Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

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Total Workforce

82.5k

Average Age

43.2

Estimated Job Growth

1.84%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$38,067

Average Male Salary

$44,345

Average Female Salary

$32,019

About

Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are most often employed by the Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers industry. The average yearly wage for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping was $38,067 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping by wage are Animal trainers, Physical therapist assistants & aides, and Information & record clerks, all other.

Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

The top 3 locations that employ the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are South Central Kansas PUMA, KS. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are South Central Kansas PUMA, KS.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers 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 Aircraft & parts manufacturing. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are paid most in Sussex County PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in South Central Kansas PUMA, KS.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$38,067

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,579

In 2017, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping earned an average of $38,067, $13,998 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Physical therapist assistants & aides make somewhat more than Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping while Animal trainers 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

0.328

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.328, 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

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 Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers, Warehousing & storage, and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by average wage, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing, Oil & gas extraction, and Natural gas distribution.

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Industries by Share

82.5k

2017 Workforce

± 7,050

8.28%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 11.4%

The number of people employed as Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping has been growing at a rate of 8.28%, from 76,190 people in 2016 to 82,499 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping employed by various industries. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers employs the largest share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping at  3.3%, followed by Warehousing & storage with 3.27% and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing with 3.03%.

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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 41.7 and of female Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 44.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is White.

Gender Composition

40.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,939

42k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,032

50.9% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Female, 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

  2. Black

  3. Other

70.9% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.5% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Black 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

41.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.65

44.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.7

The median age of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 43.2, and Male employees are generally 3.02 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 Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Quality Control Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are expected to see a growth of 1.84% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

1.84%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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