Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
2.3M
Average Age
37.3
Estimated Job Growth
4.21%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$28,797
Average Male Salary
$30,154
Average Female Salary
$23,693

About

Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are most often employed by the Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores industry. The average yearly wage for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand was $28,797 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand by wage are Skincare specialists, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Johnson County PUMA, TX, Paterson City PUMA, NJ, and LA City (South/San Pedro) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Johnson County PUMA, TX, Paterson City PUMA, NJ, and Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand and on wages and locations for those in the field. Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores is the industry that employs the most Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, by average wage, is Electric & gas, and other combinations. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are paid most in Ramsey, Oakland & Franklin Lakes Boroughs PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Johnson County PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,797
AVERAGE SALARY
± $447

In 2020, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand earned an average of $28,797, $27,157 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers make somewhat more than Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand while Skincare specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.415
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.415, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (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 Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, by average wage, are Electric & gas, and other combinations, Metal ore mining, and Motion pictures & video industries.

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Industries by Share

2.3M
2020 Workforce
± 36,981
0.632%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 2.26%

The number of people employed as Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand has been growing at a rate of 0.632%, from 2,290,279 people in 2019 to 2,304,747 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand employed by various industries. Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores employs the largest share of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand at  11.7%, followed by Warehousing & storage with 7.55% and Couriers & messengers with 7.05%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand in the US. The average age of male Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand in the workforce is 36.8 and of female Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is 39.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

1.82M
MALE WORKFORCE
± 32,922
484k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 17,056

79% of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

52.4% of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18% of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand.

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Age by Sex

36.8
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.267
39.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.527

The median age of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is 37.3, and Male employees are generally 2.29 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is Business but a relatively high number of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand hold a major in Personal & Culinary Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Operation and Control.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand are expected to see a growth of 4.21% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand.
4.21%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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