Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

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2019 Workforce
23.6k
Average Age
42.2
Estimated Job Growth
−3.18%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$40,550
Average Male Salary
$42,316
Average Female Salary
$34,213

About

Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are most often employed by the Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing  industry. The average yearly wage for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders was $40,550 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders by wage are Other teachers and instructors, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, and Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, is Animal food, grain & oilseed milling. Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are paid most in Whitfield County PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$40,550
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,625

In 2019, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders earned an average of $40,550, $14,974 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers make somewhat more than Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders while Other teachers and instructors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.239
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.239, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders (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 Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by number of employees, are Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing , Plastics product manufacturing, and Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, are Animal food, grain & oilseed milling, Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing , and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

23.6k
2019 Workforce
± 3,769
−21.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 27.2%

The number of people employed as Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders has been declining at a rate of −21.6%, from 30,064 people in 2018 to 23,571 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders employed by various industries. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing employs the largest share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders at  11.9%, followed by Plastics product manufacturing with 7.39% and Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing  with 5.29%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the US. The average age of male Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the workforce is 42.5 and of female Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 41.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

18.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,333
5.14k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,759

78.2% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

70.6% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.3% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Age by Gender

42.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.6
41.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.31

The median age of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 1.15 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is Business but a relatively high number of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders are expected to see a growth of −3.18% 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 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.
−3.18%
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 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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