Etchers & engravers

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Total Workforce

10k

Average Age

46

Estimated Job Growth

0%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$30,129

Average Male Salary

$35,921

Average Female Salary

$20,417

About

Etchers & engravers are most often employed by the Miscellaneous retail stores industry. The average yearly wage for Etchers & engravers was $30,129 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Etchers & engravers by wage are Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, and Retail salespersons.

Etchers & engravers 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 Etchers & engravers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Etchers & engravers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Etchers & engravers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Miscellaneous retail stores is the industry that employs the most Etchers & engravers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Etchers & engravers, by average wage, is Printing & related support activities. Etchers & engravers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$30,129

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,030

In 2017, Etchers & engravers earned an average of $30,129, $21,936 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks make somewhat more than Etchers & engravers while Retail salespersons make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Etchers & engravers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.294

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Etchers & engravers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.294, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Etchers & engravers (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 Etchers & engravers.

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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 Etchers & engravers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Etchers & engravers, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous retail stores, Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. , and Printing & related support activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Etchers & engravers, by average wage, are Printing & related support activities, Miscellaneous retail stores, and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

10k

2017 Workforce

± 2,459

5.07%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 33.4%

The number of people employed as Etchers & engravers has been growing at a rate of 5.07%, from 9,547 people in 2016 to 10,031 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Etchers & engravers employed by various industries. Miscellaneous retail stores employs the largest share of Etchers & engravers at  19.9%, followed by Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c.  with 15.2% and Printing & related support activities with 11.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Etchers & engravers in the US. The average age of male Etchers & engravers in the workforce is 45.9 and of female Etchers & engravers is 46.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Etchers & engravers is White.

Gender Composition

6.28k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,946

3.75k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,503

62.6% of Etchers & engravers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Etchers & engravers

  1. White

  2. Black

88.2% of Etchers & engravers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.8% of Etchers & engravers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Age by Gender

45.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 4.28

46.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.38

The median age of Etchers & engravers is 46, and Male employees are generally 0.116 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Etchers & engravers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Etchers & engravers is Education but a relatively high number of Etchers & engravers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

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

  1. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Etchers & engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Etchers & engravers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Etchers & engravers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Etchers & engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Etchers & engravers are expected to see a growth of 0% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

0%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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