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 15,590 27,690 19,520 31,770 21,240 25,680 31,750
    13.30 9.40 15.25 10.20 12.35 15.25
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 1,120 40,860 28,380 47,090 31,650 37,970 47,870
    19.65 13.65 22.65 15.20 18.25 23.00
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 51-2021 30 26,930 25,180 27,810 25,060 27,010 28,970
    12.95 12.10 13.35 12.05 13.00 13.95
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 80 27,380 22,640 29,750 24,530 27,290 30,040
    13.15 10.90 14.30 11.80 13.10 14.45
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 51-2041 20 47,960 36,060 53,910 48,540 52,700 56,650
    23.05 17.35 25.90 23.35 25.35 27.25
Team Assemblers 51-2092 3,010 24,990 19,580 27,700 21,650 25,530 28,550
    12.00 9.40 13.30 10.40 12.25 13.70
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 960 24,440 19,020 27,150 20,310 22,640 25,730
    11.75 9.15 13.05 9.75 10.90 12.35
Bakers 51-3011 80 19,100 16,980 20,160 17,160 18,780 21,170
    9.20 8.15 9.70 8.25 9.05 10.20
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 N/A 25,280 20,700 27,570 20,850 22,870 28,650
    12.15 9.95 13.25 10.00 11.00 13.80
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 90 20,860 16,800 22,890 18,420 21,040 23,170
    10.05 8.10 11.00 8.85 10.10 11.15
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 51-3091 20 34,310 34,240 34,350 32,560 34,540 36,520
    16.50 16.45 16.50 15.65 16.60 17.55
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 50 31,970 26,470 34,720 31,270 33,850 36,420
    15.35 12.70 16.70 15.05 16.25 17.50
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 350 25,530 17,810 29,390 19,350 22,170 28,420
    12.30 8.55 14.15 9.30 10.65 13.65
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 40 38,040 22,990 45,570 24,010 40,470 47,650
    18.30 11.05 21.90 11.55 19.45 22.90
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 10 22,900 18,640 25,030 20,040 22,370 24,680
    11.00 8.95 12.05 9.65 10.75 11.85
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 400 28,870 20,220 33,200 22,370 27,400 35,330
    13.90 9.70 15.95 10.75 13.15 17.00
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 40 22,290 18,590 24,140 20,050 21,790 23,520
    10.70 8.95 11.60 9.65 10.45 11.30
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 30 23,600 19,070 25,870 20,620 24,180 27,450
    11.35 9.15 12.45 9.90 11.65 13.20
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4034 N/A 30,140 17,090 36,670 18,640 31,490 40,060
    14.50 8.20 17.65 8.95 15.15 19.25
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4035 130 21,250 16,800 23,480 17,210 19,000 24,450
    10.20 8.10 11.30 8.25 9.15 11.75
Machinists 51-4041 N/A 36,960 30,950 39,960 32,920 36,540 41,540
    17.75 14.90 19.20 15.85 17.55 19.95
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072 440 26,720 20,550 29,800 21,640 24,810 32,030
    12.85 9.90 14.35 10.40 11.95 15.40
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 210 29,370 19,060 34,520 19,750 32,690 35,790
    14.10 9.15 16.60 9.50 15.70 17.20
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 110 42,470 34,740 46,330 39,390 43,180 46,970
    20.40 16.70 22.25 18.95 20.75 22.60
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 660 26,890 21,350 29,660 21,660 23,980 28,610
    12.95 10.25 14.25 10.40 11.55 13.75
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 51-4122 N/A 32,180 24,520 36,020 25,660 30,130 39,040
    15.45 11.80 17.30 12.35 14.50 18.75
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4193 30 22,500 18,220 24,640 19,530 21,520 23,460
    10.80 8.75 11.85 9.40 10.35 11.30
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other 51-4199 N/A 26,750 21,750 29,250 22,780 26,280 30,090
    12.85 10.45 14.05 10.95 12.65 14.45
Prepress Technicians and Workers 51-5111 N/A 24,030 19,260 26,420 20,270 22,400 27,880
    11.55 9.25 12.70 9.75 10.75 13.40
Printing Press Operators 51-5112 230 30,730 21,500 35,350 25,380 29,360 37,910
    14.80 10.35 17.00 12.20 14.10 18.20
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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.