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 13,510 36,415 24,300 42,470 26,975 33,545 43,030
    17.50 11.70 20.40 12.95 16.15 20.70
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 1,290 52,470 32,620 62,395 39,090 50,290 63,640
    25.25 15.70 30.00 18.80 24.20 30.60
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 90 38,305 29,015 42,945 32,060 38,030 44,730
    18.40 13.95 20.65 15.40 18.30 21.50
Carpenters 47-2031 1,630 35,360 25,285 40,400 28,815 34,975 41,140
    17.00 12.15 19.40 13.85 16.80 19.80
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 360 37,240 26,780 42,470 30,210 39,165 44,095
    17.90 12.85 20.40 14.50 18.85 21.20
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,880 27,410 20,615 30,810 22,555 26,675 30,745
    13.20 9.90 14.80 10.85 12.80 14.80
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 140 29,590 24,835 31,965 25,955 29,630 33,945
    14.20 11.95 15.35 12.50 14.25 16.30
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 540 35,575 26,340 40,195 28,500 33,435 40,425
    17.10 12.65 19.30 13.70 16.05 19.45
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 270 34,445 30,115 36,610 31,065 33,855 36,925
    16.55 14.50 17.60 14.95 16.30 17.75
Tapers 47-2082 70 46,725 30,425 54,870 32,870 40,855 53,800
    22.45 14.65 26.40 15.80 19.65 25.85
Electricians 47-2111 1,810 40,160 28,730 45,880 31,145 38,490 46,640
    19.30 13.80 22.05 14.95 18.50 22.40
Glaziers 47-2121 140 33,605 28,200 36,310 28,735 31,875 36,820
    16.15 13.55 17.45 13.80 15.30 17.70
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 420 26,665 20,455 29,765 23,290 27,170 30,275
    12.80 9.85 14.30 11.20 13.05 14.55
Pipelayers 47-2151 270 39,670 24,625 47,195 27,120 41,555 49,250
    19.05 11.85 22.70 13.05 20.00 23.70
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 33,725 25,675 37,750 28,305 33,040 37,410
    16.20 12.35 18.15 13.60 15.90 18.00
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 47-2161 37,570 29,685 41,515 32,280 38,515 43,615
    18.05 14.25 19.95 15.50 18.50 20.95
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 47-2171 34,075 21,550 40,340 23,835 28,130 37,805
    16.40 10.35 19.40 11.45 13.50 18.20
Roofers 47-2181 31,570 22,155 36,275 24,440 30,260 37,340
    15.20 10.65 17.45 11.75 14.55 17.95
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 520 33,170 22,375 38,565 24,840 32,695 40,550
    15.95 10.75 18.55 11.95 15.70 19.50
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 140 38,855 30,910 42,830 32,510 37,355 45,640
    18.70 14.85 20.60 15.65 17.95 21.95
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 47-3011 70 26,590 21,875 28,950 22,345 25,285 30,920
    12.80 10.50 13.90 10.75 12.15 14.85
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 110 27,705 23,315 29,900 25,250 28,130 30,710
    13.30 11.20 14.40 12.15 13.50 14.75
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 250 25,235 21,215 27,245 21,875 24,440 28,350
    12.15 10.20 13.10 10.50 11.75 13.65
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 23,325 21,610 24,185 21,580 23,315 25,280
    11.20 10.40 11.65 10.40 11.20 12.15
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 160 43,245 32,790 48,475 35,395 41,085 48,755
    20.80 15.75 23.30 17.00 19.75 23.45
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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.