Packers & packagers, hand

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Total Workforce

499k

Average Age

38.8

Estimated Job Growth

1.83%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$22,142

Average Male Salary

$22,919

Average Female Salary

$21,539

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 Beverage manufacturing. Packers & packagers, hand are paid most in Central Oahu PUMA, HI but are relatively concentrated in Fontana City (East) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$22,142

AVERAGE SALARY

± $802

In 2017, Packers & packagers, hand earned an average of $22,142, $29,923 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Motor vehicle operators, all other make somewhat more than Packers & packagers, hand while Embalmers & funeral attendants 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

0.358

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Packers & packagers, hand had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.358, 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, Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers, and Employment services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Packers & packagers, hand, by average wage, are Beverage manufacturing, Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing , and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

499k

2017 Workforce

± 17,307

4.62%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.75%

The number of people employed as Packers & packagers, hand has been growing at a rate of 4.62%, from 476,604 people in 2016 to 498,636 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Packers & packagers, hand employed by various industries. Warehousing & storage employs the largest share of Packers & packagers, hand at  13.4%, followed by Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers with 5.54% and Employment services with 5.44%.

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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 35.9 and of female Packers & packagers, hand is 41.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Packers & packagers, hand is White.

Gender Composition

218k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 11,453

281k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 12,995

56.3% 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

  2. Black

  3. Other

54.9% of Packers & packagers, hand are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.6% of Packers & packagers, hand, Black 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

35.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.743

41.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.636

The median age of Packers & packagers, hand is 38.8, and Male employees are generally 5.11 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 History.

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 Operation Monitoring.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Packers & packagers, hand from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Packers & packagers, hand are expected to see a growth of 1.83% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

1.83%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

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

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