Engine & other machine assemblers

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Total Workforce

8.92k

Average Age

47.8

Estimated Job Growth

-17.1%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$45,696

Average Male Salary

$48,490

Average Female Salary

$25,078

About

Engine & other machine assemblers are most often employed by the Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Engine & other machine assemblers was $45,696 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Engine & other machine assemblers by wage are Food service managers, Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers, and Other therapists, including exercise physiologists.

Engine & other machine assemblers are part of the Production Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, & systems assemblers, Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators, Bakers, Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, Food & tobacco roasting, baking, & drying machine operators & tenders, Food batchmakers, Food cooking machine operators & tenders, Food processing workers, all other, Computer control programmers & operators, Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Forging machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Rolling machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic, Machinists, Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters, Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic, Tool & die makers, Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters, Prepress technicians & workers, Printing press operators, Print binding & finishing workers, Laundry & drycleaning workers, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, Sewing machine operators, Shoe & leather workers, Tailors, dressmakers, & sewers, Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders, Textile bleaching & dyeing, & cutting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Upholsterers, Miscellaneous textile, apparel, & furnishings workers except upholsterers, Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters, Furniture finishers, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, Miscellaneous woodworkers, including model makers & patternmakers, Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers, Stationary engineers & boiler operators, Water & wastewater treatment plant & system operators, Miscellaneous plant & system operators, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers, Cutting workers, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers, Jewelers & precious stone & metal workers, Medical, dental, & ophthalmic laboratory technicians, Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders, Painting workers, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Adhesive bonding machine operators & tenders, Etchers & engravers, Molders, shapers, & casters, except metal & plastic, Paper goods machine setters, operators, & tenders, Tire builders, Helpersproduction workers, and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors

The top 3 locations that employ the most Engine & other machine assemblers are Burlington City PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Engine & other machine assemblers are Burlington City PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Engine & other machine assemblers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Engine & other machine assemblers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Engine & other machine assemblers, by average wage, is Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing. Engine & other machine assemblers are paid most in Madison & Cortland Counties PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Burlington City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,696

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,851

In 2017, Engine & other machine assemblers earned an average of $45,696, $6,369 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Food service managers make somewhat more than Engine & other machine assemblers while Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Engine & other machine assemblers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.251

WAGE GINI

In 2016, Engine & other machine assemblers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.251, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Engine & other machine assemblers (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 Engine & other machine assemblers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Engine & other machine assemblers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Engine & other machine assemblers.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Engine & other machine assemblers, by average wage, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing, Metalworking machinery manufacturing, and Agricultural implement manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

8.92k

2017 Workforce

± 2,318

-15.8%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 41.9%

The number of people employed as Engine & other machine assemblers has been declining at a rate of -15.8%, from 10,589 people in 2016 to 8,916 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Engine & other machine assemblers employed by various industries. Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing employs the largest share of Engine & other machine assemblers at  18.3%, followed by Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified with 14.9% and Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing  with 9.58%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Engine & other machine assemblers in the US. The average age of male Engine & other machine assemblers in the workforce is 47.1 and of female Engine & other machine assemblers is 52.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Engine & other machine assemblers is White.

Gender Composition

7.85k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,175

1.06k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 801

88.1% of Engine & other machine assemblers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Engine & other machine assemblers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Engine & other machine assemblers

  1. White

  2. Black

76.4% of Engine & other machine assemblers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.6% of Engine & other machine assemblers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Engine & other machine assemblers.

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Age by Gender

47.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.68

52.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.17

The median age of Engine & other machine assemblers is 47.8, and Male employees are generally 5.39 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Engine & other machine assemblers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Engine & other machine assemblers is false but a relatively high number of Engine & other machine assemblers hold a major in false.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Engine & other machine assemblers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Engine & other machine assemblers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Quality Control Analysis, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Engine & other machine assemblers need more than the average amount of Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Engine & other machine assemblers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Engine & other machine assemblers are expected to see a growth of -17.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-17.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Engine & other machine assemblers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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