Counter & rental clerks

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Total Workforce

85.8k

Average Age

40.2

Average Salary

$31,213

Average Male Salary

$38,317

Average Female Salary

$22,840

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Counter & rental clerks are most often employed by the Drycleaning & laundry services industry. The average yearly wage for Counter & rental clerks was $31,213 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Counter & rental clerks by wage are Retail salespersons, Musicians and singers, and Other grounds maintenance workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Counter & rental clerks are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Counter & rental clerks are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Counter & rental clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. Drycleaning & laundry services is the industry that employs the most Counter & rental clerks, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Counter & rental clerks, by average wage, is Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing. Counter & rental clerks are paid most in South Shore, Hyde Park, Woodlawn, Grand Boulevard & Douglas PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$31,213

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,889

In 2018, Counter & rental clerks earned an average of $31,213, $22,676 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Musicians and singers make somewhat more than Counter & rental clerks while Retail salespersons make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Counter & rental clerks as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.444

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Counter & rental clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.444, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Counter & rental clerks (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 Counter & rental clerks.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Counter & rental clerks

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Counter & rental clerks.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Counter & rental clerks, by number of employees, are Drycleaning & laundry services, Automotive equipment rental & leasing, and Other consumer goods rental.

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Industries by Share

85.8k

2018 Workforce

± 7,190

8.7%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 11.1%

The number of people employed as Counter & rental clerks has been growing at a rate of 8.7%, from 78,939 people in 2017 to 85,809 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Counter & rental clerks employed by various industries. Drycleaning & laundry services employs the largest share of Counter & rental clerks at  27.3%, followed by Automotive equipment rental & leasing with 18.3% and Other consumer goods rental with 16.6%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Counter & rental clerks in the US. The average age of male Counter & rental clerks in the workforce is 39.2 and of female Counter & rental clerks is 41.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Counter & rental clerks is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

46.4k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,289

39.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,872

54.1% of Counter & rental clerks are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Counter & rental clerks.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Counter & rental clerks

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. White (Hispanic)

  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

59.5% of Counter & rental clerks are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.2% of Counter & rental clerks, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Counter & rental clerks.

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Age by Gender

39.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.81

41.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.05

The median age of Counter & rental clerks is 40.2, and Male employees are generally 2.2 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Counter & rental clerks from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Counter & rental clerks is Business but a relatively high number of Counter & rental clerks hold a major in English.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Counter & rental clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Counter & rental clerks need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Service Orientation, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Counter & rental clerks need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Management of Financial Resources, and Management of Material Resources.

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