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 13,330 37,340 24,890 43,560 27,830 34,510 43,450
    17.95 11.95 20.95 13.40 16.60 20.90
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 1,030 54,010 35,300 63,370 37,980 46,340 65,980
    25.95 16.95 30.45 18.25 22.30 31.70
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 47-2021 120 42,570 34,200 46,750 36,910 42,480 47,910
    20.45 16.45 22.50 17.75 20.40 23.05
Carpenters 47-2031 1,610 36,080 26,120 41,060 28,850 34,500 41,400
    17.35 12.55 19.75 13.85 16.60 19.90
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 180 34,090 28,440 36,920 29,920 33,720 37,060
    16.40 13.65 17.75 14.40 16.20 17.80
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,680 27,870 22,140 30,730 24,050 27,110 30,110
    13.40 10.65 14.75 11.55 13.05 14.45
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 130 29,960 24,730 32,580 25,530 29,210 34,470
    14.40 11.90 15.65 12.25 14.05 16.55
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 390 38,410 27,760 43,740 29,800 35,450 46,180
    18.45 13.35 21.05 14.35 17.05 22.20
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 280 34,650 29,340 37,300 31,220 34,330 37,430
    16.65 14.10 17.95 15.00 16.50 18.00
Tapers 47-2082 70 46,600 29,290 55,250 30,850 39,940 54,760
    22.40 14.10 26.55 14.85 19.20 26.35
Electricians 47-2111 2,130 39,670 27,640 45,690 30,510 38,300 47,120
    19.05 13.30 21.95 14.65 18.40 22.65
Glaziers 47-2121 N/A 33,970 26,240 37,830 28,610 33,040 36,790
    16.35 12.60 18.20 13.75 15.90 17.70
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 47-2131 N/A 24,330 16,490 28,250 17,190 24,510 32,450
    11.70 7.95 13.60 8.25 11.80 15.60
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 280 30,250 21,480 34,640 25,120 31,260 35,670
    14.55 10.35 16.65 12.10 15.05 17.15
Pipelayers 47-2151 220 39,380 23,600 47,260 25,110 41,760 52,110
    18.95 11.35 22.70 12.05 20.10 25.05
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 1,470 35,140 26,840 39,290 29,610 34,420 38,600
    16.90 12.90 18.90 14.25 16.55 18.55
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 47-2161 N/A 40,200 34,730 42,930 36,300 40,970 44,840
    19.35 16.70 20.65 17.45 19.70 21.55
Roofers 47-2181 230 31,740 23,430 35,900 26,330 32,270 36,390
    15.25 11.25 17.25 12.65 15.50 17.50
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 640 34,200 25,550 38,520 28,450 34,030 38,250
    16.45 12.30 18.50 13.70 16.35 18.40
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 330 38,550 33,960 40,840 33,710 36,940 42,780
    18.55 16.35 19.65 16.20 17.75 20.55
Solar Photovoltaic Installers 47-2231 N/A 31,450 24,370 34,990 25,590 30,090 36,620
    15.10 11.70 16.80 12.30 14.45 17.60
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 47-3011 100 26,090 20,670 28,800 22,480 26,000 29,430
    12.55 9.95 13.85 10.80 12.50 14.15
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 90 26,600 19,780 30,010 21,430 25,670 29,790
    12.80 9.50 14.45 10.30 12.35 14.30
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 150 25,320 20,980 27,490 21,940 25,380 28,470
    12.15 10.10 13.20 10.55 12.20 13.70
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-3015 200 29,510 20,790 33,870 22,740 30,070 35,270
    14.20 10.00 16.30 10.95 14.45 16.95
Helpers--Roofers 47-3016 60 26,430 16,560 31,360 18,240 28,990 34,040
    12.70 7.95 15.10 8.75 13.95 16.35
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 170 46,330 36,300 51,350 40,040 46,330 53,930
    22.30 17.45 24.70 19.25 22.25 25.95
Elevator Installers and Repairers 47-4021 90 61,050 41,880 70,630 46,100 61,090 74,400
    29.35 20.15 33.95 22.15 29.35 35.75
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041 580 53,220 34,970 62,340 39,800 53,540 64,720
    25.60 16.80 29.95 19.15 25.75 31.10
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 200 29,230 18,470 34,620 20,440 26,400 37,650
    14.05 8.90 16.65 9.85 12.70 18.10
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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.