Outpatient care centers

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Workforce
8.66M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.5
Estimated Job Growth
19.7%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$57,891
Average Male Salary
$82,864
Average Female Salary
$50,272

About

The top three occupations in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group are Registered nurses, Physical therapists, Medical & health services managers, Medical assistants, and Receptionists & information clerks. On average, full-time employees in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group work 42.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $64,127. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23 hours and earn an average annual salary of $32,249.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group are Rochester City PUMA, MN, Ashland City PUMA, OR, and Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Outpatient care centers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group. Registered nurses are the most common position, but the Outpatient care centers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Mental health counselors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Outpatient care centers goes to Surgeons.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
6.64%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 344k people employed in the Outpatient Care Centers industry. This represents a 6.64% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

8.66M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 1.91M
8.12%
1 Year Growth
± 2.36%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 8.66M people employed in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 8.12%, , from 1.76M people in 2018 to 1.91M people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Outpatient care centers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Registered nurses represent the largest share of positions held in Outpatient care centers at 10.4%, followed by Physical therapists with 5.81% and Medical & health services managers with 5%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Registered nurses, Physical therapists, Medical & health services managers, Medical assistants, and Receptionists & information clerks.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Outpatient care centers employs an unusually high number of Mental health counselors, Physical therapist assistants & aides, and Physical therapists.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Outpatient care centers, by average wage, are Surgeons, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$57,891
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,139

On average, employees in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group make $57,891 per year. This number makes Outpatient care centers the 117 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 Outpatient care centers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.432
WAGE GINI

Outpatient care centers has a wage GINI of 0.432, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Outpatient care centers (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 Outpatient care centers Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Outpatient care centers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $82,864 and $50,272. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

1.46M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±29.5k
446k
MALE WORKFORCE
±16.4k

76.6% of workers in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Outpatient care centers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$82,864
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,741
$50,272
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$897

On average, Male workers in the Outpatient care centers Industry Group make 1.65 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Outpatient care centers 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 Outpatient care centers Industry Group earn 1.5 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 Outpatient care centers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Outpatient care centers 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 Outpatient care centers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Outpatient care centers Industry Group is Educational services, health care, and social assistance.

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 Outpatient care centers is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Outpatient care centers is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Outpatient care centers 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 Outpatient care centers is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Outpatient care centers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Outpatient care centers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Outpatient care centers and Ambulatory health care services industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Outpatient care centers and Ambulatory health care services industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 19.7%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (34.4%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Outpatient care centers and Ambulatory health care services.
19.7%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Outpatient care centers and Ambulatory health care services.
34.4%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Outpatient care centers and Ambulatory health care services industry.

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