Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders

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Total Workforce

6.79k

Average Age

44.8

Estimated Job Growth

-19.4%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$27,213

Average Male Salary

$33,420

Average Female Salary

$23,536

About

Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are most often employed by the Fabric mills, except knitting mills industry. The average yearly wage for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders was $27,213 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders by wage are Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, and Food batchmakers.

Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders 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 Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Fabric mills, except knitting mills is the industry that employs the most Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, is Fabric mills, except knitting mills. Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are paid most in Burlington City PUMA, NC but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$27,213

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,308

In 2017, Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders earned an average of $27,213, $24,852 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Food batchmakers make somewhat more than Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders while Taxi drivers & chauffeurs make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.231

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.231, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders (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 Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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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 Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, by number of employees, are Fabric mills, except knitting mills and Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, are Fabric mills, except knitting mills and Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills .

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Industries by Share

6.79k

2017 Workforce

± 2,022

-19.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 49.9%

The number of people employed as Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders has been declining at a rate of -19.8%, from 8,463 people in 2016 to 6,785 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders employed by various industries. Fabric mills, except knitting mills employs the largest share of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders at  45.3%, followed by Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills  with 26.4% and false with 0%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders in the US. The average age of male Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders in the workforce is 47.3 and of female Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders is 43.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders is White.

Gender Composition

2.52k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,233

4.26k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,603

62.8% of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders

  1. White

  2. Black

73.8% of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 26.2% of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Age by Gender

47.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 8.02

43.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.8

The median age of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders is 44.8, and Male employees are generally 4 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders is false but a relatively high number of Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders 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 Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Monitoring, and Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Operation and Control, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders are expected to see a growth of -19.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-19.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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