Recyclable material merchant wholesalers

Industry Group

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Workforce
86.1k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
43.7
Average Salary
$47,318
Average Male Salary
$48,695
Average Female Salary
$47,615

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The top three occupations in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Refuse & recyclable material collectors. On average, full-time employees in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 44.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $50,516. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $22,917.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Alliance City PUMA, OH, Calhoun County PUMA, AL, and Waukegan, Zion, Benton & Newport Townships PUMA, IL. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Recyclable material merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are the most common position, but the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Refuse & recyclable material collectors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Recyclable material merchant wholesalers goes to Human resources 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

86.1k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 7.2k
−4.56%
1 Year Growth
± 12.3%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −4.56%, , from 90.2k people in 2019 to 86.1k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Recyclable material merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand represent the largest share of positions held in Recyclable material merchant wholesalers at 14.1%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 11.3% and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 9.93%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Recyclable material merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Refuse & recyclable material collectors, Crane & tower operators, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Recyclable material merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Human resources managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$47,318
AVERAGE WAGE
± $4,541

On average, employees in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $47,318 per year. This number makes Recyclable material merchant wholesalers the 183 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 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.423
WAGE GINI

Recyclable material merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.423, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Recyclable material 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 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $48,695 and $47,615. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

14k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±2.91k
72.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.59k

83.7% of workers in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$48,695
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$5,152
$47,615
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,729

On average, Male workers in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.02 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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

On average, Asian employees in the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.32 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 Recyclable material 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 Recyclable material 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 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Recyclable material merchant wholesalers Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this flow diagram, 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 Recyclable material merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Recyclable material merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Recyclable material 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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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

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