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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 630 56,840 37,470 66,520 40,830 50,940 72,650
    27.35 18.00 32.00 19.65 24.50 34.95
Boilermakers 47-2011 90 59,700 41,030 69,030 49,530 63,840 71,800
    28.70 19.70 33.20 23.80 30.70 34.50
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 120 51,200 37,190 58,200 41,120 49,770 63,960
    24.60 17.90 28.00 19.75 23.95 30.75
Carpenters 47-2031 550 37,220 28,400 41,620 30,800 36,650 43,300
    17.90 13.65 20.00 14.80 17.60 20.80
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 47-2042 10 36,400 32,450 38,380 32,730 36,140 40,550
    17.50 15.60 18.45 15.75 17.40 19.50
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 10 29,910 24,920 32,410 25,340 27,750 30,150
    14.40 12.00 15.60 12.20 13.35 14.50
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 140 40,540 24,790 48,410 32,460 43,060 48,630
    19.50 11.90 23.25 15.60 20.70 23.40
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,220 30,080 19,340 35,450 21,310 26,810 36,080
    14.45 9.30 17.05 10.25 12.90 17.35
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 40 31,640 26,180 34,370 27,870 32,010 35,730
    15.20 12.60 16.55 13.40 15.40 17.20
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 410 37,480 27,190 42,620 28,470 34,210 44,640
    18.00 13.05 20.50 13.70 16.45 21.45
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 50 34,700 34,200 34,950 32,610 34,700 36,790
    16.70 16.45 16.80 15.70 16.70 17.70
Electricians 47-2111 1,140 43,870 29,580 51,010 32,570 42,960 52,970
    21.10 14.20 24.50 15.65 20.65 25.45
Glaziers 47-2121 N/A 32,380 27,850 34,640 30,390 33,280 36,050
    15.55 13.40 16.65 14.60 16.00 17.35
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131 70 32,900 27,790 35,460 29,300 33,120 36,350
    15.80 13.35 17.05 14.10 15.90 17.50
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 120 29,940 25,990 31,920 26,390 29,110 33,300
    14.40 12.50 15.35 12.70 14.00 16.00
Pipelayers 47-2151 150 39,170 26,590 45,450 29,460 37,990 47,580
    18.85 12.80 21.85 14.15 18.25 22.85
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 490 37,070 27,400 41,900 29,370 34,660 43,160
    17.80 13.15 20.15 14.10 16.65 20.75
Roofers 47-2181 60 32,240 22,620 37,050 28,170 33,830 37,300
    15.50 10.90 17.80 13.55 16.25 17.95
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 150 37,420 26,120 43,070 28,370 36,260 46,630
    18.00 12.55 20.70 13.65 17.45 22.40
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 N/A 45,630 41,970 47,460 41,360 44,790 49,750
    21.95 20.20 22.80 19.90 21.55 23.90
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 310 24,290 20,250 26,320 21,160 23,890 27,630
    11.70 9.75 12.65 10.15 11.50 13.30
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 180 25,630 21,460 27,710 22,190 25,500 28,630
    12.30 10.30 13.30 10.65 12.25 13.75
Helpers--Roofers 47-3016 50 22,690 21,910 23,080 21,100 22,510 23,920
    10.90 10.55 11.10 10.15 10.80 11.50
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 47-3019 60 23,680 18,850 26,100 20,740 24,540 27,540
    11.40 9.05 12.55 9.95 11.80 13.25
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 130 41,480 27,470 48,490 31,390 41,120 48,210
    19.95 13.20 23.30 15.10 19.75 23.20
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041 90 35,980 27,830 40,050 29,330 33,350 37,640
    17.30 13.40 19.25 14.10 16.05 18.10
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 270 27,500 20,350 31,080 22,620 26,800 30,380
    13.20 9.80 14.95 10.90 12.90 14.60
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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 Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.