TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Construction and Extraction Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
CONSTRUCTION AND EXTRACTION OCCUPATIONS 47-0000 90,200 35,405 23,380 41,415 25,995 32,435 41,760
    17.00 11.25 19.90 12.50 15.60 20.10
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 8,320 52,455 33,625 61,865 37,440 48,725 61,920
    25.20 16.15 29.75 18.00 23.45 29.75
Boilermakers 47-2011 310 52,380 34,795 61,175 42,750 54,585 64,485
    25.20 16.75 29.40 20.55 26.25 31.00
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 980 41,860 30,690 47,450 34,790 41,840 50,870
    20.15 14.75 22.80 16.75 20.10 24.45
Stonemasons 47-2022 25,365 20,370 27,860 20,780 22,610 26,070
    12.20 9.80 13.40 10.00 10.85 12.55
Carpenters 47-2031 8,630 34,090 25,135 38,565 27,870 33,220 39,285
    16.40 12.10 18.55 13.40 15.95 18.90
Carpet Installers 47-2041 250 40,015 31,795 44,125 38,525 41,610 45,005
    19.25 15.30 21.20 18.50 20.00 21.65
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 47-2042 140 33,430 23,235 38,530 25,110 29,900 39,240
    16.05 11.15 18.50 12.05 14.35 18.85
Floor Sanders and Finishers 47-2043 70 32,940 26,105 36,360 28,305 32,730 36,850
    15.85 12.55 17.50 13.60 15.75 17.70
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 230 32,745 25,235 36,495 26,755 30,695 35,665
    15.75 12.15 17.55 12.85 14.75 17.15
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 2,020 33,980 25,875 38,030 28,760 33,390 39,085
    16.35 12.45 18.30 13.85 16.05 18.80
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 47-2053 100 25,845 21,805 27,865 22,470 25,230 29,450
    12.40 10.50 13.40 10.80 12.15 14.15
Construction Laborers 47-2061 16,840 26,625 19,485 30,195 21,220 25,455 30,505
    12.80 9.35 14.50 10.20 12.25 14.65
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 1,060 30,870 24,675 33,970 25,930 29,780 34,585
    14.85 11.85 16.35 12.45 14.30 16.65
Pile-Driver Operators 47-2072 110 37,915 29,475 42,135 31,210 35,365 42,110
    18.25 14.15 20.25 15.00 17.00 20.25
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 5,520 35,050 26,715 39,215 28,570 33,200 38,945
    16.85 12.85 18.85 13.75 15.95 18.70
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 670 33,900 28,765 36,470 30,545 33,615 36,740
    16.30 13.85 17.55 14.70 16.15 17.65
Tapers 47-2082 220 43,745 28,510 51,365 31,370 39,735 52,305
    21.05 13.70 24.70 15.10 19.10 25.15
Electricians 47-2111 10,800 42,910 29,265 49,730 32,580 41,195 51,850
    20.65 14.05 23.90 15.65 19.80 24.95
Glaziers 47-2121 1,140 34,930 25,885 39,450 27,690 32,260 37,725
    16.80 12.45 18.95 13.30 15.50 18.15
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131 230 33,005 21,160 38,930 24,200 32,810 38,560
    15.85 10.15 18.70 11.65 15.75 18.55
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 47-2132 370 33,730 22,750 39,225 25,395 32,795 38,485
    16.20 10.95 18.85 12.20 15.75 18.50
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 2,600 31,215 24,090 34,780 26,115 29,960 35,660
    15.00 11.60 16.70 12.55 14.40 17.15
Pipelayers 47-2151 2,040 33,810 23,570 38,925 25,775 32,330 39,420
    16.25 11.35 18.70 12.40 15.55 18.95
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 6,800 37,165 26,805 42,345 29,340 35,575 43,625
    17.85 12.90 20.35 14.10 17.10 20.95
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Depatment of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2011.