The U.S. Department of Labor has developed an automated occupational information database, O*NET, that identifies and describes work content, work skills, and training requirements for all jobs across the country in all sectors of the economy. Much of the occupational information contained in this report is derived directly from the O*NET database, and supplemented with information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Census Bureau, and Labor Market and Career Information.
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|Industry||% of Quality Control Systems Managers employed||Annual Growth Rate|
|Plastics product manufacturing||4.5||-0.13|
|Motor vehicle parts manufacturing||4.5||0.38|
|Electronic instrument manufacturing||3||-0.60|
|Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing||2.9||-0.20|
|Aerospace product and parts manufacturing||2.8||0.20|
|Semiconductor and electronic component mfg.||2.5||-0.72|
|Architectural and structural metals mfg.||2.5||0.24|
|Other general purpose machinery manufacturing||2.1||0.00|
|2018 Statewide average hourly wage||$59.04|
|2018 National average hourly wage||$54.51|
|2016 National employment||170,600|
|2016 Texas employment||9,977|
|Texas projected employment by 2026||11,139|
|Texas projected annual employment and Turnover openings through 2026||844|
|Region||Employment||Projected Employment 2026||Projected
Annual Openings 2026
|Texas (all regions)||9,977||11,139||844||1.11%||$122,807.00|
|Top 10 Relevant Knowledge Areas||Relevant Importance Levels|
|Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
|Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
|Personnel and Human Resources
Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
|Production and Processing
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
|Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
|Top 10 Relevant Skill Areas||Relevant Importance Levels|
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
|Quality Control Analysis
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
|Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
|Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
|Top 10 Relevant Abilities||Relevant Importance Levels|
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).