Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers

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Workforce
173k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45
Average Salary
$63,926
Average Male Salary
$68,002
Average Female Salary
$51,655

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The top three occupations in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 44.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $65,744. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $33,915.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Passaic & Clifton (Southeast) Cities PUMA, NJ, Kansas City (North Central), Gladstone City & North Kansas City PUMA, MO, and Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Solar photovoltaic installers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers goes to Sales engineers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

173k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 10.2k
2.71%
1 Year Growth
± 8.18%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 2.71%, , from 168k people in 2017 to 173k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers at 28.5%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 12.1% and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 5.18%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, and Customer service representatives.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Solar photovoltaic installers, Sales engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Sales engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Sales managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$63,926
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,897

On average, employees in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $63,926 per year. This number makes Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers the 75 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.4
WAGE GINI

Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.4, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $68,002 and $51,655. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

43.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.1k
130k
MALE WORKFORCE
±8.84k

75.1% of workers in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$68,002
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,944
$51,655
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,470

On average, Male workers in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.32 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers 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. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.04 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies 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 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies 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 closest comparable data for Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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