Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders

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2019 Workforce
25.4k
Average Age
45.6
Average Salary
$30,205
Average Male Salary
$32,581
Average Female Salary
$28,066

About

Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are most often employed by the Fabric mills, except knitting mills industry. The average yearly wage for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders was $30,205 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders by wage are Office clerks, general, Miscellaneous vehicle & mobile equipment mechanics, installers, & repairers, and Preschool & kindergarten teachers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Whitfield County PUMA, GA, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, and Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Whitfield County PUMA, GA, Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (Northeast) PUMA, GA, and Caldwell & Alexander Counties PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Fabric mills, except knitting mills is the industry that employs the most Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, by average wage, is Fiber, yarn, & thread mills. Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are paid most in Mount Holly City PUMA, NC but are relatively concentrated in Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$30,205
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,635

In 2019, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders earned an average of $30,205, $25,319 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Office clerks, general make somewhat more than Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders while Preschool & kindergarten teachers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.22
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.22, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Textile machine setters, operators, and 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 Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, by number of employees, are Fabric mills, except knitting mills, Carpet & rug mills, and Fiber, yarn, & thread mills.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, by average wage, are Fiber, yarn, & thread mills, Carpet & rug mills, and Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills .

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Industries by Share

25.4k
2019 Workforce
± 3,914
5.86%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 20.9%

The number of people employed as Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders has been growing at a rate of 5.86%, from 24,016 people in 2018 to 25,424 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders employed by various industries. Fabric mills, except knitting mills employs the largest share of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders at  32%, followed by Carpet & rug mills with 24.1% and Fiber, yarn, & thread mills with 9.23%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in the US. The average age of male Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders in the workforce is 45.5 and of female Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is 45.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

12k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,695
13.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,839

52.6% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

46.7% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24.1% of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders.

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Age by Gender

45.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.18
45.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.97

The median age of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is 45.6, and Male employees are generally 0.0999 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders is false but a relatively high number of Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders hold a major in false.

Majors

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