Newspaper publishers

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Workforce
143k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
46.9
Average Salary
$50,862
Average Male Salary
$55,292
Average Female Salary
$55,979

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The top three occupations in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group are Editors, News analysts, reporters, and journalists, 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 42.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $62,701. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,273.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group are Billings City PUMA, MT, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, and Arlington County (North) PUMA, VA. 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. Editors 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 Software developers.

Monthly Employment

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Start Year
Y-Axis
3.88%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 2.73M people employed in the Information industry. This represents a 3.88% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

143k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 9.27k
−17.5%
1 Year Growth
± 10.6%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −17.5%, , from 173k people in 2018 to 143k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Newspaper publishers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Editors represent the largest share of positions held in Newspaper publishers at 15.7%, followed by News analysts, reporters, and journalists with 14.7% and Doortodoor sales workers, news & street vendors, & related workers with 8.63%.

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Most Common

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

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Newspaper publishers, by average wage, are Software developers, General & operations managers, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$50,862
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,771

On average, employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group make $50,862 per year. This number makes Newspaper publishers the 160 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

0.468
WAGE GINI

Newspaper publishers has a wage GINI of 0.468, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. 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 less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $55,292 and $55,979. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

67.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±6.37k
75.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.75k

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

$55,292
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$5,502
$55,979
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$5,336

On average, Male workers in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group make 0.988 times less 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. Asian
  2. White
  3. Other

On average, Asian employees in the Newspaper publishers Industry Group earn 1.34 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. Professional and business services 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 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 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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