Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers

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Workforce

57.1k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

46.8

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$75,246

Average Male Salary

$81,817

Average Female Salary

$56,929

About

The top three occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Chief executives & legislators. On average, full-time employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 45.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $76,839. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $32,722.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Tomball City & The Woodlands (Southwest) PUMA, TX and Hendersonville City PUMA, TN. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Cutting workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

57.1k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 5.87k

-9.12%

1 Year Growth

± 15.6%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -9.12%, , from 62.9k people in 2016 to 57.1k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers at 20.9%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 11.7% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 6.96%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Cutting workers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Crane & tower operators.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, General & operations managers, and Transportation, storage, & distribution managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$75,246

AVERAGE WAGE

± $7,859

On average, employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $75,246 per year. This number makes Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers the 39 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.396

WAGE GINI

Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.396, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers (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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $81,817 and $56,929. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

15.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±3.02k

42k

MALE WORKFORCE

±5.03k

73.6% of workers in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$81,817

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$10,044

$56,929

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$9,163

On average, Male workers in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.44 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. Black

  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 2.32 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 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. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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