Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers

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2019 Workforce
18.8k
Average Age
44.1
Average Salary
$40,495
Average Male Salary
$42,709
Average Female Salary
$37,159

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 $40,495 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers by wage are Other teachers and instructors, Directors, religious activities & education, and Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA and DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL 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 Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing. Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are paid most in Whitfield County PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$40,495
AVERAGE SALARY
± $8,966

In 2019, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers earned an average of $40,495, $15,029 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Other teachers and instructors make somewhat more than Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers while Directors, religious activities & education 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

0.292
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.292, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 Furniture & home furnishings stores.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, by average wage, are Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing, Furniture & home furnishings stores, and Religious organizations.

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Industries by Share

18.8k
2019 Workforce
± 3,365
−14.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 28.4%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers has been declining at a rate of −14.1%, from 21,874 people in 2018 to 18,793 people in 2019.

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  20.9%, followed by Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing with 18.7% and Furniture & home furnishings stores with 11.7%.

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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 39.6 and of female Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 50.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

11.3k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,609
7.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,126

60.1% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

52.6% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.2% of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Black (Non-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

39.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.43
50.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.52

The median age of Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers is 44.1, and Male employees are generally 11.2 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.
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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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