Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand

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2019 Workforce
2.38M
Average Age
37.3
Estimated Job Growth
7.6%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$28,627
Average Male Salary
$30,194
Average Female Salary
$23,150

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 $28,627 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand by wage are Machine feeders & offbearers, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, and Food batchmakers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Johnson County PUMA, TX, Eau Claire & Chippewa (South) Counties PUMA, WI, and Ontario City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Johnson County PUMA, TX, Memphis City (Southwest) PUMA, TN, and Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX.

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 Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories . Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are paid most in Dover Town & Kinnelon Borough PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Johnson County PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$28,627
AVERAGE SALARY
± $414

In 2019, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand earned an average of $28,627, $26,897 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Machine feeders & offbearers make somewhat more than Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand while Food batchmakers 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

0.416
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.416, 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

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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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, by number of employees, are Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores, Warehousing & storage, and Couriers & messengers.

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Industries by Share

2.38M
2019 Workforce
± 37,569
-0.342%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 2.24%

The number of people employed as Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand has been declining at a rate of -0.342%, from 2,387,039 people in 2018 to 2,378,881 people in 2019.

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  11.6%, followed by Warehousing & storage with 8.43% and Couriers & messengers with 6.28%.

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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 38.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

1.85M
MALE WORKFORCE
± 33,187
529k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 17,828

77.8% of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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)

51.6% of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.2% 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 Gender

36.8
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.267
38.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.51

The median age of Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand is 37.3, and Male employees are generally 2.14 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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are expected to see a growth of 7.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

7.6%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. This profession is expected to grow faster than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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