Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
134k
Average Age
41.6
Average Salary
$46,184
Average Male Salary
$47,687
Average Female Salary
$34,577

About

Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are most often employed by the Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing  industry. The average yearly wage for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers was $46,184 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers by wage are Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers, Firstline supervisors of housekeeping & janitorial workers, and Glaziers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Kosciusko & Marshall Counties PUMA, IN, Rockford City PUMA, IL, and Dodge & Jefferson Counties PUMA, WI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Kosciusko & Marshall Counties PUMA, IN, Crawford & Warren Counties PUMA, PA, and St. Joseph & Branch Counties PUMA, MI.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing is the industry that employs the most Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, by average wage, is Services incidental to transportation. Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are paid most in Oakland County (Southwest) PUMA, MI but are relatively concentrated in Kosciusko & Marshall Counties PUMA, IN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$46,184
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,773

In 2020, Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers earned an average of $46,184, $9,769 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Glaziers make somewhat more than Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers while Electronic home entertainment equipment installers & repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.286
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.286, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers (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 Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, by average wage, are Services incidental to transportation, Petroleum refining, and Pipeline transportation.

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Industries by Share

134k
2020 Workforce
± 8,989
−10.1%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 10.3%

The number of people employed as Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers has been declining at a rate of −10.1%, from 149,285 people in 2019 to 134,169 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers employed by various industries. Machine shops; turned product; screw, nut & bolt manufacturing employs the largest share of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers at  15.6%, followed by Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing with 7.64% and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified with 6.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers in the US. The average age of male Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers in the workforce is 41.4 and of female Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is 43.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

119k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 8,458
15.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,045

88.5% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

67.6% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.37% of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers.

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Age by Sex

41.4
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.933
43.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.65

The median age of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is 41.6, and Male employees are generally 1.99 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers is Engineering but a relatively high number of Computer numerically controlled tool operators and programmers hold a major in Engineering Technologies.

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