General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals

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Workforce

5.15M

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.6

Estimated Job Growth

0.6%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$68,226

Average Male Salary

$94,853

Average Female Salary

$59,367

About

The top three occupations in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group are Registered nurses, Physicians, Nursing assistants, Medical & health services managers, and Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses. On average, full-time employees in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group work 42.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $73,678. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24 hours and earn an average annual salary of $38,851.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group are Rochester City PUMA, MN, Philadelphia City (Center City) PUMA, PA, and Hempstead Town (West Central) PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group. Registered nurses are the most common position, but the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Respiratory therapists, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals goes to Surgeons.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

5.15M

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 7.28M

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 5.15M people employed in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Registered nurses represent the largest share of positions held in General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals at 28.7%, followed by Physicians with 5.51% and Nursing assistants with 5.42%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group, by number of employees, are Registered nurses, Physicians, Nursing assistants, Medical & health services managers, and Licensed practical & licensed vocational nurses.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs an unusually high number of Respiratory therapists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Surgical technologists.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, by average wage, are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, and Physicians.

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Wages

Average Salary

$68,226

AVERAGE WAGE

± $675

On average, employees in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group make $68,226 per year. This number makes General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals the 61 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.424

WAGE GINI

General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals has a wage GINI of 0.424, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $94,853 and $59,367. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

5.46M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±56.3k

1.82M

MALE WORKFORCE

±32.9k

75% of workers in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$94,853

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$2,068

$59,367

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$548

On average, Male workers in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group make 1.6 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group earn 1.4 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group is Educational services, health care, and social assistance.

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the hospitals industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The hospitals industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 0.6%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (3%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is hospitals.

0.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the hospitals industry.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is hospitals.

3%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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