Support activities for mining

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Workforce

265k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

41.5

Estimated Job Growth

2.4%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$82,714

Average Male Salary

$83,865

Average Female Salary

$76,386

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The top three occupations in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Miscellaneous managers, and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers. On average, full-time employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group work 52.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $84,224. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $45,140.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Midland CountyMidland City PUMA, TX, Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX, and Acadia & Vermilion Parishes PUMA, LA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Support activities for mining.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Support activities for mining Industry Group. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are the most common position, but the Support activities for mining Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Support activities for mining goes to Industrial production managers.

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Occupations by Share

265k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 409k

5.62%

1 Year Growth

± 5.2%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 265k people employed in the Support activities for mining Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Support activities for mining Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 5.62%, , from 388k people in 2016 to 409k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Support activities for mining by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers represent the largest share of positions held in Support activities for mining at 8.93%, followed by Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers with 8.5% and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining with 6.78%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Support activities for mining, by average wage, are Industrial production managers, Architectural & engineering managers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$82,714

AVERAGE WAGE

± $2,950

On average, employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group make $82,714 per year. This number makes Support activities for mining the 27 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.407

WAGE GINI

Support activities for mining has a wage GINI of 0.407, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Support activities for mining (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Support activities for mining Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Support activities for mining Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $83,865 and $76,386. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

63k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±6.16k

346k

MALE WORKFORCE

±14.4k

84.6% of workers in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$83,865

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,265

$76,386

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$6,688

On average, Male workers in the Support activities for mining Industry Group make 1.1 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Alaska Native

On average, Asian employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group earn 1.27 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Support activities for mining Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Support activities for mining Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Support activities for mining Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Support activities for mining is from Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Support activities for mining Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Support activities for mining Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Support activities for mining Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Support activities for mining Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Support activities for mining Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 2.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.7%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

2.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Output Growth

2.7%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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