Food processing workers, all other

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Total Workforce

148k

Average Age

40.1

Average Salary

$35,223

Average Male Salary

$38,532

Average Female Salary

$28,863

About

Food processing workers, all other are most often employed by the Animal slaughtering & processing industry. The average yearly wage for Food processing workers, all other was $35,223 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Food processing workers, all other by wage are Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive, Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers, and Couriers & messengers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Food processing workers, all other are DeKalb County (Northeast)Tucker PUMA, GA, Hall County PUMA, GA, and Buchanan, Andrew & DeKalb Counties PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Food processing workers, all other are Buchanan, Andrew & DeKalb Counties PUMA, MO, Taney, Barry, Stone & McDonald Counties PUMA, MO, and DeKalb County (Northeast)Tucker PUMA, GA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Food processing workers, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. Animal slaughtering & processing is the industry that employs the most Food processing workers, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Food processing workers, all other, by average wage, is Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers. Food processing workers, all other are paid most in North Central Region PUMA, MS but are relatively concentrated in Buchanan, Andrew & DeKalb Counties PUMA, MO.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$35,223

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,711

In 2018, Food processing workers, all other earned an average of $35,223, $18,665 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive make somewhat more than Food processing workers, all other while Healthcare support workers, all other, including medical equipment preparers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Food processing workers, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.267

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Food processing workers, all other 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 Food processing workers, all other (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 Food processing workers, all other.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Food processing workers, all other

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Food processing workers, all other.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Food processing workers, all other, by number of employees, are Animal slaughtering & processing, Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. , and Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries.

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Industries by Share

148k

2018 Workforce

± 9,452

9.13%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.44%

The number of people employed as Food processing workers, all other has been growing at a rate of 9.13%, from 135,951 people in 2017 to 148,370 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Food processing workers, all other employed by various industries. Animal slaughtering & processing employs the largest share of Food processing workers, all other at  25.8%, followed by Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c.  with 15.2% and Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries with 10%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Food processing workers, all other in the US. The average age of male Food processing workers, all other in the workforce is 39.3 and of female Food processing workers, all other is 41.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Food processing workers, all other is White.

Gender Composition

97.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 7,667

50.8k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,531

65.8% of Food processing workers, all other are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Food processing workers, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Food processing workers, all other

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

55.9% of Food processing workers, all other are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.6% of Food processing workers, all other, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Food processing workers, all other.

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Age by Gender

39.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.999

41.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.46

The median age of Food processing workers, all other is 40.1, and Male employees are generally 2.44 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Food processing workers, all other from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Food processing workers, all other is Business but a relatively high number of Food processing workers, all other hold a major in Education.

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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