Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 51-9197 Tire Builders
Operate machines to build tires from rubber components.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Depress pedals to rotate drums, and wind specified numbers of plies around drums to form tire bodies.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Good
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $15.53   Entry $32,303.00
Mean $23.18   Mean $48,208.00
Experience $27.00 Experience $56,160.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
Occupational Videos
51-9197.00 Tire Builders