Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping

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2019 Workforce
84.1k
Average Age
41.6
Estimated Job Growth
5.22%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$39,220
Average Male Salary
$44,566
Average Female Salary
$33,610

About

Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are most often employed by the Animal slaughtering & processing industry. The average yearly wage for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping was $39,220 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping by wage are Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Small engine mechanics, and Other construction and related workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Jackson County PUMA, MI and Bell Gardens, Bell, Maywood, Cudahy & Commerce Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Jackson County PUMA, MI and Bell Gardens, Bell, Maywood, Cudahy & Commerce Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping and on wages and locations for those in the field. Animal slaughtering & processing 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 Pipeline transportation. Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are paid most in Jackson County PUMA, MI but are relatively concentrated in Jackson County PUMA, MI.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,220
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,293

In 2019, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping earned an average of $39,220, $16,303 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Other construction and related workers make somewhat more than Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping while Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers 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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by number of employees, are Animal slaughtering & processing, Waste management & remediation services, and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, by average wage, are Pipeline transportation, Support activities for mining, and Banking & related activities.

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Industries by Share

84.1k
2019 Workforce
± 7,116
−12.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 13.2%

The number of people employed as Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping has been declining at a rate of −12.1%, from 95,646 people in 2018 to 84,051 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping employed by various industries. Animal slaughtering & processing employs the largest share of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping at  4.88%, followed by Waste management & remediation services with 4.44% and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 4.17%.

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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 42 and of female Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 41.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

43k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,093
41k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,971

51.2% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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% of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.4% 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 Gender

42
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.79
41.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.63

The median age of Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping is 41.6, and Male employees are generally 0.83 years older 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 Natural Resources & Conservation.

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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