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 4,620 32,080 21,700 37,270 23,910 29,010 37,070
    15.40 10.45 17.90 11.50 13.95 17.80
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 440 48,580 31,190 57,280 34,540 44,500 59,710
    23.35 15.00 27.55 16.60 21.40 28.70
Boilermakers 47-2011 N/A 33,480 18,550 40,940 20,220 26,340 42,750
    16.10 8.90 19.70 9.70 12.65 20.55
Carpenters 47-2031 500 32,730 24,070 37,060 25,980 32,360 36,980
    15.75 11.55 17.80 12.50 15.55 17.80
Tile and Marble Setters 47-2044 40 27,700 24,580 29,260 25,290 27,570 29,850
    13.30 11.80 14.05 12.15 13.25 14.35
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 160 29,880 23,190 33,220 25,230 28,590 35,470
    14.35 11.15 15.95 12.15 13.75 17.05
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,090 27,180 19,690 30,920 21,910 26,350 30,070
    13.05 9.45 14.85 10.55 12.65 14.45
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 100 27,240 20,810 30,450 22,630 26,620 31,250
    13.10 10.00 14.65 10.90 12.80 15.00
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 380 36,670 25,560 42,220 27,970 33,920 45,450
    17.65 12.30 20.30 13.45 16.30 21.85
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 70 26,970 19,200 30,850 21,480 27,220 33,240
    12.95 9.25 14.85 10.35 13.10 16.00
Electricians 47-2111 200 43,460 30,110 50,130 33,420 42,100 52,660
    20.90 14.50 24.10 16.05 20.25 25.30
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 170 33,800 22,540 39,430 24,840 30,030 36,410
    16.25 10.85 18.95 11.95 14.45 17.50
Pipelayers 47-2151 140 32,580 24,920 36,420 26,520 31,800 37,530
    15.65 12.00 17.50 12.75 15.30 18.05
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 80 42,180 29,000 48,760 33,640 41,070 46,350
    20.30 13.95 23.45 16.15 19.75 22.30
Roofers 47-2181 50 30,780 21,890 35,220 24,330 30,670 36,470
    14.80 10.50 16.95 11.70 14.75 17.55
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 90 26,870 19,750 30,420 21,150 25,180 31,590
    12.90 9.50 14.65 10.15 12.10 15.20
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 47-2221 20 45,470 34,170 51,120 34,330 38,170 56,680
    21.85 16.45 24.60 16.50 18.35 27.25
Helpers--Carpenters 47-3012 50 24,590 21,270 26,250 21,780 24,290 27,600
    11.80 10.25 12.60 10.45 11.70 13.25
Helpers--Electricians 47-3013 180 26,310 22,160 28,380 23,600 26,510 29,140
    12.65 10.65 13.65 11.35 12.75 14.00
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 N/A 39,250 28,490 44,630 31,120 37,800 46,240
    18.85 13.70 21.45 14.95 18.15 22.25
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 440 23,590 18,270 26,250 19,860 23,490 27,350
    11.35 8.80 12.60 9.55 11.30 13.15
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 47-4071 50 30,170 22,700 33,900 26,680 32,180 35,220
    14.50 10.90 16.30 12.85 15.45 16.95
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 47-5021 20 33,240 27,510 36,100 28,640 32,960 37,500
    16.00 13.25 17.35 13.75 15.85 18.05
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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.