Gasoline stations

Industry Group

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Workforce
543k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.6
Average Salary
$28,880
Average Male Salary
$34,989
Average Female Salary
$34,602

About

The top three occupations in the Gasoline stations Industry Group are Cashiers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Transportation service attendants, Customer service representatives, and Cooks. On average, full-time employees in the Gasoline stations Industry Group work 43 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $36,668. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $11,939.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Gasoline stations Industry Group are Jones, Wayne, Covington, Greene & Jefferson Davis Counties PUMA, MS, Johnston County PUMA, NC, and Dearborn & Dearborn Heights Cities PUMA, MI. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Gasoline stations.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Gasoline stations Industry Group. Cashiers are the most common position, but the Gasoline stations Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Transportation service attendants, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Gasoline stations goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
3.96%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 548k people employed in the Gasoline Stations industry. This represents a 3.96% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

543k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 18.1k
−1.81%
1 Year Growth
± 4.77%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Gasoline stations Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −1.81%, , from 553k people in 2019 to 543k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Gasoline stations by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Cashiers represent the largest share of positions held in Gasoline stations at 45.3%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 15.6% and Transportation service attendants with 6.23%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Gasoline stations Industry Group, by number of employees, are Cashiers, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Transportation service attendants, Customer service representatives, and Cooks.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Gasoline stations employs an unusually high number of Transportation service attendants, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, and Cashiers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$28,880
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,301

On average, employees in the Gasoline stations Industry Group make $28,880 per year. This number makes Gasoline stations the 248 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 Gasoline stations Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.482
WAGE GINI

Gasoline stations has a wage GINI of 0.482, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Gasoline stations (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 Gasoline stations Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Gasoline stations Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Gasoline stations Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Gasoline stations Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $34,989 and $34,602. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

282k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±13k
261k
MALE WORKFORCE
±12.5k

51.9% of workers in the Gasoline stations Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Gasoline stations Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$34,989
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,248
$34,602
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,263

On average, Male workers in the Gasoline stations Industry Group make 1.01 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Gasoline stations Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. White
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

On average, Asian employees in the Gasoline stations 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 Gasoline stations Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Gasoline stations 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 Gasoline stations Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Gasoline stations Industry Group is Construction.

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 Gasoline stations is from Retail Trade.

The Gasoline stations 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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

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

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