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Employees (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 40,756
Average Employee Age
Estimated Job Growth
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Average Salary
Average Male Salary
Average Female Salary


A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Ordnance Industry Group. Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters are the most common position, but the Ordnance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, compared to other industries. The highest average salary in Ordnance goes to Industrial engineers, including health & safety.


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Demographic information on the Ordnance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $49,124 and $45,474. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs


Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Ordnance Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Primary metals has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Ordnance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Ordnance Industry Group is Construction.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Ordnance is from Manufacturing.
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Use of Output by Other Industries


Growth projections of the Ordnance Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 0.6% in the next ten years. The Ordnance Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.7%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.9%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (2.2%). Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic is the occupation within Ordnance expected to see the most growth in the next ten years.

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