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 340 48,600 33,210 56,300 34,870 41,270 54,990
    23.35 15.95 27.05 16.75 19.85 26.45
Carpenters 47-2031 280 34,270 25,870 38,470 27,880 32,810 37,690
    16.50 12.45 18.50 13.40 15.80 18.10
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 50 29,690 26,870 31,090 26,690 29,280 32,930
    14.25 12.90 14.95 12.85 14.10 15.85
Construction Laborers 47-2061 920 26,860 20,950 29,820 22,100 25,650 30,270
    12.90 10.05 14.35 10.65 12.35 14.55
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 130 32,480 25,820 35,820 26,900 31,450 37,230
    15.60 12.40 17.20 12.95 15.10 17.90
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 360 34,540 26,470 38,570 27,670 32,240 37,990
    16.60 12.75 18.55 13.30 15.50 18.25
Electricians 47-2111 330 43,050 26,850 51,140 29,540 40,960 54,990
    20.70 12.90 24.60 14.20 19.70 26.45
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 120 30,850 23,970 34,300 25,200 31,000 35,410
    14.85 11.50 16.50 12.10 14.90 17.00
Pipelayers 47-2151 170 29,930 22,190 33,800 23,420 28,350 35,850
    14.40 10.65 16.25 11.25 13.65 17.25
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 310 32,950 24,890 36,980 27,810 33,090 37,000
    15.85 11.95 17.80 13.35 15.90 17.80
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 150 37,200 24,090 43,760 26,950 35,250 49,020
    17.90 11.60 21.05 12.95 16.95 23.55
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 30 37,700 29,120 42,000 32,060 37,090 42,910
    18.15 14.00 20.20 15.40 17.85 20.65
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 N/A 25,450 20,980 27,680 21,970 25,080 28,890
    12.25 10.10 13.30 10.55 12.05 13.90
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 50 29,980 19,010 35,470 19,330 33,320 36,540
    14.40 9.15 17.05 9.30 16.00 17.55
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 N/A 25,730 22,160 27,510 23,420 26,180 28,550
    12.35 10.65 13.25 11.25 12.60 13.75
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 50 42,470 28,800 49,300 31,230 38,740 52,780
    20.40 13.85 23.70 15.00 18.60 25.40
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041 N/A 51,890 29,800 62,940 48,060 57,170 63,160
    24.95 14.35 30.25 23.10 27.50 30.35
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 440 24,670 19,290 27,360 20,690 23,840 28,480
    11.85 9.25 13.15 9.95 11.45 13.70
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 47-4071 20 29,060 21,610 32,790 23,170 27,860 34,900
    13.95 10.40 15.75 11.15 13.40 16.80
Construction and Related Workers, All Other* 47-4799 10 29,190 25,730 30,920 26,060 28,860 32,720
    14.05 12.35 14.85 12.55 13.90 15.75
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 47-5021 N/A 30,520 22,090 34,740 23,110 32,620 36,160
    14.70 10.60 16.70 11.10 15.70 17.40
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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.