Packers & packagers, hand

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Total Workforce

542k

Average Age

38.9

Average Salary

$22,742

Average Male Salary

$24,512

Average Female Salary

$21,413

About

Packers & packagers, hand are most often employed by the Warehousing & storage industry. The average yearly wage for Packers & packagers, hand was $22,742 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Packers & packagers, hand by wage are Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Home health aides, and Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Packers & packagers, hand are Fontana City (West) PUMA, CA, Fontana City (East) PUMA, CA, and Nashville-Davidson (East) PUMA, TN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Packers & packagers, hand are Fontana City (East) PUMA, CA, Fontana City (West) PUMA, CA, and Allentown City PUMA, PA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Packers & packagers, hand and on wages and locations for those in the field. Warehousing & storage is the industry that employs the most Packers & packagers, hand, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Packers & packagers, hand, by average wage, is Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills . Packers & packagers, hand are paid most in Central Oahu PUMA, HI but are relatively concentrated in Fontana City (East) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$22,742

AVERAGE SALARY

± $742

In 2018, Packers & packagers, hand earned an average of $22,742, $31,146 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Home health aides make somewhat more than Packers & packagers, hand while Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Packers & packagers, hand as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.344

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Packers & packagers, hand had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.344, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Packers & packagers, hand (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 Packers & packagers, hand.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Packers & packagers, hand

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Packers & packagers, hand.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Packers & packagers, hand, by number of employees, are Warehousing & storage, Electronic shopping and mail-order houses, and Employment services.

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Industries by Share

542k

2018 Workforce

± 18,036

8.62%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.43%

The number of people employed as Packers & packagers, hand has been growing at a rate of 8.62%, from 498,636 people in 2017 to 541,636 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Packers & packagers, hand employed by various industries. Warehousing & storage employs the largest share of Packers & packagers, hand at  12.5%, followed by Electronic shopping and mail-order houses with 6.58% and Employment services with 5.87%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Packers & packagers, hand in the US. The average age of male Packers & packagers, hand in the workforce is 36.9 and of female Packers & packagers, hand is 40.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Packers & packagers, hand is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

232k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 11,823

309k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 13,641

57.1% of Packers & packagers, hand are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Packers & packagers, hand.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Packers & packagers, hand

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

27.9% of Packers & packagers, hand are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.1% of Packers & packagers, hand, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Packers & packagers, hand.

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Age by Gender

36.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.762

40.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.613

The median age of Packers & packagers, hand is 38.9, and Male employees are generally 3.52 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Packers & packagers, hand from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Packers & packagers, hand need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Critical Thinking, and Coordination. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Packers & packagers, hand need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Quality Control Analysis, and Programming.

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