Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers

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Workforce

57.3k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

45.4

Average Salary

$69,984

Average Male Salary

$79,853

Average Female Salary

$55,617

About

The top three occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Customer service representatives, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group work 44.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $73,845. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $33,808.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Kansas City (North Central), Gladstone City & North Kansas City PUMA, MO, Bloomingdale (South), Wayne & Winfield (North) Townships PUMA, IL, and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing are the most common position, but the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers goes to Sales managers.

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Occupations by Share

57.3k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 5.88k

-2.78%

1 Year Growth

± 14.8%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -2.78%, , from 59k people in 2017 to 57.3k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing represent the largest share of positions held in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers at 19.5%, followed by Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers with 9.8% and Customer service representatives with 7.01%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers employs an unusually high number of Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers, by average wage, are Sales managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Financial managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$69,984

AVERAGE WAGE

± $8,841

On average, employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make $69,984 per year. This number makes Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers the 58 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.47

WAGE GINI

Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers has a wage GINI of 0.47, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $79,853 and $55,617. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

23.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±3.75k

34k

MALE WORKFORCE

±4.53k

59.3% of workers in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$79,853

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$12,578

$55,617

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$11,275

On average, Male workers in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group make 1.44 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group earn 1.15 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers is from Wholesale Trade.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Paper & paper products merchant wholesalers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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