Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other

All material moving workers not listed separately.


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)
28,040 4.7 % $18.02 $37,480 3.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.79 $11.00 $16.35 $23.00 $31.57
Annual Wage (2) $18,290 $22,890 $34,010 $47,850 $65,680


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)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Scheduled Air Transportation 2,130 0.52 $12.80 $26,620
Employment Services 1,970 0.07 $15.81 $32,890
Local Government (OES Designation) 1,590 0.03 $16.71 $34,760
Warehousing and Storage 1,110 0.17 $17.63 $36,660

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Scheduled Air Transportation 2,130 0.52 $12.80 $26,620
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 170 0.50 $17.24 $35,860
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing 260 0.26 $12.95 $26,940
Rail Transportation 540 0.24 $22.92 $47,670

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 270 0.07 $24.26 $50,460
Support Activities for Water Transportation 5,490 6.20 $24.21 $50,350
Postal Service 120 0.02 $23.68 $49,250
Rail Transportation 540 0.24 $22.92 $47,670
Building Equipment Contractors (8) (8) $22.84 $47,510


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 3,640 0.26 1.18 $26.14 $54,380
Texas 2,080 0.21 0.93 $16.64 $34,620
Florida 2,040 0.29 1.31 $16.14 $33,570
New York 1,250 0.15 0.68 $20.32 $42,260
Washington 1,240 0.46 2.09 $22.78 $47,390