Other construction and related workers

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2019 Workforce
41.8k
Average Age
40.3
Average Salary
$39,412
Average Male Salary
$39,910
Average Female Salary
$27,984

About

Other construction and related workers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Other construction and related workers was $39,412 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other construction and related workers by wage are Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers, Opticians, dispensing, and Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other construction and related workers are Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI and Fountain City PUMA, CO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other construction and related workers are Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI and Fountain City PUMA, CO.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other construction and related workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Other construction and related workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other construction and related workers, by average wage, is Sewage treatment facilities. Other construction and related workers are paid most in Fountain City PUMA, CO but are relatively concentrated in Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,412
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,162

In 2019, Other construction and related workers earned an average of $39,412, $16,112 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers make somewhat more than Other construction and related workers while Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other construction and related workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.309
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Other construction and related workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.309, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Other construction and related workers (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 Other construction and related workers.

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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 Other construction and related workers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Other construction and related workers, by average wage, are Sewage treatment facilities, Furniture & home furnishings stores, and Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems.

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Industries by Share

41.8k
2019 Workforce
± 5,020
−9.82%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 18.4%

The number of people employed as Other construction and related workers has been declining at a rate of −9.82%, from 46,372 people in 2018 to 41,818 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Other construction and related workers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Other construction and related workers at  57.5%, followed by Waste management & remediation services with 11.7% and U. S. Army with 5.76%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other construction and related workers in the US. The average age of male Other construction and related workers in the workforce is 40 and of female Other construction and related workers is 48.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other construction and related workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

40.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,914
1.75k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,026

95.8% of Other construction and related workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Other construction and related workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other construction and related workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

49.1% of Other construction and related workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.4% of Other construction and related workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other construction and related workers.

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Age by Gender

40
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.75
48.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 12.2

The median age of Other construction and related workers is 40.3, and Male employees are generally 8.6 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other construction and related workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other construction and related workers is Business but a relatively high number of Other construction and related workers hold a major in Social Sciences.

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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