Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers

Add Comparison
Workforce
55k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.7
Average Salary
$68,746
Average Male Salary
$77,224
Average Female Salary
$79,853

About

The top three occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Customer service representatives, and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 43.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $71,805. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $32,507.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Costa Mesa & Fountain Valley Cities PUMA, CA and Whittier City & Hacienda Heights PUMA, CA. 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 Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
2.42%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 12.7k people employed in the Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers industry. This represents a 2.42% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Occupations by Share

55k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 5.75k
−4.17%
1 Year Growth
± 15.3%

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 −4.17%, , from 57.3k people in 2018 to 55k people in 2019.

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 20.8%, followed by Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 10.7% and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 9.73%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and Accountants & auditors.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wages

Average Salary

$68,746
AVERAGE WAGE
± $7,555

On average, employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $68,746 per year. This number makes Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers the 69 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.426
WAGE GINI

Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.426, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. 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).

View Data
Save Image

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $77,224 and $79,853. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

19.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±3.41k
35.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
±4.64k

65% 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$77,224
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$10,717
$79,853
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$12,578

On average, Male workers in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 0.967 times less 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. White
  3. Black

On average, Asian employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.33 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
View Data
Save Image

Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart