Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2009 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 XLS files.

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 664,300 100.00% $15.02 $18.16 $37,770 0.5 %
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 29,550 4.45% $44.62 $51.71 $107,560 0.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 2,080 0.31% (5) $84.57 $175,900 2.2 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 9,450 1.42% $49.84 $57.44 $119,470 1.4 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 300 0.05% $52.58 $56.54 $117,600 4.1 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 2,230 0.34% $48.91 $54.72 $113,820 2.4 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 240 0.04% $41.75 $45.59 $94,830 5.7 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 640 0.10% $44.27 $46.76 $97,270 2.3 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,000 0.30% $44.69 $48.59 $101,070 1.3 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 390 0.06% $36.68 $37.79 $78,610 1.8 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 40 0.01% $38.69 $41.44 $86,200 6.9 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 320 0.05% $42.02 $46.20 $96,100 3.2 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 7,410 1.12% $37.90 $41.71 $86,750 1.3 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 880 0.13% $36.34 $39.51 $82,180 1.5 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 960 0.14% $32.31 $34.32 $71,380 1.3 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 1,900 0.29% $45.78 $48.67 $101,240 1.4 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 660 0.10% $41.47 $44.87 $93,330 4.3 %
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 11,290 1.70% $25.70 $27.15 $56,470 0.6 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 130 0.02% $24.07 $24.98 $51,950 3.8 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,570 0.54% $23.21 $24.31 $50,570 0.7 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 100 0.02% $22.78 $25.61 $53,260 4.5 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 480 0.07% $25.40 $26.36 $54,830 4.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 80 0.01% $25.63 $26.17 $54,430 3.1 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 780 0.12% $25.22 $26.50 $55,120 1.0 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 300 0.05% $24.09 $24.63 $51,240 1.9 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 630 0.09% $26.37 $28.03 $58,290 1.3 %
13-1081 Logisticians 310 0.05% $28.25 $28.90 $60,120 2.4 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 150 0.02% $33.55 $34.76 $72,310 5.1 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 910 0.14% $25.36 $27.31 $56,800 3.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 3,610 0.54% $28.36 $29.65 $61,670 0.9 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 40 0.01% $25.89 $27.93 $58,090 3.6 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 110 0.02% $31.76 $33.50 $69,670 1.9 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 50 0.01% $33.91 $33.41 $69,490 6.2 %
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 3,440 0.52% $28.96 $30.45 $63,340 1.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 820 0.12% $31.48 $32.58 $67,780 2.4 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 160 0.02% $34.72 $36.06 $75,010 2.2 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 50 0.01% $40.59 $42.73 $88,880 6.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 720 0.11% $22.29 $25.03 $52,070 4.7 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 280 0.04% $31.69 $32.59 $67,780 2.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 50 0.01% $35.14 $34.37 $71,480 4.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,090 0.16% $28.80 $29.97 $62,330 1.1 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 130 0.02% $32.38 $33.28 $69,230 3.0 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 70 0.01% $27.98 $28.42 $59,100 3.2 %
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 18,750 2.82% $30.10 $31.35 $65,210 1.1 %
17-2041 Chemical Engineers 740 0.11% $37.51 $38.11 $79,260 1.8 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 130 0.02% $34.55 $35.02 $72,850 2.1 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 30 (7) $35.99 $38.67 $80,440 4.7 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 80 0.01% $40.30 $40.10 $83,420 3.1 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 110 0.02% $34.66 $35.49 $73,820 3.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 7,320 1.10% $31.92 $32.56 $67,730 1.6 %
17-2131 Materials Engineers 320 0.05% $34.75 $34.42 $71,590 2.7 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 4,100 0.62% $34.32 $36.29 $75,490 2.1 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 930 0.14% $35.49 $36.69 $76,320 2.9 %
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters 900 0.14% $21.56 $22.31 $46,410 1.4 %
17-3019 Drafters, All Other 190 0.03% $20.27 $21.03 $43,740 3.4 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 120 0.02% $24.69 $26.12 $54,320 3.2 %
17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians 120 0.02% $22.90 $22.65 $47,110 3.2 %
17-3025 Environmental Engineering Technicians (8) (8) $20.80 $20.21 $42,040 5.0 %
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,740 0.41% $21.35 $22.58 $46,960 1.1 %
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 460 0.07% $21.29 $22.16 $46,100 2.4 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 340 0.05% $22.03 $23.52 $48,920 2.7 %
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 1,280 0.19% $24.66 $27.21 $56,600 1.8 %
19-2031 Chemists 280 0.04% $32.89 $34.79 $72,360 2.5 %
19-2032 Materials Scientists 50 0.01% $42.65 $41.40 $86,120 3.5 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 310 0.05% $27.21 $29.02 $60,370 3.2 %
19-4031 Chemical Technicians 600 0.09% $21.85 $21.82 $45,390 2.7 %
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 1,570 0.24% $23.31 $25.43 $52,890 1.7 %
27-1011 Art Directors 30 (7) $29.54 $31.18 $64,850 4.3 %
27-1021 Commercial and Industrial Designers 990 0.15% $25.54 $27.30 $56,780 2.0 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 390 0.06% $19.10 $20.06 $41,720 2.8 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 70 0.01% $24.64 $29.17 $60,670 7.2 %
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 360 0.05% $27.34 $28.17 $58,590 1.4 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 40 0.01% $27.10 $26.90 $55,950 1.8 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 250 0.04% $29.20 $30.11 $62,620 1.7 %
29-9012 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 60 0.01% $21.02 $22.02 $45,800 5.3 %
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 230 0.03% $14.31 $15.10 $31,410 3.8 %
33-9032 Security Guards 210 0.03% $13.67 $14.41 $29,970 4.1 %
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 3,140 0.47% $11.70 $12.59 $26,190 1.0 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 40 0.01% $15.65 $18.06 $37,570 10.1 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3,030 0.46% $11.63 $12.51 $26,020 1.0 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners (8) (8) $12.10 $12.11 $25,180 8.6 %
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 50 0.01% $9.34 $11.47 $23,860 9.4 %
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 14,180 2.13% $28.38 $31.88 $66,310 1.0 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 30 (7) (8) (8) (8) (8)
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,000 0.15% $35.17 $39.24 $81,620 2.6 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 230 0.03% $15.08 $16.77 $34,880 7.1 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 80 0.01% $23.01 $27.32 $56,830 5.9 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 460 0.07% $32.08 $36.16 $75,210 4.4 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 12,040 1.81% $28.11 $31.56 $65,640 1.1 %
41-9031 Sales Engineers 140 0.02% $35.29 $38.19 $79,430 3.5 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 40 0.01% $16.71 $15.87 $33,020 10.8 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 110 0.02% $18.02 $20.76 $43,180 6.3 %
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 58,320 8.78% $15.87 $16.85 $35,050 0.4 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,320 0.50% $24.35 $25.88 $53,840 1.2 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 60 0.01% $17.66 $18.01 $37,470 2.2 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,730 0.26% $15.37 $15.88 $33,020 1.1 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 5,760 0.87% $16.88 $17.44 $36,280 1.0 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,260 0.19% $17.10 $17.29 $35,960 0.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 230 0.03% $17.61 $17.82 $37,070 1.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,560 1.14% $17.07 $17.65 $36,720 0.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 60 0.01% $11.62 $12.49 $25,970 4.1 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 1,560 0.23% $15.26 $15.52 $32,280 1.3 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 1,310 0.20% $17.31 $17.87 $37,180 0.7 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2,110 0.32% $12.88 $13.04 $27,120 0.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 5,290 0.80% $19.45 $20.26 $42,130 1.1 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 11,820 1.78% $14.49 $14.89 $30,970 0.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3,940 0.59% $13.62 $13.98 $29,090 1.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 1,500 0.23% $14.90 $15.57 $32,390 1.4 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,530 0.38% $19.45 $20.40 $42,430 1.2 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,470 0.37% $15.16 $15.37 $31,980 1.6 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 150 0.02% $19.41 $20.38 $42,390 4.7 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 180 0.03% $13.00 $13.63 $28,340 2.8 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 5,110 0.77% $13.35 $13.64 $28,370 1.1 %
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 4,160 0.63% $20.19 $19.95 $41,500 1.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 120 0.02% $24.97 $25.35 $52,730 4.6 %
47-2031 Carpenters 310 0.05% $16.40 $17.21 $35,790 3.8 %
47-2044 Tile and Marble Setters 740 0.11% $13.92 $14.78 $30,740 4.1 %
47-2111 Electricians 2,210 0.33% $23.06 $22.65 $47,100 2.1 %
47-2121 Glaziers 200 0.03% $17.48 $18.22 $37,900 6.1 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 190 0.03% $19.63 $18.61 $38,700 6.7 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 160 0.02% $19.47 $19.29 $40,110 9.6 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 70 0.01% $11.87 $12.97 $26,970 10.0 %
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 36,020 5.42% $20.20 $20.64 $42,940 0.7 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3,470 0.52% $29.13 $29.36 $61,060 0.6 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 50 0.01% $21.90 $22.02 $45,790 5.4 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 290 0.04% $23.88 $24.49 $50,940 4.2 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 140 0.02% $16.39 $16.29 $33,880 7.7 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 50 0.01% $21.63 $20.85 $43,360 4.2 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 900 0.14% $11.79 $12.10 $25,160 2.7 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 10,870 1.64% $20.86 $21.10 $43,890 0.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 16,430 2.47% $19.46 $19.55 $40,660 0.8 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 2,890 0.44% $17.46 $17.94 $37,320 2.6 %
49-9044 Millwrights 240 0.04% $23.31 $22.88 $47,590 5.0 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 140 0.02% $11.00 $12.56 $26,120 5.6 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 450 0.07% $16.82 $17.38 $36,140 3.7 %
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 404,790 60.93% $13.87 $15.13 $31,470 0.5 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 30,420 4.58% $23.35 $24.52 $51,000 0.6 %
51-2022 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers (8) (8) $14.71 $14.61 $30,380 5.7 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 360 0.05% $14.69 $14.43 $30,020 3.8 %
51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 5,720 0.86% $12.38 $13.01 $27,050 1.6 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 46,220 6.96% $12.28 $13.13 $27,320 1.2 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 6,390 0.96% $11.47 $12.74 $26,490 2.0 %
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 7,830 1.18% $14.86 $15.89 $33,050 2.3 %
51-4012 Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 250 0.04% $20.34 $20.60 $42,850 4.7 %
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 34,370 5.17% $14.17 $14.79 $30,760 1.0 %
51-4022 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,610 0.54% $13.55 $14.92 $31,030 4.1 %
51-4023 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,440 0.67% $15.32 $15.91 $33,100 2.1 %
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 14,550 2.19% $12.83 $13.42 $27,900 1.1 %
51-4032 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 830 0.12% $12.73 $13.47 $28,020 2.8 %
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3,500 0.53% $12.44 $13.29 $27,640 1.4 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 440 0.07% $14.20 $14.50 $30,160 2.7 %
51-4035 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,480 0.22% $14.33 $14.95 $31,090 2.8 %
51-4041 Machinists 6,340 0.95% $18.16 $18.47 $38,420 1.3 %
51-4061 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 450 0.07% $15.17 $17.19 $35,760 5.0 %
51-4062 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 90 0.01% $12.76 $13.97 $29,060 9.3 %
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 57,430 8.65% $12.38 $13.14 $27,340 0.8 %
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 10,090 1.52% $13.75 $14.45 $30,060 1.7 %
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers 4,560 0.69% $21.87 $21.89 $45,520 0.8 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 700 0.11% $13.80 $14.59 $30,340 3.6 %
51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 0.01% $15.37 $18.89 $39,290 8.0 %
51-4191 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,140 0.17% $13.84 $14.59 $30,350 3.0 %
51-4192 Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic (8) (8) $18.33 $18.44 $38,350 2.8 %
51-4193 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 500 0.08% $14.17 $14.48 $30,120 4.7 %
51-4194 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 40 0.01% $15.65 $16.83 $35,010 4.3 %
51-4199 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 3,470 0.52% $13.77 $15.03 $31,270 4.1 %
51-5022 Prepress Technicians and Workers 300 0.05% $17.37 $17.15 $35,680 4.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 5,650 0.85% $14.96 $15.46 $32,160 2.0 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 1,110 0.17% $10.67 $11.62 $24,170 3.0 %
51-6062 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 0.01% $10.68 $11.18 $23,250 3.8 %
51-6063 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 60 0.01% $14.32 $14.76 $30,700 4.9 %
51-6064 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) (8) $11.49 $12.89 $26,820 6.4 %
51-6091 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 4,830 0.73% $14.37 $14.88 $30,950 3.1 %
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 70 0.01% $15.43 $16.76 $34,850 9.4 %
51-7041 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 100 0.02% $10.79 $11.27 $23,430 4.1 %
51-7042 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 160 0.02% $13.71 $15.00 $31,200 9.9 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 100 0.02% $18.51 $19.25 $40,050 6.2 %
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,750 0.26% $20.36 $20.66 $42,970 4.9 %
51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 70 0.01% $21.57 $19.97 $41,530 10.3 %
51-9021 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 820 0.12% $13.56 $14.07 $29,260 3.5 %
51-9022 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 2,560 0.39% $11.59 $11.91 $24,780 1.5 %
51-9023 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 9,070 1.37% $15.78 $16.53 $34,380 1.5 %
51-9031 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 4,480 0.67% $11.84 $12.42 $25,830 1.6 %
51-9032 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 7,530 1.13% $14.18 $14.97 $31,130 1.9 %
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 19,710 2.97% $13.96 $14.66 $30,500 1.2 %
51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 2,320 0.35% $16.54 $17.81 $37,040 3.2 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 23,170 3.49% $14.59 $15.53 $32,300 1.4 %
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 14,920 2.25% $11.29 $12.00 $24,960 1.2 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 6,160 0.93% $14.06 $14.93 $31,050 1.9 %
51-9123 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 720 0.11% $12.55 $12.87 $26,760 1.9 %
51-9191 Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 2,090 0.31% $13.32 $14.11 $29,350 3.5 %
51-9192 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders 130 0.02% $14.22 $14.08 $29,290 3.7 %
51-9194 Etchers and Engravers 30 (7) $12.58 $14.53 $30,230 1.9 %
51-9195 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 5,150 0.78% $13.39 $13.64 $28,370 1.6 %
51-9196 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 260 0.04% $13.64 $14.40 $29,940 6.7 %
51-9197 Tire Builders 16,670 2.51% $19.75 $18.54 $38,560 3.3 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 18,700 2.81% $11.15 $11.79 $24,530 1.1 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 9,910 1.49% $13.71 $14.93 $31,050 4.0 %
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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)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 77,140 11.61% $12.39 $13.33 $27,720 0.6 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,150 0.32% $19.71 $20.70 $43,050 1.4 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 1,200 0.18% $22.67 $23.43 $48,730 1.0 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers (8) (8) $12.71 $13.42 $27,900 6.1 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 3,990 0.60% $17.67 $18.41 $38,290 1.4 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,840 0.28% $13.80 $14.44 $30,030 1.4 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other (8) (8) $18.78 $18.57 $38,630 7.7 %
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders 170 0.03% $16.80 $17.04 $35,450 2.8 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 60 0.01% $14.02 $15.11 $31,430 4.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 15,740 2.37% $14.05 $14.49 $30,140 0.9 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 340 0.05% $11.62 $12.79 $26,600 7.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 17,840 2.69% $12.38 $13.04 $27,130 1.1 %
53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers 7,920 1.19% $11.66 $12.45 $25,910 2.1 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 25,660 3.86% $10.54 $11.08 $23,040 0.9 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors (8) (8) $11.55 $11.89 $24,740 4.5 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other (8) (8) $16.61 $15.49 $32,220 5.1 %

About May 2009 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 $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.




Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2009 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

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May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (cross-industry estimates)

May 2009 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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Last Modified Date: May 14, 2010

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