Food cooking machine operators & tenders

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2019 Workforce
11.4k
Average Age
38.7
Estimated Job Growth
2.42%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$25,141
Average Male Salary
$28,797
Average Female Salary
$19,040

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Food cooking machine operators & tenders are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Food cooking machine operators & tenders was $25,141 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Food cooking machine operators & tenders by wage are Receptionists & information clerks, Floral designers, and Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Food cooking machine operators & tenders are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Food cooking machine operators & tenders are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Food cooking machine operators & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Restaurants & Food Services is the industry that employs the most Food cooking machine operators & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Food cooking machine operators & tenders, by average wage, is Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing. Food cooking machine operators & tenders are paid most in Muskingum & Perry Counties PUMA, OH but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,141
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,859

In 2019, Food cooking machine operators & tenders earned an average of $25,141, $30,383 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Receptionists & information clerks make somewhat more than Food cooking machine operators & tenders while Floral designers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Food cooking machine operators & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.336
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Food cooking machine operators & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.336, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Food cooking machine 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 Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Food cooking machine operators & tenders

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Food cooking machine operators & tenders, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services, Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing, and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

11.4k
2019 Workforce
± 2,621
10.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 30.3%

The number of people employed as Food cooking machine operators & tenders has been growing at a rate of 10.1%, from 10,347 people in 2018 to 11,394 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Food cooking machine operators & tenders employed by various industries. Restaurants & Food Services employs the largest share of Food cooking machine operators & tenders at  30.8%, followed by Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing with 14.8% and Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c.  with 12.2%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Food cooking machine operators & tenders in the US. The average age of male Food cooking machine operators & tenders in the workforce is 38.6 and of female Food cooking machine operators & tenders is 38.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Food cooking machine operators & tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

7.13k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,072
4.27k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,604

62.5% of Food cooking machine operators & tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Food cooking machine operators & tenders
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

60% of Food cooking machine operators & tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 28.6% of Food cooking machine 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 Food cooking machine operators & tenders.

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Age by Gender

38.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 4.02
38.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 5.58

The median age of Food cooking machine operators & tenders is 38.7, and Male employees are generally 0.15 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Food cooking machine operators & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Food cooking machine operators & tenders is false but a relatively high number of Food cooking machine operators & tenders hold a major in false.

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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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Food cooking machine operators & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Food cooking machine operators & tenders need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Food cooking machine operators & tenders need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Quality Control Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Food cooking machine operators & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Food cooking machine operators & tenders are expected to see a growth of 2.42% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

2.42%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Food cooking machine operators & tenders. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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