Helpers, construction trades

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
42.8k
Average Age
33.4
Average Salary
$27,819
Average Male Salary
$28,186
Average Female Salary
$21,269

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Helpers, construction trades are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Helpers, construction trades was $27,819 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Helpers, construction trades by wage are Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Bus drivers, school, and Veterinary assistants & laboratory animal caretakers.

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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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. Helpers, construction trades are paid most in Castle Hill, Clason Point & Parkchester PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

Yearly Wage

$27,819
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,439

In 2020, Helpers, construction trades earned an average of $27,819, $28,135 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service make somewhat more than Helpers, construction trades while Bus drivers, school 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

0.393
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Helpers, construction trades had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.393, 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

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 by Share

42.8k
2020 Workforce
± 5,079
5.01%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 16.2%

The number of people employed as Helpers, construction trades has been growing at a rate of 5.01%, from 40,759 people in 2019 to 42,801 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Helpers, construction trades employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Helpers, construction trades at  82.7%, followed by Electric power generation, transmission & distribution with 2.73% and Support activities for mining with 0.871%.

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Demographic information on Helpers, construction trades in the US. The average age of male Helpers, construction trades in the workforce is 33.3 and of female Helpers, construction trades is 36.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Helpers, construction trades is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

40.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,942
2.27k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,170

94.7% of Helpers, construction trades are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

46.8% of Helpers, construction trades are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 20.6% 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 Sex

33.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.64
36.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 7.06

The median age of Helpers, construction trades is 33.4, and Male employees are generally 3.36 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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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 Visual & Performing Arts.

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