Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders

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Total Workforce

11.4k

Average Age

42.6

Average Salary

$47,145

Average Male Salary

$51,501

Average Female Salary

$29,683

About

Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are most often employed by the Glass & glass product manufacturing industry. The average yearly wage for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders was $47,145 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders by wage are Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, Security & fire alarm systems installers, and Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders and on wages and locations for those in the field. Glass & glass product manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, by average wage, is Sawmills & wood preservation. Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,145

AVERAGE SALARY

± $8,941

In 2018, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders earned an average of $47,145, $6,743 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers make somewhat more than Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders while Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.257

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.257, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle 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 Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders.

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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 Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders, by number of employees, are Glass & glass product manufacturing, Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing , and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals.

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Industries by Share

11.4k

2018 Workforce

± 2,621

0.663%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 32.4%

The number of people employed as Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders has been growing at a rate of 0.663%, from 11,320 people in 2017 to 11,395 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders employed by various industries. Glass & glass product manufacturing employs the largest share of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders at  11.2%, followed by Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing  with 7.85% and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals with 6.56%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders in the US. The average age of male Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders in the workforce is 44 and of female Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders is 36.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

9.12k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,345

2.28k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,171

80% of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

75.7% of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17% of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle 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 Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders.

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Age by Gender

44

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.77

36.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.05

The median age of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders is 42.6, and Male employees are generally 7.17 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders is false but a relatively high number of Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders hold a major in Business.

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

  1. false

  2. false

  3. false

MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, & kettle operators & tenders need more than the average amount of Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Quality Control Analysis.

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