Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
251,670 2.9 % $15.57 $32,380 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.35 $10.65 $13.83 $18.72 $24.75
Annual Wage (2) $19,450 $22,150 $28,770 $38,930 $51,470


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 96,100 2.66 $13.43 $27,930
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 6,860 3.31 $21.49 $44,700
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,370 1.89 $14.59 $30,350
Plastics Product Manufacturing 5,240 0.93 $15.20 $31,610
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 3,960 1.47 $17.15 $35,670

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 230 5.75 $14.82 $30,830
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 2,290 3.90 (8) (8)
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 6,860 3.31 $21.49 $44,700
Employment Services 96,100 2.66 $13.43 $27,930
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 1,910 2.24 $16.69 $34,710

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (8) (8) $34.35 $71,440
Natural Gas Distribution 60 0.05 $30.85 $64,160
Coal Mining 100 0.19 $28.95 $60,210
Nonresidential Building Construction (8) (8) $28.23 $58,720
Metal Ore Mining (8) (8) $27.67 $57,550


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 54,000 9.15 5.10 $16.07 $33,420
California 26,240 1.64 0.92 $14.19 $29,510
Ohio 17,850 3.34 1.87 $15.66 $32,560
Iowa 9,410 6.13 3.42 $16.53 $34,380
Indiana 8,900 2.97 1.66 $17.66 $36,730




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 54,000 9.15 5.10 $16.07 $33,420
Iowa 9,410 6.13 3.42 $16.53 $34,380
Louisiana 8,370 4.36 2.43 $17.91 $37,250
Kentucky 7,200 3.85 2.15 $13.14 $27,330
Oregon 6,730 3.76 2.10 $15.87 $33,010




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 330 1.02 0.57 $35.61 $74,080
Wyoming 70 0.26 0.14 $31.31 $65,130
District of Columbia (8) (8) (8) $22.14 $46,060
Rhode Island 360 0.76 0.42 $18.32 $38,110
Louisiana 8,370 4.36 2.43 $17.91 $37,250





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 33,110 9.10 5.08 $15.64 $32,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,560 1.79 1.00 $14.20 $29,530
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,410 2.12 1.18 $12.23 $25,450
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 4,340 4.23 2.36 $13.59 $28,260
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,060 2.98 1.66 $13.43 $27,930
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,780 3.33 1.86 $16.41 $34,140
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 3,600 19.93 11.12 $19.45 $40,460
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,290 2.44 1.36 $16.88 $35,110
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,240 0.49 0.27 $14.74 $30,660
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,160 1.65 0.92 $16.72 $34,770