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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
222,230 1.8 % $16.26 $33,830 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.77 $11.60 $14.33 $18.91 $25.39
Annual Wage (2) $20,320 $24,120 $29,800 $39,330 $52,820


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 83,440 2.27 $14.26 $29,660
Plastics Product Manufacturing 6,320 1.06 $17.32 $36,030
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,560 1.91 $16.38 $34,060
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 5,120 1.57 $11.89 $24,730
Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only) 5,030 0.67 $17.72 $36,850

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tobacco Manufacturing 260 2.48 $22.27 $46,320
Employment Services 83,440 2.27 $14.26 $29,660
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 2,010 2.18 $24.22 $50,370
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing 5,560 1.91 $16.38 $34,060
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 620 1.81 $22.66 $47,140

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coal Mining 60 0.12 $33.51 $69,700
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 340 0.02 $28.89 $60,080
Support Activities for Mining 700 0.20 $25.03 $52,060
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills 2,010 2.18 $24.22 $50,370
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 70 0.05 $24.04 $49,990


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)
California 27,860 1.60 1.06 $17.27 $35,920
Tennessee 19,000 6.32 4.17 $15.69 $32,630
Illinois 17,860 2.96 1.96 $17.44 $36,280
Georgia 11,490 2.57 1.70 $14.21 $29,560
Texas 11,210 0.90 0.60 $15.41 $32,060




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)
Tennessee 19,000 6.32 4.17 $15.69 $32,630
Louisiana 9,390 4.89 3.23 $18.84 $39,190
Maine 2,420 3.96 2.62 $17.09 $35,550
Oregon 6,540 3.43 2.27 $17.85 $37,130
Illinois 17,860 2.96 1.96 $17.44 $36,280




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 40 0.06 0.04 $40.06 $83,320
Alaska 160 0.49 0.33 $28.05 $58,350
Wyoming 130 0.49 0.32 $22.73 $47,280
South Dakota 190 0.44 0.29 $21.55 $44,830
North Dakota 550 1.30 0.86 $21.29 $44,280





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 11,790 1.89 1.25 $16.69 $34,720
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,470 2.45 1.62 $17.43 $36,260
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,160 0.74 0.49 $16.70 $34,730
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,790 2.11 1.39 $13.63 $28,350
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 4,720 4.72 3.12 $13.69 $28,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3,910 3.24 2.14 $18.34 $38,140
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,660 2.38 1.57 $18.08 $37,600
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 3,650 5.77 3.81 $12.32 $25,610
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,170 1.61 1.06 $18.00 $37,440
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,080 1.10 0.73 $19.98 $41,550