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 21,390 31,390 19,280 37,440 21,880 29,750 37,290
    15.10 9.25 18.00 10.50 14.30 17.95
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 1,280 52,530 35,160 61,210 39,200 49,300 61,330
    25.25 16.90 29.45 18.85 23.70 29.50
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 170 30,030 25,870 32,110 26,450 29,160 33,480
    14.45 12.45 15.45 12.70 14.00 16.10
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 430 42,490 30,460 48,510 34,480 42,460 48,610
    20.45 14.65 23.30 16.60 20.40 23.35
Team Assemblers 51-2092 2,450 29,700 20,370 34,360 23,170 31,560 35,580
    14.30 9.80 16.50 11.15 15.15 17.10
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 N/A 26,150 17,310 30,570 18,980 23,590 34,120
    12.55 8.30 14.70 9.10 11.35 16.40
Bakers 51-3011 270 21,630 16,810 24,040 18,160 21,140 24,380
    10.40 8.10 11.55 8.75 10.15 11.70
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 120 27,310 18,690 31,620 21,090 27,390 33,470
    13.15 9.00 15.20 10.15 13.15 16.10
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 N/A 19,110 16,720 20,310 17,120 18,880 21,700
    9.20 8.05 9.75 8.25 9.10 10.45
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3091 50 31,100 23,420 34,930 25,580 32,090 36,250
    14.95 11.25 16.80 12.30 15.45 17.45
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 120 29,930 20,030 34,880 23,230 32,950 36,240
    14.40 9.65 16.75 11.15 15.85 17.40
All Other Food Processing Workers 51-3099 40 22,880 17,540 25,540 19,130 22,230 26,710
    11.00 8.45 12.30 9.20 10.70 12.85
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 210 27,750 17,970 32,640 19,570 28,150 35,100
    13.35 8.65 15.70 9.40 13.55 16.85
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 60 45,850 35,500 51,020 37,610 42,640 47,390
    22.05 17.05 24.55 18.10 20.50 22.80
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 100 27,030 20,470 30,310 21,310 24,290 29,350
    13.00 9.85 14.55 10.25 11.70 14.10
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4023 N/A 38,040 31,540 41,290 33,310 37,610 43,790
    18.30 15.15 19.85 16.00 18.10 21.05
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 460 31,770 22,910 36,200 24,920 30,210 37,100
    15.25 11.00 17.40 12.00 14.55 17.85
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 30 31,580 24,400 35,170 25,590 29,720 38,100
    15.20 11.75 16.90 12.30 14.30 18.30
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 60 30,800 24,230 34,090 26,380 30,520 35,790
    14.80 11.65 16.40 12.70 14.70 17.20
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034 N/A 41,300 33,690 45,100 35,240 40,730 46,010
    19.85 16.20 21.70 16.95 19.60 22.10
Machinists 51-4041 670 37,050 26,940 42,100 31,480 36,840 44,020
    17.80 12.95 20.25 15.15 17.70 21.15
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 51-4061 20 45,890 42,540 47,570 42,200 45,720 48,920
    22.05 20.45 22.85 20.30 22.00 23.50
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 51-4071 60 35,090 33,510 35,890 32,640 34,980 37,320
    16.85 16.10 17.25 15.70 16.80 17.95
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072 120 28,830 21,120 32,680 23,650 27,620 32,420
    13.85 10.15 15.70 11.35 13.30 15.60
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 130 34,530 25,860 38,870 29,480 34,100 38,980
    16.60 12.45 18.70 14.20 16.40 18.75
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 80 39,890 32,340 43,670 34,530 40,470 45,210
    19.20 15.55 21.00 16.60 19.45 21.75
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 1,110 37,460 30,640 40,870 32,650 37,520 43,160
    18.00 14.75 19.65 15.70 18.05 20.75
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 N/A 42,380 36,210 45,470 38,240 42,540 46,680
    20.40 17.40 21.85 18.40 20.45 22.45
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4191 40 41,380 33,230 45,460 34,600 39,210 48,750
    19.90 16.00 21.85 16.65 18.85 23.45
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic 51-4192 N/A 34,270 33,110 34,850 32,570 34,760 36,950
    16.50 15.90 16.75 15.65 16.70 17.75
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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.