Personal & household goods repair & maintenance

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Workforce

75.8k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

45.4

Estimated Job Growth

-0.6%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$35,234

Average Male Salary

$39,009

Average Female Salary

$24,897

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The top three occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Home appliance repairers, Small engine mechanics, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Precision instrument & equipment repairers. On average, full-time employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group work 43.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $39,547. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.1 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,836.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Murfreesboro City PUMA, TN, Jones, Wayne, Covington, Greene & Jefferson Davis Counties PUMA, MS, and Aiken & North Augusta Cities PUMA, SC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Personal & household goods repair & maintenance.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group. Home appliance repairers are the most common position, but the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Home appliance repairers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

75.8k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 121k

7.5%

1 Year Growth

± 9.45%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 75.8k people employed in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 7.5%, , from 113k people in 2016 to 121k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Home appliance repairers represent the largest share of positions held in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance at 11.6%, followed by Small engine mechanics with 10.8% and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers with 8.14%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group, by number of employees, are Home appliance repairers, Small engine mechanics, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Precision instrument & equipment repairers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Personal & household goods repair & maintenance employs an unusually high number of Home appliance repairers, Small engine mechanics, and Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, General & operations managers, and Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$35,234

AVERAGE WAGE

± $2,211

On average, employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make $35,234 per year. This number makes Personal & household goods repair & maintenance the 217 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.382

WAGE GINI

Personal & household goods repair & maintenance has a wage GINI of 0.382, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Personal & household goods repair & maintenance (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $39,009 and $24,897. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

32.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±4.42k

88.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.31k

73.2% of workers in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$39,009

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$2,835

$24,897

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,307

On average, Male workers in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group make 1.57 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. Two or More Races

  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group earn 1.04 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance 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. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group is Professional and business services.

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 Personal & household goods repair & maintenance is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.6%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.7%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

-0.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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Output Growth

1.7%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Personal & household goods repair & maintenance Industry Group.

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