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 400 42,660 29,660 49,160 31,670 40,270 50,500
    20.50 14.25 23.65 15.25 19.35 24.30
Carpenters 47-2031 410 33,410 23,880 38,180 25,760 31,380 39,400
    16.05 11.50 18.35 12.40 15.10 18.95
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 70 37,420 30,050 41,100 32,670 38,980 43,570
    18.00 14.45 19.75 15.70 18.75 20.95
Construction Laborers 47-2061 720 27,990 21,430 31,270 22,840 26,690 30,710
    13.45 10.30 15.05 11.00 12.85 14.75
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 90 31,650 24,450 35,250 25,820 30,700 35,460
    15.20 11.75 16.95 12.40 14.75 17.05
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 350 34,530 27,630 37,980 29,160 33,890 39,390
    16.60 13.30 18.25 14.00 16.30 18.95
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 20 30,150 24,870 32,790 26,150 31,020 34,800
    14.50 11.95 15.75 12.55 14.90 16.75
Electricians 47-2111 310 38,540 26,040 44,800 29,010 40,410 46,510
    18.55 12.50 21.55 13.95 19.45 22.35
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 90 23,630 18,110 26,380 19,270 24,760 27,900
    11.35 8.70 12.70 9.25 11.90 13.40
Pipelayers 47-2151 180 27,530 21,980 30,310 22,520 25,570 30,080
    13.25 10.55 14.55 10.85 12.30 14.45
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 150 31,380 25,630 34,260 26,180 29,340 35,470
    15.10 12.30 16.45 12.60 14.10 17.05
Roofers 47-2181 210 27,040 18,860 31,120 20,800 27,200 33,180
    13.00 9.05 14.95 10.00 13.10 15.95
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 N/A 40,920 29,190 46,790 32,700 39,890 48,920
    19.65 14.05 22.50 15.70 19.20 23.50
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 N/A 32,480 27,880 34,780 29,440 33,270 36,160
    15.60 13.40 16.70 14.15 16.00 17.40
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 70 22,060 17,280 24,450 17,700 21,170 26,920
    10.60 8.30 11.75 8.50 10.20 12.95
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 60 34,710 20,470 41,830 22,480 35,370 45,250
    16.70 9.85 20.10 10.80 17.00 21.75
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 490 24,720 19,420 27,370 20,690 23,640 28,040
    11.90 9.35 13.15 9.95 11.35 13.50
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 47-5031 N/A 44,600 28,480 52,660 31,220 36,030 65,780
    21.45 13.70 25.30 15.00 17.30 31.60
Rock Splitters, Quarry 47-5051 N/A 27,840 24,700 29,420 25,370 27,810 30,250
    13.40 11.90 14.15 12.20 13.35 14.55
Extraction Workers, All Other 47-5099 N/A 27,620 27,620 27,630 26,230 27,830 29,440
    13.30 13.30 13.30 12.60 13.40 14.15
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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.