Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Maryland

 

Production Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators51-802165056,917
27.25
42,987
20.75
63,882
30.75
55,825
26.75
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators51-80311,68045,405
21.75
31,840
15.25
52,189
25.00
44,449
21.25
Chemical Plant and System Operators51-809134060,150
29.00
52,819
25.50
63,816
30.75
59,881
28.75
Gas Plant Operators51-809214062,157
30.00
55,449
26.75
65,511
31.50
61,209
29.50
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers51-809314061,584
29.50
53,504
25.75
65,623
31.50
58,949
28.25
Plant and System Operators, All Other51-809918057,727
27.75
45,044
21.75
64,069
30.75
61,720
29.75
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders51-90111,00045,466
21.75
29,854
14.25
53,272
25.50
42,971
20.75
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-901241041,657
20.00
28,861
13.75
48,054
23.00
38,601
18.50
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-902127035,891
17.25
25,830
12.50
40,922
19.75
34,415
16.50
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand51-902219036,409
17.50
26,076
12.50
41,575
20.00
31,384
15.00
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-90231,14038,626
18.50
23,363
11.25
46,256
22.25
36,711
17.75
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand51-903117029,324
14.00
18,470
9.00
34,751
16.75
25,088
12.00
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-903260029,832
14.25
17,411
8.25
36,041
17.25
26,678
12.75
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-904130031,002
15.00
19,845
9.50
36,581
17.50
33,090
16.00
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders51-90519054,189
26.00
47,662
23.00
57,452
27.50
56,034
27.00
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers51-90614,39043,924
21.00
24,466
11.75
53,654
25.75
43,162
20.75
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers51-907121037,575
18.00
19,232
9.25
46,747
22.50
37,484
18.00
Dental Laboratory Technicians51-908146043,376
20.75
22,757
11.00
53,684
25.75
40,395
19.50
Medical Appliance Technicians51-908234036,535
17.50
22,649
11.00
43,478
21.00
35,238
17.00
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians51-908370039,864
19.25
23,613
11.25
47,991
23.00
36,455
17.50
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2014 wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2014.
Current wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through March 2015.

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

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Last updated April 2015