Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

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Total Workforce

95.6k

Average Age

42.3

Average Salary

$40,559

Average Male Salary

$43,891

Average Female Salary

$36,800

About

Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are most often employed by the Warehousing & storage industry. The average yearly wage for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping was $40,559 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping by wage are Carpenters, Pharmacy aides, and Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Jackson County PUMA, MI and Bell Gardens, Bell, Maywood, Cudahy & Commerce Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Jackson County PUMA, MI and Bell Gardens, Bell, Maywood, Cudahy & Commerce Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping and on wages and locations for those in the field. Warehousing & storage is the industry that employs the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are paid most in Jackson County PUMA, MI but are relatively concentrated in Jackson County PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$40,559

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,442

In 2018, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping earned an average of $40,559, $13,330 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Carpenters make somewhat more than Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping while Pharmacy aides make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.294

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.294, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by number of employees, are Warehousing & storage, Waste management & remediation services, and Animal slaughtering & processing.

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Industries by Share

95.6k

2018 Workforce

± 7,590

15.9%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.1%

The number of people employed as Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping has been growing at a rate of 15.9%, from 82,499 people in 2017 to 95,646 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping employed by various industries. Warehousing & storage employs the largest share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping at  5.55%, followed by Waste management & remediation services with 5% and Animal slaughtering & processing with 4.52%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping in the US. The average age of male Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping in the workforce is 41 and of female Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 43.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

50.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,527

44.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,204

53% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

59.6% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.6% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Age by Gender

41

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.54

43.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.51

The median age of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 2.91 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is Business but a relatively high number of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping need more than the average amount of Quality Control Analysis, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

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