Fiber, yarn, & thread mills

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Workforce

12.8k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

45.6

Average Salary

$38,895

Average Male Salary

$43,913

Average Female Salary

$31,744

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The top three occupations in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group are Sewing machine operators, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors. On average, full-time employees in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group work 42 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $39,463. Part-time employees in the same industry work 42.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $39,060.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group are Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, Gastonia & Belmont Cities PUMA, NC, and Surry, Wilkes & Alleghany Counties PUMA, NC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Fiber, yarn, & thread mills.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group. Sewing machine operators are the most common position, but the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Fiber, yarn, & thread mills goes to Other managers.

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Occupations by Share

12.8k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 2.78k

-11.7%

1 Year Growth

± 33.7%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -11.7%, , from 14.5k people in 2017 to 12.8k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Fiber, yarn, & thread mills by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sewing machine operators represent the largest share of positions held in Fiber, yarn, & thread mills at 29.6%, followed by Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders with 10.5% and Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers with 8.9%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Fiber, yarn, & thread mills employs an unusually high number of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, and Sewing machine operators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$38,895

AVERAGE WAGE

± $10,270

On average, employees in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group make $38,895 per year. This number makes Fiber, yarn, & thread mills the 211 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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.224

WAGE GINI

Fiber, yarn, & thread mills has a wage GINI of 0.224, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $43,913 and $31,744. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

5.27k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±1.78k

7.51k

MALE WORKFORCE

±2.13k

58.8% of workers in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$43,913

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$15,139

$31,744

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$12,036

On average, Male workers in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group make 1.38 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

On average, White employees in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group earn 1.16 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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills 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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills 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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills is from Manufacturing.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Fiber, yarn, & thread mills is from Manufacturing.

The Fiber, yarn, & thread mills 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 Fiber, yarn, & thread mills is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Fiber, yarn, & thread mills Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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