Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers

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Total Workforce

53.8k

Average Age

37.8

Average Salary

$53,866

Average Male Salary

$53,755

Average Female Salary

$56,870

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 $53,866 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers by wage are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, and Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, West Central Texas COG (Outside Taylor County) PUMA, TX, and Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, West Central Texas COG (Outside Taylor County) PUMA, TX, and Concho Valley COG & Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (East) PUMA, TX.

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 Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$53,866

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,670

In 2017, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers earned an average of $53,866, $1,801 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers while Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other 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

0.308

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.308, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers

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, Oil & gas extraction, 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, Support activities for mining, and Coal mining.

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Industries by Share

53.8k

2017 Workforce

± 5,692

2.86%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 14.7%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers has been growing at a rate of 2.86%, from 52,278 people in 2016 to 53,771 people in 2017.

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  68%, followed by Oil & gas extraction with 9.3% and Coal mining with 8.13%.

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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 37.8 and of female Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is White.

Gender Composition

51.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,590

1.92k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,075

96.4% 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

  2. Other

  3. Black

87.4% of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.89% of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Other 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

37.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.43

40.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.6

The median age of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers is 37.8, and Male employees are generally 2.59 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 false but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers hold a major in false.

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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  3. false

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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 Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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