Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers

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2019 Workforce
43.9k
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Average Age
35.3
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Average Salary
$50,962
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Average Male Salary
$51,795
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Average Female Salary
$35,618
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Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are most often employed by the Water transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers was $50,962 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers by wage are Postal service clerks, Machinists, and Conveyor operators & tenders, & hoist & winch operators.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Terrebonne Parish PUMA, LA, and Warren, Libertyville (North & East) & Shields Townships PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are Terrebonne Parish PUMA, LA, Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, and Warren, Libertyville (North & East) & Shields Townships PUMA, IL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Water transportation is the industry that employs the most Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, by average wage, is Fishing, hunting & trapping. Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are paid most in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK but are relatively concentrated in Terrebonne Parish PUMA, LA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$50,962
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,732

In 2019, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers earned an average of $50,962, $4,562 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Postal service clerks make somewhat more than Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers while Conveyor operators & tenders, & hoist & winch operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.332
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.332, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (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 Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, by number of employees, are Water transportation, U. S. Navy, and Services incidental to transportation.

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Industries by Share

43.9k
2019 Workforce
± 5,141
37.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 13.2%

The number of people employed as Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers has been growing at a rate of 37.1%, from 31,988 people in 2018 to 43,868 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers employed by various industries. Water transportation employs the largest share of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers at  28.4%, followed by U. S. Navy with 21% and Services incidental to transportation with 16.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers in the US. The average age of male Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers in the workforce is 35.5 and of female Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers is 32.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

41.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,007
2.26k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,167

94.9% of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

72.9% of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.7% of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers.

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Age by Gender

35.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.67
32.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 6.23

The median age of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers is 35.3, and Male employees are generally 3.28 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers is Transportation but a relatively high number of Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers hold a major in Transportation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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