Fishing and hunting workers

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Total Workforce

20.5k

Average Age

40.7

Average Salary

$39,147

Average Male Salary

$40,506

Average Female Salary

$25,815

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 Animal production & aquaculture. 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 Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,147

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,849

In 2018, Fishing and hunting workers earned an average of $39,147, $14,741 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Animal control workers make somewhat more than Fishing and hunting workers while Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants 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

0.397

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Fishing and hunting workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.397, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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, Animal production & aquaculture, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Fishing and hunting workers, by average wage, are Animal production & aquaculture, Amusement & Recreation, and Fishing, hunting & trapping.

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Industries by Share

20.5k

2018 Workforce

± 3,512

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  81.1%, followed by Animal production & aquaculture with 3.66% and Amusement & Recreation with 3.15%.

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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 41.7 and of female Fishing and hunting workers is 30.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fishing and hunting workers is White.

Gender Composition

18.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,346

1.89k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,068

90.7% 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

  2. Asian

  3. Two or More Races

74.7% of Fishing and hunting workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.41% of Fishing and hunting workers, Asian 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

41.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.61

30.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.02

The median age of Fishing and hunting workers is 40.7, and Male employees are generally 11.1 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 Biology.

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

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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