Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing

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Total Workforce

21.9k

Average Age

39.9

Estimated Job Growth

0.519%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$31,472

Average Male Salary

$33,322

Average Female Salary

$22,515

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Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are most often employed by the Furniture & related product manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing was $31,472 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing by wage are Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, Office clerks, general, and Phlebotomists.

Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing 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

The top 3 locations that employ the most Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing and on wages and locations for those in the field. Furniture & related product manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, by average wage, is Sawmills & wood preservation. Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are paid most in Mifflin, Union, Snyder & Juniata Counties PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$31,472

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,236

In 2017, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing earned an average of $31,472, $20,593 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Office clerks, general make somewhat more than Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing while Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.297

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.297, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing (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 Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing.

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Industries

Most Common

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

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, by average wage, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products , and Construction.

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Industries by Share

21.9k

2017 Workforce

± 3,629

18.2%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 20.8%

The number of people employed as Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing has been growing at a rate of 18.2%, from 18,491 people in 2016 to 21,851 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing employed by various industries. Furniture & related product manufacturing employs the largest share of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing at  36.6%, followed by Miscellaneous wood products with 20.2% and Sawmills & wood preservation with 14%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing in the US. The average age of male Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing in the workforce is 39.7 and of female Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing is White.

Gender Composition

18.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,304

3.74k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,502

82.9% of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

80.1% of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.6% of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing.

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Age by Gender

39.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.58

40.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.62

The median age of Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing is 39.9, and Male employees are generally 1.1 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing are expected to see a growth of 0.519% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

0.519%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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