Graders & sorters, agricultural products

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Total Workforce

60.8k

Average Age

43.1

Estimated Job Growth

-0.932%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$23,260

Average Male Salary

$30,992

Average Female Salary

$19,047

About

Graders & sorters, agricultural products are most often employed by the Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers industry. The average yearly wage for Graders & sorters, agricultural products was $23,260 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Graders & sorters, agricultural products by wage are Receptionists & information clerks, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, and Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Delano, Wasco & Shafter Cities PUMA, CA, Selma, Kerman & Coalinga Cities PUMA, CA, and Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Delano, Wasco & Shafter Cities PUMA, CA, Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, and Selma, Kerman & Coalinga Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Graders & sorters, agricultural products and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers is the industry that employs the most Graders & sorters, agricultural products, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Graders & sorters, agricultural products, by average wage, is Architectural, engineering & related services. Graders & sorters, agricultural products are paid most in Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Delano, Wasco & Shafter Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$23,260

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,980

In 2017, Graders & sorters, agricultural products earned an average of $23,260, $28,804 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Food cooking machine operators & tenders make somewhat more than Graders & sorters, agricultural products while Receptionists & information clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Graders & sorters, agricultural products as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.318

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Graders & sorters, agricultural products had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.318, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Graders & sorters, agricultural products (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 Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Graders & sorters, agricultural products

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Graders & sorters, agricultural products, by number of employees, are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers, Farming, and Support activities for agriculture & forestry.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Graders & sorters, agricultural products, by average wage, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. , and Animal production & aquaculture.

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Industries by Share

60.8k

2017 Workforce

± 6,055

12.9%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 12.9%

The number of people employed as Graders & sorters, agricultural products has been growing at a rate of 12.9%, from 53,883 people in 2016 to 60,845 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Graders & sorters, agricultural products employed by various industries. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers employs the largest share of Graders & sorters, agricultural products at  31.3%, followed by Farming with 27.4% and Support activities for agriculture & forestry with 11%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Graders & sorters, agricultural products in the US. The average age of male Graders & sorters, agricultural products in the workforce is 43.3 and of female Graders & sorters, agricultural products is 42.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Graders & sorters, agricultural products is White.

Gender Composition

21.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,596

39.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,872

64.7% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Graders & sorters, agricultural products

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

62.2% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 22.3% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Age by Gender

43.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.24

42.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.6

The median age of Graders & sorters, agricultural products is 43.1, and Male employees are generally 0.443 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Graders & sorters, agricultural products is Agriculture but a relatively high number of Graders & sorters, agricultural products hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graders & sorters, agricultural products need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Graders & sorters, agricultural products need more than the average amount of Coordination, Monitoring, and Speaking.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Graders & sorters, agricultural products are expected to see a growth of -0.932% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-0.932%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Graders & sorters, agricultural products. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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