GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Blue Collar Workers Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 16% of blue-collar workers are uninsured as per 2018 data."

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"Nearly 25% of blue-collar workers are foreign-born according to data from 2016."

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"About 55% of blue-collar workers do not have a college degree."

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"There has been a 30% rise in average blue-collar wages since 1990."

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"Nearly 57% of blue-collar workers report being very satisfied with their jobs."

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"An indication that blue-collar jobs are rebounding in America is that they have grown 3.8% in the last decade."

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"From 2007 to 2017, US metropolitan areas saw an increase of about 26% in the share of blue-collar jobs."

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"Manufacturing blue-collar jobs have gone down 15% since 2000."

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"72% of blue-collar employees are satisfied with the amount of work required of them."

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"About 60% of blue-collar workers believed they can retire comfortably."

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"Around 9% of all blue-collar workers belong to a union."

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"About 63% of blue-collar workers believe their economic situation will improve in the future."

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"In 2020, the average hourly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees, often synonymous with blue-collar workers, was $24.81."

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"70% of blue-collar jobs are held by men."

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"The digital divide affects blue-collar workers, with only 42% having home broadband access."

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"By 2022, there are expected to be 12.2 million manufacturing job openings, largely considered blue-collar work."

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"Blue-collar workers are almost twice as likely to die from unintentional injuries compared to white-collar workers."

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"Over 20% of blue-collar workers smoke, compared to 12% of white-collar workers."

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