Beer, wine, & liquor stores

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Workforce
145k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.4
Average Salary
$36,494
Average Male Salary
$41,559
Average Female Salary
$43,389

About

The top three occupations in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, Cashiers, Stockers and order fillers, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $48,130. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,274.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group are Windsor Town, Healdsburg & Sonoma Cities PUMA, CA, Leominster, Fitchburg & Gardner Cities PUMA, MA, and Grafton & Coos Counties PUMA, NH. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Beer, wine, & liquor stores .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group. Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers are the most common position, but the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Beer, wine, & liquor stores goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
7.89%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 16.4k people employed in the Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores industry. This represents a 7.89% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

145k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 9.36k
−1.62%
1 Year Growth
± 9.21%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −1.62%, , from 148k people in 2018 to 145k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Beer, wine, & liquor stores by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers represent the largest share of positions held in Beer, wine, & liquor stores at 25.5%, followed by Retail salespersons with 23.3% and Cashiers with 22.7%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Retail salespersons, Cashiers, Stockers and order fillers, and Customer service representatives.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Beer, wine, & liquor stores employs an unusually high number of Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Retail salespersons.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Beer, wine, & liquor stores , by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and Marketing managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$36,494
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,649

On average, employees in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group make $36,494 per year. This number makes Beer, wine, & liquor stores the 227 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 Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.471
WAGE GINI

Beer, wine, & liquor stores has a wage GINI of 0.471, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Beer, wine, & liquor stores (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 Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $41,559 and $43,389. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

56k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.81k
89.4k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.34k

61.5% of workers in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$41,559
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,887
$43,389
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,372

On average, Male workers in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group make 0.958 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. Other
  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group earn 1.15 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 Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Beer, wine, & liquor stores 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 Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group is Construction.

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

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Beer, wine, & liquor stores is from Retail Trade.

The Beer, wine, & liquor stores 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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

The Construction Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Beer, wine, & liquor stores Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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