Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing

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Workforce
1.7M
2018 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
42.4
Estimated Job Growth
-0.1%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$60,725
Average Male Salary
$65,333
Average Female Salary
$47,952

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The top three occupations in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Other assemblers and fabricators, Mechanical engineers, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group work 44.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $61,883. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $23,360.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, Macomb County (North) PUMA, MI, and Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group. Other assemblers and fabricators are the most common position, but the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Mechanical engineers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

1.7M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 1.43M
1.51%
1 Year Growth
± 2.85%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.7M people employed in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 1.51%, , from 1.41M people in 2017 to 1.43M people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other assemblers and fabricators represent the largest share of positions held in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing at 19.8%, followed by Mechanical engineers with 6.8% and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers with 5.07%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Mechanical engineers, Other assemblers and fabricators, and Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Other Physical Scientists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$60,725
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,077

On average, employees in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group make $60,725 per year. This number makes Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing the 89 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.378
WAGE GINI

Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.378, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $65,333 and $47,952. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

380k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±15.1k
1.05M
MALE WORKFORCE
±25.1k

73.5% of workers in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$65,333
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,333
$47,952
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,584

On average, Male workers in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group make 1.36 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing 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. American Indian

On average, Asian employees in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.28 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment 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 Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment 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 closest comparable data for Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the transportation equipment manufacturing industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The transportation equipment manufacturing industry has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.1%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is transportation equipment manufacturing.
-0.1%
ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the transportation equipment manufacturing industry.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is transportation equipment manufacturing.
2%
ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the transportation equipment manufacturing industry.

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