Executive offices & legislative bodies

Industry Group

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Workforce
1.17M
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
46.9
Average Salary
$59,241
Average Male Salary
$65,447
Average Female Salary
$64,456

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The top three occupations in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group are Other managers, Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive, Office clerks, general, Accountants & auditors, and Janitors & building cleaners. On average, full-time employees in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group work 41.7 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $64,308. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $19,833.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group are Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Executive offices & legislative bodies.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group. Other managers are the most common position, but the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Urban & regional planners, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Executive offices & legislative bodies goes to Physicians.

Monthly Employment

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Start Year
Y-Axis
1.33%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 22.5M people employed in the Government industry. This represents a 1.33% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Government over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

1.17M
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 26.4k
−0.125%
1 Year Growth
± 3.2%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −0.125%, , from 1.17M people in 2019 to 1.17M people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Executive offices & legislative bodies by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other managers represent the largest share of positions held in Executive offices & legislative bodies at 11.6%, followed by Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 5.66% and Office clerks, general with 5.56%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group, by number of employees, are Other managers, Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive, Office clerks, general, Accountants & auditors, and Janitors & building cleaners.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Executive offices & legislative bodies employs an unusually high number of Urban & regional planners, Legal support workers, all other, and Operations research analysts.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Executive offices & legislative bodies, by average wage, are Physicians, Aerospace engineers, and Biomedical & agricultural engineers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$59,241
AVERAGE WAGE
± $975

On average, employees in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group make $59,241 per year. This number makes Executive offices & legislative bodies the 110 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 Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.351
WAGE GINI

Executive offices & legislative bodies has a wage GINI of 0.351, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Executive offices & legislative bodies (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 Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $65,447 and $64,456. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

617k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±19.2k
549k
MALE WORKFORCE
±18.2k

52.9% of workers in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$65,447
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,552
$64,456
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,552

On average, Male workers in the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group make 1.02 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Executive offices & legislative bodies 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 Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group earn 1.26 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 Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Executive offices & legislative bodies 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 Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

In this flow diagram, 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

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Executive offices & legislative bodies is from Public Administration.

The Executive offices & legislative bodies 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

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The Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Executive offices & legislative bodies Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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