Business, technical & trade schools and training

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Workforce
108k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
44.5
Average Salary
$55,801
Average Male Salary
$68,597
Average Female Salary
$45,143

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The top three occupations in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group are Postsecondary teachers, Education administrators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Other teachers and instructors, and Elementary & middle school teachers. On average, full-time employees in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group work 43.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $68,243. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.1 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,196.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group are Chapel Hill Town PUMA, NC, Travis County (West, South & Outside Austin City) PUMA, TX, and Coffee, Covington, Butler & Crenshaw Counties PUMA, AL. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Business, technical & trade schools and training.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group. Postsecondary teachers are the most common position, but the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Business, technical & trade schools and training goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

108k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 8.05k
4.73%
1 Year Growth
± 10.2%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 4.73%, , from 103k people in 2017 to 108k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Business, technical & trade schools and training by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Postsecondary teachers represent the largest share of positions held in Business, technical & trade schools and training at 23.9%, followed by Education administrators with 10.5% and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers with 4.98%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers, Education administrators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Other teachers and instructors, and Elementary & middle school teachers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Business, technical & trade schools and training employs an unusually high number of Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Postsecondary teachers, and Training & development managers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Business, technical & trade schools and training, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Marketing managers, and Software developers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$55,801
AVERAGE WAGE
± $4,989

On average, employees in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group make $55,801 per year. This number makes Business, technical & trade schools and training the 112 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 Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.469
WAGE GINI

Business, technical & trade schools and training has a wage GINI of 0.469, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Business, technical & trade schools and training (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, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $68,597 and $45,143. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

58.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.95k
48.9k
MALE WORKFORCE
±5.43k

54.6% of workers in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$68,597
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$9,068
$45,143
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,898

On average, Male workers in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group make 1.52 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Business, technical & trade schools and training 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. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group earn 1.22 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, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Business, technical & trade schools and training 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 Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Business, technical & trade schools and training 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, technical & trade schools and training is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Business, technical & trade schools and training is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Business, technical & trade schools and training 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

The closest comparable data for Business, technical & trade schools and training is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Business, technical & trade schools and training Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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