Control & valve installers & repairers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
22.3k
Average Age
42
Average Salary
$60,222
Average Male Salary
$60,097
Average Female Salary
$62,294

About

Control & valve installers & repairers are most often employed by the Electric power generation, transmission & distribution industry. The average yearly wage for Control & valve installers & repairers was $60,222 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Control & valve installers & repairers by wage are Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, and Lodging managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Control & valve installers & repairers are Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX, West Central Texas COG (Outside Taylor County) PUMA, TX, and Panhandle & Northwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Control & valve installers & repairers are Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX, Panhandle & Northwest Oklahoma PUMA, OK, and West Central Texas COG (Outside Taylor County) PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Control & valve installers & repairers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution is the industry that employs the most Control & valve installers & repairers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Control & valve installers & repairers, by average wage, is Electric & gas, and other combinations. Control & valve installers & repairers are paid most in Bradford, Tioga & Sullivan Counties PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$60,222
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,724

In 2020, Control & valve installers & repairers earned an average of $60,222, $4,268 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers make somewhat more than Control & valve installers & repairers while Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Control & valve installers & repairers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.253
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Control & valve installers & repairers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.253, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Control & valve installers & repairers (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 Control & valve installers & repairers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Control & valve installers & repairers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Control & valve installers & repairers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Control & valve installers & repairers, by average wage, are Electric & gas, and other combinations, Executive offices & legislative bodies, and Miscellaneous fabricated metal products manufacturing.

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Industries by Share

22.3k
2020 Workforce
± 3,668
7.15%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 22.1%

The number of people employed as Control & valve installers & repairers has been growing at a rate of 7.15%, from 20,835 people in 2019 to 22,324 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Control & valve installers & repairers employed by various industries. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution employs the largest share of Control & valve installers & repairers at  18.1%, followed by Natural gas distribution with 17.6% and Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems with 11.5%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Control & valve installers & repairers in the US. The average age of male Control & valve installers & repairers in the workforce is 41.9 and of female Control & valve installers & repairers is 44.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Control & valve installers & repairers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

21.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,562
1.27k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 876

94.3% of Control & valve installers & repairers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Control & valve installers & repairers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Control & valve installers & repairers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

71.7% of Control & valve installers & repairers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.5% of Control & valve installers & repairers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Control & valve installers & repairers.

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Age by Sex

41.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.16
44.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 7.63

The median age of Control & valve installers & repairers is 42, and Male employees are generally 2.79 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Control & valve installers & repairers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Control & valve installers & repairers is Business but a relatively high number of Control & valve installers & repairers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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