Here's what Trump's tax plan means for blue collar workers making between $22,000 and $73,000 a year

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Donald Trump coal miner Pool/Getty Images Here's what blue collar workers can expect.

• The GOP has reached an agreement on their enormous tax overhaul .

• Career site Zippia broke down how the final tax bill could affect take-home pay in 2018 for people in various occupations.

• Business Insider looked into how the bill would affect blue collar workers' wallets.


US President Donald Trump has marketed himself as a champion of working people . And Congressional Republicans are touting their new finalized tax bill as a wage-boosting, job-creating boon to the middle class, as well as a means of simplifying the tax system .

But the tax reform efforts have earned harsh criticisms from the public and experts . The conservative Tax Foundation found Republicans also overpromised on how much the bill would boost the economy, according to Business Insider .

Business Insider's Lauren Lyons Cole reported that while take-home pay is set to rise under the tax reform plan, most Americans won't see a ton of extra cash in their pockets. But how much you save also depends on how much you currently earn.

Career site Zippia 's David Luther provided us with data breaking down how different occupations fare under the finalized tax plan . Business Insider decided to look into how the new plan will affect blue collar workers - people in jobs that center around non-agricultural physical labor - in particular.

The estimated federal tax savings below are for a single, childless taxpayer who owns a house valued at three times their salary. Zippia's calculations factored in whether a given taxpayer would benefit most from taking the standard deduction or itemizing deductions.

Following is a look at how blue collar workers in a number of occupations, from food preparation workers to power plant operators, could see their taxes change next year if the tax plan becomes law.

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Food preparation workers

Food preparation workers

Average salary: $22,920

Current tax: $1,412

Tax under the Republican plan: $1,120

Percent tax cut: 20.7%

Restaurant cooks

Restaurant cooks

Average salary: $25,430

Current tax: $1,788

Tax under the Republican plan: $1,421

Percent tax cut: 20.5%

Janitors and cleaners — except maids and housekeeping cleaners

Janitors and cleaners — except maids and housekeeping cleaners

Average salary: $27,030

Current tax: $2,028

Tax under the Republican plan: $1,613

Percent tax cut: 20.5%

Bicycle repairers

Bicycle repairers

Average salary: $28,520

Current tax: $2,252

Tax under the Republican plan: $1,792

Percent tax cut: 20.4%

Bus drivers, school or special client

Bus drivers, school or special client

Average salary: $31,110

Current tax: $2,640

Tax under the Republican plan: $2,103

Percent tax cut: 20.4%

Painting, coating, and decorating workers

Painting, coating, and decorating workers

Average salary: $32,040

Current tax: $2,780

Tax under the Republican plan: $2,214

Percent tax cut: 20.3%

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

Average salary: $34,800

Current tax: $3,194

Tax under the Republican plan: $2,546

Percent tax cut: 20.3%

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

Average salary: $37,690

Current tax: $3,620

Tax under the Republican plan: $2,892

Percent tax cut: 20.1%

Construction laborers

Construction laborers

Average salary: $37,890

Current tax: $3,645

Tax under the Republican plan: $2,916

Percent tax cut: 20.0%

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

Average salary: $41,400

Current tax: $4,081

Tax under the Republican plan: $3,338

Percent tax cut: 18.2%

Roofers

Roofers

Average salary: $42,080

Current tax: $4,166

Tax under the Republican plan: $3,419

Percent tax cut: 17.9%

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers

Average salary: $42,450

Current tax: $4,212

Tax under the Republican plan: $3,464

Percent tax cut: 17.8%

Machinists

Machinists

Average salary: $43,220

Current tax: $4,307

Tax under the Republican plan: $3,556

Percent tax cut: 17.4%

Plumbers, pipe-fitters, and steamfitters

Plumbers, pipe-fitters, and steamfitters

Average salary: $56,030

Current tax: $6,338

Tax under the Republican plan: $5,626

Percent tax cut: 11.2%

Electricians

Electricians

Average salary: $56,650

Current tax: $6,465

Tax under the Republican plan: $5,763

Percent tax cut: 10.9%

Rotary drill operators, oil and gas

Rotary drill operators, oil and gas

Average salary: $57,140

Current tax: $6,565

Tax under the Republican plan: $5,870

Percent tax cut: 10.6%

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

Average salary: $61,190

Current tax: $7,397

Tax under the Republican plan: $6,761

Percent tax cut: 8.6%

Power plant operators

Power plant operators

Average salary: $73,800

Current tax: $9,977

Tax under the Republican plan: $9,361

Percent tax cut: 6.2%

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