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 20,250 30,550 19,860 35,890 22,490 28,750 35,530
    14.70 9.55 17.25 10.80 13.80 17.10
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 1,270 47,560 30,940 55,870 35,420 44,570 56,440
    22.85 14.90 26.85 17.05 21.45 27.15
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 51-2022 130 23,650 16,680 27,130 17,970 24,250 27,830
    11.35 8.00 13.05 8.65 11.65 13.40
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 51-2031 400 27,510 27,310 27,620 25,960 27,590 29,210
    13.25 13.15 13.30 12.50 13.25 14.05
Team Assemblers 51-2092 2,960 29,330 19,390 34,300 21,740 28,380 35,290
    14.10 9.30 16.50 10.45 13.65 16.95
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 51-2099 1,210 26,070 17,300 30,450 18,960 25,910 33,150
    12.55 8.30 14.65 9.10 12.45 15.95
Bakers 51-3011 200 19,790 16,890 21,240 17,270 19,070 22,290
    9.50 8.10 10.20 8.30 9.15 10.70
Butchers and Meat Cutters 51-3021 180 27,040 17,860 31,630 19,400 26,480 31,010
    13.00 8.60 15.20 9.35 12.75 14.90
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 51-3022 N/A 28,340 26,270 29,370 26,100 28,210 30,330
    13.60 12.65 14.10 12.55 13.55 14.60
Food Batchmakers 51-3092 130 21,420 16,870 23,700 17,370 19,320 25,830
    10.30 8.10 11.40 8.35 9.30 12.40
All Other Food Processing Workers 51-3099 50 20,750 17,020 22,620 17,800 19,980 23,300
    10.00 8.20 10.85 8.55 9.60 11.20
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 51-4011 200 31,170 23,320 35,090 25,440 30,120 36,760
    15.00 11.20 16.85 12.25 14.50 17.65
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 51-4012 40 37,690 34,720 39,180 33,860 36,730 40,890
    18.10 16.70 18.85 16.30 17.65 19.65
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4021 60 27,000 21,750 29,620 24,510 26,920 29,310
    13.00 10.45 14.25 11.80 12.95 14.10
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4022 40 35,640 33,680 36,630 33,080 35,520 37,960
    17.15 16.20 17.60 15.90 17.10 18.25
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4031 550 29,500 24,400 32,040 26,170 29,690 33,950
    14.20 11.75 15.40 12.60 14.25 16.30
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4032 60 24,120 18,840 26,760 20,290 22,960 27,140
    11.60 9.05 12.85 9.75 11.05 13.05
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4033 160 29,430 23,610 32,340 25,280 27,950 31,410
    14.15 11.35 15.55 12.15 13.45 15.10
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4035 190 31,380 27,030 33,550 28,000 31,760 35,110
    15.10 13.00 16.15 13.45 15.25 16.90
Machinists 51-4041 380 34,150 22,420 40,010 23,960 33,960 38,150
    16.40 10.80 19.25 11.50 16.35 18.35
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 51-4051 170 27,210 22,090 29,780 22,320 25,100 32,700
    13.10 10.60 14.30 10.75 12.05 15.70
Pourers and Casters, Metal 51-4052 20 27,650 22,130 30,420 22,250 24,650 33,220
    13.30 10.65 14.60 10.70 11.85 15.95
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4072 220 25,870 18,970 29,320 20,550 24,230 32,430
    12.45 9.10 14.10 9.90 11.65 15.60
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4081 200 34,710 31,540 36,290 32,230 34,900 37,570
    16.70 15.15 17.45 15.50 16.80 18.05
Tool and Die Makers 51-4111 200 41,600 34,230 45,280 37,270 42,290 46,320
    20.00 16.45 21.75 17.90 20.35 22.25
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 810 31,000 26,790 33,110 27,110 30,270 34,650
    14.90 12.90 15.90 13.05 14.55 16.65
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4191 80 32,270 27,150 34,830 26,850 29,360 34,120
    15.50 13.05 16.75 12.90 14.10 16.40
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 51-4193 280 26,370 18,520 30,300 19,980 22,640 30,710
    12.70 8.90 14.55 9.60 10.90 14.75
Printing Press Operators 51-5112 240 28,530 23,980 30,800 25,860 28,640 31,720
    13.70 11.55 14.80 12.45 13.75 15.25
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 51-5113 30 23,910 17,460 27,140 19,050 24,340 28,350
    11.50 8.40 13.05 9.15 11.70 13.65
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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.