Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing

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Workforce

1.05M

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

45.2

Estimated Job Growth

-1.3%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$89,745

Average Male Salary

$100,277

Average Female Salary

$64,430

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The top three occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Miscellaneous managers, Software developers, applications & systems software, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing. On average, full-time employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $93,405. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,190.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are San Diego City (Northwest/Del Mar Mesa) PUMA, CA, Carlsbad City PUMA, CA, and Huntsville (North) & Madison (East) Cities PUMA, AL. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group. Miscellaneous managers are the most common position, but the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing goes to Human resources managers.

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Occupations by Share

1.05M

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 135k

-4.32%

1 Year Growth

± 9.78%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.05M people employed in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -4.32%, , from 141k people in 2016 to 135k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous managers represent the largest share of positions held in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing at 10.4%, followed by Software developers, applications & systems software with 5.88% and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers with 5.42%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers, Software developers, applications & systems software, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Materials engineers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing, by average wage, are Human resources managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$89,745

AVERAGE WAGE

± $5,611

On average, employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group make $89,745 per year. This number makes Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing the 17 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.428

WAGE GINI

Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.428, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing (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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $100,277 and $64,430. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

39.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±4.88k

95.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.57k

70.6% of workers in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$100,277

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$7,247

$64,430

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$6,895

On average, Male workers in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group make 1.56 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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. White

On average, Asian employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.28 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group is Manufacturing.

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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -1.3%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

-1.3%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Output Growth

2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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