Miscellaneous retail stores

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Workforce
450k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.9
Average Salary
$35,018
Average Male Salary
$43,995
Average Female Salary
$27,491

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The top three occupations in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Nonfarm animal caretakers, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group work 43 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $46,781. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $12,828.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group are Guaynabo & Cataño Municipios PUMA, PR, Boulder City PUMA, CO, and Saratoga County (South & Central) PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Miscellaneous retail stores.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Nonfarm animal caretakers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Miscellaneous retail stores goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Occupations by Share

450k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 16.4k
-3.34%
1 Year Growth
± 5.3%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -3.34%, , from 466k people in 2017 to 450k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Miscellaneous retail stores by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Miscellaneous retail stores at 24.9%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 23.2% and Cashiers with 8.62%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Nonfarm animal caretakers, and Customer service representatives.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Miscellaneous retail stores employs an unusually high number of Nonfarm animal caretakers, Etchers & engravers, and Animal trainers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Miscellaneous retail stores, by average wage, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Software developers, and Other financial clerks.

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Wages

Average Salary

$35,018
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,765

On average, employees in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group make $35,018 per year. This number makes Miscellaneous retail stores the 228 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 Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.514
WAGE GINI

Miscellaneous retail stores has a wage GINI of 0.514, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Miscellaneous retail 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 Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $43,995 and $27,491. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

245k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±12.1k
205k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.1k

54.4% of workers in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$43,995
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,095
$27,491
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,867

On average, Male workers in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group make 1.6 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Miscellaneous retail 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. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
  3. White

On average, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander employees in the Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group earn 2.09 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 Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Miscellaneous retail 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 Miscellaneous retail stores Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Miscellaneous retail 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 Miscellaneous retail stores is from Retail Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Miscellaneous retail stores is from Retail Trade.

The Miscellaneous retail 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 Miscellaneous retail stores is from Retail Trade.

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

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