Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
PRINT:Print
OEWS OEWS Program Links

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

51-9199 Production Workers, All Other

All production workers not listed separately. Excludes “Packers and Packagers, Hand” (53-7064).


National estimates for Production Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Production Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Production Workers, All Other

National estimates for Production Workers, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Production Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
204,500 1.6 % $ 17.42 $ 36,230 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Production Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.39 $ 13.87 $ 15.83 $ 19.01 $ 24.03
Annual Wage (2) $ 23,700 $ 28,840 $ 32,930 $ 39,530 $ 49,980


Industry profile for Production Workers, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Production Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Production Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Production Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Employment Services 74,310 2.13 $ 14.97 $ 31,140
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 7,870 0.57 $ 16.61 $ 34,540
Plastics Product Manufacturing 7,450 1.28 $ 17.42 $ 36,230
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,600 2.03 $ 16.83 $ 35,000
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only) 5,250 1.49 $ 24.41 $ 50,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Production Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,300 3.59 $ 18.00 $ 37,430
Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing 80 2.74 $ 13.56 $ 28,200
Tobacco Manufacturing 290 2.65 $ 23.25 $ 48,360
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 2,270 2.20 $ 23.66 $ 49,210
Employment Services 74,310 2.13 $ 14.97 $ 31,140

Top paying industries for Production Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 40 0.04 $ 40.14 $ 83,480
Natural Gas Distribution 820 0.75 $ 39.94 $ 83,080
Motion Picture and Video Industries (8) (8) $ 37.75 $ 78,520
Utility System Construction 80 0.02 $ 31.01 $ 64,500
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 330 0.02 $ 30.40 $ 63,220


Geographic profile for Production Workers, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Production Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Production Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of production workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Production Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 30,690 1.86 1.28 $ 19.30 $ 40,140
Georgia 22,050 5.04 3.47 $ 16.87 $ 35,090
Tennessee 14,780 4.95 3.41 $ 16.90 $ 35,160
Michigan 9,140 2.25 1.55 $ 15.61 $ 32,460
Texas 8,930 0.73 0.50 $ 17.63 $ 36,670


Map of location quotient of production workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Production Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Georgia 22,050 5.04 3.47 $ 16.87 $ 35,090
Tennessee 14,780 4.95 3.41 $ 16.90 $ 35,160
Louisiana 8,310 4.63 3.19 $ 19.37 $ 40,290
Maine 2,020 3.41 2.35 $ 18.11 $ 37,660
Nevada 3,820 2.96 2.04 $ 18.10 $ 37,650


Map of annual mean wages of production workers, all other by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Production Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 40 0.07 0.05 $ 36.23 $ 75,350
Alaska 130 0.44 0.30 $ 25.29 $ 52,600
Hawaii 90 0.16 0.11 $ 24.21 $ 50,360
Wyoming 100 0.37 0.26 $ 22.78 $ 47,380
South Dakota 210 0.50 0.35 $ 21.23 $ 44,160



Map of employment of production workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Production Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 12,250 4.74 3.26 $ 17.23 $ 35,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,640 2.03 1.40 $ 19.60 $ 40,770
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,670 0.54 0.37 $ 17.58 $ 36,570
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,890 2.54 1.75 $ 17.21 $ 35,800
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 3,090 1.71 1.18 $ 16.20 $ 33,700
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 3,080 3.15 2.17 $ 16.13 $ 33,550
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,070 1.69 1.16 $ 19.62 $ 40,800
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,930 0.69 0.48 $ 17.55 $ 36,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,690 0.93 0.64 $ 20.05 $ 41,710
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,570 1.85 1.27 $ 19.57 $ 40,700


Map of location quotient of production workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Production Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pine Bluff, AR 530 17.63 12.14 $ 13.61 $ 28,300
Clarksville, TN-KY 990 11.07 7.63 $ 18.65 $ 38,800
Dalton, GA 680 10.81 7.45 $ 14.64 $ 30,450
Logan, UT-ID 550 8.67 5.98 (8) (8)
Morristown, TN 390 8.60 5.92 $ 13.82 $ 28,750
Gainesville, GA 670 7.47 5.15 $ 16.20 $ 33,690
Lafayette, LA 1,370 7.35 5.06 $ 18.08 $ 37,600
Cleveland, TN 320 7.09 4.89 $ 18.28 $ 38,030
Carson City, NV 210 7.06 4.86 $ 18.12 $ 37,680
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 550 6.92 4.77 $ 21.80 $ 45,330