Glass & glass product manufacturing

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Workforce

86.7k

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.7

Estimated Job Growth

-0.9%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$51,804

Average Male Salary

$53,345

Average Female Salary

$46,374

About

The top three occupations in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group are Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Other assemblers and fabricators, and Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers. On average, full-time employees in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group work 43.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $52,980. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $25,228.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group are Greater Elmira & Greater Corning Cities PUMA, NY, Steuben (North & West), Schuyler & Chemung (North) Counties PUMA, NY, and Bridgeton City PUMA, NJ. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Glass & glass product manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group. Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors are the most common position, but the Glass & glass product 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

86.7k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 132k

-9.5%

1 Year Growth

± 10.3%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 86.7k people employed in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -9.5%, , from 146k people in 2017 to 132k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Glass & glass product manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors represent the largest share of positions held in Glass & glass product manufacturing at 18.7%, followed by Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers with 5.95% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 5.6%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Glass & glass product manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, Glaziers, and Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Glass & glass product manufacturing, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Architectural & engineering managers, and Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products.

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Wages

Average Salary

$51,804

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,290

On average, employees in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group make $51,804 per year. This number makes Glass & glass product manufacturing the 148 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.363

WAGE GINI

Glass & glass product manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.363, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Glass & glass product 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $53,345 and $46,374. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

29.2k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±4.19k

103k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.87k

77.9% of workers in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$53,345

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,987

$46,374

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$4,842

On average, Male workers in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group make 1.15 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Glass & glass product manufacturing 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. American Indian

On average, White employees in the Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.07 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Glass & glass product 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Glass & glass product manufacturing 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Glass & glass product manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Glass & glass product 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 Glass & glass product manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the glass and glass product manufacturing industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The glass and glass product manufacturing industry has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.9%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (0.4%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is glass and glass product manufacturing.

-0.9%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is glass and glass product manufacturing.

0.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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