Business, professional, political, & similar organizations

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Workforce

170k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

46

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$73,283

Average Male Salary

$88,798

Average Female Salary

$63,755

About

The top three occupations in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group are Social & community service managers, Miscellaneous managers, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Chief executives & legislators, and Accountants & auditors. On average, full-time employees in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group work 43.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $82,994. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.4 hours and earn an average annual salary of $21,840.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group are District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Business, professional, political, & similar organizations.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group. Social & community service managers are the most common position, but the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Business, professional, political, & similar organizations goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

170k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 10.1k

0.431%

1 Year Growth

± 8.39%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 0.431%, , from 169k people in 2016 to 170k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Business, professional, political, & similar organizations by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Social & community service managers represent the largest share of positions held in Business, professional, political, & similar organizations at 15.8%, followed by Miscellaneous managers with 6.75% and Secretaries & administrative assistants with 6.64%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group, by number of employees, are Social & community service managers, Miscellaneous managers, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Chief executives & legislators, and Accountants & auditors.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Business, professional, political, & similar organizations employs an unusually high number of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, Social & community service managers, and Public relations & fundraising managers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Business, professional, political, & similar organizations, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Human resources managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$73,283

AVERAGE WAGE

± $4,286

On average, employees in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group make $73,283 per year. This number makes Business, professional, political, & similar organizations the 47 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.429

WAGE GINI

Business, professional, political, & similar organizations has a wage GINI of 0.429, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Business, professional, political, & similar organizations (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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $88,798 and $63,755. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

105k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±7.96k

64.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

±6.24k

62% of workers in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$88,798

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$8,286

$63,755

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$4,538

On average, Male workers in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Black

On average, Asian employees in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group earn 1.12 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations 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 Business, professional, political, & similar organizations Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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