Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood

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Total Workforce

29.7k

Average Age

40.8

Average Salary

$29,404

Average Male Salary

$30,366

Average Female Salary

$21,715

About

Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are most often employed by the Sawmills & wood preservation industry. The average yearly wage for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood was $29,404 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood by wage are Religious workers, all other, Orderlies and psychiatric aides, and Floral designers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are Mifflin, Union, Snyder & Juniata Counties PUMA, PA and Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are Mifflin, Union, Snyder & Juniata Counties PUMA, PA and Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood and on wages and locations for those in the field. Sawmills & wood preservation is the industry that employs the most Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by average wage, is Logging. Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are paid most in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (North) Counties PUMA, WI but are relatively concentrated in Mifflin, Union, Snyder & Juniata Counties PUMA, PA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$29,404

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,038

In 2018, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood earned an average of $29,404, $24,485 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Religious workers, all other make somewhat more than Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood while Floral designers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.267

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.267, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood (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 Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Spatial Concentration

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by number of employees, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Furniture & related product manufacturing, and Miscellaneous wood products.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, by average wage, are Sawmills & wood preservation, Logging, Furniture & related product manufacturing, Sawmills & wood preservation, Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

29.7k

2018 Workforce

± 4,229

5.53%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 19.4%

The number of people employed as Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood has been growing at a rate of 5.53%, from 28,119 people in 2017 to 29,673 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood employed by various industries. Sawmills & wood preservation employs the largest share of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood at  30.3%, followed by Furniture & related product manufacturing with 25.9% and Miscellaneous wood products with 20.2%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood in the US. The average age of male Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood in the workforce is 41.3 and of female Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is 36.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is White.

Gender Composition

26.4k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,987

3.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,411

88.9% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

84.6% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.79% of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood.

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Age by Gender

41.3

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.14

36.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.06

The median age of Sawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, wood is 40.8, and Male employees are generally 4.65 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

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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Skills

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

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