Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers

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Workforce
69.7k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.3
Average Salary
$71,158
Average Male Salary
$76,516
Average Female Salary
$70,509

About

The top three occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, and Chief executives & legislators. On average, full-time employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 44.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $73,507. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22 hours and earn an average annual salary of $40,224.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Fort Wayne City (North) PUMA, IN, Mower, Steele, Freeborn & Dodge Counties PUMA, MN, and Portland City (North & Northeast) PUMA, OR. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Cutting workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers goes to Other managers.

Monthly Employment

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9.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 27.4M people employed in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities industry. This represents a 9.62% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

69.7k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 6.48k
12.7%
1 Year Growth
± 12%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 12.7%, , from 61.8k people in 2018 to 69.7k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers at 16.4%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 11.1% and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 9.41%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Cutting workers, Crane & tower operators, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Other managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Packers & packagers, hand.

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Wages

Average Salary

$71,158
AVERAGE WAGE
± $6,352

On average, employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $71,158 per year. This number makes Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers the 58 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.397
WAGE GINI

Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.397, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Metals & minerals (except petroleum) 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $76,516 and $70,509. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

16.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±3.11k
53.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
±5.69k

76.9% of workers in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,516
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$7,919
$70,509
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$8,299

On average, Male workers in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.09 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Two or More Races
  2. White
  3. Asian

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.39 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Metals & minerals (except petroleum) 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 Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Metals & minerals (except petroleum) 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

The closest comparable data for Metals & minerals (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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

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