Sawmills & wood preservation

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Workforce
92.8k
2018 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.8
Estimated Job Growth
-0.3%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$44,777
Average Male Salary
$45,663
Average Female Salary
$37,937

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The top three occupations in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Industrial truck & tractor operators, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers. On average, full-time employees in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group work 45.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $45,676. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $28,073.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group are South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR, Randolph, Upshur, Barbour, Lewis, Hardy, Grant, Pendleton & Tucker Counties PUMA, WV, and Kalispell City PUMA, MT. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Sawmills & wood preservation.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand are the most common position, but the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Sawmills & wood preservation goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

92.8k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 126k
-0.038%
1 Year Growth
± 9.77%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 92.8k people employed in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -0.038%, , from 126k people in 2017 to 126k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Sawmills & wood preservation by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand represent the largest share of positions held in Sawmills & wood preservation at 12.2%, followed by Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 12.2% and Industrial truck & tractor operators with 7.21%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Sawmills & wood preservation employs an unusually high number of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, and Logging workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Sawmills & wood preservation, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and General & operations managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$44,777
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,840

On average, employees in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group make $44,777 per year. This number makes Sawmills & wood preservation the 187 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 Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.354
WAGE GINI

Sawmills & wood preservation has a wage GINI of 0.354, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sawmills & wood preservation (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 Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $45,663 and $37,937. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

14.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±2.95k
112k
MALE WORKFORCE
±8.21k

88.5% of workers in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,663
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,128
$37,937
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$5,284

On average, Male workers in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group make 1.2 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group earn 1.69 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 Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Sawmills & wood preservation 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. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Sawmills & wood preservation 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 Sawmills & wood preservation is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Sawmills & wood preservation is from Manufacturing.

The Sawmills & wood preservation Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing 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 Sawmills & wood preservation is from Manufacturing.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the sawmills and wood preservation industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The sawmills and wood preservation industry has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.3%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.3%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is sawmills and wood preservation.
-0.3%
ESTIMATED GROWTH

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is sawmills and wood preservation.
1.3%
ESTIMATED GROWTH

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