Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

51-9399 Production Workers, All Other*

* This occupation has the same title, but not necessarily the same content, as the 2010 SOC occupation

This OES occupation is a combination of data collected for the 2010 SOC occupations 51-3099 Food Processing Workers, All Other, 51-9199 Production Workers, All Other and the 2000 SOC occupation 51-9199 Production Workers, All Other.


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)
235,910 2.0 % $14.74 $30,670 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.60 $10.04 $13.19 $17.89 $22.96
Annual Wage (2) $17,880 $20,880 $27,440 $37,220 $47,760


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)
Employment Services 47,870 1.62 $12.66 $26,320
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 20,690 4.22 $12.40 $25,790
Other Food Manufacturing 7,830 4.66 $12.44 $25,870
Plastics Product Manufacturing 5,690 1.12 $13.69 $28,470
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 5,170 1.18 $16.61 $34,550

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing 290 8.38 $14.52 $30,200
Other Food Manufacturing 7,830 4.66 $12.44 $25,870
Animal Slaughtering and Processing 20,690 4.22 $12.40 $25,790
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 2,920 3.69 $15.65 $32,540
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing 2,040 3.65 $15.53 $32,310

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing (8) (8) $26.46 $55,040
Natural Gas Distribution 170 0.16 $25.64 $53,340
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 430 0.02 $24.69 $51,350
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 130 (7) $24.45 $50,850
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 1,730 0.37 $24.13 $50,200


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)
Illinois 20,700 3.71 2.02 $15.19 $31,590
California 20,190 1.44 0.78 $14.98 $31,150
Michigan 16,530 4.32 2.35 $17.38 $36,140
Tennessee 14,720 5.66 3.08 $14.53 $30,230
Iowa 13,780 9.51 5.17 $13.99 $29,100




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)
Iowa 13,780 9.51 5.17 $13.99 $29,100
Tennessee 14,720 5.66 3.08 $14.53 $30,230
Oregon 8,390 5.29 2.87 $14.26 $29,660
Minnesota 11,540 4.45 2.42 $14.27 $29,680
Michigan 16,530 4.32 2.35 $17.38 $36,140




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $22.90 $47,630
Wyoming 210 0.79 0.43 $18.78 $39,060
Michigan 16,530 4.32 2.35 $17.38 $36,140
New York 3,880 0.46 0.25 $17.26 $35,900
Idaho 500 0.84 0.46 $16.88 $35,110





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 12,880 3.59 1.95 $14.01 $29,140
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,490 3.79 2.06 $14.63 $30,440
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,720 1.50 0.81 $15.27 $31,760
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,880 2.19 1.19 (8) (8)
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 4,370 4.21 2.29 $16.91 $35,170
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,340 4.42 2.41 $14.20 $29,540
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,040 1.19 0.65 $11.47 $23,860
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 3,000 4.17 2.27 $14.74 $30,660
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 2,950 16.66 9.06 $16.52 $34,350
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,800 0.55 0.30 $14.13 $29,390




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)
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 2,950 16.66 9.06 $16.52 $34,350
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1,540 15.37 8.36 $14.81 $30,790
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 1,150 13.41 7.29 $12.14 $25,260
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 480 10.43 5.67 $16.22 $33,740
Dubuque, IA 550 10.42 5.67 $16.66 $34,650
Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL 460 10.41 5.66 $11.50 $23,920
Elizabethtown, KY 420 9.33 5.07 $15.84 $32,950
Bowling Green, KY 510 9.10 4.95 $9.53 $19,810
Johnson City, TN 680 8.83 4.80 $13.06 $27,170
Columbus, IN 360 8.68 4.72 $12.77 $26,570