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 1,640 61,540 34,410 75,100 40,730 56,620 79,830
    29.60 16.55 36.10 19.60 27.20 38.40
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 220 31,130 26,010 33,690 26,590 29,810 35,010
    14.95 12.50 16.20 12.80 14.35 16.85
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers 51-2023 20 38,120 29,120 42,620 30,770 38,190 44,710
    18.35 14.00 20.50 14.80 18.35 21.50
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 410 36,150 33,670 37,390 33,070 35,480 37,890
    17.40 16.20 18.00 15.90 17.05 18.20
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 51-2091 160 30,790 25,680 33,340 27,830 31,620 35,020
    14.80 12.35 16.05 13.40 15.20 16.85
Team Assemblers 51-2092 4,900 29,040 19,090 34,020 21,510 29,790 35,260
    13.95 9.20 16.35 10.35 14.30 16.95
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 960 26,270 18,360 30,230 20,160 24,630 31,010
    12.65 8.85 14.55 9.70 11.85 14.90
Bakers 51-3011 310 21,840 16,910 24,310 18,470 21,350 23,930
    10.50 8.15 11.70 8.90 10.25 11.50
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 150 31,420 24,150 35,060 26,310 31,340 36,670
    15.10 11.60 16.85 12.65 15.05 17.65
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 90 21,720 16,560 24,290 17,960 21,680 25,890
    10.45 7.95 11.70 8.65 10.45 12.45
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 80 23,070 18,830 25,190 20,310 22,760 25,980
    11.10 9.05 12.10 9.75 10.95 12.50
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3093 20 20,070 17,020 21,600 17,330 19,270 22,900
    9.65 8.20 10.40 8.35 9.25 11.00
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 170 37,090 27,250 42,010 30,250 38,040 44,330
    17.85 13.10 20.20 14.55 18.30 21.30
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 50 40,470 28,980 46,220 34,110 41,320 45,720
    19.45 13.95 22.20 16.40 19.85 22.00
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 180 30,410 21,850 34,690 23,070 26,650 30,160
    14.60 10.50 16.70 11.10 12.80 14.50
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4022 40 42,380 34,120 46,510 37,060 41,770 45,790
    20.40 16.40 22.35 17.80 20.10 22.00
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 480 29,090 19,660 33,800 21,500 27,690 36,860
    14.00 9.45 16.25 10.35 13.30 17.70
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 100 35,060 29,490 37,840 31,850 35,510 39,450
    16.85 14.20 18.20 15.30 17.05 18.95
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 90 30,940 22,430 35,200 23,600 28,400 35,810
    14.90 10.80 16.90 11.35 13.65 17.20
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034 30 41,370 36,500 43,800 38,840 42,130 45,420
    19.90 17.55 21.05 18.70 20.25 21.85
Machinists 51-4041 710 33,790 20,670 40,350 23,640 33,780 42,930
    16.25 9.95 19.40 11.35 16.25 20.65
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072 150 29,080 20,630 33,310 22,200 26,840 33,930
    14.00 9.90 16.00 10.65 12.90 16.30
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 80 29,220 21,870 32,890 22,930 27,590 34,530
    14.05 10.50 15.80 11.00 13.25 16.60
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 120 50,570 39,150 56,280 44,330 52,220 58,030
    24.30 18.80 27.05 21.30 25.10 27.90
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 590 31,410 23,100 35,560 24,450 30,940 37,090
    15.10 11.10 17.10 11.75 14.90 17.85
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 110 32,600 24,810 36,490 25,880 30,080 37,780
    15.65 11.95 17.55 12.45 14.45 18.15
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4193 50 33,210 22,460 38,590 23,560 33,390 39,720
    15.95 10.80 18.55 11.35 16.05 19.10
Prepress Technicians and Workers 51-5111 60 34,090 25,940 38,170 27,670 32,520 40,630
    16.40 12.45 18.35 13.30 15.65 19.55
Printing Press Operators 51-5112 380 34,250 25,090 38,840 28,120 34,720 41,000
    16.45 12.05 18.65 13.50 16.70 19.70
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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.