Sugar & confectionery products

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Workforce

76.5k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

43.4

Estimated Job Growth

-0.6%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$53,808

Average Male Salary

$59,379

Average Female Salary

$45,899

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The top three occupations in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group are Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Food processing workers, all other, Miscellaneous managers, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers. On average, full-time employees in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group work 44.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $56,773. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $17,074.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group are Lebanon County PUMA, PA, Cleveland City PUMA, TN, and Columbia Borough PUMA, PA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Sugar & confectionery products.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group. Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders are the most common position, but the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Food processing workers, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Sugar & confectionery products goes to Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.

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Occupations by Share

76.5k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 78.3k

4.8%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 76.5k people employed in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 4.8%, , from 74.7k people in 2016 to 78.3k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Sugar & confectionery products by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders represent the largest share of positions held in Sugar & confectionery products at 10.8%, followed by Food processing workers, all other with 8.6% and Miscellaneous managers with 6.24%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Sugar & confectionery products employs an unusually high number of Food processing workers, all other, Food batchmakers, and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Sugar & confectionery products, by average wage, are Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Financial managers, and Industrial production managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$53,808

AVERAGE WAGE

± $4,935

On average, employees in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group make $53,808 per year. This number makes Sugar & confectionery products the 119 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.41

WAGE GINI

Sugar & confectionery products has a wage GINI of 0.41, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sugar & confectionery products (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $59,379 and $45,899. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

32.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±4.42k

46k

MALE WORKFORCE

±5.26k

58.7% of workers in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,379

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$6,153

$45,899

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$8,021

On average, Male workers in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group make 1.29 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group earn 1.32 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Sugar & confectionery products is from Manufacturing.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.6%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (0.7%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

-0.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

0.7%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Sugar & confectionery products Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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