Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

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Total Workforce

31.3k

Average Age

45

Estimated Job Growth

7.26%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$47,841

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators was $47,841 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators by wage are Dietitians & nutritionists, Other education, training, & library workers, and Avionics technicians.

Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators, by average wage, is Coal mining. Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,841

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,485

In 2017, Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators earned an average of $47,841, $4,224 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Avionics technicians make somewhat more than Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators while Dietitians & nutritionists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.295

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.295, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators (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 Dredge, excavating, & loading 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 Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators, by number of employees, are Construction, Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying, and Coal mining.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators, by average wage, are Coal mining, Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

31.3k

2017 Workforce

± 4,341

3.08%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 19.2%

The number of people employed as Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators has been growing at a rate of 3.08%, from 30,341 people in 2016 to 31,275 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators at  65.1%, followed by Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying with 9.5% and Coal mining with 3.28%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators in the US. The average age of male Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators in the workforce is N/A and of female Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

89.3% of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.96% of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

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N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators is 45, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators is false but a relatively high number of Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators 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 Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators need many skills, but most especially . The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators need more than the average amount of .

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators are expected to see a growth of 7.26% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

7.26%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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