Hand Finisher Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about hand finisher demographics? We analyzed 548 hand finishers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Hand Finisher Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as hand finishers. Keep reading to find out what the results for hand finishers were.

Hand Finisher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among hand finishers is White, which makes up 63.6% of all hand finishers. Comparatively, there are 21.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 63.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 21.9%
  • Black or African American, 6.5%
  • Asian, 4.8%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Hand Finishers

The chart below shows that 76.9% of hand finishers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Hmong at 15.4% and Polish is the third-most popular at 7.7%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 76.9%
  • Hmong, 15.4%
  • Polish, 7.7%

Most Common Degree for Hand Finisher

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for hand finishers. The most common degree for hand finishers is high school diploma. In fact, 51% of hand finishers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 17% and rounding it off is diploma with 9%.

Job Title
  • Certificate degree, 37%
  • High School Diploma degree, 27%
  • Associate degree, 19%
  • Bachelors degree, 10%
  • Other Degrees, 7%

Hand Finisher 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 hand finishers.

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

Hand Finisher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the hand finisher position over time.

Male
Female
94%
91%
89%
86%
84%
81%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Hand Finisher 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 hand finishers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of hand finishers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Hand Finisher

By looking over 548 hand finishers resumes, we figured out that the average hand finisher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 31%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Hand Finisher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of hand finisher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of hand finishers is 40+ years old, which represents 60% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Hand Finishers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, brick maker and furnace helper have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Screen Examiner7%88%
Cake Decorator11%85%
Garment Inspector12%86%
Hand Finisher70%28%
Greaser95%3%
Furnace Helper95%2%
Brick Maker97%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Brick Maker
Furnace Helper
Greaser
Hand Finisher
Garment Inspector
Cake Decorator
Screen Examiner
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Hand Finishers 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 hand finishers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Hand Finisher2.12%
Top Coater3.55%
Label Coder5.36%
Capsule Maker6.69%
Hand Welt-Butter8.07%
Seamer Operator8.73%
Artificial Glass Eye Maker14.84%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Hand Finisher?

male-income
Male Income
$24,805
female-income
Female Income
$23,265

Hand Finisher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

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

  • Male
  • Female
$27,671
$26,724
$25,778
$24,832
$23,886
$22,939
$21,993
$21,047
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Hand Finisher 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$25,778
Bachelor's Degree$27,112
Some College/ Associate Degree$28,452

Hand Finisher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

    $30,953
    $29,702
    $28,452
    $27,201
    $25,951
    $24,700
    $23,450
    $22,199
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

    Hand Finisher Employment Statistics

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

    Company Size

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

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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 Hand Finisher Work In

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

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    Public

    Private

    Industry Concentration

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ hand finishers. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and professional.

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    Manufacturing

    Technology

    Professional

    Fortune 500

    Construction

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