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 4,080 32,640 22,940 37,490 24,860 29,880 37,780
    15.70 11.05 18.00 11.95 14.35 18.15
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 440 45,280 30,360 52,740 32,600 40,360 52,000
    21.75 14.60 25.35 15.65 19.40 25.00
Carpenters 47-2031 250 33,850 25,410 38,080 28,090 33,760 39,540
    16.30 12.20 18.30 13.50 16.25 19.00
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 47-2051 70 35,620 28,650 39,100 30,840 35,760 41,610
    17.15 13.80 18.80 14.85 17.20 20.00
Construction Laborers 47-2061 1,050 28,120 21,240 31,560 22,470 26,550 31,970
    13.50 10.20 15.15 10.80 12.75 15.35
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 47-2071 140 33,700 26,530 37,280 27,930 32,380 36,840
    16.20 12.75 17.90 13.45 15.55 17.70
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 310 35,290 29,320 38,270 30,860 34,930 39,470
    16.95 14.10 18.40 14.85 16.80 19.00
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 47-2081 20 30,230 24,890 32,900 26,200 31,080 34,910
    14.55 11.95 15.80 12.60 14.95 16.80
Electricians 47-2111 190 34,610 23,340 40,250 24,500 34,310 43,480
    16.65 11.20 19.35 11.80 16.50 20.90
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 47-2141 30 26,200 22,160 28,220 23,380 26,310 29,030
    12.60 10.65 13.55 11.25 12.65 13.95
Pipelayers 47-2151 80 28,640 22,290 31,810 23,530 26,820 30,210
    13.75 10.70 15.30 11.30 12.90 14.55
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 200 31,410 26,600 33,810 26,400 29,040 35,170
    15.10 12.80 16.25 12.70 13.95 16.90
Roofers 47-2181 140 27,410 19,060 31,590 21,380 27,570 32,510
    13.20 9.15 15.20 10.30 13.25 15.65
Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 140 40,020 28,190 45,940 32,310 40,810 46,460
    19.25 13.55 22.10 15.55 19.60 22.35
Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 60 34,010 20,650 40,700 22,280 32,940 44,790
    16.35 9.95 19.55 10.70 15.85 21.55
Highway Maintenance Workers 47-4051 440 25,190 19,300 28,130 21,100 25,110 28,630
    12.10 9.30 13.50 10.15 12.05 13.75
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 47-5031 N/A 43,990 28,620 51,680 31,380 35,960 65,490
    21.15 13.75 24.85 15.10 17.30 31.50
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 47-5049 30 35,800 24,820 41,290 25,720 29,460 48,720
    17.20 11.95 19.85 12.35 14.15 23.40
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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.