TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Production Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
PRODUCTION OCCUPATIONS 51-0000 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 Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 1,150 52,380 34,660 61,240 39,310 50,480 61,110
    25.20 16.65 29.45 18.90 24.25 29.40
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 N/A 30,400 26,470 32,360 26,580 29,230 34,030
    14.60 12.75 15.55 12.80 14.05 16.35
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 400 44,480 37,160 48,150 40,290 44,190 48,080
    21.40 17.85 23.15 19.35 21.25 23.10
Team Assemblers 51-2092 2,000 27,610 20,080 31,380 23,020 27,730 31,470
    13.25 9.65 15.10 11.05 13.35 15.15
Bakers 51-3011 280 20,850 16,560 23,000 17,370 19,820 23,660
    10.05 7.95 11.05 8.35 9.55 11.40
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 120 26,860 19,800 30,390 22,300 27,150 30,990
    12.90 9.50 14.60 10.70 13.05 14.90
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 N/A 18,650 16,430 19,760 16,780 18,470 21,150
    8.95 7.90 9.50 8.05 8.90 10.15
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3091 N/A 30,040 21,880 34,120 24,820 31,660 35,410
    14.45 10.50 16.40 11.95 15.20 17.00
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 N/A 27,250 21,610 30,070 23,540 27,280 30,500
    13.10 10.40 14.45 11.30 13.10 14.65
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 240 29,850 18,570 35,490 20,930 30,760 37,160
    14.35 8.95 17.05 10.05 14.80 17.85
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 70 42,280 34,220 46,310 35,740 41,230 46,830
    20.30 16.45 22.25 17.20 19.80 22.50
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 80 35,790 27,040 40,160 28,780 34,030 40,320
    17.20 13.00 19.30 13.85 16.35 19.40
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4023 30 38,610 32,020 41,910 33,970 39,390 44,160
    18.55 15.40 20.15 16.35 18.95 21.25
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 350 32,690 23,980 37,040 25,830 30,880 38,510
    15.70 11.55 17.80 12.40 14.85 18.50
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 40 31,850 25,590 34,980 26,640 30,490 37,220
    15.30 12.30 16.80 12.80 14.65 17.90
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 70 28,110 23,020 30,660 24,240 27,230 30,520
    13.50 11.05 14.75 11.65 13.10 14.65
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034 50 40,710 33,440 44,350 35,620 40,830 45,260
    19.55 16.10 21.30 17.10 19.65 21.75
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4035 60 29,320 21,200 33,380 24,500 30,110 35,340
    14.10 10.20 16.05 11.80 14.50 17.00
Machinists 51-4041 710 34,190 25,430 38,570 29,390 34,570 39,580
    16.45 12.25 18.55 14.15 16.60 19.05
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 51-4061 10 43,100 43,100 43,100 41,090 43,480 45,870
    20.70 20.70 20.70 19.75 20.90 22.05
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 51-4062 N/A 39,430 35,110 41,590 34,140 36,980 42,180
    18.95 16.90 20.00 16.40 17.80 20.30
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 51-4071 N/A 35,270 33,600 36,110 32,920 35,320 37,710
    16.95 16.15 17.35 15.85 17.00 18.15
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 80 31,450 23,410 35,470 26,160 32,380 36,840
    15.10 11.25 17.05 12.60 15.55 17.70
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 100 40,380 32,260 44,440 34,700 40,650 45,790
    19.40 15.50 21.35 16.70 19.55 22.00
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 1,090 38,590 31,000 42,380 33,480 39,250 44,130
    18.55 14.90 20.35 16.10 18.85 21.20
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 40 38,720 33,670 41,250 34,660 39,140 43,680
    18.60 16.20 19.85 16.65 18.80 21.00
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4191 50 39,300 32,930 42,480 33,720 37,210 45,150
    18.90 15.85 20.40 16.20 17.90 21.70
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 51-4192 20 34,000 31,670 35,160 31,800 34,230 36,670
    16.35 15.25 16.90 15.30 16.45 17.65
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 51-4194 40 35,290 26,610 39,630 31,190 35,970 41,430
    16.95 12.80 19.05 15.00 17.30 19.90
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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.