Health & personal care, except drug, stores

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Workforce
425k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
38.2
Average Salary
$46,524
Average Male Salary
$71,698
Average Female Salary
$35,622

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The top three occupations in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Opticians, dispensing, Customer service representatives, and Cashiers. On average, full-time employees in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group work 42.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $60,771. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,698.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group are Ascension Parish PUMA, LA, Grand Prairie (Central) & Dallas (Southwest) Cities PUMA, TX, and Austin City (South) PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Health & personal care, except drug, stores .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Opticians, dispensing, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Health & personal care, except drug, stores goes to Network and computer systems administrators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

425k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 16k
9.53%
1 Year Growth
± 4.97%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 9.53%, , from 388k people in 2017 to 425k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Health & personal care, except drug, stores by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Health & personal care, except drug, stores at 27.8%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 17.3% and Opticians, dispensing with 6.68%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Opticians, dispensing, Customer service representatives, and Cashiers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Health & personal care, except drug, stores employs an unusually high number of Opticians, dispensing, Other personal appearance workers, and Skincare specialists.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Health & personal care, except drug, stores , by average wage, are Network and computer systems administrators, Chief executives & legislators, and Physicians.

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Wages

Average Salary

$46,524
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,390

On average, employees in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group make $46,524 per year. This number makes Health & personal care, except drug, stores the 178 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 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 Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.518
WAGE GINI

Health & personal care, except drug, stores has a wage GINI of 0.518, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Health & personal care, except drug, stores (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 Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $71,698 and $35,622. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

297k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±13.4k
128k
MALE WORKFORCE
±8.8k

69.8% of workers in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$71,698
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$6,076
$35,622
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,002

On average, Male workers in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group make 2.01 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. White
  2. Asian
  3. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group earn 1.09 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 Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Health & personal care, except drug, stores 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. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group is Construction.

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 Health & personal care, except drug, stores is from Retail Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Health & personal care, except drug, stores is from Retail Trade.

The Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Health & personal care, except drug, stores is from Retail Trade.

The Construction Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Health & personal care, except drug, stores Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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