Measuring Middle-Skills Occupational Gaps: Advanced Manufacturing in Central New York




Source: Analyst—EMSI’s proprietary labor market data system. ESTIMATED ANNUAL DEMAND The estimated employment change and turnover for an occupation for a given year. This is EMSI’s estimate of labor market demand for an occupation and, when combined with Related Completions, gives a picture of the supply and demand for the occupation in the region. Source: EMSI’s proprietary employment data, combined with occupation-specific percentages from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections program. COMPLETIONS The number of people who earned either an Associate’s degree or an academic certificate related to the specified occupational group during the year indicated. Completions used within this context represent the supply of newly created workers by the regional education providers for an occupation and, when compared with estimated annual job openings, provides an estimate of the labor supply created within the year compared to the estimated labor demand for a given occupational group as defined for the Finger Lakes region. MCC completions reflect direct program completions; all related program completions are used for other middle-skills education providers. See 2013-2014 Advanced Manufacturing Completers for more details Source: Completions are derived from the

SCOPE OF DATA The data contained in this report is based on EMSI’s 2015.4 datarun for the five county region and includes QCEW Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, and Self-employeed data sets. In contrast, MCC Career Coach data—accessible from each Occupational Group Definition page—is based on tradional metropolitian statistical area delineating across New York State OCCUPATION DATA EMSI occupation employment data are based on final EMSI industry data and final EMSI staffing patterns. Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics (QCEW and Non-QCEW Employees classes or worker) and the American Community Survey (Self-Employed and Extended Proprietors). Occupational wage estimates also affected by county-level EMSI earnings by industry. WAGES Wages refer to the hourly earnings, excluding benefits, of a worker in an occupation. By default we display the median, which is in the middle of the wage distribution for each occupation; half of the workers make more, half of them make less. Percentile wages can be accessed in MCC Career Coach by clicking any of the adjacent links listed under the “Occupations” column. The “Totals” row contains the average for the median wage at each percentile level, which is used in the construction of the aggregate wage curve for the occupational group.

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