Private households

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Workforce

725k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.4

Estimated Job Growth

0%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$18,945

Average Male Salary

$25,178

Average Female Salary

$18,132

About

The top three occupations in the Private households Industry Group are Childcare workers, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Personal care aides, Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, and Personal care & service workers, all other . On average, full-time employees in the Private households Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $26,465. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $10,807.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Private households Industry Group are East Flatbush, Farragut & Rugby PUMA, NY, LA City (North Central/Mission Hills & Panorama City) PUMA, CA, and LA City (East Central/Silver Lake, Echo Park & Westlake) PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Private households.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Private households Industry Group. Childcare workers are the most common position, but the Private households Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Maids & housekeeping cleaners, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Private households goes to Property, real estate, & community association managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

725k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 407k

11.1%

1 Year Growth

± 5.03%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 725k people employed in the Private households Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Private households Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 11.1%, , from 366k people in 2016 to 407k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Private households by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Childcare workers represent the largest share of positions held in Private households at 32.1%, followed by Maids & housekeeping cleaners with 30.1% and Personal care aides with 24.2%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Private households Industry Group, by number of employees, are Childcare workers, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Personal care aides, Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides, and Personal care & service workers, all other .

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Private households employs an unusually high number of Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Childcare workers, and Personal care aides.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Private households, by average wage, are Property, real estate, & community association managers, Human resources managers, and Chefs & head cooks.

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Wages

Average Salary

$18,945

AVERAGE WAGE

± $860

On average, employees in the Private households Industry Group make $18,945 per year. This number makes Private households the 264 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 Private households Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.453

WAGE GINI

Private households has a wage GINI of 0.453, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Private households (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 Private households Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Private households Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $25,178 and $18,132. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

360k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±14.7k

46.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

±5.32k

88.5% of workers in the Private households Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Private households Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$25,178

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,350

$18,132

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$862

On average, Male workers in the Private households Industry Group make 1.39 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Private households Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Black

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

  3. Asian

On average, Black employees in the Private households Industry Group earn 1.14 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 Private households Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Private households 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 Private households Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Private households 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 Private households is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Private households 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

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Private households Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Private households Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Private households 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 Private households Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.4%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Private households Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

1.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Private households Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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