Electric & gas, and other combinations

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Workforce
1.1M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.4
Estimated Job Growth
−7.71%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$91,326
Average Male Salary
$99,614
Average Female Salary
$73,859

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The top three occupations in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group are Other managers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers, Customer service representatives, and Electrical powerline installers & repairers. On average, full-time employees in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $94,021. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $29,940.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group are Alhambra & South Pasadena Cities PUMA, CA, Coastal Region PUMA, CA, and Clovis City PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Electric & gas, and other combinations.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group. Other managers are the most common position, but the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Meter readers, utilities, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Electric & gas, and other combinations goes to Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance.

Monthly Employment

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4.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 7.99M people employed in the Mining, Logging, and Construction industry. This represents a 4.73% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

1.1M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 83.5k
−5.99%
1 Year Growth
± 12.6%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.1M people employed in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −5.99%, , from 88.8k people in 2018 to 83.5k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Electric & gas, and other combinations by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other managers represent the largest share of positions held in Electric & gas, and other combinations at 6.3%, followed by Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers with 5.72% and Firstline supervisors of production & operating workers with 5.67%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Electric & gas, and other combinations employs an unusually high number of Meter readers, utilities, Control & valve installers & repairers, and Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Electric & gas, and other combinations, by average wage, are Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$91,326
AVERAGE WAGE
± $5,035

On average, employees in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group make $91,326 per year. This number makes Electric & gas, and other combinations the 21 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.316
WAGE GINI

Electric & gas, and other combinations has a wage GINI of 0.316, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Electric & gas, and other combinations (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 Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $99,614 and $73,859. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

26.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.02k
56.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
±5.84k

67.8% of workers in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$99,614
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$6,520
$73,859
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$6,778

On average, Male workers in the Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group make 1.35 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Electric & gas, and other combinations 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group earn 1.13 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Electric & gas, and other combinations 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Electric & gas, and other combinations 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Electric & gas, and other combinations is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

The Electric & gas, and other combinations 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 Electric & gas, and other combinations is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution 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 Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −7.71%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (16.4%) is lower 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 Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution.
−7.71%
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 Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution. 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 Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution.
16.4%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Utilities, Power generation and supply, Water, sewage and other systems, and Natural gas distribution industry.

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