Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

51-3092 Food Batchmakers

Set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.


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)
120,850 2.0 % $13.84 $28,790 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.70 $10.07 $12.87 $16.85 $21.10
Annual Wage (2) $18,100 $20,950 $26,770 $35,040 $43,880


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)
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 24,850 8.54 $12.93 $26,890
Dairy Product Manufacturing 16,180 12.18 $15.76 $32,770
Other Food Manufacturing 14,560 7.76 $13.89 $28,890
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 13,630 8.32 $14.18 $29,500
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing 11,570 16.55 $13.21 $27,470

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing 11,570 16.55 $13.21 $27,470
Dairy Product Manufacturing 16,180 12.18 $15.76 $32,770
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 24,850 8.54 $12.93 $26,890
Grain and Oilseed Milling 4,970 8.41 $17.71 $36,830
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 13,630 8.32 $14.18 $29,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beverage Manufacturing 2,090 1.08 $18.72 $38,940
Grain and Oilseed Milling 4,970 8.41 $17.71 $36,830
Dairy Product Manufacturing 16,180 12.18 $15.76 $32,770
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging 930 2.78 $15.28 $31,780
Animal Food Manufacturing 1,780 3.26 $14.56 $30,290


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 14,090 0.93 1.04 $13.17 $27,400
Texas 8,440 0.75 0.84 $11.42 $23,750
Illinois 8,100 1.41 1.57 $15.23 $31,670
Pennsylvania 6,220 1.10 1.23 $15.50 $32,230
Wisconsin 6,110 2.24 2.50 $15.02 $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)
Idaho 1,620 2.58 2.88 $13.78 $28,660
Wisconsin 6,110 2.24 2.50 $15.02 $31,250
Utah 2,860 2.23 2.49 $13.73 $28,560
Iowa 3,050 2.02 2.26 $15.79 $32,840
Vermont 570 1.88 2.10 $16.01 $33,310




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maryland 1,040 0.41 0.45 $16.53 $34,380
Tennessee 3,390 1.23 1.38 $16.24 $33,780
Vermont 570 1.88 2.10 $16.01 $33,310
Iowa 3,050 2.02 2.26 $15.79 $32,840
Minnesota 2,480 0.91 1.01 $15.53 $32,300





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 5,490 1.46 1.64 $14.65 $30,460
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,030 0.99 1.11 $11.92 $24,790
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,370 0.63 0.70 $11.94 $24,840
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,480 1.11 1.24 $10.72 $22,290
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,150 0.90 1.01 $13.28 $27,630
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,720 1.32 1.47 $16.09 $33,460
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division 1,480 1.44 1.61 $13.04 $27,110
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,430 0.78 0.88 $15.37 $31,970
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,350 1.28 1.43 $13.67 $28,430
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,340 0.90 1.01 $14.60 $30,360




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)
Logan, UT-ID 720 13.96 15.60 $16.82 $34,980
Danville, IL 180 6.60 7.38 (8) (8)
Sheboygan, WI 330 5.77 6.46 $18.64 $38,770
Joplin, MO 410 5.21 5.83 $15.78 $32,820
Las Cruces, NM 330 4.74 5.30 $10.00 $20,790
Wausau, WI 310 4.64 5.19 $14.51 $30,180
Appleton, WI 540 4.61 5.16 $17.64 $36,700
Lancaster, PA 970 4.32 4.83 $19.45 $40,450
Goldsboro, NC 180 4.32 4.83 $11.26 $23,430
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 460 4.09 4.57 $14.60 $30,360