Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers

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Workforce

59k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

45.5

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$62,713

Average Male Salary

$74,148

Average Female Salary

$43,750

About

The top three occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 43.6 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $68,518. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,163.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Kansas City (North Central), Gladstone City & North Kansas City PUMA, MO, Bloomingdale (South), Wayne & Winfield (North) Townships PUMA, IL, and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers goes to General & operations managers.

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Occupations by Share

59k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 5.96k

-3.73%

1 Year Growth

± 14.7%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -3.73%, , from 61.3k people in 2016 to 59k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers at 19.5%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 9.62% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 6.25%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are General & operations managers, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$62,713

AVERAGE WAGE

± $7,224

On average, employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $62,713 per year. This number makes Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers the 74 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 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 Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.458

WAGE GINI

Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.458, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Paper & paper products 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 Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $74,148 and $43,750. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

22.2k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±3.66k

36.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

±4.71k

62.4% of workers in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,148

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$10,882

$43,750

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$5,235

On average, Male workers in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.69 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers 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. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.11 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 Paper & paper products 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 Paper & paper products 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 Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Paper & paper products 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 Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

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Intermediate Inputs

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at N/A%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (N/A%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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