Graders & sorters, agricultural products

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2019 Workforce
53.1k
Average Age
44.4
Estimated Job Growth
-0.932%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$22,128
Average Male Salary
$25,882
Average Female Salary
$20,171

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Graders & sorters, agricultural products are most often employed by the Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers industry. The average yearly wage for Graders & sorters, agricultural products was $22,128 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Graders & sorters, agricultural products by wage are Teaching assistants, Home health aides, and Medical transcriptionists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA, Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, and Salinas City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA, Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, and Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Graders & sorters, agricultural products and on wages and locations for those in the field. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers is the industry that employs the most Graders & sorters, agricultural products, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Graders & sorters, agricultural products, by average wage, is Architectural, engineering & related services. Graders & sorters, agricultural products are paid most in Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA but are relatively concentrated in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$22,128
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,490

In 2019, Graders & sorters, agricultural products earned an average of $22,128, $33,396 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Teaching assistants make somewhat more than Graders & sorters, agricultural products while Home health aides make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Graders & sorters, agricultural products as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.294
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Graders & sorters, agricultural products had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.294, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Graders & sorters, agricultural products (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Graders & sorters, agricultural products

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Graders & sorters, agricultural products, by number of employees, are Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers, Farming, and Support activities for agriculture & forestry.

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Industries by Share

53.1k
2019 Workforce
± 5,656
-2.7%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15.4%

The number of people employed as Graders & sorters, agricultural products has been declining at a rate of -2.7%, from 54,571 people in 2018 to 53,098 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Graders & sorters, agricultural products employed by various industries. Grocery & related product merchant wholesalers employs the largest share of Graders & sorters, agricultural products at  39.4%, followed by Farming with 24.9% and Support activities for agriculture & forestry with 10.8%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Graders & sorters, agricultural products in the US. The average age of male Graders & sorters, agricultural products in the workforce is 43 and of female Graders & sorters, agricultural products is 45.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Graders & sorters, agricultural products is White (Hispanic).

Gender Composition

18.2k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,312
34.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,586

65.7% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Graders & sorters, agricultural products
  1. White (Hispanic)
  2. Other (Hispanic)
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)

43.9% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products are White (Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.1% of Graders & sorters, agricultural products, Other (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

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Age by Gender

43
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.72
45.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.63

The median age of Graders & sorters, agricultural products is 44.4, and Male employees are generally 2.19 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Graders & sorters, agricultural products is Agriculture but a relatively high number of Graders & sorters, agricultural products hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graders & sorters, agricultural products need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Graders & sorters, agricultural products need more than the average amount of Coordination, Monitoring, and Speaking.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Graders & sorters, agricultural products from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Graders & sorters, agricultural products are expected to see a growth of -0.932% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-0.932%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Graders & sorters, agricultural products. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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