Newspaper publishers

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Workforce

173k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

46.4

Average Salary

$47,912

Average Male Salary

$55,979

Average Female Salary

$38,862

About

The top three occupations in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group are News analysts, reporters, and journalists, Editors, Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers, Advertising sales agents, and Other managers. On average, full-time employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group work 42.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $57,494. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.1 hours and earn an average annual salary of $18,136.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton Cities PUMA, PA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Newspaper publishers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group. News analysts, reporters, and journalists are the most common position, but the Newspaper publishers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of News analysts, reporters, and journalists, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Newspaper publishers goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

173k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 10.2k

-11.7%

1 Year Growth

± 9.16%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -11.7%, , from 196k people in 2017 to 173k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Newspaper publishers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. News analysts, reporters, and journalists represent the largest share of positions held in Newspaper publishers at 13.4%, followed by Editors with 11% and Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers with 8.56%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group, by number of employees, are News analysts, reporters, and journalists, Editors, Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers, Advertising sales agents, and Other managers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Newspaper publishers employs an unusually high number of News analysts, reporters, and journalists, Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers, and Editors.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Newspaper publishers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Financial managers, and Project management specialists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$47,912

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,297

On average, employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group make $47,912 per year. This number makes Newspaper publishers the 171 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 Newspaper publishers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.46

WAGE GINI

Newspaper publishers 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 Newspaper publishers (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 Newspaper publishers Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Newspaper publishers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $55,979 and $38,862. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

81.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±7.01k

91.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.43k

52.9% of workers in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Newspaper publishers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$55,979

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$5,336

$38,862

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$3,460

On average, Male workers in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group make 1.44 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Newspaper publishers 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 Newspaper publishers 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 Newspaper publishers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Newspaper publishers 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. Information has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Newspaper publishers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Newspaper publishers Industry Group is Information.

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 Newspaper publishers is from Information.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Newspaper publishers is from Information.

The Newspaper publishers Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Information 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 Newspaper publishers is from Information.

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

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