Clay building material & refractories manufacturing

Industry Group

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Workforce
26.5k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
44.6
Average Salary
$54,548
Average Male Salary
$56,563
Average Female Salary
$55,338

About

The top three occupations in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group are Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Other managers. On average, full-time employees in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $55,822. Part-time employees in the same industry work 17.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $26,777.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group are Cumberland, White, Fentress & Van Buren Counties PUMA, TN, Tuscarawas & Harrison Counties PUMA, OH, and Adams & Franklin (Southeast) Counties PUMA, PA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Clay building material & refractories manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group. Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors are the most common position, but the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Clay building material & refractories manufacturing goes to Computer & information systems managers.

Monthly Employment

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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

26.5k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 3.99k
0.49%
1 Year Growth
± 21.3%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 0.49%, , from 26.3k people in 2019 to 26.5k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Clay building material & refractories manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors represent the largest share of positions held in Clay building material & refractories manufacturing at 11.6%, followed by Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 6.08% and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers with 5.29%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Clay building material & refractories manufacturing, by average wage, are Computer & information systems managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Financial managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$54,548
AVERAGE WAGE
± $7,529

On average, employees in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group make $54,548 per year. This number makes Clay building material & refractories manufacturing the 140 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.361
WAGE GINI

Clay building material & refractories manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.361, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Clay building material & refractories 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $56,563 and $55,338. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

5.57k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±1.83k
20.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
±3.55k

79% of workers in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$56,563
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$8,483
$55,338
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$9,098

On average, Male workers in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group make 1.02 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Clay building material & refractories 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. Two or More Races
  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.41 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Clay building material & refractories 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Clay building material & refractories manufacturing Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this flow diagram, 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Clay building material & refractories 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 Clay building material & refractories manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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

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