Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders

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Total Workforce

63.3k

Average Age

38.4

Average Salary

$53,402

Average Male Salary

$54,754

Average Female Salary

$45,625

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Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are most often employed by the Beverage manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders was $53,402 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders by wage are Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, and Mental health and substance abuse social workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are Yamhill & Polk Counties PUMA, OR, Napa City PUMA, CA, and Santa Rosa City PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are Yamhill & Polk Counties PUMA, OR, Napa City PUMA, CA, and Santa Rosa City PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Beverage manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, is Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing . Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are paid most in Inland Region PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Yamhill & Polk Counties PUMA, OR.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$53,402

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,822

In 2018, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders earned an average of $53,402, $486 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers make somewhat more than Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders while Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.299

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.299, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (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 Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, by number of employees, are Beverage manufacturing, Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals, and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

63.3k

2018 Workforce

± 6,174

0.389%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 13.8%

The number of people employed as Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders has been growing at a rate of 0.389%, from 63,016 people in 2017 to 63,261 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders employed by various industries. Beverage manufacturing employs the largest share of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders at  39.4%, followed by Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals with 21% and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing with 6.65%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders in the US. The average age of male Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders in the workforce is 39 and of female Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders is 34.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

53.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,699

9.37k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,376

85.2% of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

67.9% of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.2% of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Age by Gender

39

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.28

34.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.01

The median age of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders is 38.4, and Male employees are generally 4.3 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders is Business but a relatively high number of Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Science, and Repairing.

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