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Production Salaries

  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Production Occupations

63,390 $14.73 $16.73 $34,800
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 5,110 $25.72 $27.71 $57,640
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 260 $16.32 $16.13 $33,560
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 1,330 $14.70 $16.19 $33,670
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 70 $15.44 $14.71 $30,600
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 940 $15.44 $15.76 $32,780
Team Assemblers 3,930 $12.19 $13.10 $27,250
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 1,200 $11.21 $13.30 $27,670
Bakers 2,400 $11.85 $12.70 $26,430
Butchers and Meat Cutters 1,580 $16.19 $15.76 $32,790
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 660 $12.01 $12.73 $26,470
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 50 $15.61 $14.40 $29,960
Food Batchmakers 240 $12.33 $12.16 $25,300
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 110 $9.92 $10.25 $21,320
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 190 $17.37 $19.57 $40,710
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers * $25.43 $27.12 $56,410
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 $15.02 $14.53 $30,210
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 80 $12.77 $13.30 $27,660
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 850 $12.21 $13.05 $27,150
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 $11.98 $13.54 $28,160
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 60 $11.21 $11.45 $23,820
Machinists 1,240 $18.81 $19.52 $40,590
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic * $12.24 $12.63 $26,280
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic * $11.03 $13.26 $27,580
Tool and Die Makers 70 $21.15 $22.91 $47,650
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,520 $17.86 $18.74 $38,970
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 110 $14.69 $15.64 $32,520
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 40 $15.22 $15.35 $31,930
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 $15.46 $16.64 $34,610
Bindery Workers 1,610 $14.93 $15.98 $33,230
Bookbinders 190 $22.74 $24.98 $51,960
Job Printers 1,210 $18.78 $19.68 $40,930
Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,660 $19.72 $20.15 $41,910
Printing Machine Operators 3,570 $19.92 $21.35 $44,400
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 3,860 $9.36 $10.08 $20,960
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,080 $9.39 $9.72 $20,220
Sewing Machine Operators * $10.56 $11.19 $23,270
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers * $10.44 $10.71 $22,280
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 850 $11.09 $11.72 $24,370
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 30 $13.26 $14.21 $29,550
Upholsterers 250 $14.04 $14.03 $29,190
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 940 $15.91 $16.96 $35,280
Furniture Finishers 150 $17.37 $18.13 $37,720
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 270 $12.81 $13.13 $27,310
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 490 $11.20 $11.86 $24,670
Power Plant Operators 260 $25.85 $25.20 $52,420
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 1,360 $25.96 $26.10 $54,290
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,830 $19.79 $20.15 $41,900
Chemical Plant and System Operators * $21.47 $21.47 $44,600
Gas Plant Operators 400 $26.38 $26.94 $56,030
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders * $16.68 $16.61 $34,550
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders * $13.28 $14.67 $30,510
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 310 $14.11 $13.91 $28,940
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 70 $11.13 $12.30 $25,580
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 600 $16.44 $17.03 $35,410
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 80 $8.77 $10.49 $21,820
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 330 $16.78 $16.87 $35,080
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 210 $14.54 $14.40 $29,960
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 50 $15.23 $15.37 $31,980
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 2,770 $18.90 $20.07 $41,740
Dental Laboratory Technicians 680 $17.93 $19.01 $39,530
Medical Appliance Technicians * $22.07 $20.94 $43,560
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 390 $12.31 $12.76 $26,540
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 2,210 $11.90 $12.46 $25,910
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 320 $13.58 $14.25 $29,640
Painters, Transportation Equipment 770 $23.30 $23.37 $48,610
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 250 $13.30 $14.66 $30,490
Photographic Process Workers 710 $10.09 $11.34 $23,590
Photographic Processing Machine Operators 1,520 $10.19 $10.75 $22,350
Semiconductor Processors 700 $13.35 $13.33 $27,740
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders * $13.00 $13.04 $27,120
Etchers and Engravers 80 $13.44 $19.71 $41,000
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 610 $12.10 $13.45 $27,980
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders * $13.59 $13.83 $28,760
Helpers--Production Workers 2,280 $10.77 $11.11 $23,110
Production Workers, All Other

1,500

$12.60

$15.64

$32,540

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics