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Estimated employment350
Mean wage$15.44
Entry wage$11.38
10th percentile wage$9.81
50th percentile wage$14.47
90th percentile wage$22.86
 Top Employing Industries
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing14.67
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operator/Tender (51-9012)
Set up, operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Include dairy processing equipment operators. Exclude "Chemical Equipment Operator/Tender" (51-9011).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$14.47 $19.03  -$4.56
2016$13.96+3.7%$18.35 +3.7%-$4.39
2015$13.62+2.4%$17.92 +2.4%-$4.29
2014$13.31+2.3%$17.51 +2.3%-$4.19
2013$13.06+1.9%$17.18 +1.9%-$4.11
2012$12.85+1.7%$16.89 +1.7%-$4.04
2011$12.64+1.6%$16.62 +1.6%-$3.98
2010$12.50+1.1%$16.44 +1.1%-$3.93
2009$12.29+1.8%$16.16 +1.8%-$3.87
2008$11.96+2.7%$15.74 +2.7%-$3.77
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$14.47 $22.06  -$7.59
2016$13.96+3.7%$21.36 +3.3%-$7.39
2015$13.62+2.4%$20.91 +2.1%-$7.28
2014$13.31+2.3%$20.46 +2.2%-$7.14
2013$13.06+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%-$6.98
2012$12.85+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$6.85
2011$12.64+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%-$6.75
2010$12.50+1.1%$19.07 +1.7%-$6.56
2009$12.29+1.8%$18.81 +1.4%-$6.52
2008$11.96+2.7%$18.33 +2.6%-$6.36

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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