Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

Industry Group

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Workforce
187k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
44.1
Average Salary
$43,993
Average Male Salary
$52,480
Average Female Salary
$51,444

About

The top three occupations in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group are Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Other managers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing. On average, full-time employees in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group work 42.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $48,199. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $16,680.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA, and Huntington Park City, Florence-Graham & Walnut Park PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group. Sewing machine operators are the most common position, but the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Sewing machine operators, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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

187k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 10.6k
−4.42%
1 Year Growth
± 8.3%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −4.42%, , from 196k people in 2019 to 187k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sewing machine operators represent the largest share of positions held in Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing at 30.4%, followed by Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers with 5.65% and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 5.02%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Other managers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Sewing machine operators, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, and Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing, by average wage, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Project management specialists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$43,993
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,271

On average, employees in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group make $43,993 per year. This number makes Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing the 194 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.48
WAGE GINI

Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.48, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $52,480 and $51,444. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

118k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±8.43k
68.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.44k

63.1% of workers in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$52,480
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$6,621
$51,444
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$6,345

On average, Male workers in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  2. White
  3. Asian

On average, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander employees in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.54 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel 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

The closest comparable data for Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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