Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
81.1k
Average Age
42.3
Estimated Job Growth
5.22%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$41,120
Average Male Salary
$46,621
Average Female Salary
$35,098

About

Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are most often employed by the Warehousing & storage industry. The average yearly wage for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping was $41,120 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping by wage are Emergency medical technicians, Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses, and Interpreters and translators.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are St. George City PUMA, UT, Elkhart & Goshen Cities PUMA, IN, and Monroe County PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are St. George City PUMA, UT, Logan, Polk, Franklin, Sevier, Howard & Scott Counties PUMA, AR, and Franklin, Vance & Warren (West) Counties PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping and on wages and locations for those in the field. Warehousing & storage is the industry that employs the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by average wage, is Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are paid most in Pettis, Randolph, Saline, Cooper, Howard, Carroll & Chariton Counties PUMA, MO but are relatively concentrated in St. George City PUMA, UT.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,120
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,998

In 2020, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping earned an average of $41,120, $14,834 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Emergency medical technicians make somewhat more than Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping while Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.366
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.366, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (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 Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by average wage, are Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services, Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, and Pipeline transportation.

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Industries by Share

81.1k
2020 Workforce
± 6,988
−3.05%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 12.5%

The number of people employed as Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping has been declining at a rate of −3.05%, from 83,614 people in 2019 to 81,062 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping employed by various industries. Warehousing & storage employs the largest share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping at  4.59%, followed by Animal slaughtering & processing with 4.59% and Waste management & remediation services with 4.33%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping in the US. The average age of male Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping in the workforce is 41.4 and of female Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 43.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

42.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,052
38.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,829

52.3% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

56.6% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.9% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Age by Sex

41.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.7
43.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.77

The median age of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 42.3, and Male employees are generally 1.78 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is Business but a relatively high number of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping hold a major in Transportation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping need more than the average amount of Quality Control Analysis, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping are expected to see a growth of 5.22% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.
5.22%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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