Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

51-9199 Production Workers, All Other

All production 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)
241,910 3.1 % $15.15 $31,520 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.03 $10.22 $13.44 $18.25 $24.02
Annual Wage (2) $18,780 $21,260 $27,950 $37,970 $49,960


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 95,050 2.65 $12.90 $26,840
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 9,600 4.68 $24.78 $51,540
Plastics Product Manufacturing 4,990 0.91 $15.69 $32,640
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 4,850 1.72 $13.78 $28,660
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 4,450 1.66 $16.72 $34,770

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 200 5.20 $15.13 $31,480
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 9,600 4.68 $24.78 $51,540
Employment Services 95,050 2.65 $12.90 $26,840
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing 2,130 2.61 $15.33 $31,880
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing 2,760 2.13 $19.36 $40,280

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 100 0.15 $27.54 $57,280
Natural Gas Distribution 70 0.06 $27.49 $57,190
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 120 0.03 $26.40 $54,910
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 340 0.02 $26.23 $54,570
Oil and Gas Extraction 640 0.33 $25.19 $52,390


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 44,250 7.56 4.31 $15.44 $32,100
California 21,980 1.42 0.81 $14.00 $29,110
Ohio 18,150 3.44 1.96 $15.62 $32,490
Iowa 9,880 6.47 3.69 $13.85 $28,810
Indiana 8,750 2.97 1.69 $17.95 $37,330



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)
Illinois 44,250 7.56 4.31 $15.44 $32,100
Iowa 9,880 6.47 3.69 $13.85 $28,810
Kentucky 8,600 4.68 2.67 $12.34 $25,680
Oregon 7,790 4.49 2.56 $15.28 $31,790
Louisiana 8,440 4.35 2.48 $17.54 $36,480



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 140 0.51 0.29 $30.35 $63,120
Tennessee 7,580 2.69 1.54 $20.68 $43,020
Nevada 850 0.69 0.39 $19.85 $41,290
South Carolina 720 0.37 0.21 $18.64 $38,770
Indiana 8,750 2.97 1.69 $17.95 $37,330




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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,290 1.53 0.87 $13.52 $28,120
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,610 2.26 1.29 $11.90 $24,750
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 4,390 4.03 2.30 $15.72 $32,700
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 3,730 4.22 2.41 $25.19 $52,390
Columbus, OH 3,470 3.45 1.97 $17.49 $36,390
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,260 2.78 1.58 $16.54 $34,410
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3,140 5.02 2.86 $11.83 $24,620
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,060 1.63 0.93 $16.99 $35,340
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,010 0.46 0.26 $15.34 $31,920
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 2,910 1.91 1.09 $15.58 $32,410