U. S. Army

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Workforce

343k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

29.9

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$48,365

Average Male Salary

$48,582

Average Female Salary

$46,903

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The top three occupations in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Military, rank not specified, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, and Human resources workers. On average, full-time employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group work 52.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $49,636. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,338.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, Rural Oahu PUMA, HI, and Manhattan City PUMA, KS. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is U. S. Army.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the U. S. Army Industry Group. Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members are the most common position, but the U. S. Army Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S. Army goes to Dentists.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

343k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 14.4k

-0.832%

1 Year Growth

± 5.95%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S. Army Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -0.832%, , from 346k people in 2016 to 343k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S. Army by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members represent the largest share of positions held in U. S. Army at 22.4%, followed by Military, rank not specified with 19.5% and Firstline enlisted military supervisors with 9.84%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S. Army, by average wage, are Dentists, Physicians & surgeons, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$48,365

AVERAGE WAGE

± $1,582

On average, employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group make $48,365 per year. This number makes U. S. Army the 158 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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.37

WAGE GINI

U. S. Army has a wage GINI of 0.37, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in U. S. Army (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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the U. S. Army Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $48,582 and $46,903. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

44.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±5.17k

299k

MALE WORKFORCE

±13.4k

87.1% of workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,582

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$1,705

$46,903

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$4,216

On average, Male workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group make 1.04 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Two or More Races

  2. White

  3. American Indian

On average, Two or More Races employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group earn 1.2 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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the U. S. Army Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

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 U. S. Army is from Active Duty Military.

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Intermediate Inputs

The U. S. Army 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 Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the U. S. Army Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the U. S. Army Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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