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Compressor Operator Demographics in the US

Compressor Operator Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among compressor operators is White, which makes up 70.7% of all compressor operators. Comparatively, there are 19.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 5.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 70.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 19.9%
  • Black or African American, 5.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.7%
  • Unknown, 1.2%
  • Asian, 1.0%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Compressor Operators

Job Title
  • Spanish, 100.0%

Types of Compressor Operator Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for compressor operators. The most common degree for compressor operators is high school diploma. In fact, 27% of compressor operators earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 20% and rounding it off is associate degree with 16%.

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  • High School Diploma degree, 27%
  • Bachelors degree, 20%
  • Associate degree, 16%
  • Diploma degree, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 32%

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Compressor Operator Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among compressor operators.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Compressor Operator Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the compressor operator position over time.

Male
Female
83%
80%
77%
73%
70%
67%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Compressor Operator Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of compressor operators changed.

  • Unemployment rate

The Average Number of Years That Compressor Operator Stay in a Job

By looking over 479 compressor operators resumes, we figured out that the average compressor operator enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 28%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Compressor Operator Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of compressor operator employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of compressor operators is 40+ years old, which represents 53% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Compressor Operator Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, brick unloader tender and septic tank installer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Gift Wrapper15%80%
Gift Packer18%72%
Pill Packer22%72%
Compressor Operator76%18%
Marine Tower Operator96%4%
Septic Tank Installer96%2%
Brick Unloader Tender98%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Brick Unloader Tender
Septic Tank Installer
Marine Tower Operator
Compressor Operator
Pill Packer
Gift Packer
Gift Wrapper
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Compressor Operators with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to compressor operators.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Electric Dolly Operator6.56%
Pack Master6.66%
Detailer8.06%
Scrap Metal Collector8.62%
Machine Plug Shaper8.81%
Filler Shredder Helper8.85%
Compressor Operator12.30%

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Compressor Operator Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$89,804
female-income
Female Income
$77,584

Compressor Operator Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$103,622
$98,920
$94,219
$89,518
$84,817
$80,116
$75,414
$70,713
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Compressor Operator Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$94,219
Bachelor's Degree$100,764
Some College/ Associate Degree$101,382

Compressor Operator Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    $104,904
    $101,382
    $97,860
    $94,337
    $90,815
    $87,293
    $83,771
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Where Are Compressor Operators Located?

    By looking through more than 479 resumes, we found that the most popular places for compressor operators are AL, Huntsville and PA, Philadelphia.

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    Compressor Operator Employment Statistics

    This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ compressor operators. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most compressor operators is the pharmaceutical industry.

    Company Size

    We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire compressor operators.

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    < 50 employees

    50 - 100 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    1,000 - 10,000 employees

    > 10,000

    The Types Of Companies Compressor Operator Work In

    Employees with the compressor operator job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most compressor operators prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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    Public

    Private

    Education

    Government

    Top Industries Hiring Compressor Operators

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ compressor operators. Those industries include pharmaceutical, manufacturing and energy.

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    Pharmaceutical

    Manufacturing

    Energy

    Fortune 500

    Professional