Animal food, grain & oilseed milling

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Workforce
1.64M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
43.2
Estimated Job Growth
0.389%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$62,924
Average Male Salary
$65,435
Average Female Salary
$62,234

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The top three occupations in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Food processing workers, all other, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Other managers, and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers. On average, full-time employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group work 45.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $64,874. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $21,800.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Decatur City PUMA, IL, Wapello, Mahaska, Washington, Jefferson, Keokuk, Davis & Van Buren Counties PUMA, IA, and Jefferson, Grant & Arkansas (Northwest) Counties PUMA, AR. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Animal food, grain & oilseed milling.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are the most common position, but the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Food processing workers, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling goes to Financial managers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
6.34%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 12.3M people employed in the Manufacturing industry. This represents a 6.34% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

1.64M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 161k
−5.32%
1 Year Growth
± 9.02%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.64M people employed in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −5.32%, , from 170k people in 2018 to 161k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand represent the largest share of positions held in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling at 6.92%, followed by Food processing workers, all other with 5.7% and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 5.63%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Animal food, grain & oilseed milling employs an unusually high number of Food processing workers, all other, Food & tobacco roasting, baking, & drying machine operators & tenders, and Biological technicians.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling, by average wage, are Financial managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Marketing managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$62,924
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,400

On average, employees in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group make $62,924 per year. This number makes Animal food, grain & oilseed milling the 87 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.372
WAGE GINI

Animal food, grain & oilseed milling has a wage GINI of 0.372, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $65,435 and $62,234. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

46.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.31k
114k
MALE WORKFORCE
±8.28k

70.8% of workers in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$65,435
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,312
$62,234
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,291

On average, Male workers in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group make 1.05 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group earn 1.06 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Animal food, grain & oilseed milling is from Manufacturing.

The Animal food, grain & oilseed milling 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 Animal food, grain & oilseed milling is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Animal food, grain & oilseed milling Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Food manufacturing industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Food manufacturing industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 0.389%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (17.8%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Food manufacturing.
0.389%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Food manufacturing.
17.8%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

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