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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other

All material moving workers not listed separately.


National estimates for Material Moving Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Material Moving Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Material Moving Workers, All Other

National estimates for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

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

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
26,300 4.6 % $ 18.16 $ 37,770 1.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 12.05 $ 13.35 $ 15.80 $ 21.38 $ 28.63
Annual Wage (2) $ 25,050 $ 27,760 $ 32,850 $ 44,480 $ 59,550


Industry profile for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

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

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

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automobile Dealers 4,510 0.38 $ 14.96 $ 31,120
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 1,630 0.03 $ 14.84 $ 30,870
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,380 1.57 $ 21.83 $ 45,400
Warehousing and Storage 1,350 0.10 $ 17.51 $ 36,420
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,250 0.64 $ 15.07 $ 31,350

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

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Water Transportation 1,380 1.57 $ 21.83 $ 45,400
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing 1,250 0.64 $ 15.07 $ 31,350
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 220 0.60 $ 17.46 $ 36,320
Automobile Dealers 4,510 0.38 $ 14.96 $ 31,120
Waste Treatment and Disposal 270 0.27 $ 20.94 $ 43,550

Top paying industries for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 70 0.02 $ 29.73 $ 61,840
Metal Ore Mining 60 0.15 $ 28.19 $ 58,630
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 70 0.07 $ 26.88 $ 55,910
Real Estate 510 0.03 $ 26.31 $ 54,720
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 240 0.01 $ 26.22 $ 54,530


Geographic profile for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

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





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

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,670 0.59 3.11 $ 15.78 $ 32,820
Texas 1,980 0.16 0.87 $ 17.74 $ 36,910
Tennessee 1,950 0.67 3.55 $ 15.98 $ 33,250
Florida 1,560 0.19 0.98 $ 20.48 $ 42,610
Wisconsin 1,290 0.48 2.52 $ 13.48 $ 28,040




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

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tennessee 1,950 0.67 3.55 $ 15.98 $ 33,250
California 9,670 0.59 3.11 $ 15.78 $ 32,820
Wisconsin 1,290 0.48 2.52 $ 13.48 $ 28,040
Alaska 130 0.42 2.24 $ 23.68 $ 49,260
Louisiana 660 0.36 1.93 $ 20.40 $ 42,430




Top paying states for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 30 0.04 0.21 $ 28.27 $ 58,800
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $ 26.24 $ 54,590
New York 910 0.10 0.55 $ 25.30 $ 52,630
Indiana (8) (8) (8) $ 25.21 $ 52,440
Pennsylvania 160 0.03 0.16 $ 24.67 $ 51,320





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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,890 0.67 3.53 $ 15.78 $ 32,830
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,330 0.15 0.80 $ 24.51 $ 50,980
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 960 0.65 3.43 $ 16.17 $ 33,640
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 910 0.94 4.95 $ 15.18 $ 31,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 900 0.39 2.05 $ 15.90 $ 33,080
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 780 0.31 1.64 $ 24.32 $ 50,580
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 720 0.52 2.73 $ 15.14 $ 31,490
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 650 0.22 1.16 $ 20.78 $ 43,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 620 0.24 1.26 $ 18.95 $ 39,410
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 400 0.11 0.58 $ 16.83 $ 35,000




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 90 1.14 6.02 $ 18.89 $ 39,300
Bakersfield, CA 300 0.99 5.23 $ 15.78 $ 32,820
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 130 0.98 5.17 $ 16.48 $ 34,270
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 910 0.94 4.95 $ 15.18 $ 31,560
Stockton-Lodi, CA 210 0.84 4.44 $ 15.51 $ 32,260
Fresno, CA 290 0.78 4.11 $ 17.01 $ 35,370
Albany, OR 30 0.78 4.11 $ 18.96 $ 39,430
Yuba City, CA 30 0.74 3.91 $ 17.26 $ 35,900
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 80 0.73 3.85 $ 14.59 $ 30,360
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 60 0.67 3.53 $ 17.68 $ 36,760




Top paying metropolitan areas for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 90 0.03 0.16 $ 24.53 $ 51,020
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,330 0.15 0.80 $ 24.51 $ 50,980
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 780 0.31 1.64 $ 24.32 $ 50,580
Worcester, MA-CT (8) (8) (8) $ 23.92 $ 49,760
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 190 0.10 0.52 $ 23.90 $ 49,700
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO (8) (8) (8) $ 23.78 $ 49,450
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 80 0.11 0.56 $ 22.94 $ 47,710
Jacksonville, FL 70 0.11 0.56 $ 22.53 $ 46,850
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI (8) (8) (8) $ 22.30 $ 46,380
Chattanooga, TN-GA (8) (8) (8) $ 22.24 $ 46,260

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 240 5.30 28.01 $ 12.45 $ 25,890
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 170 0.92 4.85 $ 13.38 $ 27,830
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 130 0.67 3.54 $ 12.04 $ 25,040
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 120 0.65 3.46 $ 23.78 $ 49,470
North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 120 0.43 2.27 $ 14.27 $ 29,690

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 240 5.30 28.01 $ 12.45 $ 25,890
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area 110 1.01 5.35 $ 21.46 $ 44,640
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 90 0.94 4.96 $ 21.91 $ 45,570
Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 170 0.92 4.85 $ 13.38 $ 27,830
Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area 90 0.71 3.75 $ 12.18 $ 25,340

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Material Moving Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area 120 0.65 3.46 $ 23.78 $ 49,470
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 22.37 $ 46,520
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 90 0.94 4.96 $ 21.91 $ 45,570
Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 21.52 $ 44,770
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area 110 1.01 5.35 $ 21.46 $ 44,640


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021