Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

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Total Workforce

26.7k

Average Age

39.9

Estimated Job Growth

-182%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$49,584

Average Male Salary

$60,985

Average Female Salary

$34,883

About

Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are most often employed by the Other professional, scientific & technical services  industry. The average yearly wage for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators was $49,584 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Photographic process workers & processing machine operators by wage are Meeting, convention, & event planners, Maintenance workers, machinery, and Security & fire alarm systems installers.

Photographic process workers & processing machine operators 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 Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Photographic process workers & processing machine operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Other professional, scientific & technical services is the industry that employs the most Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, by average wage, is Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are paid most in Cleveland City PUMA, TN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,584

AVERAGE SALARY

± $8,333

In 2017, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators earned an average of $49,584, $2,481 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Meeting, convention, & event planners make somewhat more than Photographic process workers & processing machine operators while Security & fire alarm systems installers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Photographic process workers & processing machine operators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.398

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.398, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUMAS

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators.

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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 Photographic process workers & processing machine operators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, by number of employees, are Other professional, scientific & technical services , Computer Systems Design, and Pharmacies & drug stores.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, by average wage, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, Printing & related support activities, and Advertising, public relations & related services.

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Industries by Share

26.7k

2017 Workforce

± 4,012

0.557%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 21.2%

The number of people employed as Photographic process workers & processing machine operators has been growing at a rate of 0.557%, from 26,556 people in 2016 to 26,704 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators employed by various industries. Other professional, scientific & technical services employs the largest share of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators at  13.9%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 8.77% and Pharmacies & drug stores with 7.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Photographic process workers & processing machine operators in the US. The average age of male Photographic process workers & processing machine operators in the workforce is 37.4 and of female Photographic process workers & processing machine operators is 43.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators is White.

Gender Composition

15k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,011

11.7k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,651

56.3% of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

72.5% of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.5% of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators.

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Age by Gender

37.4

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.7

43.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.29

The median age of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators is 39.9, and Male employees are generally 5.62 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators is Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services but a relatively high number of Photographic process workers & processing machine operators hold a major in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Photographic process workers & processing machine operators need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Operation Monitoring, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Photographic process workers & processing machine operators need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Photographic process workers & processing machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Photographic process workers & processing machine operators are expected to see a growth of -182% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-182%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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