Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers

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Workforce
127k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
43.1
Average Salary
$66,624
Average Male Salary
$82,027
Average Female Salary
$53,935

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The top three occupations in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Customer service representatives, and Packers & packagers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 42.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $72,975. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21 hours and earn an average annual salary of $18,487.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY, and Oyster Bay Town (North) & Glen Cove City PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Fashion designers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
20.9%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 59.1k people employed in the Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers industry. This represents a 20.9% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

127k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 8.75k
7.54%
1 Year Growth
± 9.22%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 7.54%, , from 118k people in 2018 to 127k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers at 16.6%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 10.7% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 5.92%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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, Customer service representatives, and Packers & packagers, hand.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Fashion designers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and Other managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$66,624
AVERAGE WAGE
± $6,065

On average, employees in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $66,624 per year. This number makes Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers the 73 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.51
WAGE GINI

Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.51, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $82,027 and $53,935. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

69.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±6.48k
57.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
±5.88k

54.8% of workers in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$82,027
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$11,501
$53,935
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$5,431

On average, Male workers in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.52 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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. Two or More Races
  3. Asian

On average, White employees in the Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.15 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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 Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Apparel, piece goods, & notions 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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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

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