Ordnance

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Workforce

44.2k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.3

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$51,908

Average Male Salary

$54,183

Average Female Salary

$45,453

About

The top three occupations in the Ordnance Industry Group are Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Machinists, Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers, and Miscellaneous managers. On average, full-time employees in the Ordnance Industry Group work 43.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $52,264. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $44,346.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Ordnance Industry Group are Lewiston City & Nez Perce Reservation PUMA, ID, Herkimer (North & Central) & Oneida (Outer) Counties PUMA, NY, and Andover, Ramsey, Anoka & East Bethel Cities PUMA, MN. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Ordnance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Ordnance Industry Group. Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are the most common position, but the Ordnance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Ordnance goes to Marketing & sales managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

44.2k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 5.16k

8.47%

1 Year Growth

± 15.5%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Ordnance Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 8.47%, , from 40.8k people in 2016 to 44.2k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Ordnance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators represent the largest share of positions held in Ordnance at 12%, followed by Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters with 8.04% and Machinists with 5.36%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Ordnance, by average wage, are Marketing & sales managers, Mechanical engineers, and Purchasing managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$51,908

AVERAGE WAGE

± $5,436

On average, employees in the Ordnance Industry Group make $51,908 per year. This number makes Ordnance the 132 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 Ordnance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.353

WAGE GINI

Ordnance has a wage GINI of 0.353, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ordnance (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 Ordnance Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Ordnance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $54,183 and $45,453. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

11.5k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±2.64k

32.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

±4.44k

73.9% of workers in the Ordnance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Ordnance Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,183

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$6,173

$45,453

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$11,196

On average, Male workers in the Ordnance Industry Group make 1.19 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Ordnance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

On average, White employees in the Ordnance Industry Group earn 1.07 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 Ordnance Industry Group.

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Input/Output

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

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Intermediate Inputs

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the Ordnance 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 Ordnance Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at N/A%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (N/A%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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Output Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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