Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
256,050 2.9 % $15.82 $32,910 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.53 $10.95 $13.89 $18.91 $25.25
Annual Wage (2) $19,820 $22,780 $28,890 $39,340 $52,510


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 96,350 2.68 $13.67 $28,440
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 9,450 1.61 $20.16 $41,940
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 7,040 0.53 $15.26 $31,750
Plastics Product Manufacturing 6,010 1.05 $15.72 $32,700
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,560 1.96 $15.04 $31,290

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 180 4.78 $15.08 $31,360
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 2,510 4.42 $24.73 $51,430
Employment Services 96,350 2.68 $13.67 $28,440
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities 2,890 2.13 $14.69 $30,560
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing 230 2.10 $15.74 $32,750

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) $34.87 $72,530
Natural Gas Distribution 110 0.09 $31.51 $65,540
Coal Mining 100 0.20 $28.55 $59,380
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 330 0.02 $27.78 $57,780
Metal Ore Mining (8) (8) $27.01 $56,180


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 53,610 9.04 5.03 $16.23 $33,760
California 29,010 1.74 0.97 $14.41 $29,970
Ohio 14,960 2.79 1.55 $15.71 $32,670
Louisiana 10,060 5.29 2.94 $18.38 $38,240
Georgia 9,520 2.21 1.23 $14.29 $29,720




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 53,610 9.04 5.03 $16.23 $33,760
Iowa 8,150 5.31 2.95 $17.80 $37,030
Louisiana 10,060 5.29 2.94 $18.38 $38,240
Maine 2,200 3.67 2.04 $16.45 $34,220
Oregon 6,420 3.51 1.95 $16.55 $34,420




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 160 0.51 0.29 $28.39 $59,040
Wyoming 100 0.37 0.20 $26.01 $54,110
District of Columbia 120 0.18 0.10 $24.68 $51,340
New Mexico 320 0.39 0.22 $20.06 $41,720
Rhode Island 70 0.14 0.08 $18.58 $38,640



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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 33,970 9.28 5.16 $15.87 $33,000
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 8,150 1.84 1.02 $14.25 $29,640
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,320 2.03 1.13 $13.14 $27,330
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,820 3.36 1.87 $13.85 $28,810
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 4,280 4.16 2.31 $13.98 $29,080
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 3,900 0.58 0.32 $16.27 $33,840
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,860 2.85 1.58 $16.76 $34,870
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,700 3.19 1.78 $16.37 $34,050
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 3,420 18.87 10.51 $20.56 $42,770
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,310 2.05 1.14 $13.44 $27,950


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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)
Kokomo, IN 2,970 75.36 41.95 $17.83 $37,090
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 3,420 18.87 10.51 $20.56 $42,770
Bowling Green, KY 1,260 17.05 9.49 $12.77 $26,570
Cleveland, TN 590 12.84 7.15 $13.45 $27,980
Carbondale-Marion, IL 640 12.27 6.83 $11.46 $23,840
Kankakee, IL 500 11.45 6.38 $17.08 $35,520
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 33,970 9.28 5.16 $15.87 $33,000
Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN 810 8.82 4.91 $23.84 $49,600
Rockford, IL 1,210 8.43 4.70 $16.13 $33,540
Albany, OR 360 8.39 4.67 $21.19 $44,080