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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Fishing & hunting workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Fishing, hunting & trapping is the industry that employs the most Fishing & hunting workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Fishing & hunting workers, by average wage, is Fishing, hunting & trapping. Fishing & hunting workers are paid most in Bristol (Outside New Bedford City) & Plymouth (South) Counties PUMA, MA but are relatively concentrated in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK.


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Demographic information on Fishing & hunting workers in the US. The average age of male Fishing & hunting workers in the workforce is 43.3 and of female Fishing & hunting workers is 41.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fishing & hunting workers is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Fishing & hunting workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Fishing & hunting workers is Biology but a relatively high number of Fishing & hunting workers hold a major in Biology.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Fishing & hunting workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fishing & hunting workers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Critical Thinking, and Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Fishing & hunting workers need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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Projections on wages and job growth for Fishing & hunting workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Fishing & hunting workers are expected to see a growth of 10.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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