Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
217,500 1.9 % $15.08 $31,360 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.74 $10.16 $13.59 $18.09 $23.80
Annual Wage (2) $18,170 $21,140 $28,260 $37,630 $49,490


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 76,720 2.22 $13.18 $27,410
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 8,590 4.54 $23.09 $48,020
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 4,770 1.77 $17.15 $35,670
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing 4,680 1.61 $11.88 $24,700
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 4,540 1.64 $13.96 $29,030

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 210 5.56 $14.41 $29,980
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 8,590 4.54 $23.09 $48,020
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing 2,550 3.09 $17.58 $36,570
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 2,280 2.79 $15.79 $32,840
Employment Services 76,720 2.22 $13.18 $27,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 630 0.33 $30.96 $64,400
Natural Gas Distribution 170 0.16 $30.64 $63,730
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 100 0.03 $28.03 $58,290
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 350 0.02 $25.65 $53,350
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 8,590 4.54 $23.09 $48,020


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 25,240 4.38 2.72 $15.70 $32,670
California 17,410 1.15 0.72 $15.30 $31,830
Ohio 15,320 2.95 1.83 $15.93 $33,130
Michigan 9,730 2.39 1.48 $15.29 $31,800
Tennessee 9,530 3.47 2.15 $15.98 $33,230



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 8,980 5.94 3.69 $14.40 $29,950
Oregon 8,910 5.29 3.29 $15.21 $31,640
Kentucky 8,330 4.60 2.86 $12.36 $25,700
Illinois 25,240 4.38 2.72 $15.70 $32,670
Louisiana 7,190 3.75 2.33 $17.21 $35,800



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 150 0.52 0.32 $28.90 $60,110
District of Columbia 70 0.10 0.06 $26.12 $54,320
Nevada 890 0.75 0.47 $20.91 $43,500
Idaho 370 0.60 0.37 $17.92 $37,270
South Carolina 750 0.40 0.25 $17.56 $36,520




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 14,680 3.91 2.43 $15.61 $32,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5,160 4.89 3.04 $15.37 $31,970
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,260 2.34 1.45 $15.85 $32,970
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,190 1.03 0.64 $15.68 $32,620
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 3,850 3.36 2.09 $16.44 $34,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,740 1.57 0.97 $11.96 $24,870
Columbus, OH 3,500 3.62 2.25 $16.76 $34,870
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 3,400 5.47 3.40 $12.80 $26,630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,400 2.29 1.42 $16.42 $34,160
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2,430 1.33 0.83 $15.17 $31,550



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)
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 660 16.41 10.20 $17.34 $36,060
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 850 11.77 7.31 $9.66 $20,100
Decatur, IL 470 9.78 6.07 $15.09 $31,380
Joplin, MO 730 9.30 5.78 $13.43 $27,920
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 430 8.94 5.55 $19.52 $40,600
Dubuque, IA 470 8.23 5.11 $16.43 $34,170
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 770 7.81 4.85 $16.84 $35,020
Rockford, IL 1,130 7.75 4.81 $14.93 $31,060
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 980 7.49 4.65 $15.08 $31,360
Racine, WI 540 7.40 4.59 $12.86 $26,750