Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2007 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 333000 - Machinery 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 333000 - Machinery 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 333000 - Machinery Manufacturing is part of: Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing.

NAICS 333000 - Machinery Manufacturing consists of:

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NAICS 333000 - Machinery 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 1,178,970 100.00% $17.50 $20.92 $43,510 0.6 %
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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 67,700 5.74% $45.81 $50.91 $105,880 0.6 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 4,680 0.40% (5) $74.29 $154,510 1.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 18,650 1.58% $50.16 $56.14 $116,760 0.7 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 190 0.02% $53.74 $53.96 $112,230 7.2 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 3,060 0.26% $47.44 $50.72 $105,500 1.4 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 5,370 0.46% $45.35 $49.43 $102,810 1.0 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 90 0.01% $42.18 $48.61 $101,110 6.0 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 760 0.06% $37.48 $39.44 $82,030 6.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,650 0.22% $46.66 $49.07 $102,060 1.4 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 4,690 0.40% $44.53 $48.48 $100,840 1.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 720 0.06% $37.03 $39.22 $81,570 1.5 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 130 0.01% $41.99 $45.57 $94,790 4.9 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 680 0.06% $46.37 $48.92 $101,760 2.0 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 11,040 0.94% $38.62 $41.57 $86,460 0.7 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 2,880 0.24% $37.95 $40.16 $83,530 1.2 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 430 0.04% $42.88 $43.84 $91,190 2.7 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 9,610 0.82% $46.50 $49.21 $102,360 1.2 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 70 0.01% $43.83 $48.67 $101,240 6.8 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,920 0.16% $42.46 $45.94 $95,550 4.8 %
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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 40,600 3.44% $26.09 $28.12 $58,490 1.1 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 50 (7) $25.09 $27.51 $57,220 9.2 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 380 0.03% $24.53 $29.04 $60,400 5.2 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 13,650 1.16% $23.43 $24.63 $51,240 0.6 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 280 0.02% $25.66 $27.76 $57,730 4.3 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 3,620 0.31% $26.17 $27.93 $58,100 1.4 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 170 0.01% $24.50 $25.92 $53,910 2.0 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,170 0.10% $24.16 $25.87 $53,810 1.2 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 1,020 0.09% $26.57 $27.52 $57,250 1.7 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 1,390 0.12% $27.04 $28.34 $58,950 1.3 %
13-1081 Logisticians 850 0.07% $29.66 $31.45 $65,410 1.9 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 1,410 0.12% $33.14 $35.65 $74,140 2.3 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 30 (7) $21.99 $22.85 $47,530 4.2 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 4,810 0.41% $29.94 $32.59 $67,790 4.1 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 9,950 0.84% $27.17 $28.83 $59,970 0.6 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 130 0.01% $30.63 $32.12 $66,800 3.3 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 240 0.02% $22.78 $25.49 $53,020 3.2 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 990 0.08% $32.67 $34.28 $71,300 1.5 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 420 0.04% $30.65 $34.09 $70,900 4.5 %
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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 19,650 1.67% $32.09 $33.13 $68,900 1.2 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 3,570 0.30% $29.29 $29.96 $62,310 0.9 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 5,190 0.44% $38.58 $39.39 $81,930 1.4 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 1,960 0.17% $40.58 $41.03 $85,340 2.0 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 3,670 0.31% $21.87 $22.79 $47,410 1.0 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 1,560 0.13% $35.28 $36.10 $75,090 1.2 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 310 0.03% $30.39 $31.59 $65,700 2.9 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,910 0.16% $29.30 $30.35 $63,130 1.0 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 830 0.07% $34.41 $35.16 $73,130 2.2 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 450 0.04% $33.14 $33.53 $69,740 4.5 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 160 0.01% $35.30 $35.84 $74,540 3.7 %
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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 97,010 8.23% $28.80 $30.23 $62,890 0.9 %
17-2021 Agricultural Engineers 250 0.02% $29.02 $29.22 $60,790 2.9 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 530 0.04% $32.74 $34.44 $71,630 2.2 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 210 0.02% $31.79 $36.83 $76,600 5.5 %
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers 650 0.06% $43.73 $45.91 $95,490 2.9 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 9,220 0.78% $34.22 $35.31 $73,450 1.2 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 2,170 0.18% $39.08 $40.23 $83,680 2.8 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 180 0.02% $37.21 $37.72 $78,450 3.3 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 400 0.03% $33.41 $33.91 $70,530 2.9 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 15,730 1.33% $31.60 $32.61 $67,830 0.9 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 1,130 0.10% $38.20 $38.22 $79,490 3.1 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 28,080 2.38% $31.37 $32.67 $67,950 1.0 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 5,410 0.46% $36.63 $37.40 $77,800 2.8 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 70 0.01% $24.73 $25.08 $52,160 2.8 %
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 660 0.06% $23.16 $24.50 $50,950 2.6 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 13,060 1.11% $21.61 $22.23 $46,230 0.6 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 480 0.04% $19.09 $19.57 $40,700 1.9 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 3,050 0.26% $22.54 $23.37 $48,600 1.2 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 510 0.04% $19.36 $21.24 $44,190 3.2 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 6,130 0.52% $21.74 $23.37 $48,620 2.0 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 7,340 0.62% $22.24 $23.14 $48,130 0.9 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,570 0.13% $25.04 $26.44 $54,990 2.6 %
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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 3,410 0.29% $28.71 $31.39 $65,290 2.2 %
19-2012 Physicists 30 (7) $55.08 $54.99 $114,390 3.8 %
19-2031 Chemists 280 0.02% $31.84 $32.26 $67,100 4.0 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 320 0.03% (8) (8) (8) (8)
19-2099 Physical Scientists, All Other 60 0.01% $51.21 $56.86 $118,280 8.0 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,970 0.17% $31.10 $32.57 $67,750 1.4 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 320 0.03% $21.78 $21.70 $45,130 3.1 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 80 0.01% $20.69 $22.07 $45,900 5.0 %
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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 290 0.02% $52.05 $57.05 $118,660 3.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 210 0.02% $64.40 $67.69 $140,800 3.8 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 50 (7) $27.32 $27.65 $57,520 2.3 %
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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% $23.36 $23.99 $49,900 2.9 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 50 (7) (4) (4) $48,520 4.0 %
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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 5,110 0.43% $24.28 $25.36 $52,750 1.1 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 40 (7) $19.14 $20.38 $42,390 3.5 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 40 (7) $22.75 $23.56 $49,010 3.4 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 2,290 0.19% $25.18 $26.03 $54,130 1.3 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 840 0.07% $21.45 $23.08 $48,010 3.7 %
27-1029 Designers, All Other 110 0.01% $23.90 $24.55 $51,060 6.3 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 470 0.04% $24.89 $26.81 $55,760 4.8 %
27-3041 Editors 30 (7) $26.62 $27.70 $57,610 5.8 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 1,100 0.09% $24.75 $25.65 $53,350 1.3 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 40 (7) $26.32 $26.74 $55,620 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 540 0.05% $24.73 $25.38 $52,780 1.5 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 100 0.01% $24.80 $24.54 $51,040 2.7 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 310 0.03% $27.33 $27.54 $57,280 2.0 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 100 0.01% $20.29 $20.55 $42,750 2.7 %
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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 330 0.03% $12.44 $14.18 $29,490 2.9 %
33-9032 Security Guards 310 0.03% $12.06 $13.44 $27,960 2.8 %
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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 40 (7) $11.93 $13.63 $28,350 8.7 %
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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 7,070 0.60% $10.99 $11.67 $24,260 1.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 6,940 0.59% $10.96 $11.62 $24,160 1.0 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 70 0.01% $13.14 $14.44 $30,030 8.2 %
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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 41,170 3.49% $29.18 $31.58 $65,690 0.8 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers (8) (8) $11.79 $15.76 $32,790 8.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,860 0.24% $34.76 $37.84 $78,700 1.5 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 40 (7) $17.81 $20.39 $42,420 25.3 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 470 0.04% $16.61 $17.37 $36,120 4.2 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 480 0.04% $8.87 $13.31 $27,680 20.4 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 430 0.04% $26.01 $27.93 $58,090 4.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 8,420 0.71% $31.30 $33.62 $69,940 1.2 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 21,260 1.80% $27.13 $29.77 $61,910 0.8 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 6,270 0.53% $34.70 $36.76 $76,460 1.6 %
41-9041 Telemarketers (8) (8) $13.56 $14.66 $30,500 9.8 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 660 0.06% $18.83 $20.68 $43,010 4.7 %
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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 127,570 10.82% $15.41 $16.42 $34,140 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 6,880 0.58% $24.39 $26.05 $54,190 1.4 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 60 0.01% $12.69 $12.86 $26,740 2.4 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 270 0.02% $16.65 $17.27 $35,910 2.8 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 3,260 0.28% $14.53 $15.10 $31,410 0.8 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 15,570 1.32% $15.74 $16.13 $33,550 0.6 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,080 0.18% $16.16 $16.38 $34,070 0.9 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 2,000 0.17% $15.68 $16.55 $34,430 1.2 %
43-4021 Correspondence Clerks 30 (7) $12.19 $13.56 $28,200 12.4 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 170 0.01% $16.31 $17.37 $36,130 3.0 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 13,140 1.11% $17.41 $18.23 $37,920 0.5 %
43-4071 File Clerks 120 0.01% $13.44 $13.51 $28,090 2.0 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 3,800 0.32% $15.06 $15.62 $32,490 0.8 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 2,190 0.19% $17.21 $17.81 $37,050 0.8 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 4,620 0.39% $12.17 $12.39 $25,760 0.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 230 0.02% $15.61 $16.68 $34,690 3.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 40 (7) $13.56 $14.32 $29,780 5.0 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 120 0.01% $17.07 $18.03 $37,500 3.2 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 11,550 0.98% $18.80 $19.51 $40,580 0.8 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 18,860 1.60% $14.22 $14.62 $30,420 0.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 9,790 0.83% $14.20 $14.62 $30,410 1.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 930 0.08% $14.61 $15.81 $32,890 2.2 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 8,640 0.73% $18.35 $19.04 $39,590 0.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 8,460 0.72% $13.62 $14.04 $29,200 0.8 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 180 0.02% $16.77 $17.10 $35,560 2.5 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 300 0.03% $12.39 $12.63 $26,260 1.5 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 80 0.01% $13.35 $14.60 $30,370 7.7 %
43-9031 Desktop Publishers 80 0.01% $20.87 $19.31 $40,170 5.0 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 120 0.01% $13.00 $13.30 $27,660 2.4 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 13,440 1.14% $12.36 $12.84 $26,700 0.9 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 50 (7) $15.28 $15.75 $32,770 3.9 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 410 0.03% $15.19 $16.44 $34,190 6.4 %
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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 (8) (8) (8) (8) (8) (8)
45-2091 Agricultural Equipment Operators (8) (8) $13.38 $13.09 $27,220 3.7 %
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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 15,440 1.31% $16.69 $18.77 $39,040 1.9 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 270 0.02% $29.18 $30.35 $63,120 3.3 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 310 0.03% $31.22 $29.90 $62,200 6.5 %
47-2031 Carpenters 570 0.05% $15.71 $17.30 $35,970 8.0 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 120 0.01% $13.88 $14.51 $30,180 3.7 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 50 (7) $16.45 $16.99 $35,340 7.6 %
47-2111 Electricians 4,840 0.41% $19.66 $20.49 $42,610 3.5 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 730 0.06% $18.55 $20.81 $43,270 7.2 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 960 0.08% $21.17 $22.14 $46,050 4.3 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 6,650 0.56% $14.72 $16.29 $33,880 2.0 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers (8) (8) $22.10 $21.96 $45,670 7.9 %
47-3013 Helpers--Electricians (8) (8) $11.03 $10.64 $22,130 7.3 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 90 0.01% $12.34 $12.59 $26,190 5.3 %
47-4021 Elevator Installers and Repairers 120 0.01% $24.27 $22.46 $46,710 12.6 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 40 (7) $14.35 $15.59 $32,430 7.0 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas (8) (8) $14.93 $15.13 $31,470 10.4 %
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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 48,260 4.09% $19.57 $20.40 $42,420 0.8 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 4,270 0.36% $28.40 $29.04 $60,410 1.0 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 400 0.03% $19.36 $19.26 $40,060 8.6 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 130 0.01% $16.37 $16.59 $34,500 2.7 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 2,780 0.24% $21.13 $21.43 $44,580 1.1 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 190 0.02% $21.00 $21.94 $45,630 5.9 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 280 0.02% $18.00 $18.93 $39,370 4.1 %
49-3041 Farm Equipment Mechanics 260 0.02% $14.54 $14.92 $31,030 4.1 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 2,040 0.17% $21.10 $22.22 $46,210 4.5 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 210 0.02% $13.95 $14.43 $30,010 3.2 %
49-9012 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 230 0.02% $19.15 $20.92 $43,520 4.1 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 2,340 0.20% $14.93 $17.20 $35,770 6.7 %
49-9031 Home Appliance Repairers (8) (8) $13.85 $13.92 $28,950 3.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 13,160 1.12% $20.09 $20.68 $43,010 0.9 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 16,760 1.42% $18.41 $18.70 $38,900 0.9 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 1,450 0.12% $18.53 $18.76 $39,020 2.8 %
49-9044 Millwrights 670 0.06% $21.43 $22.17 $46,110 4.7 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 50 (7) $13.99 $15.47 $32,170 10.2 %
49-9062 Medical Equipment Repairers (8) (8) $15.32 $16.76 $34,860 3.2 %
49-9069 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 130 0.01% $17.96 $19.77 $41,120 5.7 %
49-9096 Riggers (8) (8) $18.68 $19.61 $40,790 14.8 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 350 0.03% $11.75 $12.14 $25,250 3.5 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 1,950 0.17% $19.22 $19.77 $41,120 3.9 %
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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 656,800 55.71% $15.53 $16.32 $33,950 0.3 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 42,880 3.64% $24.89 $26.38 $54,870 0.4 %
51-2021 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 610 0.05% $14.27 $14.90 $30,980 3.9 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 13,990 1.19% $14.06 $14.71 $30,590 1.2 %
51-2023 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 10,800 0.92% $14.80 $15.26 $31,730 1.2 %
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 22,910 1.94% $15.32 $15.59 $32,430 1.5 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 17,580 1.49% $15.28 $15.34 $31,910 0.8 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 580 0.05% $12.76 $12.87 $26,770 3.4 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 119,030 10.10% $13.21 $13.80 $28,700 0.7 %
51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers, Adjusters, and Calibrators 160 0.01% $16.42 $16.22 $33,740 4.0 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 19,050 1.62% $13.39 $14.07 $29,270 3.2 %
51-3092 Food Batchmakers 180 0.02% $10.19 $12.06 $25,090 12.9 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 31,100 2.64% $17.00 $17.20 $35,770 0.6 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 5,070 0.43% $20.91 $21.45 $44,620 1.1 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,330 0.11% $11.87 $12.80 $26,620 3.9 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 660 0.06% $12.87 $13.35 $27,770 3.3 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 550 0.05% $13.83 $14.30 $29,740 3.1 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 27,050 2.29% $13.89 $14.45 $30,060 0.8 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 7,750 0.66% $15.39 $15.63 $32,500 1.5 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 15,290 1.30% $14.71 $15.23 $31,680 1.6 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 13,320 1.13% $16.57 $16.65 $34,630 0.9 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6,380 0.54% $16.00 $16.10 $33,490 1.2 %
51-4041 Machinists 80,000 6.79% $17.24 $17.45 $36,300 0.5 %
51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 310 0.03% $15.86 $16.52 $34,370 3.5 %
51-4052 Pourers and Casters, Metal 330 0.03% $17.15 $18.07 $37,590 5.0 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 2,410 0.20% $18.30 $18.78 $39,070 2.7 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 1,540 0.13% $17.08 $18.62 $38,720 7.5 %
51-4071 Foundry Mold and Coremakers 1,040 0.09% $18.18 $18.15 $37,750 3.9 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 11,630 0.99% $14.17 $15.19 $31,600 2.2 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 13,130 1.11% $15.53 $16.00 $33,290 1.8 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 25,550 2.17% $20.24 $20.46 $42,550 0.8 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 65,640 5.57% $15.63 $15.90 $33,080 0.5 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10,890 0.92% $15.26 $15.54 $32,320 1.4 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,700 0.14% $16.04 $16.43 $34,180 2.2 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 600 0.05% $16.85 $16.94 $35,230 3.2 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 730 0.06% $12.76 $13.25 $27,550 3.3 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 4,460 0.38% $15.10 $15.76 $32,790 1.4 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 4,300 0.36% $14.10 $14.86 $30,910 3.0 %
51-5011 Bindery Workers 50 (7) $11.99 $14.34 $29,820 12.7 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 170 0.01% $18.95 $17.84 $37,100 6.4 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 550 0.05% $13.99 $14.97 $31,150 9.5 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 750 0.06% $9.24 $9.61 $20,000 2.3 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 80 0.01% $10.88 $11.11 $23,120 6.4 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 110 0.01% $12.74 $13.38 $27,820 7.1 %
51-7032 Patternmakers, Wood 380 0.03% $17.78 $18.66 $38,820 3.8 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 70 0.01% $12.66 $12.92 $26,880 3.4 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 100 0.01% $12.40 $12.66 $26,340 3.4 %
51-7099 Woodworkers, All Other 60 0.01% $9.56 $10.79 $22,450 6.4 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 340 0.03% $25.36 $25.41 $52,850 8.3 %
51-8031 Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 50 (7) $19.68 $20.28 $42,190 3.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 60 0.01% $17.30 $17.88 $37,190 4.5 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 90 0.01% $15.57 $16.50 $34,320 5.7 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,300 0.11% $15.03 $16.02 $33,330 5.0 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 870 0.07% $12.63 $13.14 $27,330 5.2 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 500 0.04% $17.99 $16.52 $34,370 4.5 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 170 0.01% $12.48 $12.85 $26,740 5.1 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 550 0.05% $12.27 $12.55 $26,110 3.8 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,080 0.09% $13.75 $14.34 $29,820 5.5 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 170 0.01% $14.90 $15.34 $31,910 3.5 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 24,260 2.06% $16.31 $16.69 $34,710 0.6 %
51-9083 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 2,040 0.17% $14.67 $15.11 $31,420 3.3 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 700 0.06% $13.31 $13.92 $28,960 3.1 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 13,720 1.16% $13.78 $14.24 $29,630 0.9 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 300 0.03% $14.56 $14.58 $30,330 1.4 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 230 0.02% $13.80 $14.57 $30,310 4.2 %
51-9141 Semiconductor Processors (8) (8) $11.09 $13.33 $27,730 13.6 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 280 0.02% $12.45 $12.20 $25,370 5.1 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 350 0.03% $13.07 $13.31 $27,680 4.5 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 360 0.03% $14.15 $15.32 $31,870 6.3 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 1,200 0.10% $16.23 $15.87 $33,000 4.4 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 200 0.02% $9.27 $11.79 $24,530 6.3 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 18,310 1.55% $11.09 $11.63 $24,180 1.0 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 5,980 0.51% $14.16 $15.16 $31,540 1.9 %
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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 47,770 4.05% $13.03 $13.72 $28,540 0.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 1,420 0.12% $20.90 $22.01 $45,790 1.3 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 670 0.06% $22.35 $23.73 $49,350 1.9 %
53-2012 Commercial Pilots 60 0.01% (4) (4) $65,080 5.2 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 50 (7) $11.75 $12.85 $26,720 10.4 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,150 0.10% $16.84 $17.89 $37,220 2.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 3,850 0.33% $13.75 $14.43 $30,010 1.2 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 40 (7) $13.04 $13.59 $28,270 8.6 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 210 0.02% $17.88 $18.92 $39,360 3.4 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators (8) (8) $15.57 $20.63 $42,900 25.9 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 11,890 1.01% $14.01 $14.25 $29,640 0.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 380 0.03% $11.67 $11.60 $24,130 2.6 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 19,300 1.64% $12.24 $12.77 $26,560 1.1 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 1,950 0.17% $11.56 $12.14 $25,250 4.8 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 6,370 0.54% $10.93 $11.36 $23,620 1.1 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers (8) (8) $25.64 $25.19 $52,390 5.2 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 80 0.01% $20.35 $20.15 $41,920 3.9 %

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.




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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