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 21,150 32,070 18,670 38,770 20,610 28,290 37,810
    15.40 9.00 18.65 9.90 13.60 18.20
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 910 54,800 33,650 65,380 39,020 51,780 67,870
    26.35 16.20 31.45 18.75 24.90 32.65
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 60 33,080 27,780 35,730 29,050 33,090 36,840
    15.90 13.35 17.20 13.95 15.90 17.70
Team Assemblers 51-2092 4,400 25,100 17,240 29,030 18,890 22,870 30,920
    12.05 8.30 13.95 9.10 11.00 14.85
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 440 28,900 18,650 34,020 21,200 32,390 35,860
    13.90 8.95 16.35 10.20 15.55 17.25
Bakers 51-3011 70 20,910 16,890 22,920 17,880 20,440 23,690
    10.05 8.10 11.00 8.60 9.85 11.40
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 110 27,880 20,210 31,720 22,910 27,170 30,670
    13.40 9.70 15.25 11.00 13.05 14.75
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 810 22,060 20,800 22,680 20,640 22,080 23,510
    10.60 10.00 10.90 9.90 10.60 11.30
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 100 38,720 27,190 44,490 34,740 41,920 45,730
    18.60 13.05 21.40 16.70 20.15 22.00
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3093 60 40,890 26,220 48,220 35,230 42,610 47,180
    19.65 12.60 23.20 16.95 20.50 22.70
All Other Food Processing Workers 51-3099 380 21,830 19,670 22,900 20,230 21,680 23,140
    10.50 9.45 11.00 9.75 10.40 11.10
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 130 32,660 25,030 36,480 26,810 31,830 37,050
    15.70 12.05 17.55 12.90 15.30 17.80
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 60 36,120 25,890 41,230 27,110 33,600 42,950
    17.35 12.45 19.80 13.05 16.15 20.65
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 1,180 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4022 90 28,710 27,090 29,520 26,450 28,520 30,540
    13.80 13.00 14.20 12.70 13.70 14.70
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4023 80 33,980 24,950 38,500 30,760 35,050 40,830
    16.35 12.00 18.50 14.80 16.85 19.65
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 400 27,950 19,790 32,030 21,570 26,510 33,160
    13.45 9.50 15.40 10.35 12.75 15.95
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 40 28,370 22,480 31,310 25,640 28,890 33,170
    13.65 10.80 15.05 12.35 13.90 15.95
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 80 37,970 30,390 41,760 32,860 36,560 43,450
    18.25 14.60 20.10 15.80 17.60 20.90
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4035 20 26,640 19,780 30,060 21,420 26,420 32,260
    12.80 9.50 14.45 10.30 12.70 15.50
Machinists 51-4041 1,370 49,120 34,870 56,250 39,930 47,550 59,710
    23.60 16.75 27.05 19.20 22.85 28.70
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 51-4062 20 37,470 30,330 41,040 31,970 37,470 43,460
    18.00 14.60 19.75 15.35 18.00 20.90
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 130 32,430 23,310 37,000 26,930 33,730 37,890
    15.60 11.20 17.80 12.95 16.20 18.20
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 310 50,590 31,180 60,300 35,560 46,980 68,390
    24.30 15.00 29.00 17.10 22.60 32.90
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 590 30,820 22,910 34,780 24,160 30,150 36,420
    14.80 11.00 16.70 11.60 14.50 17.50
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 200 31,690 20,850 37,120 25,370 32,130 40,180
    15.25 10.00 17.85 12.20 15.45 19.30
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4191 30 37,320 35,100 38,430 33,990 36,660 39,070
    17.95 16.90 18.45 16.35 17.60 18.80
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4193 40 35,610 24,350 41,250 27,180 38,560 43,590
    17.10 11.70 19.85 13.05 18.55 20.95
Prepress Technicians and Workers 51-5111 60 30,200 21,950 34,320 24,040 28,640 35,320
    14.50 10.55 16.50 11.55 13.75 17.00
Printing Press Operators 51-5112 350 35,680 24,340 41,350 26,140 31,090 40,810
    17.15 11.70 19.90 12.55 14.95 19.60
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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.