Machine feeders & offbearers

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Total Workforce

29k

Average Age

41.1

Estimated Job Growth

1.71%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$28,350

Average Male Salary

$32,457

Average Female Salary

$24,259

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Machine feeders & offbearers are most often employed by the Retail bakeries industry. The average yearly wage for Machine feeders & offbearers was $28,350 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Machine feeders & offbearers by wage are Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Dancers & choreographers, and Counter & rental clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Machine feeders & offbearers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Machine feeders & offbearers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Machine feeders & offbearers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Retail bakeries is the industry that employs the most Machine feeders & offbearers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Machine feeders & offbearers, by average wage, is Plastics product manufacturing. Machine feeders & offbearers are paid most in Lubbock CountyLubbock City (Central) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,350

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,520

In 2017, Machine feeders & offbearers earned an average of $28,350, $23,714 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers make somewhat more than Machine feeders & offbearers while Counter & rental clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Machine feeders & offbearers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.325

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Machine feeders & offbearers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.325, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Machine feeders & offbearers (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 Machine feeders & offbearers.

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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 Machine feeders & offbearers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Machine feeders & offbearers, by number of employees, are Retail bakeries, Grocery Stores, and Printing & related support activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Machine feeders & offbearers, by average wage, are Plastics product manufacturing, Printing & related support activities, and Sawmills & wood preservation.

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Industries by Share

29k

2017 Workforce

± 4,183

6.82%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 19.4%

The number of people employed as Machine feeders & offbearers has been growing at a rate of 6.82%, from 27,175 people in 2016 to 29,029 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Machine feeders & offbearers employed by various industries. Retail bakeries employs the largest share of Machine feeders & offbearers at  9.49%, followed by Grocery Stores with 7.68% and Printing & related support activities with 6.18%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Machine feeders & offbearers in the US. The average age of male Machine feeders & offbearers in the workforce is 41.1 and of female Machine feeders & offbearers is 41.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Machine feeders & offbearers is White.

Gender Composition

14.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,955

14.5k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,960

50.1% of Machine feeders & offbearers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Machine feeders & offbearers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Machine feeders & offbearers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

70.1% of Machine feeders & offbearers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.9% of Machine feeders & offbearers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Machine feeders & offbearers.

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Age by Gender

41.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.71

41.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.22

The median age of Machine feeders & offbearers is 41.1, and Male employees are generally 0.136 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Machine feeders & offbearers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Machine feeders & offbearers is Business but a relatively high number of Machine feeders & offbearers hold a major in Physical Sciences.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Machine feeders & offbearers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Machine feeders & offbearers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Monitoring, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Machine feeders & offbearers need more than the average amount of Operation Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Operation and Control.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Machine feeders & offbearers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Machine feeders & offbearers are expected to see a growth of 1.71% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

1.71%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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