Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers

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2019 Workforce
114k
Average Age
41.8
Average Salary
$47,630
Average Male Salary
$48,464
Average Female Salary
$39,117

About

Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are most often employed by the Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing  industry. The average yearly wage for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers was $47,630 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers by wage are Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, and Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, Elkhart & Goshen Cities PUMA, IN, and Skagit, Island & San Juan Counties PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA, Elkhart & Goshen Cities PUMA, IN, and Skagit, Island & San Juan Counties PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, by average wage, is Architectural, engineering & related services. Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are paid most in Kosciusko & Marshall Counties PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in Waterloo & Cedar Falls Cities PUMA, IA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,630
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,580

In 2019, Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers earned an average of $47,630, $7,894 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators make somewhat more than Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers while Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.23
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.23, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers (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 Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, by number of employees, are Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing , Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified, and Aircraft & parts manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, by average wage, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Aircraft & parts manufacturing, and Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing .

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Industries by Share

114k
2019 Workforce
± 8,283
1.38%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.2%

The number of people employed as Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers has been growing at a rate of 1.38%, from 112,361 people in 2018 to 113,908 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers employed by various industries. Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing employs the largest share of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers at  20.2%, followed by Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified with 7.32% and Aircraft & parts manufacturing with 7.3%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers in the US. The average age of male Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers in the workforce is 41.7 and of female Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is 43.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

104k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,905
10.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,475

91.1% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

70.6% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.5% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Age by Gender

41.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.01
43.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.97

The median age of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 1.56 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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