Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
33.6k
Average Age
46.3
Estimated Job Growth
−18.8%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$23,554
Average Male Salary
$31,033
Average Female Salary
$19,203

About

Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are most often employed by the Drycleaning & laundry services industry. The average yearly wage for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials was $23,554 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials by wage are Teaching assistants, Packers & packagers, hand, and Manicurists and pedicurists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, and St. Clair County PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA, Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, and LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials and on wages and locations for those in the field. Drycleaning & laundry services is the industry that employs the most Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing. Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are paid most in Tuscarawas & Harrison Counties PUMA, OH but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Southeast/East Vernon) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$23,554
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,538

In 2020, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials earned an average of $23,554, $32,400 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Packers & packagers, hand make somewhat more than Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials while Teaching assistants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.329
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.329, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials (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 Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, by average wage, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, Soap, cleaning compound, & cosmetics manufacturing , and Newspaper publishers.

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Industries by Share

33.6k
2020 Workforce
± 4,497
−5.78%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.8%

The number of people employed as Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials has been declining at a rate of −5.78%, from 35,616 people in 2019 to 33,559 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials employed by various industries. Drycleaning & laundry services employs the largest share of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials at  62.4%, followed by Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing with 4.29% and Not specified manufacturing industries with 3.67%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials in the US. The average age of male Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials in the workforce is 45.6 and of female Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 46.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

12.3k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,727
21.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,576

63.2% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

33.7% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.1% of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials.

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Age by Sex

45.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.98
46.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.09

The median age of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is 46.3, and Male employees are generally 1.11 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials is Business but a relatively high number of Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials hold a major in Engineering.

Majors

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Skills

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

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials are expected to see a growth of −18.8% 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 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials.
−18.8%
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 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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