Book stores & news dealers

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Workforce
93k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.1
Average Salary
$28,006
Average Male Salary
$32,971
Average Female Salary
$25,135

About

The top three occupations in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Customer service representatives, and Stockers and order fillers. On average, full-time employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group work 42.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $46,072. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $9,723.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are Mishawaka City PUMA, IN, Humboldt County PUMA, CA, and Portland City (Central East) PUMA, OR. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Book stores & news dealers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Retail salespersons, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Book stores & news dealers goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
-2.9%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 27.7M people employed in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities industry. This represents a -2.9% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

93k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 7.49k
-3.3%
1 Year Growth
± 11.7%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -3.3%, , from 96.2k people in 2018 to 93k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Book stores & news dealers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Book stores & news dealers at 34.3%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 22% and Cashiers with 11.1%.

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Most Common

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

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Book stores & news dealers employs an unusually high number of Retail salespersons, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Library technicians.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Book stores & news dealers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Accountants & auditors, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Wages

Average Salary

$28,006
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,500

On average, employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group make $28,006 per year. This number makes Book stores & news dealers the 252 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.503
WAGE GINI

Book stores & news dealers has a wage GINI of 0.503, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Book stores & news dealers (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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $32,971 and $25,135. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

59k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.96k
34.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±4.53k

63.4% of workers in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$32,971
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$7,579
$25,135
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,330

On average, Male workers in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group make 1.31 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. Two or More Races
  3. Black

On average, Asian employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group earn 1.37 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Book stores & news dealers 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Book stores & news dealers 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 Book stores & news dealers is from Retail Trade.

The Book stores & news dealers 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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