Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing

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Workforce
163k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
44.8
Estimated Job Growth
3.44%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$115,473
Average Male Salary
$126,330
Average Female Salary
$125,345

About

The top three occupations in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Software developers, Other managers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing. On average, full-time employees in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group work 44.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $119,177. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $40,226.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA, San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, and Westpark Tollway, West of Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group. Software developers are the most common position, but the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Computer hardware engineers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing goes to Industrial production managers.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
2%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 92k people employed in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing industry. This represents a 2% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

163k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 129k
−7.32%
1 Year Growth
± 10.2%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 163k people employed in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −7.32%, , from 140k people in 2018 to 129k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Software developers represent the largest share of positions held in Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing at 9.5%, followed by Other managers with 8.73% and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers with 7.04%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group, by number of employees, are Software developers, Other managers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Computer hardware engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Computer hardware engineers, Computer and information research scientists, and Computer, automated teller, & office machine repairers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing, by average wage, are Industrial production managers, General & operations managers, and Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Wages

Average Salary

$115,473
AVERAGE WAGE
± $7,141

On average, employees in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group make $115,473 per year. This number makes Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing the 5 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 Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.418
WAGE GINI

Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.418, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Computer & peripheral 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 Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $126,330 and $125,345. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

40.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.92k
89.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.33k

68.9% of workers in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$126,330
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$8,966
$125,345
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$8,855

On average, Male workers in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group make 1.01 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.19 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 Computer & peripheral 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 Computer & peripheral 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 Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Computer & peripheral 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 Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Computer & peripheral 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 closest comparable data for Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Computer & peripheral 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 Computer and peripheral equipment mfg. industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Computer and peripheral equipment mfg. industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 3.44%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (30.2%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Computer and peripheral equipment mfg..
3.44%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Computer and peripheral equipment mfg.. This industry is expected to grow less than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Computer and peripheral equipment mfg..
30.2%
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10-year Projection

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