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 6,970 38,350 23,370 45,840 26,550 35,150 47,890
    18.45 11.25 22.05 12.75 16.90 23.00
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 590 53,960 37,270 62,300 41,110 50,610 66,720
    25.95 17.90 29.95 19.75 24.35 32.05
Boilermakers 47-2011 330 64,090 56,550 67,860 61,720 66,420 71,120
    30.80 27.20 32.60 29.70 31.95 34.20
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 60 44,740 33,520 50,350 37,060 45,620 53,850
    21.50 16.10 24.20 17.80 21.95 25.90
Carpenters 47-2031 640 37,400 27,140 42,530 29,380 36,890 43,890
    18.00 13.05 20.45 14.10 17.75 21.10
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 N/A 30,980 24,640 34,150 25,810 28,290 30,780
    14.90 11.85 16.40 12.40 13.60 14.80
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 90 31,620 18,580 38,140 19,490 33,480 40,650
    15.20 8.95 18.35 9.35 16.10 19.55
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,210 27,090 17,640 31,820 19,190 23,500 30,380
    13.05 8.50 15.30 9.25 11.30 14.60
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 N/A 32,700 29,120 34,490 31,400 33,840 36,280
    15.70 14.00 16.60 15.10 16.25 17.45
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 390 38,000 28,840 42,580 30,530 34,750 44,250
    18.25 13.85 20.45 14.70 16.70 21.25
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 70 35,370 33,360 36,380 32,830 35,160 37,500
    17.00 16.05 17.50 15.80 16.90 18.05
Electricians 47-2111 1,240 45,080 30,540 52,360 34,280 44,420 54,130
    21.70 14.70 25.15 16.50 21.35 26.05
Glaziers 47-2121 N/A 32,650 27,970 34,980 30,500 33,570 36,380
    15.70 13.45 16.80 14.65 16.15 17.50
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 100 29,610 26,050 31,390 26,260 28,850 33,050
    14.25 12.50 15.10 12.65 13.85 15.90
Pipelayers 47-2151 110 38,520 27,390 44,080 30,840 38,120 46,820
    18.50 13.15 21.20 14.85 18.35 22.50
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 460 38,090 27,920 43,170 29,900 34,920 45,850
    18.30 13.40 20.75 14.35 16.80 22.05
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 160 39,350 28,170 44,940 30,140 39,060 47,040
    18.90 13.55 21.60 14.50 18.80 22.60
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 N/A 44,840 41,290 46,610 41,040 44,320 47,630
    21.55 19.85 22.40 19.75 21.30 22.90
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 47-3011 30 26,820 23,350 28,550 24,590 26,980 29,380
    12.90 11.25 13.75 11.80 12.95 14.10
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 30 32,710 26,420 35,860 29,820 32,980 35,910
    15.75 12.70 17.25 14.35 15.85 17.25
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 170 24,750 19,780 27,230 21,150 24,590 28,210
    11.90 9.50 13.10 10.15 11.80 13.55
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 180 24,230 21,450 25,630 21,220 23,110 27,120
    11.65 10.30 12.30 10.20 11.10 13.05
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 47-3019 N/A 24,290 17,840 27,510 18,870 26,320 28,610
    11.70 8.60 13.25 9.05 12.65 13.75
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 130 46,890 27,110 56,780 33,280 44,850 63,250
    22.55 13.05 27.30 16.00 21.55 30.40
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041 100 34,810 26,450 38,990 27,160 31,270 37,100
    16.75 12.70 18.75 13.05 15.05 17.85
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 250 26,770 20,140 30,080 21,880 25,890 29,630
    12.85 9.70 14.45 10.50 12.45 14.25
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 47-5021 N/A 38,220 29,960 42,350 30,630 40,660 43,990
    18.40 14.40 20.35 14.75 19.55 21.15
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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 June 2013.