Data processing, hosting & related services

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Workforce

155k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

41.7

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$83,932

Average Male Salary

$96,018

Average Female Salary

$68,317

About

The top three occupations in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group are Data entry keyers, Software developers, applications & systems software, Customer service representatives, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Computer support specialists. On average, full-time employees in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $88,232. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.4 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,772.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group are Washington & Ozaukee Counties PUMA, WI, Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA, and San Antonio City (Far North) & Timberwood Park PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Data processing, hosting & related services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group. Data entry keyers are the most common position, but the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Data entry keyers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Data processing, hosting & related services goes to Other Sales Workers.

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Occupations by Share

155k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 9.65k

-0.42%

1 Year Growth

± 8.86%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -0.42%, , from 155k people in 2016 to 155k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Data processing, hosting & related services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Data entry keyers represent the largest share of positions held in Data processing, hosting & related services at 8.3%, followed by Software developers, applications & systems software with 8.23% and Customer service representatives with 6.21%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group, by number of employees, are Data entry keyers, Software developers, applications & systems software, Customer service representatives, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Computer support specialists.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Data processing, hosting & related services employs an unusually high number of Data entry keyers, Computer operators, and Statistical assistants.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Data processing, hosting & related services, by average wage, are Other Sales Workers, Financial analysts, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$83,932

AVERAGE WAGE

± $4,933

On average, employees in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group make $83,932 per year. This number makes Data processing, hosting & related services the 26 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 Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.425

WAGE GINI

Data processing, hosting & related services has a wage GINI of 0.425, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Data processing, hosting & related services (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 Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $96,018 and $68,317. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

67.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±6.37k

87.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.24k

56.4% of workers in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$96,018

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$6,883

$68,317

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$6,699

On average, Male workers in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group make 1.41 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Data processing, hosting & related services 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. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group earn 1.29 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 Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Data processing, hosting & related services 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. Information has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group is Information.

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 Data processing, hosting & related services is from Information.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Information Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Information Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Data processing, hosting & related services 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 Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at N/A%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (N/A%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Data processing, hosting & related services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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