Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers

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2019 Workforce
70.9k
Average Age
37.6
Average Salary
$59,793
Average Male Salary
$60,065
Average Female Salary
$50,768

About

Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are most often employed by the Support activities for mining industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers was $59,793 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers by wage are Tool & die makers, Lodging managers, and Entertainment and recreation managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY, Far Southeast New Mexico PUMA, NM, and Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY, South Texas Development Council (South) & Coastal Bend COG (West) PUMA, TX, and Far Southeast New Mexico PUMA, NM.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Support activities for mining is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are paid most in Sheridan, Park, Teton, Lincoln & Big Horn Counties PUMA, WY but are relatively concentrated in Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$59,793
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,703

In 2019, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers earned an average of $59,793, $4,269 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Lodging managers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers while Tool & die makers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.352
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.352, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (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

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, by number of employees, are Support activities for mining, Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying, and Coal mining.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Construction, and Coal mining.

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Industries by Share

70.9k
2019 Workforce
± 6,534
−14.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14.7%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers has been declining at a rate of −14.9%, from 83,247 people in 2018 to 70,856 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers employed by various industries. Support activities for mining employs the largest share of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers at  63.5%, followed by Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying with 12.5% and Coal mining with 8.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers in the workforce is 37.4 and of female Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

68.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,438
2.07k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,118

97.1% of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

59.2% of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 22.1% of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

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Age by Gender

37.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.18
44.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 7.15

The median age of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is 37.6, and Male employees are generally 6.8 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring and Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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