Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Maryland Statewide

 

Production Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators51-802169055,947
27.00
42,437
20.50
62,701
30.25
55,182
26.50
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators51-80311,49044,152
21.25
32,061
15.50
50,197
24.25
42,768
20.50
Chemical Plant and System Operators51-809119054,007
26.00
49,203
23.75
56,408
27.00
54,848
26.25
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers51-809310055,293
26.50
45,237
21.75
60,321
29.00
54,671
26.25
Plant and System Operators, All Other51-809924054,080
26.00
36,402
17.50
62,919
30.25
60,244
29.00
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders51-901168047,124
22.75
34,827
16.75
53,271
25.50
45,472
21.75
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-901246038,378
18.50
28,294
13.50
43,421
20.75
37,987
18.25
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-902124034,433
16.50
25,615
12.25
38,843
18.75
33,537
16.25
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand51-902212035,722
17.25
25,261
12.25
40,951
19.75
32,447
15.50
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-90231,05035,762
17.25
23,210
11.25
42,038
20.25
35,461
17.00
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand51-903114026,722
12.75
19,774
9.50
30,196
14.50
24,676
11.75
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-903268031,227
15.00
17,191
8.25
38,244
18.50
31,844
15.25
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-904177035,605
17.00
25,022
12.00
40,897
19.75
35,625
17.25
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders51-90519042,518
20.50
31,042
15.00
48,257
23.25
38,500
18.50
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers51-90614,56040,565
19.50
23,487
11.25
49,105
23.50
39,937
19.25
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers51-9071 36,519
17.50
29,079
14.00
40,239
19.25
36,034
17.25
Dental Laboratory Technicians51-908164043,331
20.75
23,576
11.25
53,209
25.50
41,394
20.00
Medical Appliance Technicians51-908222044,997
21.75
29,890
14.25
52,551
25.25
43,140
20.75
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians51-908371037,621
18.00
22,757
11.00
45,053
21.75
36,050
17.25
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders51-91113,76029,507
14.25
19,194
9.25
34,664
16.75
28,053
13.50
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These wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2012

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance
Occupational Employment Statistics Program

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Last updated April 2013