National security & international affairs

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Workforce

1.01M

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.8

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$74,378

Average Male Salary

$76,212

Average Female Salary

$70,474

About

The top three occupations in the National security & international affairs Industry Group are Miscellaneous managers, Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Police officers. On average, full-time employees in the National security & international affairs Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $76,017. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $31,240.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the National security & international affairs Industry Group are George Washington Regional Commission (North) PUMA, VA, St. Mary's & Calvert Counties PUMA, MD, and Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is National security & international affairs.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the National security & international affairs Industry Group. Miscellaneous managers are the most common position, but the National security & international affairs Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Transportation security screeners, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in National security & international affairs goes to Economists.

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Occupations by Share

1.01M

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 24.5k

0.255%

1 Year Growth

± 3.44%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the National security & international affairs Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 0.255%, , from 1M people in 2016 to 1.01M people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in National security & international affairs by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous managers represent the largest share of positions held in National security & international affairs at 9.8%, followed by Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers with 4.6% and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers with 3.58%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, National security & international affairs employs an unusually high number of Transportation security screeners, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Budget analysts.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in National security & international affairs, by average wage, are Economists, Construction managers, and Producers & directors.

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Wages

Average Salary

$74,378

AVERAGE WAGE

± $1,110

On average, employees in the National security & international affairs Industry Group make $74,378 per year. This number makes National security & international affairs the 44 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 National security & international affairs Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.308

WAGE GINI

National security & international affairs has a wage GINI of 0.308, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in National security & international affairs (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 National security & international affairs Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the National security & international affairs Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the National security & international affairs Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the National security & international affairs Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $76,212 and $70,474. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

321k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±13.9k

684k

MALE WORKFORCE

±20.3k

68% of workers in the National security & international affairs Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the National security & international affairs Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,212

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$1,352

$70,474

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$1,933

On average, Male workers in the National security & international affairs Industry Group make 1.08 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the National security & international affairs 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. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

On average, White employees in the National security & international affairs Industry Group earn 1.06 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 National security & international affairs Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs is from Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the National security & international affairs Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs 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 National security & international affairs Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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