Tool & die makers

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Total Workforce

56.5k

Average Age

49.4

Average Salary

$58,347

Average Male Salary

$58,800

Average Female Salary

$46,052

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Tool & die makers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Metalworking machinery manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Tool & die makers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Tool & die makers, by average wage, is Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing. Tool & die makers are paid most in Calhoun & Barry Counties PUMA, MI but are relatively concentrated in Warren, Macon, Smith, DeKalb, Cannon & Trousdale Counties PUMA, TN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$58,347

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,547

In 2018, Tool & die makers earned an average of $58,347, $4,459 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks make somewhat more than Tool & die makers while Firstline supervisors of correctional officers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Tool & die makers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.237

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Tool & die makers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.237, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Tool & die makers (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 Tool & die makers.

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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 Tool & die makers.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

56.5k

2018 Workforce

± 5,833

4.54%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 14.1%

The number of people employed as Tool & die makers has been growing at a rate of 4.54%, from 54,012 people in 2017 to 56,466 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Tool & die makers employed by various industries. Metalworking machinery manufacturing employs the largest share of Tool & die makers at  26%, followed by Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 16.7% and Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing  with 8.46%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Tool & die makers in the US. The average age of male Tool & die makers in the workforce is 49.6 and of female Tool & die makers is 43.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tool & die makers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

54.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,728

2.01k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,099

96.4% of Tool & die makers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Tool & die makers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Tool & die makers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

92.2% of Tool & die makers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 3.17% of Tool & die makers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Tool & die makers.

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Age by Gender

49.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.39

43.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 9.15

The median age of Tool & die makers is 49.4, and Male employees are generally 6.13 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Tool & die makers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Tool & die makers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Tool & die makers hold a major in Engineering.

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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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Tool & die makers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Tool & die makers need many skills, but most especially Quality Control Analysis, Operation and Control, and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Tool & die makers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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