Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

51-2091 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

Laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls, bodies for golf carts, automobiles, or other products.


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)
20,630 4.6 % $14.79 $30,760 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.80 $11.42 $14.02 $17.41 $21.21
Annual Wage (2) $20,380 $23,750 $29,160 $36,210 $44,110


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)
Plastics Product Manufacturing 6,810 1.23 $14.07 $29,260
Ship and Boat Building 6,260 4.52 $15.28 $31,790
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 1,630 1.11 $13.76 $28,620
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 870 0.87 $15.03 $31,250
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 720 0.15 $14.66 $30,490

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ship and Boat Building 6,260 4.52 $15.28 $31,790
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 490 1.48 $16.65 $34,640
Plastics Product Manufacturing 6,810 1.23 $14.07 $29,260
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing 1,630 1.11 $13.76 $28,620
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 870 0.87 $15.03 $31,250

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 110 0.01 $20.98 $43,650
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 50 0.04 $20.72 $43,090
Support Activities for Water Transportation 40 0.04 $19.09 $39,720
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 70 0.09 $18.45 $38,380
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance 260 0.34 $17.57 $36,550


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)
Texas 2,420 0.21 1.39 $14.10 $29,340
Indiana 2,160 0.73 4.90 $13.88 $28,880
Florida 2,080 0.26 1.75 $15.19 $31,600
California 1,250 0.08 0.54 $15.49 $32,230
Alabama 850 0.45 3.03 $15.03 $31,250




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)
South Dakota 480 1.16 7.74 $12.11 $25,200
Indiana 2,160 0.73 4.90 $13.88 $28,880
Arkansas 820 0.70 4.68 $12.97 $26,970
Maine 350 0.60 3.98 $16.47 $34,260
Kansas 810 0.59 3.96 $14.00 $29,110




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 30 0.10 0.68 $23.87 $49,660
Massachusetts 210 0.06 0.41 $20.71 $43,070
West Virginia 60 0.08 0.53 $20.59 $42,830
North Dakota 240 0.53 3.54 $18.81 $39,120
Maryland 60 0.02 0.15 $17.97 $37,370





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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 1,320 10.69 71.44 $13.17 $27,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 480 0.12 0.78 $16.26 $33,830
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 360 0.30 1.99 $14.56 $30,290
Port St. Lucie, FL 340 2.59 17.32 $15.33 $31,890
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 340 0.22 1.48 $15.95 $33,170
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 270 0.20 1.31 $14.40 $29,950
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 230 0.74 4.94 $14.61 $30,390
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 220 0.20 1.32 $16.22 $33,730
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division 170 0.16 1.06 $13.36 $27,800
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 170 0.61 4.08 $14.94 $31,060




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)
Elkhart-Goshen, IN 1,320 10.69 71.44 $13.17 $27,390
Port St. Lucie, FL 340 2.59 17.32 $15.33 $31,890
Joplin, MO 130 1.72 11.53 $12.65 $26,320
Killeen-Temple, TX 170 1.25 8.33 $13.76 $28,620
Bellingham, WA 90 1.15 7.67 $17.42 $36,240
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 150 0.81 5.38 $16.15 $33,590
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 110 0.78 5.23 $9.42 $19,580
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 230 0.74 4.94 $14.61 $30,390
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 170 0.61 4.08 $14.94 $31,060
Montgomery, AL 90 0.53 3.55 $13.70 $28,490




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)
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 100 0.51 3.43 $18.82 $39,140
Lafayette, LA (8) (8) (8) $18.65 $38,800
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 40 0.04 0.26 $18.27 $38,010
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 60 0.05 0.34 $18.27 $38,000
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA (8) (8) (8) $17.88 $37,190
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 70 0.05 0.33 $17.45 $36,290
Bellingham, WA 90 1.15 7.67 $17.42 $36,240
Mobile, AL 80 0.46 3.07 $16.83 $35,000
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 110 0.19 1.28 $16.61 $34,540
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 50 0.05 0.31 $16.36 $34,020

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 410 3.50 23.37 $12.20 $25,380
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 340 1.61 10.74 $17.28 $35,950
East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 180 1.44 9.60 $15.52 $32,290
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 180 0.93 6.23 $16.77 $34,870
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 150 1.51 10.10 $14.48 $30,120

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 410 3.50 23.37 $12.20 $25,380
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area 140 2.04 13.63 $16.24 $33,770
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 340 1.61 10.74 $17.28 $35,950
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 150 1.51 10.10 $14.48 $30,120
East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 180 1.44 9.60 $15.52 $32,290

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 120 0.76 5.06 $21.72 $45,170
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area 340 1.61 10.74 $17.28 $35,950
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 180 0.93 6.23 $16.77 $34,870
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area 140 2.04 13.63 $16.24 $33,770
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 60 0.21 1.38 $16.05 $33,380


About May 2015 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 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 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2015 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2016