Etchers & engravers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
8.02k
Average Age
43.7
Estimated Job Growth
−4.65%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$34,156
Average Male Salary
$37,220
Average Female Salary
$28,061

About

Etchers & engravers are most often employed by the Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c.  industry. The average yearly wage for Etchers & engravers was $34,156 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Etchers & engravers by wage are Furniture finishers, Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, and Print binding & finishing workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Etchers & engravers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Etchers & engravers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Etchers & engravers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. is the industry that employs the most Etchers & engravers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Etchers & engravers, by average wage, is Advertising, public relations & related services. Etchers & engravers are paid most in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$34,156
AVERAGE SALARY
± $6,212

In 2020, Etchers & engravers earned an average of $34,156, $21,798 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing make somewhat more than Etchers & engravers while Furniture finishers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Etchers & engravers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.352
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Etchers & engravers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.352, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Etchers & engravers (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 Etchers & engravers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Etchers & engravers

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

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Industries

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Industries by Share

8.02k
2020 Workforce
± 2,198
−5.56%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 40.5%

The number of people employed as Etchers & engravers has been declining at a rate of −5.56%, from 8,490 people in 2019 to 8,018 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Etchers & engravers employed by various industries. Miscellaneous manufacturing, n.e.c. employs the largest share of Etchers & engravers at  16.8%, followed by Printing & related support activities with 14.5% and Miscellaneous retail stores with 14.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Etchers & engravers in the US. The average age of male Etchers & engravers in the workforce is 43.2 and of female Etchers & engravers is 44.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Etchers & engravers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

5.34k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 1,793
2.68k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,271

66.6% of Etchers & engravers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Etchers & engravers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

72.8% of Etchers & engravers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.75% of Etchers & engravers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Etchers & engravers.

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Age by Sex

43.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 5.08
44.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 7.29

The median age of Etchers & engravers is 43.7, and Male employees are generally 1.52 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Etchers & engravers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Etchers & engravers is Visual & Performing Arts but a relatively high number of Etchers & engravers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Etchers & engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Etchers & engravers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Operation Monitoring, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Etchers & engravers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Selection, and Operation and Control.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Etchers and Engravers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Etchers and Engravers are expected to see a growth of −4.65% 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 Etchers and Engravers.
−4.65%
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 Etchers and Engravers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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