Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2009 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Midland, TX



For metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area definitions used by the OES survey, see the MSA definitions page.


These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in Midland, TX, a metropolitan statistical area in Texas.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

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Major Occupational Groups in Midland, TX (Note--clicking a link will scroll the page to the occupational group):

All Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 67,570 $14.52 $19.60 $40,770 2.4 %
Management Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 3,400 $38.78 $47.90 $99,620 4.3 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 110 $65.41 $71.01 $147,690 9.4 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1,420 $47.41 $54.63 $113,620 7.2 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 30 $38.77 $49.13 $102,190 11.3 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 90 $51.28 $49.65 $103,260 5.6 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 150 $39.37 $45.97 $95,620 12.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 60 $50.86 $50.29 $104,600 5.5 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 170 $43.18 $48.29 $100,450 5.6 %
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers 250 $43.64 $55.62 $115,690 8.3 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 40 $38.10 $42.07 $87,500 6.7 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 160 $29.36 $36.82 $76,580 18.6 %
11-9032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 110 (4) (4) $60,380 2.7 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 90 $68.57 $75.93 $157,930 11.0 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 150 $17.71 $22.02 $45,800 10.3 %
11-9111 Medical and Health Services Managers 120 $26.00 $28.35 $58,970 2.7 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 130 $15.15 $21.15 $43,990 15.1 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 70 $19.67 $21.73 $45,200 3.9 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 80 $39.01 $42.21 $87,810 7.4 %
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,450 $26.01 $29.97 $62,330 3.7 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 50 $22.33 $26.25 $54,600 9.7 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 120 $28.03 $33.18 $69,010 13.7 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 50 $25.70 $26.02 $54,130 7.0 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 130 $16.88 $20.69 $43,040 11.2 %
13-1051 Cost Estimators 60 $26.69 $24.81 $51,610 5.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 30 $25.83 $26.66 $55,450 5.5 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 70 $22.53 $23.97 $49,850 4.4 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists (8) $26.66 $25.49 $53,010 4.0 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 80 $22.62 $25.60 $53,250 8.7 %
13-1081 Logisticians (8) $32.18 $32.64 $67,890 3.6 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 150 $15.81 $18.89 $39,290 8.8 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 350 $27.48 $28.97 $60,250 5.8 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 720 $28.48 $32.40 $67,380 4.7 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 70 $19.06 $21.20 $44,100 5.0 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 120 $36.99 $44.90 $93,380 17.2 %
13-2072 Loan Officers 110 (8) (8) (8) (8)
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 40 $18.98 $24.88 $51,750 15.1 %
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 800 $30.99 $32.31 $67,200 3.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 110 $31.09 $33.33 $69,320 3.9 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software (8) $45.01 $47.93 $99,700 9.0 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 200 $19.05 $22.49 $46,780 7.5 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 60 $28.71 $30.29 $63,010 4.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 160 $29.03 $28.83 $59,970 4.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 30 $25.12 $29.83 $62,040 8.3 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 80 $39.41 $40.75 $84,750 4.3 %
Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1,840 $37.18 $43.02 $89,480 4.8 %
17-1022 Surveyors 50 $22.22 $36.93 $76,820 21.7 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 30 $45.69 $47.99 $99,810 6.4 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 30 $44.50 $43.53 $90,550 7.1 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 120 $41.51 $44.36 $92,260 6.1 %
17-2171 Petroleum Engineers 680 $59.23 $59.89 $124,570 4.7 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 90 $43.28 $42.90 $89,220 2.8 %
17-3011 Architectural and Civil Drafters (8) $30.82 $30.11 $62,620 7.3 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 50 $18.08 $18.98 $39,480 2.8 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 100 $27.85 $26.32 $54,750 3.9 %
17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 150 $29.08 $30.38 $63,200 6.9 %
17-3031 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 90 $16.91 $18.37 $38,200 4.1 %
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,320 $28.71 $39.48 $82,120 9.9 %
19-2041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 80 $29.41 $35.14 $73,100 14.4 %
19-2042 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 470 $64.46 $68.39 $142,250 9.7 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 40 $24.10 $27.67 $57,560 6.6 %
19-4041 Geological and Petroleum Technicians 520 $19.11 $21.26 $44,210 10.8 %
19-4091 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 50 $17.44 $19.01 $39,540 6.3 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other (8) $14.74 $19.58 $40,720 26.4 %
Community and Social Services Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 560 $16.63 $18.45 $38,380 3.5 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 70 $26.36 $24.47 $50,890 8.5 %
21-1019 Counselors, All Other 30 $24.26 $24.93 $51,850 2.6 %
21-1021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $15.86 $15.94 $33,160 3.2 %
21-1022 Medical and Public Health Social Workers 80 $20.99 $23.58 $49,060 10.7 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants 130 $12.76 $12.96 $26,970 13.9 %
Legal Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 530 $33.76 $43.99 $91,500 12.7 %
23-1011 Lawyers 270 $52.00 $61.14 $127,170 13.5 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 130 $18.85 $19.55 $40,670 5.0 %
23-2093 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 60 $19.31 $30.27 $62,960 21.1 %
Education, Training, and Library Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3,190 $20.69 $19.69 $40,960 3.3 %
25-1194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 80 $23.19 $24.92 $51,830 5.6 %
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 180 $9.13 $12.18 $25,330 17.9 %
25-2012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 130 (4) (4) $40,600 3.5 %
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 910 (4) (4) $44,730 3.4 %
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 260 (4) (4) $43,160 3.6 %
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 430 (4) (4) $45,390 3.1 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other 340 (4) (4) $23,830 2.7 %
25-4021 Librarians 70 $23.91 $22.35 $46,490 5.3 %
25-9031 Instructional Coordinators 80 $30.65 $30.04 $62,480 2.3 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 220 (4) (4) $16,430 5.2 %
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 640 $14.85 $19.78 $41,140 9.2 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 70 $14.82 $17.13 $35,620 5.8 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 30 $21.93 $22.46 $46,710 5.6 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts (8) (4) (4) $37,480 2.5 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 90 $19.41 $25.26 $52,550 8.6 %
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 2,050 $22.38 $28.74 $59,780 6.0 %
29-1051 Pharmacists 50 $58.26 $58.10 $120,850 2.8 %
29-1064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists (8) (5) $113.75 $236,610 14.8 %
29-1071 Physician Assistants (8) $24.63 $35.81 $74,490 27.0 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 430 $27.49 $27.77 $57,760 2.5 %
29-1123 Physical Therapists 110 $20.95 $25.34 $52,700 15.2 %
29-1127 Speech-Language Pathologists 30 $29.47 $31.41 $65,340 9.2 %
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 60 $14.05 $14.45 $30,050 3.7 %
29-2021 Dental Hygienists 50 $33.54 $31.99 $66,530 8.9 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 40 $12.72 $12.70 $26,420 2.0 %
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 100 $12.85 $12.79 $26,590 3.2 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 390 $17.76 $17.85 $37,130 2.8 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 70 $25.23 $26.41 $54,930 3.9 %
Healthcare Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 1,340 $9.95 $11.32 $23,550 3.6 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 410 $8.67 $9.61 $19,980 7.2 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 430 $9.63 $9.87 $20,530 4.2 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists (8) $19.22 $17.43 $36,260 8.6 %
31-9091 Dental Assistants 90 $12.74 $12.64 $26,290 3.4 %
31-9092 Medical Assistants 160 $13.77 $14.06 $29,250 5.8 %
31-9099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other (8) $9.29 $9.61 $19,990 5.5 %
Protective Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 1,090 $18.66 $19.83 $41,260 5.9 %
33-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 30 $27.28 $31.02 $64,520 5.9 %
33-3021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators (8) $28.37 $29.33 $61,000 9.9 %
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 300 $21.81 $22.62 $47,050 7.4 %
33-9032 Security Guards 150 $9.09 $12.11 $25,200 15.4 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers (8) $8.49 $8.58 $17,850 4.2 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other (8) $14.23 $14.68 $30,540 8.7 %
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5,840 $8.05 $8.92 $18,550 2.1 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks (8) $17.81 $19.73 $41,050 4.0 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 560 $12.26 $13.37 $27,810 5.9 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 330 $9.73 $9.99 $20,770 2.4 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 550 $9.10 $9.80 $20,390 5.3 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 290 $7.71 $8.06 $16,760 4.7 %
35-3011 Bartenders 110 $8.23 $9.20 $19,140 7.3 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1,900 $7.69 $8.00 $16,630 2.5 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 80 $7.61 $7.79 $16,200 3.5 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 1,310 $7.55 $7.94 $16,520 3.3 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 180 $7.70 $7.97 $16,580 3.5 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 280 $7.49 $7.74 $16,110 3.8 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1,680 $8.91 $10.25 $21,320 2.8 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 50 $14.86 $17.13 $35,630 13.1 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 40 $17.38 $19.24 $40,030 11.7 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 800 $8.88 $10.03 $20,850 3.3 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 450 $8.10 $8.30 $17,270 3.4 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 330 $10.86 $11.12 $23,120 3.8 %
Personal Care and Service Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1,960 $8.09 $9.63 $20,040 5.0 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 80 $13.61 $14.62 $30,410 9.5 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 60 $8.59 $8.61 $17,910 3.8 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 170 $8.28 $8.90 $18,500 6.8 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 130 $9.39 $10.47 $21,770 7.3 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 370 $8.09 $8.71 $18,120 4.6 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 70 $17.87 $17.92 $37,270 3.3 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 70 $7.95 $8.91 $18,520 8.3 %
Sales and Related Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 7,030 $11.49 $16.42 $34,150 3.9 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 670 $17.88 $19.92 $41,440 3.9 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 130 $29.32 $36.18 $75,260 10.0 %
41-2011 Cashiers 1,760 $8.31 $8.88 $18,480 2.7 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 360 $8.74 $10.81 $22,480 8.4 %
41-2022 Parts Salespersons 90 $13.56 $14.94 $31,080 6.7 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 2,400 $10.13 $12.46 $25,930 5.8 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 40 $22.61 $26.90 $55,960 16.1 %
41-3021 Insurance Sales Agents 140 $20.95 $24.99 $51,990 7.2 %
41-3031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 50 $23.55 $32.45 $67,500 26.3 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 180 $24.63 $29.32 $60,980 12.0 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 180 $31.02 $33.58 $69,850 8.4 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 820 $25.39 $29.04 $60,400 6.9 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 100 $26.39 $32.00 $66,550 10.4 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 50 $13.21 $14.54 $30,240 8.8 %
Office and Administrative Support Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 11,640 $13.16 $14.48 $30,130 1.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 830 $19.08 $21.34 $44,380 3.0 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 90 $10.59 $10.73 $22,320 4.6 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 90 $13.72 $14.54 $30,250 7.1 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 250 $12.79 $13.16 $27,380 3.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,230 $15.35 $16.21 $33,710 4.1 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 100 $16.92 $16.93 $35,220 2.7 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 40 $14.71 $15.04 $31,290 7.3 %
43-3071 Tellers 410 $10.78 $11.01 $22,900 2.6 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 50 $12.64 $13.67 $28,440 8.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,230 $11.96 $12.49 $25,980 4.0 %
43-4071 File Clerks 120 $10.78 $10.83 $22,520 2.7 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 190 $8.54 $8.64 $17,960 5.9 %
43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan (8) $12.88 $12.94 $26,920 4.2 %
43-4121 Library Assistants, Clerical 60 $9.57 $10.03 $20,860 3.1 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 60 $14.10 $14.36 $29,880 6.9 %
43-4141 New Accounts Clerks 50 $11.77 $12.37 $25,730 6.0 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 60 $14.86 $14.73 $30,650 8.9 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 80 $14.99 $15.21 $31,640 2.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 500 $10.76 $11.71 $24,370 3.0 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 40 $20.02 $18.75 $39,000 6.9 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 50 $17.09 $17.55 $36,510 10.1 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 50 $10.28 $9.86 $20,520 5.2 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 100 $15.96 $17.65 $36,700 5.8 %
43-5052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 110 $25.80 $24.21 $50,360 (8)
43-5053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 100 $25.25 $24.21 $50,360 (8)
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 230 $17.13 $19.24 $40,010 9.0 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 270 $11.55 $14.13 $29,400 11.5 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 530 $9.31 $10.03 $20,860 3.1 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping (8) $11.86 $12.61 $26,240 2.3 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 730 $18.74 $19.55 $40,670 2.9 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 100 $18.41 $17.88 $37,200 12.2 %
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 180 $12.01 $12.46 $25,920 3.8 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,100 $13.11 $13.37 $27,820 2.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 90 $13.26 $15.11 $31,430 12.4 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 120 $9.33 $9.84 $20,480 3.8 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 1,890 $11.84 $12.73 $26,480 2.6 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 90 $10.82 $12.95 $26,930 6.5 %
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 50 $9.88 $11.14 $23,170 14.5 %
Construction and Extraction Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 7,960 $15.68 $19.65 $40,870 4.8 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 640 $25.25 $27.49 $57,170 7.4 %
47-2021 Brickmasons and Blockmasons 30 $18.42 $17.37 $36,120 10.0 %
47-2031 Carpenters 260 $14.47 $15.55 $32,340 5.7 %
47-2051 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 100 $11.98 $14.53 $30,220 7.5 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 740 $13.77 $13.89 $28,880 3.2 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 390 $16.05 $17.55 $36,510 6.4 %
47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 60 (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-2111 Electricians 270 $16.55 $17.14 $35,650 2.3 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 190 $14.69 $15.39 $32,020 3.8 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 280 $14.59 $15.40 $32,020 4.3 %
47-2181 Roofers 30 $14.89 $17.54 $36,480 16.1 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 70 $15.06 $16.19 $33,680 7.5 %
47-3011 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 40 $12.72 $12.28 $25,550 6.0 %
47-3012 Helpers--Carpenters 50 $13.66 $13.34 $27,750 6.6 %
47-3014 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons (8) $13.48 $13.31 $27,680 8.3 %
47-3015 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 70 $7.84 $10.35 $21,530 20.3 %
47-4031 Fence Erectors (8) $12.33 $13.36 $27,780 5.7 %
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 50 $14.83 $15.02 $31,240 4.3 %
47-5011 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas 370 $19.05 $21.58 $44,890 10.4 %
47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas 440 (8) (8) (8) (8)
47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1,630 $17.11 $21.15 $43,980 11.8 %
47-5071 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas (8) $14.42 $15.69 $32,640 5.7 %
47-5081 Helpers--Extraction Workers 260 $13.67 $14.44 $30,040 8.1 %
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 3,310 $15.97 $17.57 $36,550 3.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 270 $30.00 $29.62 $61,610 3.1 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 70 $28.14 $26.19 $54,460 7.3 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 40 $25.79 $22.58 $46,960 13.7 %
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 40 $17.70 $17.80 $37,020 5.7 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 320 $16.94 $17.40 $36,200 5.5 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 160 $19.52 $20.73 $43,110 4.9 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 180 $19.25 $18.95 $39,410 5.6 %
49-3093 Tire Repairers and Changers 90 $12.20 $12.05 $25,060 3.0 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 60 $19.35 $19.76 $41,100 5.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 510 $17.76 $19.11 $39,750 4.1 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 770 $12.79 $13.58 $28,260 3.2 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 70 $15.11 $15.58 $32,410 3.9 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers (8) $11.01 $11.33 $23,570 6.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 110 (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 60 $15.82 $17.90 $37,230 11.8 %
Production Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 3,690 $14.75 $17.14 $35,650 3.2 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 300 $28.65 $31.73 $65,990 5.6 %
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters (8) $10.89 $11.67 $24,280 3.7 %
51-2092 Team Assemblers 410 $12.79 $13.17 $27,400 8.7 %
51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 70 $11.99 $12.44 $25,880 6.7 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 30 $15.96 $14.96 $31,120 7.0 %
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 $14.79 $16.01 $33,290 10.6 %
51-4041 Machinists 240 $15.63 $16.10 $33,490 3.7 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 600 $17.19 $19.07 $39,670 8.6 %
51-5023 Printing Machine Operators 30 $13.88 $14.52 $30,210 4.2 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 170 $8.68 $8.78 $18,260 3.6 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 50 $7.62 $7.95 $16,530 4.1 %
51-8093 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 390 $26.32 $26.38 $54,870 2.8 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 240 $12.73 $15.64 $32,520 9.9 %
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (8) $11.46 $12.07 $25,110 4.6 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 280 $13.44 $12.89 $26,810 4.5 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 40 $9.26 $9.94 $20,670 8.2 %
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
Wage Estimates
Occupation Code Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 5,170 $12.51 $14.72 $30,610 4.9 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 140 $13.52 $18.31 $38,080 7.2 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 190 $28.47 $29.18 $60,690 4.8 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 350 $9.30 $10.47 $21,770 8.8 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,300 $16.91 $18.55 $38,580 5.0 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 520 $12.45 $14.13 $29,390 7.0 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs (8) $9.25 $10.39 $21,600 9.1 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 160 $8.31 $8.70 $18,090 6.8 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants (8) $8.91 $9.39 $19,530 4.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 90 $12.38 $12.55 $26,100 2.8 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 310 $9.05 $9.22 $19,170 3.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,250 $8.96 $10.30 $21,420 7.2 %
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 90 $9.81 $9.71 $20,200 4.6 %
53-7072 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 80 $17.38 $16.65 $34,630 7.3 %
53-7073 Wellhead Pumpers 260 $23.64 $23.84 $49,580 3.6 %

About May 2009 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area 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 $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year.

(8) Estimates not released.




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Last Modified Date: April 6, 2010

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