Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

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Total Workforce

30.1k

Average Age

43.4

Average Salary

$36,251

Average Male Salary

$37,389

Average Female Salary

$32,372

About

Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are most often employed by the Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing  industry. The average yearly wage for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders was $36,251 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders by wage are Forest & conservation workers, Emergency medical technicians, and Occupational therapy assistants & aides.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, is Tire manufacturing. Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are paid most in Whitfield County PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Warren & Niles Cities PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$36,251

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,837

In 2018, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders earned an average of $36,251, $17,637 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Forest & conservation workers make somewhat more than Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders while Emergency medical technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.324

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.324, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting 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 Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by number of employees, are Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing , Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing , and Paperboard container manufacturing.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, are Tire manufacturing, Animal food, grain & oilseed milling, Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills , Tire manufacturing, Animal food, grain & oilseed milling, and Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills .

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Industries by Share

30.1k

2018 Workforce

± 4,257

-5.2%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 20.8%

The number of people employed as Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders has been declining at a rate of -5.2%, from 31,714 people in 2017 to 30,064 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders employed by various industries. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing employs the largest share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders at  11.3%, followed by Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing  with 8.65% and Paperboard container manufacturing with 7.96%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the US. The average age of male Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the workforce is 43.1 and of female Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is White.

Gender Composition

23.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,743

6.82k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,027

77.3% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

73.6% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.1% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Age by Gender

43.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.13

44.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.63

The median age of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 43.4, and Male employees are generally 1.09 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is Business but a relatively high number of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders hold a major in Business.

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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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

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

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