Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials

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Total Workforce

35k

Average Age

45.9

Estimated Job Growth

-6.67%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$23,111

Average Male Salary

$31,337

Average Female Salary

$18,302

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 $23,111 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials by wage are Recreation & fitness workers, Receptionists & information clerks, and Graders & sorters, agricultural products.

Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials 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 Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are .

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 false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$23,111

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,092

In 2017, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials earned an average of $23,111, $28,953 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Receptionists & information clerks make somewhat more than Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials while Recreation & fitness 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

0.318

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.318, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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

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, Cut & sew apparel manufacturing, and Printing & related support activities.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, by average wage, are Printing & related support activities, Newspaper publishers, and Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. .

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Industries by Share

35k

2017 Workforce

± 4,590

-8.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 19.9%

The number of people employed as Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials has been declining at a rate of -8.8%, from 38,336 people in 2016 to 34,964 people in 2017.

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  65%, followed by Cut & sew apparel manufacturing with 5.62% and Printing & related support activities with 3.62%.

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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 43.8 and of female Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 47.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is White.

Gender Composition

12.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,788

22.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,647

63.1% 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

  2. Other

  3. Black

54.7% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, Other 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

43.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3

47.1

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2

The median age of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 45.9, and Male employees are generally 3.36 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.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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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 7.4%, 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

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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