Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders

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Total Workforce

24k

Average Age

43.3

Average Salary

$27,618

Average Male Salary

$28,324

Average Female Salary

$26,773

About

Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are most often employed by the Carpet & rug mills industry. The average yearly wage for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders was $27,618 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders by wage are Merchandise displayers and window trimmers, Office machine operators, except computer, and Barbers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, Whitfield County PUMA, GA, and Charlotte City (Northwest) PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Whitfield County PUMA, GA, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, and Charlotte City (Northwest) PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Carpet & rug mills is the industry that employs the most Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, by average wage, is Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills . Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are paid most in Mount Holly City PUMA, NC but are relatively concentrated in Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$27,618

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,144

In 2018, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders earned an average of $27,618, $26,270 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Merchandise displayers and window trimmers make somewhat more than Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders while Barbers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.201

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.201, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Textile machine setters, operators, and 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 machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, by number of employees, are Carpet & rug mills, Fabric mills, except knitting mills, and Textile & fabric finishing & coating mills.

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Highest Paying

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

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Industries by Share

24k

2018 Workforce

± 3,804

This graphic shows the share of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders employed by various industries. Carpet & rug mills employs the largest share of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders at  30.8%, followed by Fabric mills, except knitting mills with 24.4% and Textile & fabric finishing & coating mills with 7.55%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in the US. The average age of male Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in the workforce is 41.6 and of female Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is 45.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is White.

Gender Composition

13.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,809

10.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,566

54.5% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

64.5% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24.5% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Age by Gender

41.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.04

45.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.82

The median age of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is 43.3, and Male employees are generally 3.8 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is false but a relatively high number of Textile machine setters, operators, and 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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