Helpers, construction trades

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2019 Workforce
43.1k
Average Age
33.5
Average Salary
$27,620
Average Male Salary
$27,914
Average Female Salary
$22,030

About

Helpers, construction trades are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Helpers, construction trades was $27,620 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Helpers, construction trades by wage are Other personal appearance workers, Skincare specialists, and Hairdressers, hairstylists, & cosmetologists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Helpers, construction trades are Porter County PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Helpers, construction trades are Porter County PUMA, IN.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Helpers, construction trades and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Helpers, construction trades, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Helpers, construction trades, by average wage, is Support activities for mining. Helpers, construction trades are paid most in Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development District 1 (North) PUMA, LA but are relatively concentrated in Porter County PUMA, IN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$27,620
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,327

In 2019, Helpers, construction trades earned an average of $27,620, $27,904 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Other personal appearance workers make somewhat more than Helpers, construction trades while Skincare specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Helpers, construction trades as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.349
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Helpers, construction trades had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.349, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Helpers, construction trades (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 Helpers, construction trades.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Helpers, construction trades

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Helpers, construction trades.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Helpers, construction trades, by number of employees, are Construction, Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Support activities for mining, and Furniture & related product manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Helpers, construction trades, by average wage, are Support activities for mining, Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

43.1k
2019 Workforce
± 5,097
21%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14.5%

The number of people employed as Helpers, construction trades has been growing at a rate of 21%, from 35,616 people in 2018 to 43,107 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Helpers, construction trades employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Helpers, construction trades at  84.3%, followed by Electric power generation, transmission & distribution with 2.68% and Support activities for mining with 1.88%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Helpers, construction trades in the US. The average age of male Helpers, construction trades in the workforce is 33.2 and of female Helpers, construction trades is 38.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Helpers, construction trades is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

41k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,968
2.15k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,139

95% of Helpers, construction trades are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Helpers, construction trades.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Helpers, construction trades
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

48.7% of Helpers, construction trades are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.9% of Helpers, construction trades, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Helpers, construction trades.

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Age by Gender

33.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.59
38.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 8.05

The median age of Helpers, construction trades is 33.5, and Male employees are generally 5.25 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Helpers, construction trades from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Helpers, construction trades is Business but a relatively high number of Helpers, construction trades hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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