Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators

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Total Workforce

13.6k

Average Age

40.5

Estimated Job Growth

12.1%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$39,294

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

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Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators was $39,294 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators by wage are Occupational therapy assistants & aides, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, and Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers.

Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, by average wage, is Construction. Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are paid most in Crater Planning District Commission PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,294

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,828

In 2017, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators earned an average of $39,294, $12,771 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks make somewhat more than Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators while Occupational therapy assistants & aides make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.241

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.241, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators (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 Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators.

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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 Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, by average wage, are Construction.

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Industries by Share

13.6k

2017 Workforce

± 2,861

7.68%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 28.2%

The number of people employed as Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators has been growing at a rate of 7.68%, from 12,611 people in 2016 to 13,579 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators employed by various industries. N/A employs the largest share of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators at  N/A%, followed by N/A with N/A% and N/A with N/A%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators in the US. The average age of male Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators in the workforce is N/A and of female Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

79.1% of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.2% of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators.

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Age by Gender

N/A

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± N/A

N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators is 40.5, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators is false but a relatively high number of Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators hold a major in false.

Majors

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

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators are expected to see a growth of 12.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

12.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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