Sound recording industries

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Workforce

26.4k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

40.6

Average Salary

$67,898

Average Male Salary

$67,019

Average Female Salary

$69,860

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The top three occupations in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Other managers, Music directors and composers, Marketing managers, and Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive. On average, full-time employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group work 43.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $77,471. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $17,569.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, Nashville-Davidson (Central) PUMA, TN, and Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Sound recording industries.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Sound recording industries Industry Group. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are the most common position, but the Sound recording industries Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Sound recording industries goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

26.4k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 3.99k

-4.99%

1 Year Growth

± 22.2%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Sound recording industries Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -4.99%, , from 27.8k people in 2017 to 26.4k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Sound recording industries by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other represent the largest share of positions held in Sound recording industries at 27.5%, followed by Other managers with 10.7% and Music directors and composers with 3.89%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Sound recording industries, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Software developers, and Marketing managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$67,898

AVERAGE WAGE

± $14,644

On average, employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group make $67,898 per year. This number makes Sound recording industries the 62 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.531

WAGE GINI

Sound recording industries has a wage GINI of 0.531, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Sound recording industries (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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Sound recording industries Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $67,019 and $69,860. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

8.18k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±2.22k

18.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

±3.32k

69.1% of workers in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$67,019

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$18,279

$69,860

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$23,987

On average, Male workers in the Sound recording industries Industry Group make 0.959 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Sound recording industries 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. White

  3. Asian

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group earn 1.07 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries is from Information.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Sound recording industries is from Information.

The Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries is from Information.

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

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