Dairy product manufacturing

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Workforce

141k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

41.4

Estimated Job Growth

0.1%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$53,618

Average Male Salary

$56,656

Average Female Salary

$44,986

About

The top three occupations in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group are Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Food processing workers, all other, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Miscellaneous managers. On average, full-time employees in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group work 44.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $55,426. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $21,372.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group are Fond du Lac & Calumet Counties PUMA, WI, Elmore, Jerome, Blaine, Minidoka, Gooding, Lincoln & Camas Counties PUMA, ID, and Grant, Green, Iowa, Richland & Lafayette Counties PUMA, WI. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Dairy product manufacturing.

Workforce

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

The highest average salary in Dairy product manufacturing goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

141k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 150k

-3.33%

1 Year Growth

± 9.2%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 141k people employed in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -3.33%, , from 155k people in 2016 to 150k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Dairy product manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders represent the largest share of positions held in Dairy product manufacturing at 11.2%, followed by Food processing workers, all other with 8.41% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 6.77%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Dairy product manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Food processing workers, all other, Agricultural & food science technicians, and Food batchmakers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Dairy product manufacturing, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Financial managers, and Computer & information systems managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$53,618

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,308

On average, employees in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group make $53,618 per year. This number makes Dairy product manufacturing the 121 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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.364

WAGE GINI

Dairy product manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.364, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dairy product manufacturing (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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $56,656 and $44,986. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

39k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±4.85k

111k

MALE WORKFORCE

±8.17k

74% of workers in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,656

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$4,083

$44,986

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$5,029

On average, Male workers in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group make 1.26 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. White

  2. American Indian

  3. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.04 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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Dairy product manufacturing 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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Dairy product manufacturing 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 Dairy product manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Dairy product manufacturing 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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Dairy product manufacturing 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 Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0.1%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.5%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

1.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Dairy product manufacturing Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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