Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers

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Total Workforce
21.9k
Average Age
41.4
Average Salary
$37,966
Average Male Salary
$39,572
Average Female Salary
$35,973

About

Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are most often employed by the Fabric mills, except knitting mills industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers was $37,966 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers by wage are Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Miscellaneous law enforcement workers, and Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA and Whitfield County PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are Whitfield County PUMA, GA and Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Fabric mills, except knitting mills is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, by average wage, is Fiber, yarn, & thread mills. Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are paid most in Whitfield County PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$37,966
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,781

In 2018, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers earned an average of $37,966, $15,922 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors make somewhat more than Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers while Miscellaneous law enforcement workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.313
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.313, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers (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 textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, by number of employees, are Fabric mills, except knitting mills, Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing, and Carpet & rug mills.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, by average wage, are Cut & sew apparel manufacturing, Fiber, yarn, & thread mills, Glass & glass product manufacturing, Carpet & rug mills, Clothing stores, and Fabric mills, except knitting mills.

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Industries by Share

21.9k
2018 Workforce
± 3,631
16.8%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 20.9%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers has been growing at a rate of 16.8%, from 18,732 people in 2017 to 21,874 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers employed by various industries. Fabric mills, except knitting mills employs the largest share of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers at  16.5%, followed by Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing with 15.9% and Carpet & rug mills with 14.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers in the workforce is 41.1 and of female Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 41.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

12.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,702
9.76k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,425

55.4% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

43.8% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers.

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Age by Gender

41.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.12
41.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.66

The median age of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 41.4, and Male employees are generally 0.643 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring and Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Operation and Control.

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