Furniture & home furnishings stores

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Workforce

545k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.5

Average Salary

$41,037

Average Male Salary

$48,053

Average Female Salary

$33,225

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The top three occupations in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Customer service representatives, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand. On average, full-time employees in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $50,621. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,392.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group are Shreveport City (South) PUMA, LA, Kalamazoo County (Outer) PUMA, MI, and Houston City (West)North of US-90 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Furniture & home furnishings stores.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Interior designers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Furniture & home furnishings stores goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

545k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 18.1k

3.99%

1 Year Growth

± 4.56%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.99%, , from 524k people in 2017 to 545k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Furniture & home furnishings stores by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Furniture & home furnishings stores at 27.9%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 17.4% and Customer service representatives with 4.54%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Furniture & home furnishings stores employs an unusually high number of Interior designers, Furniture finishers, and Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Furniture & home furnishings stores, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Construction managers, and Sales managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$41,037

AVERAGE WAGE

± $1,590

On average, employees in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group make $41,037 per year. This number makes Furniture & home furnishings stores the 203 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 Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.46

WAGE GINI

Furniture & home furnishings stores has a wage GINI of 0.46, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Furniture & home furnishings stores (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 Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $48,053 and $33,225. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

258k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±12.5k

287k

MALE WORKFORCE

±13.1k

52.7% of workers in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,053

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$2,487

$33,225

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$1,833

On average, Male workers in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group make 1.45 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

  2. White

  3. Two or More Races

On average, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander employees in the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group earn 2.1 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 Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Furniture & home furnishings stores 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 Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group is Construction.

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 Furniture & home furnishings stores is from Retail Trade.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Furniture & home furnishings stores is from Retail Trade.

The Furniture & home furnishings stores 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 Furniture & home furnishings stores is from Retail Trade.

The Construction Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Furniture & home furnishings stores Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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