Fishing and hunting workers

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2019 Workforce
24.4k
Average Age
44.1
Average Salary
$49,864
Average Male Salary
$51,823
Average Female Salary
$20,014

About

Fishing and hunting workers are most often employed by the Fishing, hunting & trapping industry. The average yearly wage for Fishing and hunting workers was $49,864 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Fishing and hunting workers by wage are Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Riggers, and Elementary & middle school teachers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Fishing and hunting workers are Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME, Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, and Clallam & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Fishing and hunting workers are Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME, Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, and Clallam & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Fishing and hunting workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Fishing, hunting & trapping is the industry that employs the most Fishing and hunting workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Fishing and hunting workers, by average wage, is Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers. Fishing and hunting workers are paid most in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK but are relatively concentrated in Hancock, Knox, Waldo & Lincoln Counties PUMA, ME.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$49,864
AVERAGE SALARY
± $9,024

In 2019, Fishing and hunting workers earned an average of $49,864, $5,660 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Riggers make somewhat more than Fishing and hunting workers while Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Fishing and hunting workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.469
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Fishing and hunting workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.469, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Fishing and hunting workers (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 Fishing and hunting workers.

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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 Fishing and hunting workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Fishing and hunting workers, by number of employees, are Fishing, hunting & trapping, Water transportation, and Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

24.4k
2019 Workforce
± 3,835
19.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.5%

The number of people employed as Fishing and hunting workers has been growing at a rate of 19.2%, from 20,469 people in 2018 to 24,401 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Fishing and hunting workers employed by various industries. Fishing, hunting & trapping employs the largest share of Fishing and hunting workers at  72.9%, followed by Water transportation with 4.5% and Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers with 4.02%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Fishing and hunting workers in the US. The average age of male Fishing and hunting workers in the workforce is 44.4 and of female Fishing and hunting workers is 39.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fishing and hunting workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

22.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,715
1.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 952

93.8% of Fishing and hunting workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Fishing and hunting workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Fishing and hunting workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

77.5% of Fishing and hunting workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.02% of Fishing and hunting workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Fishing and hunting workers.

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Age by Gender

44.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.41
39.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 10.1

The median age of Fishing and hunting workers is 44.1, and Male employees are generally 5.07 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Fishing and hunting workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Fishing and hunting workers is Business but a relatively high number of Fishing and hunting workers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

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