Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2008 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 332500 - Hardware 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 332500 - Hardware 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 332500 - Hardware Manufacturing is part of: NAICS 332000 - Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing.

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NAICS 332500 - Hardware Manufacturing

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 30,350 100.00% $15.22 $18.73 $38,970 1.2 %
Management 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)
11-0000 Management Occupations 1,690 5.57% $44.21 $50.96 $105,990 1.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 110 0.36% $79.54 $79.64 $165,650 8.6 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 420 1.38% $56.95 $62.63 $130,280 3.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 40 0.13% $43.53 $46.28 $96,270 5.5 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 230 0.76% $45.03 $48.63 $101,160 3.4 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 40 0.13% $42.85 $41.49 $86,300 2.7 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 150 0.49% $43.61 $45.19 $94,000 4.3 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 30 0.10% $44.09 $47.94 $99,700 8.2 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 330 1.09% $36.30 $40.17 $83,560 3.3 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 80 0.26% $38.19 $40.88 $85,040 5.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 150 0.49% $44.07 $46.54 $96,800 3.2 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 70 0.23% $40.48 $43.69 $90,870 5.2 %
Business and Financial Operations 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)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 790 2.60% $25.79 $28.11 $58,470 2.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 300 0.99% $24.16 $25.26 $52,540 2.4 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 90 0.30% $25.01 $27.04 $56,250 4.3 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 40 0.13% $23.91 $25.76 $53,590 3.2 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 40 0.13% $19.11 $20.22 $42,050 2.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 90 0.30% $30.40 $35.14 $73,090 10.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 180 0.59% $28.72 $30.97 $64,420 3.0 %
Computer and Mathematical Science 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 320 1.05% $28.85 $30.48 $63,410 3.4 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 90 0.30% $32.66 $36.03 $74,940 8.9 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 40 0.13% $24.91 $25.12 $52,240 3.3 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 50 0.16% $23.70 $24.81 $51,600 5.2 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 100 0.33% $29.07 $29.69 $61,750 2.4 %
Architecture and Engineering 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)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 950 3.13% $28.87 $29.22 $60,780 1.6 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 290 0.96% $29.98 $30.33 $63,090 1.4 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 280 0.92% $32.57 $32.83 $68,290 2.2 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 50 0.16% $39.62 $39.74 $82,650 3.2 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 210 0.69% $22.94 $23.00 $47,840 2.3 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 40 0.13% $20.07 $19.75 $41,080 5.4 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science 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)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 60 0.20% (8) (8) (8) (8)
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 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)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 80 0.26% $26.68 $28.68 $59,650 5.8 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 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)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 150 0.49% $11.84 $11.88 $24,710 2.5 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 140 0.46% $11.85 $11.89 $24,730 2.5 %
Sales and Related 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)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 950 3.13% $28.28 $29.89 $62,170 2.5 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 100 0.33% $33.96 $38.04 $79,130 5.8 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 770 2.54% $27.75 $29.06 $60,440 2.9 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 30 0.10% $29.58 $30.42 $63,260 4.1 %
Office and Administrative Support 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)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 3,790 12.49% $15.49 $16.44 $34,190 1.3 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 150 0.49% $24.13 $25.88 $53,820 3.3 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 70 0.23% (8) (8) (8) (8)
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 360 1.19% $17.28 $17.88 $37,190 1.8 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 80 0.26% $18.37 $18.24 $37,940 2.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 50 0.16% $16.71 $17.19 $35,750 2.0 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 480 1.58% $16.67 $17.52 $36,450 2.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 160 0.53% $15.00 $15.31 $31,850 4.6 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 80 0.26% $17.35 $18.42 $38,310 3.0 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 90 0.30% $13.74 $13.51 $28,110 2.5 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 320 1.05% $19.06 $20.27 $42,160 1.9 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 930 3.06% $14.48 $14.64 $30,450 3.2 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 350 1.15% $12.16 $12.42 $25,830 3.1 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 170 0.56% $18.08 $18.92 $39,350 4.0 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 130 0.43% $15.15 $15.28 $31,780 3.3 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 290 0.96% $12.67 $13.42 $27,900 2.8 %
Construction and Extraction 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)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 110 0.36% $21.08 $21.35 $44,420 2.4 %
47-2111 Electricians 80 0.26% $21.44 $21.88 $45,510 2.4 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 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)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 960 3.16% $19.78 $20.66 $42,970 1.8 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 130 0.43% $27.52 $28.54 $59,370 2.5 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 180 0.59% $19.42 $20.39 $42,400 3.0 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 470 1.55% $18.98 $19.00 $39,520 1.6 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 30 0.10% $16.45 $18.19 $37,830 7.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 60 0.20% $14.83 $16.02 $33,320 6.3 %
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 18,410 60.66% $13.91 $14.91 $31,020 1.2 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,060 3.49% $23.94 $25.38 $52,790 1.9 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (8) (8) $17.15 $17.34 $36,070 6.3 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 3,860 12.72% $12.59 $12.88 $26,790 1.8 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 1,170 3.86% $11.46 $12.31 $25,590 3.3 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 550 1.81% $14.29 $15.06 $31,330 2.9 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 100 0.33% $20.02 $20.96 $43,600 5.2 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 400 1.32% $12.32 $13.74 $28,590 4.9 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 0.16% $13.84 $14.16 $29,450 3.0 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 140 0.46% $14.00 $13.94 $29,000 5.7 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,230 7.35% $13.19 $13.50 $28,070 2.4 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 740 2.44% $14.18 $14.60 $30,360 2.8 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 640 2.11% $14.15 $14.09 $29,320 3.1 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 190 0.63% $15.46 $16.10 $33,490 5.4 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 190 0.63% $12.77 $13.98 $29,080 6.9 %
51-4041 Machinists 960 3.16% $16.12 $16.70 $34,740 2.1 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 100 0.33% $17.28 $18.49 $38,460 5.9 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 40 0.13% $19.43 $19.54 $40,650 4.8 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 400 1.32% $12.42 $13.38 $27,830 3.2 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 390 1.29% $14.65 $14.75 $30,680 3.3 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 650 2.14% $20.77 $21.12 $43,940 2.8 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 840 2.77% $13.26 $13.59 $28,270 4.2 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 420 1.38% $13.93 $14.13 $29,390 5.7 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 70 0.23% (8) (8) (8) (8)
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 40 0.13% $17.80 $18.38 $38,230 3.6 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 250 0.82% $13.37 $13.59 $28,260 2.4 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 100 0.33% $16.82 $16.50 $34,320 7.2 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 100 0.33% $11.13 $11.80 $24,550 8.3 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 450 1.48% $15.17 $15.77 $32,800 2.2 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 340 1.12% $11.99 $12.28 $25,530 2.7 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 240 0.79% $13.71 $13.79 $28,680 2.3 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 440 1.45% $11.75 $12.26 $25,500 5.1 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other (8) (8) $15.55 $15.67 $32,590 5.7 %
Transportation and Material Moving 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)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2,070 6.82% $12.81 $13.28 $27,630 1.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 100 0.33% $21.41 $22.76 $47,340 4.5 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 40 0.13% $15.93 $16.61 $34,540 4.5 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 80 0.26% $12.71 $12.99 $27,030 3.1 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 360 1.19% $13.74 $13.83 $28,760 1.8 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 710 2.34% $13.24 $13.13 $27,300 3.0 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 710 2.34% $10.74 $11.43 $23,780 2.9 %

About May 2008 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.

(8) Estimates not released.




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Last Modified Date: May 04, 2009

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