Structural metal fabricators & fitters

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Total Workforce

23.7k

Average Age

42.1

Average Salary

$47,045

Average Male Salary

$47,444

Average Female Salary

$38,400

About

Structural metal fabricators & fitters are most often employed by the Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Structural metal fabricators & fitters was $47,045 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Structural metal fabricators & fitters by wage are Security & fire alarm systems installers, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Structural metal fabricators & fitters are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Structural metal fabricators & fitters are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Structural metal fabricators & fitters and on wages and locations for those in the field. Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Structural metal fabricators & fitters, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Structural metal fabricators & fitters, by average wage, is Construction. Structural metal fabricators & fitters are paid most in Porter County PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,045

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,427

In 2018, Structural metal fabricators & fitters earned an average of $47,045, $6,843 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Security & fire alarm systems installers make somewhat more than Structural metal fabricators & fitters while Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Structural metal fabricators & fitters as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.267

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Structural metal fabricators & fitters had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.267, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Structural metal fabricators & fitters (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 Structural metal fabricators & fitters.

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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 Structural metal fabricators & fitters.

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Industries by Share

23.7k

2018 Workforce

± 3,781

-5.96%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 23.6%

The number of people employed as Structural metal fabricators & fitters has been declining at a rate of -5.96%, from 25,220 people in 2017 to 23,716 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Structural metal fabricators & fitters employed by various industries. Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing employs the largest share of Structural metal fabricators & fitters at  26.4%, followed by Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing with 21.3% and Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing  with 15%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Structural metal fabricators & fitters in the US. The average age of male Structural metal fabricators & fitters in the workforce is 42 and of female Structural metal fabricators & fitters is 44.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Structural metal fabricators & fitters is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

22.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,696

1.05k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 794

95.6% of Structural metal fabricators & fitters are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Structural metal fabricators & fitters.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Structural metal fabricators & fitters

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

81.2% of Structural metal fabricators & fitters are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.5% of Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Structural metal fabricators & fitters.

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Age by Gender

42

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.3

44.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 9.89

The median age of Structural metal fabricators & fitters is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 2.55 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Structural metal fabricators & fitters from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Structural metal fabricators & fitters is false but a relatively high number of Structural metal fabricators & fitters hold a major in Business.

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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  3. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Structural metal fabricators & fitters from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Structural metal fabricators & fitters need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Speaking, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Structural metal fabricators & fitters need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Operation and Control, and Troubleshooting.

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