Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

51-2093 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

Perform precision assembling, adjusting, or calibrating, within narrow tolerances, of timing devices such as digital clocks or timing devices with electrical or electronic components. Excludes watchmakers, which are included in "Watch Repairers" (49-9064).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,560 12.8 % $15.53 $32,300 2.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.49 $11.44 $15.02 $18.92 $23.01
Annual Wage (2) $19,740 $23,800 $31,250 $39,350 $47,850


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 520 0.13 $15.52 $32,280
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 110 0.06 $15.05 $31,300
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 80 0.06 $11.38 $23,670
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 40 0.02 $15.47 $32,190

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 520 0.13 $15.52 $32,280
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 80 0.06 $11.38 $23,670
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 110 0.06 $15.05 $31,300
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 40 0.02 $15.47 $32,190

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (8) (8) $15.97 $33,230
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 520 0.13 $15.52 $32,280
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 40 0.02 $15.47 $32,190
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing 110 0.06 $15.05 $31,300
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing 80 0.06 $11.38 $23,670


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 230 0.02 1.39 $14.74 $30,660
New Jersey 200 0.05 4.24 $14.61 $30,380
North Carolina 80 0.02 1.71 $11.76 $24,470
Wisconsin 80 0.03 2.45 $14.30 $29,750
Indiana 50 0.02 1.47 $14.96 $31,110




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 200 0.05 4.24 $14.61 $30,380
Wisconsin 80 0.03 2.45 $14.30 $29,750
Oklahoma 40 0.03 2.45 $16.75 $34,840
North Carolina 80 0.02 1.71 $11.76 $24,470
Indiana 50 0.02 1.47 $14.96 $31,110




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts (8) (8) (8) $19.86 $41,300
Minnesota (8) (8) (8) $17.65 $36,700
Ohio (8) (8) (8) $17.25 $35,880
Oklahoma 40 0.03 2.45 $16.75 $34,840
Michigan (8) (8) (8) $16.70 $34,730

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 2.61 $14.04 $29,200
Oklahoma City, OK 40 0.07 5.79 $16.43 $34,160




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oklahoma City, OK 40 0.07 5.79 $16.43 $34,160
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 2.61 $14.04 $29,200




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division (8) (8) (8) $20.02 $41,650
Oklahoma City, OK 40 0.07 5.79 $16.43 $34,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $15.22 $31,660
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $15.11 $31,430
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 2.61 $14.04 $29,200


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(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) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2010 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2010 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: May 17, 2011

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