Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood

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Total Workforce

28.1k

Average Age

38.7

Estimated Job Growth

-0.365%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$30,206

Average Male Salary

$30,279

Average Female Salary

$29,651

About

Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are most often employed by the Sawmills & wood preservation industry. The average yearly wage for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood was $30,206 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood by wage are Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Etchers & engravers, and Data entry keyers.

Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are part of the Production Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, & systems assemblers, Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, Bakers, Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, Food & tobacco roasting, baking, & drying machine operators & tenders, Food batchmakers, Food cooking machine operators & tenders, Food processing workers, all other, Computer control programmers & operators, Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Forging machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Rolling machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machinists, Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters, Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic, Tool & die makers, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Prepress technicians & workers, Printing press operators, Print binding & finishing workers, Laundry & drycleaning workers, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, Sewing machine operators, Shoe & leather workers, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile bleaching & dyeing, & cutting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Upholsterers, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters, Furniture finishers, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, Miscellaneous woodworkers, including model makers & patternmakers, Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers, Stationary engineers & boiler operators, Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, Miscellaneous plant & system operators, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers, Cutting workers, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers, Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers, Medical, dental, & ophthalmic laboratory technicians, Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Painting workers, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Adhesive bonding machine operators & tenders, Etchers & engravers, Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic, Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders, Tire builders, Helpersproduction workers, and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood and on wages and locations for those in the field. Sawmills & wood preservation is the industry that employs the most Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by average wage, is Sawmills & wood preservation. Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are paid most in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (North) Counties PUMA, WI but are relatively concentrated in Dubois, Knox, Spencer, Perry, Pike & Crawford Counties PUMA, IN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$30,206

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,220

In 2017, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood earned an average of $30,206, $21,859 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Data entry keyers make somewhat more than Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood while Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.252

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.252, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood (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 Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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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 Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by number of employees, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Miscellaneous wood products, and Furniture & related product manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by average wage, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Furniture & related product manufacturing, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

28.1k

2017 Workforce

± 4,117

-107%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 22.6%

The number of people employed as Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood has been declining at a rate of -107%, from 31,487 people in 2016 to 28,119 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood employed by various industries. Sawmills & wood preservation employs the largest share of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood at  39.4%, followed by Miscellaneous wood products with 21.3% and Furniture & related product manufacturing with 17.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood in the US. The average age of male Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood in the workforce is 38.6 and of female Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is 39.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is White.

Gender Composition

24.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,869

3.29k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,407

88.3% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

75.3% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.82% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Age by Gender

38.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.05

39.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.89

The median age of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is 38.7, and Male employees are generally 1.23 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is false but a relatively high number of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood 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 Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are expected to see a growth of -0.365% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-0.365%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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