Insulation workers

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Total Workforce

40.2k

Average Age

38.7

Average Salary

$42,606

Average Male Salary

$43,083

Average Female Salary

$35,355

About

Insulation workers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Insulation workers was $42,606 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Insulation workers by wage are Transportation security screeners, Medical records specialists, and Meter readers, utilities.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Insulation workers are Port Arthur City PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Insulation workers are Port Arthur City PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Insulation workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Insulation workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Insulation workers, by average wage, is Ship & boat building. Insulation workers are paid most in Mankato City PUMA, MN but are relatively concentrated in Port Arthur City PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$42,606

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,830

In 2018, Insulation workers earned an average of $42,606, $11,283 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Transportation security screeners make somewhat more than Insulation workers while Medical records specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Insulation workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2018, Insulation workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.28, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Insulation workers (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 Insulation workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Insulation workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Insulation workers, by number of employees, are Construction and Ship & boat building.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Insulation workers, by average wage, are Petroleum refining, Ship & boat building, Ship & boat building, Construction, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

40.2k

2018 Workforce

± 4,919

-4.25%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 17.9%

The number of people employed as Insulation workers has been declining at a rate of -4.25%, from 41,935 people in 2017 to 40,153 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Insulation workers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Insulation workers at  92%, followed by Ship & boat building with 1.5% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Insulation workers in the US. The average age of male Insulation workers in the workforce is 38.7 and of female Insulation workers is 39.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Insulation workers is White.

Gender Composition

37.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,765

2.48k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,223

93.8% of Insulation workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Insulation workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Insulation workers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

74.9% of Insulation workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.6% of Insulation workers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Insulation workers.

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Age by Gender

38.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.59

39.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.98

The median age of Insulation workers is 38.7, and Male employees are generally 1.11 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Insulation workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Insulation workers is Business but a relatively high number of Insulation workers 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.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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