Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters

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Total Workforce

429k

Average Age

42.7

Average Salary

$39,017

Average Male Salary

$41,227

Average Female Salary

$30,416

About

Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters was $39,017 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters by wage are Other teachers and instructors, Social & human service assistants, and Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are Rockford City PUMA, IL, Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC, and Sterling Heights City PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC, Richland County PUMA, OH, and Cullman & Winston Counties PUMA, AL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are paid most in Portage Park, Dunning & Jefferson Park PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,017

AVERAGE SALARY

± $901

In 2018, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters earned an average of $39,017, $14,871 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Social & human service assistants make somewhat more than Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters while Other teachers and instructors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.274

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.274, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, by number of employees, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, Plastics product manufacturing, and Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, by average wage, are Rail transportation, Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing, Rail transportation, Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing, Aerospace products & parts manufacturing, and Aircraft & parts manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

429k

2018 Workforce

± 16,064

2.11%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 5.21%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters has been growing at a rate of 2.11%, from 420,446 people in 2017 to 429,321 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters employed by various industries. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs the largest share of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters at  15.2%, followed by Plastics product manufacturing with 14.7% and Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing  with 7.34%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters is 42.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters is White.

Gender Composition

342k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 14,333

87.7k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 7,270

79.6% of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

66.9% of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.5% of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters.

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Age by Gender

42.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.565

42.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.11

The median age of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters is 42.7, and Male employees are generally 0.102 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters is Engineering but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Quality Control Analysis. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Installation, and Repairing.

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