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 5,420 31,590 20,880 36,945 23,325 29,475 37,670
    15.20 10.05 17.75 11.20 14.15 18.10
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 560 44,800 32,370 51,015 35,505 42,725 52,200
    21.55 15.55 24.55 17.05 20.55 25.10
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 30 40,150 30,755 44,845 32,430 37,380 50,210
    19.30 14.80 21.55 15.60 17.95 24.15
Carpenters 47-2031 690 30,060 23,930 33,125 25,965 29,865 34,675
    14.45 11.50 15.95 12.50 14.35 16.65
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 30
   
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 60 36,955 25,265 42,805 26,720 32,160 46,100
    17.75 12.15 20.60 12.85 15.45 22.15
Construction Laborers 47-2061 970 22,725 17,315 25,425 18,170 21,300 25,975
    10.90 8.30 12.20 8.75 10.25 12.50
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 260 32,940 26,835 35,995 27,270 30,455 36,000
    15.85 12.90 17.30 13.10 14.65 17.30
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 33,220 26,945 36,355 28,500 33,040 37,280
    15.95 12.95 17.50 13.70 15.90 17.90
Electricians 47-2111 670 41,150 28,665 47,390 32,820 40,575 48,070
    19.80 13.80 22.80 15.80 19.50 23.10
Glaziers 47-2121 60 32,910 27,255 35,740 28,080 32,830 37,575
    15.80 13.10 17.20 13.50 15.80 18.05
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 47-2132 80 29,940 24,055 32,885 25,545 30,605 34,775
    14.40 11.55 15.80 12.30 14.70 16.70
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 140 28,230 22,670 31,005 23,580 26,220 31,415
    13.55 10.90 14.90 11.35 12.60 15.10
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 380 34,125 23,795 39,290 25,255 32,255 41,080
    16.40 11.45 18.90 12.15 15.50 19.75
Roofers 47-2181 90 30,185 22,340 34,110 23,855 31,525 35,615
    14.50 10.75 16.40 11.45 15.15 17.10
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 190 29,240 22,970 32,375 24,425 28,370 33,385
    14.05 11.05 15.55 11.75 13.65 16.05
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 60 36,690 25,605 42,235 30,355 35,890 44,900
    17.65 12.30 20.30 14.60 17.25 21.60
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 30 24,875 19,460 27,580 20,845 26,250 29,795
    11.95 9.35 13.25 10.00 12.60 14.30
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 210 27,695 21,205 30,940 22,995 26,925 31,545
    13.30 10.20 14.90 11.05 12.95 15.15
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 160 26,125 21,410 28,485 23,005 25,885 28,860
    12.55 10.30 13.70 11.05 12.45 13.85
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 47-3019 23,920 16,730 27,515 17,680 26,965 30,150
    11.50 8.05 13.25 8.50 12.95 14.50
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 70 34,555 25,410 39,130 28,075 34,490 39,775
    16.60 12.20 18.80 13.50 16.60 19.10
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 220 23,580 18,480 26,125 19,220 22,505 26,000
    11.35 8.90 12.55 9.25 10.80 12.50
Construction and Related Workers, All Other* 47-4799 30 34,260 23,430 39,675 31,135 36,115 42,130
    16.45 11.25 19.10 14.95 17.35 20.25
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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.