Etchers & engravers

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2019 Workforce
8.1k
Average Age
42.3
Estimated Job Growth
−4.65%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$32,166
Average Male Salary
$36,232
Average Female Salary
$25,439

About

Etchers & engravers are most often employed by the Miscellaneous retail stores industry. The average yearly wage for Etchers & engravers was $32,166 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Etchers & engravers by wage are Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, Word processors & typists, and Retail salespersons.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Etchers & engravers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Etchers & engravers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Etchers & engravers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Miscellaneous retail stores is the industry that employs the most Etchers & engravers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Etchers & engravers, by average wage, is Printing & related support activities. Etchers & engravers are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$32,166
AVERAGE SALARY
± $6,567

In 2019, Etchers & engravers earned an average of $32,166, $23,358 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Word processors & typists make somewhat more than Etchers & engravers while Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Etchers & engravers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.328
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Etchers & engravers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.328, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Etchers & engravers (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 Etchers & engravers.

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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 Etchers & engravers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Etchers & engravers, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous retail stores, Printing & related support activities, and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Etchers & engravers, by average wage, are Printing & related support activities, Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. , and Miscellaneous retail stores.

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Industries by Share

8.1k
2019 Workforce
± 2,209
16.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 34.5%

The number of people employed as Etchers & engravers has been growing at a rate of 16.2%, from 6,969 people in 2018 to 8,098 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Etchers & engravers employed by various industries. Miscellaneous retail stores employs the largest share of Etchers & engravers at  12.3%, followed by Printing & related support activities with 11.3% and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c.  with 9.55%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Etchers & engravers in the US. The average age of male Etchers & engravers in the workforce is 43.3 and of female Etchers & engravers is 40.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Etchers & engravers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

5.05k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 1,744
3.05k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,356

62.3% of Etchers & engravers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Etchers & engravers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

74.6% of Etchers & engravers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.4% of Etchers & engravers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Age by Gender

43.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 6.3
40.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 6.33

The median age of Etchers & engravers is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 2.47 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

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
  1. false
  2. false
MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Etchers & engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Etchers & engravers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Operation Monitoring, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Etchers & engravers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Operation and Control.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Etchers and Engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Etchers and Engravers are expected to see a growth of −4.65% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Etchers and Engravers.
−4.65%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Etchers and Engravers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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