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 89,180 36,190 23,730 42,420 26,520 33,670 43,280
    17.40 11.40 20.40 12.75 16.20 20.80
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 7,750 51,120 34,030 59,660 37,500 47,970 60,220
    24.60 16.35 28.70 18.05 23.05 28.95
Boilermakers 47-2011 540 57,250 39,710 66,010 50,430 62,210 69,170
    27.50 19.10 31.75 24.25 29.90 33.25
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 750 42,390 30,850 48,150 34,800 42,700 51,510
    20.40 14.85 23.15 16.75 20.55 24.75
Stonemasons 47-2022 140 24,640 20,800 26,560 20,840 22,520 24,190
    11.85 10.00 12.75 10.00 10.85 11.65
Carpenters 47-2031 7,860 35,610 25,070 40,880 28,230 34,370 41,330
    17.10 12.05 19.65 13.55 16.55 19.85
Carpet Installers 47-2041 N/A 44,040 39,110 46,500 40,690 43,680 46,660
    21.15 18.80 22.35 19.55 21.00 22.45
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles 47-2042 180 32,520 25,270 36,150 27,410 32,310 36,930
    15.65 12.15 17.40 13.20 15.55 17.75
Floor Sanders and Finishers 47-2043 20 32,050 26,920 34,620 27,560 32,070 36,140
    15.40 12.95 16.65 13.25 15.40 17.35
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 360 28,830 20,540 32,980 24,540 28,820 34,370
    13.85 9.85 15.85 11.80 13.85 16.50
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 1,800 33,080 25,960 36,630 27,960 32,730 37,120
    15.90 12.50 17.60 13.45 15.75 17.85
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers 47-2053 N/A 37,370 27,860 42,130 29,430 35,260 44,970
    17.95 13.40 20.25 14.15 16.95 21.60
Construction Laborers 47-2061 17,660 27,180 19,670 30,930 21,500 26,060 31,200
    13.05 9.45 14.85 10.35 12.55 15.00
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 1,600 32,160 24,930 35,780 26,600 31,450 36,370
    15.45 12.00 17.20 12.80 15.10 17.50
Pile-Driver Operators 47-2072 40 37,290 33,340 39,270 32,760 35,620 40,140
    17.95 16.05 18.90 15.75 17.15 19.30
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 4,530 36,740 26,980 41,630 29,240 34,370 41,050
    17.65 12.95 20.00 14.05 16.50 19.75
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 1,130 33,210 26,650 36,480 29,060 33,300 36,710
    15.95 12.80 17.55 13.95 16.00 17.65
Tapers 47-2082 230 41,250 28,810 47,470 30,360 36,300 46,940
    19.85 13.85 22.80 14.60 17.45 22.55
Electricians 47-2111 11,110 42,860 29,410 49,580 33,070 42,230 51,890
    20.60 14.15 23.85 15.90 20.30 24.95
Glaziers 47-2121 880 32,860 24,960 36,810 27,790 33,000 37,480
    15.80 12.00 17.70 13.35 15.85 18.00
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131 460 32,140 22,860 36,780 25,720 32,250 36,770
    15.45 11.00 17.70 12.35 15.50 17.70
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 47-2132 360 38,480 26,510 44,470 28,750 38,280 46,300
    18.50 12.75 21.40 13.80 18.40 22.25
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 2,490 32,750 25,180 36,540 27,090 31,800 37,180
    15.75 12.10 17.55 13.00 15.30 17.85
Paperhangers 47-2142 30 32,110 19,560 38,390 22,380 28,730 36,230
    15.45 9.40 18.45 10.75 13.80 17.40
Pipelayers 47-2151 1,530 33,350 24,130 37,950 25,670 31,540 39,330
    16.05 11.60 18.25 12.35 15.15 18.90
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 6,560 40,450 28,590 46,380 31,290 37,890 47,750
    19.45 13.75 22.30 15.05 18.20 22.95
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 47-2161 380 37,010 30,930 40,050 32,370 36,090 41,140
    17.80 14.85 19.25 15.55 17.35 19.80
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 47-2171 110 37,000 27,180 41,920 28,650 33,380 43,280
    17.80 13.05 20.15 13.75 16.05 20.80
Roofers 47-2181 1,930 34,370 24,090 39,510 27,280 33,540 39,800
    16.50 11.60 19.00 13.10 16.15 19.15
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 3,530 36,330 26,020 41,480 28,930 35,250 42,990
    17.45 12.50 19.95 13.90 16.95 20.65
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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 June 2013.