Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
28.9k
Average Age
42.1
Estimated Job Growth
−3.18%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$38,176
Average Male Salary
$39,985
Average Female Salary
$30,272

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Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are most often employed by the Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing  industry. The average yearly wage for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders was $38,176 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders by wage are Gaming services workers, Billing & posting clerks, and Prepress technicians & workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Whitfield County PUMA, GA, Winnebago County PUMA, WI, and Greene, Carter, Unicoi & Johnson Counties PUMA, TN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Whitfield County PUMA, GA, Ashtabula County PUMA, OH, and Greene, Carter, Unicoi & Johnson Counties PUMA, TN.

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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, is Beverage manufacturing. Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are paid most in Jasper & Newton Counties PUMA, MO but are relatively concentrated in Whitfield County PUMA, GA.

Yearly Wage

$38,176
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,489

In 2020, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders earned an average of $38,176, $17,778 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Gaming services workers make somewhat more than Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders while Prepress technicians & workers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.308
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.308, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & 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 Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders

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

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, by average wage, are Beverage manufacturing, Tire manufacturing, and Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing .

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Industries by Share

28.9k
2020 Workforce
± 4,172
0.407%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 20.4%

The number of people employed as Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders has been growing at a rate of 0.407%, from 28,761 people in 2019 to 28,878 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders employed by various industries. Resin, synthetic rubber, & fibers & filaments manufacturing employs the largest share of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders at  12.6%, followed by Plastics product manufacturing with 5.3% and Paperboard container manufacturing with 5.06%.

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Demographic information on Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the US. The average age of male Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders in the workforce is 41.6 and of female Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 44.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

23.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,763
5.38k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,800

81.4% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

65.7% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.83% of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders.

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Age by Sex

41.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.16
44.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.09

The median age of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 2.56 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Data on higher education choices for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders is Business but a relatively high number of Extruding, forming, pressing, & compacting machine setters, operators, & tenders hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

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

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Projections on job growth for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders are expected to see a growth of −3.18% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.
−3.18%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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