Animal food, grain & oilseed milling

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Workforce
1.62M
2018 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
42.2
Average Salary
$61,242
Average Male Salary
$62,234
Average Female Salary
$58,469

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The top three occupations in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Food processing workers, all other, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, and Industrial truck & tractor operators. On average, full-time employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group work 45.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $63,551. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,550.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Decatur City PUMA, IL, Dodge, Cass, Saunders & Washington Counties PUMA, NE, and Northeast Missouri PUMA, MO. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Animal food, grain & oilseed milling.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group. Food processing workers, all other are the most common position, but the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Food processing workers, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Occupations by Share

1.62M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 170k
3.01%
1 Year Growth
± 8.24%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.62M people employed in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.01%, , from 165k people in 2017 to 170k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Food processing workers, all other represent the largest share of positions held in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling at 6.8%, followed by Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 6.01% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 5.65%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Animal food, grain & oilseed milling employs an unusually high number of Food processing workers, all other, Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers, and Agricultural & food scientists.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling, by average wage, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Sales managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$61,242
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,651

On average, employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group make $61,242 per year. This number makes Animal food, grain & oilseed milling the 87 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

Animal food, grain & oilseed milling has a wage GINI of N/A, which is approximately the same than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $62,234 and $58,469. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

44.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.19k
125k
MALE WORKFORCE
±8.68k

73.7% of workers in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$62,234
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,291
$58,469
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$6,929

On average, Male workers in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group make 1.06 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
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On average, N/A employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group earn NaNk 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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