Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators

Detailed Occupation

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2017 Workforce
1.02M
Average Age
40.6
Average Salary
$32,014
Average Male Salary
$34,401
Average Female Salary
$27,975

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Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators was $32,014 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators by wage are Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Etchers & engravers, and Other teachers & instructors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are Elkhart & Goshen Cities PUMA, IN, Noble, DeKalb, LaGrange & Steuben Counties PUMA, IN, and Kokomo City PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are Noble, DeKalb, LaGrange & Steuben Counties PUMA, IN, Detroit City (North Central) PUMA, MI, and Kokomo City PUMA, IN.

briefcaseEmployment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, by average wage, is Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries. Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are paid most in Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV but are relatively concentrated in Noble, DeKalb, LaGrange & Steuben Counties PUMA, IN.

Yearly Wage

$32,014
AVERAGE SALARY
± $563

In 2017, Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators earned an average of $32,014, $23,940 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Other teachers & instructors make somewhat more than Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators while Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.34
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.34, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (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 Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, by average wage, are Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries, Wired telecommunications carriers (Legacy), and Natural gas distribution.

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Industries by Share

1.02M
2017 Workforce
± 24,695
2.18%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 3.37%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators has been growing at a rate of 2.18%, from 997,181 people in 2016 to 1,018,956 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators employed by various industries. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs the largest share of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators at  26.6%, followed by Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified with 6.6% and Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing with 5.03%.

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geosearchDiversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators in the workforce is 39.4 and of female Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

641k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 19,605
378k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 15,083

62.9% of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

53.4% of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.3% of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators.

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Age by Sex

39.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.422
42.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.532

The median age of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators is 40.6, and Male employees are generally 3.35 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators hold a major in Mechanical Technologies.

Majors

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predictive-analysisSkills

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

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