Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers

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Total Workforce

18.7k

Average Age

44.2

Estimated Job Growth

-3.94%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$33,721

Average Male Salary

$33,525

Average Female Salary

$33,952

About

Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are most often employed by the Cut & sew apparel manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers was $33,721 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers by wage are Other teachers & instructors, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, and Miscellaneous law enforcement workers.

Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are part of the Production Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, & systems assemblers, Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, Bakers, Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, Food & tobacco roasting, baking, & drying machine operators & tenders, Food batchmakers, Food cooking machine operators & tenders, Food processing workers, all other, Computer control programmers & operators, Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Forging machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Rolling machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machinists, Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters, Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic, Tool & die makers, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Prepress technicians & workers, Printing press operators, Print binding & finishing workers, Laundry & drycleaning workers, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, Sewing machine operators, Shoe & leather workers, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile bleaching & dyeing, & cutting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Upholsterers, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters, Furniture finishers, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, Miscellaneous woodworkers, including model makers & patternmakers, Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers, Stationary engineers & boiler operators, Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, Miscellaneous plant & system operators, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers, Cutting workers, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers, Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers, Medical, dental, & ophthalmic laboratory technicians, Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Painting workers, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Adhesive bonding machine operators & tenders, Etchers & engravers, Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic, Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders, Tire builders, Helpersproduction workers, and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors

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. Cut & sew apparel manufacturing 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 Cut & sew apparel manufacturing. 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

$33,721

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,498

In 2017, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers earned an average of $33,721, $18,344 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Other teachers & instructors make somewhat more than Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers while Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders 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

0.361

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.361, 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 Cut & sew apparel manufacturing, Textile product mills, except carpets & rugs , 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, Clothing stores, and Fabric mills, except knitting mills.

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Industries by Share

18.7k

2017 Workforce

± 3,360

8.6%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 23.9%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers has been growing at a rate of 8.6%, from 17,248 people in 2016 to 18,732 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers employed by various industries. Cut & sew apparel manufacturing employs the largest share of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers at  17.6%, followed by Textile product mills, except carpets & rugs  with 14.4% and Carpet & rug mills with 10.3%.

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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 43.8 and of female Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 44.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is White.

Gender Composition

10.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,471

8.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,277

54.1% 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

  2. Black

  3. Asian

62.8% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.2% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Black 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

43.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.51

44.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.58

The median age of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 44.2, and Male employees are generally 0.819 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 degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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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 Critical Thinking and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers need more than the average amount of Operations Analysis, Technology Design, and Quality Control Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are expected to see a growth of -3.94% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-3.94%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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