Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials

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2019 Workforce
32.1k
Average Age
47.3
Estimated Job Growth
-6.67%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$24,906
Average Male Salary
$33,241
Average Female Salary
$19,431

About

Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are most often employed by the Drycleaning & laundry services industry. The average yearly wage for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials was $24,906 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials by wage are Floral designers, Food cooking machine operators & tenders, and Helpersproduction workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials and on wages and locations for those in the field. Drycleaning & laundry services is the industry that employs the most Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, by average wage, is Printing & related support activities. Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are paid most in New Carrollton & Hyattsville (Southeast) Cities PUMA, MD but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$24,906
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,989

In 2019, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials earned an average of $24,906, $30,618 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Floral designers make somewhat more than Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials while Helpersproduction workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.327
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.327, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials (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 Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, by number of employees, are Drycleaning & laundry services, Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products , and Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

32.1k
2019 Workforce
± 4,401
-1.12%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.5%

The number of people employed as Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials has been declining at a rate of -1.12%, from 32,502 people in 2018 to 32,139 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials employed by various industries. Drycleaning & laundry services employs the largest share of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials at  57.7%, followed by Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products  with 5.22% and Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing with 4.33%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials in the US. The average age of male Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials in the workforce is 46.7 and of female Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 47.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

12.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,771
19.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,419

60.4% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

33.9% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.6% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Age by Gender

46.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.73
47.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.31

The median age of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 47.3, and Male employees are generally 0.998 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is false but a relatively high number of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials 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.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control, Critical Thinking, and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are expected to see a growth of -6.67% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-6.67%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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