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 20,240 30,510 19,350 36,090 21,830 28,790 36,480
    14.65 9.30 17.35 10.50 13.85 17.55
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 1,230 49,390 33,240 57,470 37,460 46,780 58,610
    23.75 16.00 27.65 18.00 22.50 28.20
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 130 27,350 17,810 32,120 19,420 28,790 34,510
    13.15 8.55 15.45 9.35 13.85 16.60
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 51-2031 N/A 35,730 32,910 37,140 32,520 35,280 38,230
    17.20 15.80 17.85 15.65 16.95 18.40
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 250 32,660 26,480 35,750 26,300 28,660 35,080
    15.70 12.75 17.20 12.65 13.80 16.85
Team Assemblers 51-2092 2,680 27,990 19,900 32,040 21,890 27,150 33,630
    13.45 9.55 15.40 10.50 13.05 16.15
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 1,500 25,450 16,970 29,690 18,090 22,620 34,010
    12.25 8.15 14.30 8.70 10.90 16.35
Bakers 51-3011 100 19,640 16,910 21,010 17,340 19,220 22,360
    9.45 8.15 10.10 8.35 9.25 10.75
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 140 31,490 21,030 36,720 23,150 30,980 37,390
    15.15 10.10 17.65 11.15 14.90 18.00
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 N/A 23,810 18,440 26,500 19,830 22,820 27,760
    11.45 8.85 12.75 9.55 10.95 13.35
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 80 27,570 20,670 31,010 23,600 27,830 32,820
    13.25 9.95 14.90 11.35 13.40 15.80
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3093 N/A 24,180 16,490 28,020 17,670 21,390 32,380
    11.60 7.95 13.45 8.50 10.30 15.55
All Other Food Processing Workers 51-3099 N/A 21,730 17,450 23,870 19,020 21,740 24,190
    10.45 8.40 11.50 9.15 10.45 11.65
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 110 29,670 21,480 33,760 24,300 28,580 35,380
    14.25 10.35 16.25 11.70 13.75 17.00
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 20 45,410 34,270 50,970 38,870 47,100 54,270
    21.85 16.50 24.50 18.70 22.65 26.10
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 N/A 26,800 21,960 29,220 22,010 24,330 30,440
    12.90 10.55 14.05 10.60 11.70 14.65
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4023 120 38,960 33,610 41,640 34,860 39,390 44,270
    18.75 16.15 20.00 16.75 18.95 21.30
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 770 32,090 22,180 37,040 25,160 31,550 40,200
    15.45 10.65 17.80 12.10 15.15 19.35
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 160 27,560 20,840 30,920 22,110 26,480 33,290
    13.25 10.00 14.85 10.65 12.75 16.00
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034 130 33,210 31,210 34,210 31,530 33,800 36,070
    15.95 15.00 16.45 15.15 16.25 17.35
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4035 N/A 29,000 23,630 31,690 25,640 28,700 33,300
    13.95 11.35 15.25 12.35 13.80 16.00
Machinists 51-4041 710 35,050 23,550 40,790 27,780 34,260 39,230
    16.85 11.30 19.60 13.35 16.45 18.85
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 51-4051 50 30,490 21,230 35,120 23,010 32,140 36,680
    14.65 10.20 16.90 11.05 15.45 17.65
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072 190 27,840 20,570 31,470 23,740 28,210 33,190
    13.40 9.90 15.15 11.40 13.55 15.95
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 60 34,450 29,540 36,900 31,880 34,960 38,070
    16.55 14.20 17.75 15.35 16.80 18.30
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 130 41,280 34,150 44,850 34,890 39,320 46,610
    19.85 16.40 21.55 16.80 18.90 22.40
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 870 33,580 26,130 37,300 29,140 33,960 37,850
    16.15 12.55 17.95 14.00 16.35 18.20
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 N/A 24,830 16,880 28,810 18,060 22,260 33,180
    11.95 8.10 13.85 8.70 10.70 15.95
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4191 30 31,480 26,280 34,090 27,970 32,350 35,800
    15.15 12.65 16.40 13.45 15.55 17.20
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4193 120 31,990 23,920 36,020 25,880 29,140 34,140
    15.40 11.50 17.30 12.45 14.00 16.40
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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.