Welding, soldering, & brazing workers

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Total Workforce

581k

Average Age

39.5

Average Salary

$45,182

Average Male Salary

$45,961

Average Female Salary

$31,961

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Welding, soldering, & brazing workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance is the industry that employs the most Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, by average wage, is Electric & gas, and other combinations. Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are paid most in Campbell, Goshen, Platte, Johnson, Washakie, Weston, Crook & Niobrara Counties PUMA, WY but are relatively concentrated in Brazoria County (Southwest)Lake Jackson City PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,182

AVERAGE SALARY

± $967

In 2018, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers earned an average of $45,182, $8,707 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Food service managers make somewhat more than Welding, soldering, & brazing workers while Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Welding, soldering, & brazing workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.31

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.31, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers (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 Welding, soldering, & brazing workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, by number of employees, are Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance, Construction, and Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing .

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Industries by Share

581k

2018 Workforce

± 18,670

1.04%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.51%

The number of people employed as Welding, soldering, & brazing workers has been growing at a rate of 1.04%, from 574,552 people in 2017 to 580,520 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers employed by various industries. Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance employs the largest share of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers at  16.5%, followed by Construction with 14.9% and Structural metals, & boiler, tank, & shipping container manufacturing  with 7.94%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Welding, soldering, & brazing workers in the US. The average age of male Welding, soldering, & brazing workers in the workforce is 39.3 and of female Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is 42.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

548k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 18,145

32.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,412

94.4% of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

63.4% of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.2% of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers.

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Age by Gender

39.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.439

42.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.94

The median age of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is 39.5, and Male employees are generally 3.19 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Welding, soldering, & brazing workers is Education but a relatively high number of Welding, soldering, & brazing workers hold a major in Mechanical Technologies.

Majors

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