Other construction and related workers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
47.8k
Average Age
38.8
Average Salary
$41,925
Average Male Salary
$42,128
Average Female Salary
$36,647

About

Other construction and related workers are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Other construction and related workers was $41,925 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other construction and related workers by wage are Other machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic, Counselors, all other, and Carpenters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other construction and related workers are Fountain City PUMA, CO, Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, and Pulaski, Camden, Miller & Morgan Counties PUMA, MO. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other construction and related workers are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, Fountain City PUMA, CO, and Pulaski, Camden, Miller & Morgan Counties PUMA, MO.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other construction and related workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Other construction and related workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other construction and related workers, by average wage, is Electric & gas, and other combinations. Other construction and related workers are paid most in Bradford, Tioga & Sullivan Counties PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,925
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,106

In 2020, Other construction and related workers earned an average of $41,925, $14,029 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Carpenters make somewhat more than Other construction and related workers while Other machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other construction and related workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.357
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Other construction and related workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.357, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Other construction and related workers (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 Other construction and related workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Other construction and related workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Other construction and related workers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Other construction and related workers, by average wage, are Electric & gas, and other combinations, Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems, and Executive offices & legislative bodies.

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Industries by Share

47.8k
2020 Workforce
± 5,369
−2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 16.1%

The number of people employed as Other construction and related workers has been declining at a rate of −2%, from 48,813 people in 2019 to 47,838 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Other construction and related workers employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Other construction and related workers at  61.7%, followed by Waste management & remediation services with 8.76% and Sewage treatment facilities with 5.56%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other construction and related workers in the US. The average age of male Other construction and related workers in the workforce is 38.7 and of female Other construction and related workers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other construction and related workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

46.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,269
1.77k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,032

96.3% of Other construction and related workers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Other construction and related workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other construction and related workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

55.5% of Other construction and related workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 16.6% of Other construction and related workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other construction and related workers.

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Age by Sex

38.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.56
40.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 9.2

The median age of Other construction and related workers is 38.8, 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 Other construction and related workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other construction and related workers is Business but a relatively high number of Other construction and related workers hold a major in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.

Majors

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