Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

51-2099 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

All assemblers and fabricators 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)
230,310 2.4 % $14.93 $31,050 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.24 $10.69 $13.73 $17.95 $22.78
Annual Wage (2) $19,210 $22,240 $28,550 $37,330 $47,390


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 74,760 2.07 $13.78 $28,660
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 12,590 2.17 $15.78 $32,810
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 12,360 4.36 $15.59 $32,420
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing 6,490 1.75 $16.90 $35,150
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 6,240 2.81 $13.70 $28,490

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing 2,950 8.14 $14.31 $29,770
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 12,360 4.36 $15.59 $32,420
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,010 3.03 $20.45 $42,530
Other Wood Product Manufacturing 6,240 2.81 $13.70 $28,490
Hardware Manufacturing 620 2.61 $17.07 $35,500

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 100 0.05 $22.57 $46,960
Building Equipment Contractors 370 0.02 $22.48 $46,760
Local Government (OES Designation) 200 (7) $22.14 $46,050
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 2,280 0.46 $21.34 $44,400
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,010 3.03 $20.45 $42,530


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)
Ohio 30,230 5.66 3.45 $15.25 $31,710
Illinois 20,520 3.48 2.12 $14.46 $30,080
California 20,310 1.27 0.78 $16.12 $33,530
Kentucky 17,090 9.14 5.57 $14.03 $29,180
Indiana 13,290 4.44 2.71 $16.05 $33,380




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)
Kentucky 17,090 9.14 5.57 $14.03 $29,180
Ohio 30,230 5.66 3.45 $15.25 $31,710
Indiana 13,290 4.44 2.71 $16.05 $33,380
Illinois 20,520 3.48 2.12 $14.46 $30,080
Oregon 5,840 3.26 1.99 $16.76 $34,860




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 180 0.55 0.34 $18.85 $39,210
Massachusetts 2,630 0.76 0.46 $17.91 $37,260
Wyoming 210 0.75 0.46 $17.62 $36,650
Minnesota 8,210 2.92 1.78 $17.28 $35,940
Hawaii 290 0.46 0.28 $17.16 $35,700





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-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 12,730 3.50 2.13 $14.38 $29,920
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 5,950 9.24 5.63 $11.96 $24,880
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,360 2.81 1.71 $17.88 $37,200
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,890 0.74 0.45 $14.13 $29,390
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,630 2.39 1.46 $14.22 $29,580
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,590 1.09 0.66 $16.65 $34,630
Columbus, OH 4,230 4.13 2.52 $15.38 $31,990
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 4,160 4.04 2.47 $13.90 $28,910
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 3,730 3.58 2.18 $15.37 $31,960
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,320 2.93 1.79 $18.41 $38,300