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 50 0.01% $39.21 $38.58 $80,250 4.7 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 440 0.06% $29.88 $32.07 $66,710 5.0 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 880 0.12% $21.37 $21.39 $44,500 2.0 %
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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 70 0.01% $48.70 $54.06 $112,450 6.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 50 0.01% $69.72 $69.14 $143,820 7.3 %
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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 1,680 0.22% $22.81 $24.61 $51,190 1.6 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 1,150 0.15% $25.27 $26.40 $54,910 1.8 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 320 0.04% $17.62 $19.21 $39,960 3.4 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 70 0.01% $23.60 $26.79 $55,710 4.5 %
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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 380 0.05% $24.33 $24.93 $51,860 2.1 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 50 0.01% $26.60 $26.34 $54,790 2.0 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 220 0.03% $26.28 $27.01 $56,170 1.6 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 70 0.01% $18.87 $20.70 $43,060 3.9 %
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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 180 0.02% $14.75 $15.07 $31,350 3.7 %
33-9032 Security Guards 170 0.02% $14.13 $14.70 $30,570 3.9 %
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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 3,940 0.52% $11.15 $11.96 $24,880 0.9 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 40 0.01% $15.60 $17.78 $36,980 5.6 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,850 0.51% $11.10 $11.88 $24,710 0.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30 (7) $13.29 $13.13 $27,310 5.5 %
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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 30 (7) $8.91 $10.63 $22,100 9.1 %
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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 16,270 2.13% $28.24 $31.80 $66,140 0.9 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 60 0.01% $24.05 $29.16 $60,650 17.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 910 0.12% $36.78 $38.78 $80,670 2.0 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 240 0.03% $15.39 $15.78 $32,830 4.5 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 140 0.02% $25.74 $27.58 $57,360 5.6 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 730 0.10% $30.52 $32.83 $68,280 3.8 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 13,720 1.80% $28.20 $31.87 $66,280 1.0 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 170 0.02% $33.41 $35.72 $74,300 3.5 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 80 0.01% $14.27 $15.05 $31,310 4.7 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 190 0.02% $19.45 $20.32 $42,270 5.4 %
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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 67,610 8.87% $14.93 $15.89 $33,050 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,780 0.50% $23.25 $24.89 $51,780 0.9 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 70 0.01% $15.10 $15.93 $33,140 3.1 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 2,190 0.29% $14.55 $14.93 $31,060 0.9 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 6,610 0.87% $15.82 $16.23 $33,760 0.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,520 0.20% $16.10 $16.37 $34,060 0.6 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 200 0.03% $16.27 $16.68 $34,700 1.8 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 9,010 1.18% $16.35 $16.87 $35,100 0.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks 60 0.01% $11.15 $12.10 $25,170 5.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,840 0.24% $14.57 $15.07 $31,350 1.1 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,590 0.21% $16.64 $17.49 $36,370 1.2 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,540 0.33% $12.12 $12.31 $25,600 0.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 30 (7) $14.39 $15.76 $32,780 6.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 30 (7) $15.16 $16.04 $33,360 4.4 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 5,730 0.75% $17.87 $18.92 $39,360 0.7 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 13,510 1.77% $13.63 $13.98 $29,080 0.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4,400 0.58% $12.47 $12.93 $26,890 1.0 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,880 0.25% $13.99 $14.48 $30,130 1.5 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 3,340 0.44% $17.98 $18.95 $39,420 1.0 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,440 0.32% $13.92 $14.29 $29,730 1.2 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 320 0.04% $18.84 $19.25 $40,030 5.0 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 240 0.03% $13.17 $13.14 $27,340 3.0 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,040 0.79% $12.42 $12.89 $26,820 1.0 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 120 0.02% $14.90 $14.90 $30,980 2.4 %
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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 4,590 0.60% $18.86 $18.95 $39,420 1.9 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 90 0.01% $22.69 $23.32 $48,510 3.1 %
47-2031 Carpenters 520 0.07% $15.31 $16.39 $34,080 6.0 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 640 0.08% $11.50 $11.99 $24,940 3.5 %
47-2053 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 40 0.01% $12.33 $13.16 $27,370 5.8 %
47-2111 Electricians 2,370 0.31% $22.14 $22.62 $47,040 1.2 %
47-2121 Glaziers 350 0.05% $12.21 $13.16 $27,370 3.3 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 280 0.04% $17.79 $18.62 $38,730 8.8 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers (8) (8) $16.45 $19.75 $41,090 17.5 %
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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 38,970 5.11% $18.98 $19.53 $40,630 0.5 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,620 0.48% $27.26 $27.67 $57,560 0.5 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 210 0.03% $21.52 $21.55 $44,830 2.5 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 220 0.03% $15.35 $16.09 $33,460 2.7 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 50 0.01% $20.17 $20.22 $42,060 3.2 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 1,640 0.22% $11.23 $12.70 $26,410 7.0 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 10,950 1.44% $19.55 $19.79 $41,160 0.7 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 18,140 2.38% $18.56 $18.77 $39,050 0.6 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 3,030 0.40% $16.91 $17.81 $37,050 2.0 %
49-9044 Millwrights 280 0.04% $21.57 $23.04 $47,930 6.9 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 120 0.02% $11.27 $11.85 $24,640 2.7 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 610 0.08% $16.01 $16.50 $34,330 2.5 %
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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 470,690 61.76% $13.12 $14.33 $29,800 0.5 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 34,080 4.47% $21.65 $22.82 $47,460 0.5 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 170 0.02% $13.63 $13.98 $29,070 5.4 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 140 0.02% $10.75 $11.24 $23,370 5.1 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 7,360 0.97% $11.90 $12.41 $25,820 1.2 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 49,340 6.47% $11.47 $12.33 $25,650 1.6 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 6,910 0.91% $10.47 $11.36 $23,630 2.0 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 9,270 1.22% $13.65 $14.84 $30,860 2.0 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 450 0.06% $19.72 $20.49 $42,610 4.7 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40,000 5.25% $13.12 $13.74 $28,580 0.9 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,980 0.52% $11.58 $12.93 $26,890 3.9 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,530 0.59% $13.83 $14.69 $30,550 2.0 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 16,080 2.11% $12.04 $12.51 $26,010 1.0 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 990 0.13% $12.20 $13.07 $27,190 2.8 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,840 0.64% $11.99 $12.80 $26,630 1.2 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,040 0.14% $14.73 $15.15 $31,510 4.0 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,840 0.24% $13.27 $13.65 $28,390 2.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 8,040 1.05% $16.02 $16.33 $33,970 2.2 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 700 0.09% $13.77 $15.07 $31,340 4.5 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 220 0.03% $12.87 $14.17 $29,470 9.0 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 64,930 8.52% $11.84 $12.61 $26,240 0.7 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 10,310 1.35% $13.83 $14.22 $29,580 1.4 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 5,890 0.77% $20.88 $20.97 $43,620 1.0 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,060 0.14% $12.34 $13.38 $27,840 4.8 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 200 0.03% $14.37 $16.25 $33,790 6.8 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,510 0.33% $13.40 $13.79 $28,680 2.4 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 240 0.03% $13.92 $14.40 $29,960 4.8 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 510 0.07% $12.72 $12.67 $26,360 6.2 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 40 0.01% $13.16 $15.08 $31,370 7.8 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 5,800 0.76% $13.78 $15.01 $31,220 3.7 %
51-5021 Job Printers 130 0.02% $17.82 $18.39 $38,250 4.5 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 400 0.05% $14.67 $14.52 $30,200 4.0 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 6,000 0.79% $14.30 $14.75 $30,680 1.5 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 1,200 0.16% $9.45 $10.47 $21,780 3.0 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 120 0.02% $13.12 $12.94 $26,910 3.6 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 100 0.01% $12.00 $12.65 $26,320 3.8 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 5,850 0.77% $13.83 $14.46 $30,080 2.3 %
51-6099 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other (8) (8) $11.78 $12.60 $26,210 18.3 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 180 0.02% $11.78 $13.24 $27,530 7.7 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 160 0.02% $11.98 $11.90 $24,750 3.2 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 280 0.04% $12.32 $12.56 $26,130 7.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 110 0.01% $18.78 $19.77 $41,120 6.2 %
51-8099 Plant and System Operators, All Other 30 (7) $23.70 $23.40 $48,680 6.0 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 2,030 0.27% $18.12 $18.81 $39,130 3.3 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 170 0.02% $19.83 $19.63 $40,830 4.4 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,300 0.17% $13.19 $13.71 $28,510 3.7 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 3,730 0.49% $11.15 $11.61 $24,160 1.5 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 9,640 1.26% $14.85 $15.64 $32,540 1.6 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 5,560 0.73% $11.50 $12.09 $25,150 1.7 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10,220 1.34% $12.71 $13.73 $28,570 1.5 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 23,500 3.08% $13.42 $14.02 $29,160 1.1 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 2,980 0.39% $14.27 $15.78 $32,820 2.4 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 26,710 3.50% $13.56 $14.47 $30,110 1.0 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 16,440 2.16% $11.09 $11.69 $24,330 1.1 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 8,180 1.07% $13.53 $14.21 $29,550 2.0 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 1,160 0.15% $11.09 $11.59 $24,110 2.0 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 3,620 0.48% $11.12 $12.45 $25,900 2.9 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 140 0.02% $10.93 $11.31 $23,520 2.9 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 280 0.04% $12.52 $12.57 $26,150 4.3 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 4,010 0.53% $12.58 $12.90 $26,830 1.9 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,050 0.14% $13.90 $14.30 $29,730 3.3 %
51-9197 Tire Builders 19,060 2.50% $20.57 $19.61 $40,780 2.5 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 23,520 3.09% $10.71 $11.32 $23,540 1.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 10,220 1.34% $12.56 $13.81 $28,720 3.5 %
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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 87,050 11.42% $11.69 $12.56 $26,130 0.5 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,420 0.32% $19.12 $20.48 $42,600 1.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,210 0.16% $20.81 $22.16 $46,100 1.3 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers (8) (8) $11.43 $11.66 $24,260 6.7 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4,340 0.57% $16.24 $17.24 $35,860 1.4 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,450 0.19% $13.14 $13.74 $28,590 1.8 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 310 0.04% $15.28 $15.08 $31,360 2.8 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 40 0.01% $13.19 $13.80 $28,710 8.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 17,560 2.30% $13.45 $13.89 $28,900 0.6 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 200 0.03% $12.77 $13.76 $28,620 7.0 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 19,900 2.61% $11.61 $12.24 $25,450 1.0 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 8,310 1.09% $11.18 $11.64 $24,220 1.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 31,010 4.07% $10.06 $10.51 $21,860 0.8 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 200 0.03% $13.88 $14.46 $30,070 3.2 %

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.

(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.




Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2007 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2007 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2007 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2007 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

List of Occupations in SOC Code Number Order

List of Occupations in Alphabetical Order

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Technical notes

Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009

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