Printing & related support activities

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Workforce
487k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.9
Average Salary
$47,975
Average Male Salary
$53,349
Average Female Salary
$38,745

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The top three occupations in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group are Printing press operators, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Other managers, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel. On average, full-time employees in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group work 43 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $50,845. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22 hours and earn an average annual salary of $21,623.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group are Mankato City PUMA, MN, La Crosse County PUMA, WI, and Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Printing & related support activities.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group. Printing press operators are the most common position, but the Printing & related support activities Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Print binding & finishing workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Printing & related support activities goes to Purchasing managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

487k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 17.1k
-7.33%
1 Year Growth
± 5.26%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -7.33%, , from 526k people in 2017 to 487k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Printing & related support activities by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Printing press operators represent the largest share of positions held in Printing & related support activities at 20.8%, followed by Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 7.62% and Other managers with 7.46%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Printing & related support activities employs an unusually high number of Print binding & finishing workers, Printing press operators, and Prepress technicians & workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Printing & related support activities, by average wage, are Purchasing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Market research analysts & marketing specialists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$47,975
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,608

On average, employees in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group make $47,975 per year. This number makes Printing & related support activities the 169 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 Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.38
WAGE GINI

Printing & related support activities has a wage GINI of 0.38, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Printing & related support activities (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 Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Printing & related support activities Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $53,349 and $38,745. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

179k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±10.4k
308k
MALE WORKFORCE
±13.6k

63.2% of workers in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,349
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,180
$38,745
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,147

On average, Male workers in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group make 1.38 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. White
  2. Asian
  3. Black

On average, White employees in the Printing & related support activities Industry Group earn 1.05 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 Printing & related support activities Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Printing & related support activities 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 Printing & related support activities Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Printing & related support activities 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 Printing & related support activities is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Printing & related support activities is from Manufacturing.

The Printing & related support activities 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 closest comparable data for Printing & related support activities is from Manufacturing.

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

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