Other professional, scientific & technical services

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Workforce

739k

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

41.2

Estimated Job Growth

1.4%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$61,417

Average Male Salary

$76,470

Average Female Salary

$47,456

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The top three occupations in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group are Photographers, Other managers, Interpreters and translators, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, and Interviewers, except eligibility & loan. On average, full-time employees in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group work 44.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $75,145. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $22,567.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group are Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY, Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY, and Littleton, Englewood Cities & Columbine PUMA, CO. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Other professional, scientific & technical services .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group. Photographers are the most common position, but the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Photographers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Other professional, scientific & technical services goes to Tax preparers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

739k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 293k

-11.9%

1 Year Growth

± 7.05%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 739k people employed in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -11.9%, , from 333k people in 2017 to 293k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Other professional, scientific & technical services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Photographers represent the largest share of positions held in Other professional, scientific & technical services at 21%, followed by Other managers with 9.43% and Interpreters and translators with 8.76%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group, by number of employees, are Photographers, Other managers, Interpreters and translators, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, and Interviewers, except eligibility & loan.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Other professional, scientific & technical services employs an unusually high number of Photographers, Interpreters and translators, and Atmospheric & space scientists.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Other professional, scientific & technical services , by average wage, are Tax preparers, Financial managers, and Personal financial advisors.

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Wages

Average Salary

$61,417

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,401

On average, employees in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group make $61,417 per year. This number makes Other professional, scientific & technical services the 85 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 Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.512

WAGE GINI

Other professional, scientific & technical services has a wage GINI of 0.512, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Other professional, scientific & technical services (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 Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $76,470 and $47,456. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

152k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±9.58k

141k

MALE WORKFORCE

±9.22k

51.9% of workers in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,470

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$5,724

$47,456

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$3,633

On average, Male workers in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group make 1.61 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Other professional, scientific & technical services 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. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

On average, Asian employees in the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group earn 1.17 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 Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Other professional, scientific & technical services 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 Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group is Professional and business services.

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 Other professional, scientific & technical services is from Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Other professional, scientific & technical services is from Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services.

The Other professional, scientific & technical services 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 Other professional, scientific & technical services is from Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services.

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Other professional, scientific & technical services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the other professional and technical services industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The other professional and technical services industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 1.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.3%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is other professional and technical services.

1.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the other professional and technical services industry.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is other professional and technical services.

2.3%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the other professional and technical services industry.

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