Specialty food stores

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Workforce
208k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
38.9
Average Salary
$28,737
Average Male Salary
$35,736
Average Female Salary
$21,601

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The top three occupations in the Specialty food stores Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Specialty food stores Industry Group work 43.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $37,958. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $11,025.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Specialty food stores Industry Group are Huntington Town (North) PUMA, NY, Miami City (Downtown) PUMA, FL, and Bushwick PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Specialty food stores.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Specialty food stores Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Specialty food stores Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Butchers & other meat, poultry, & fish processing workers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Specialty food stores goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

208k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 11.2k
-0.486%
1 Year Growth
± 7.64%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Specialty food stores Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -0.486%, , from 209k people in 2017 to 208k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Specialty food stores by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Specialty food stores at 17.1%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 16% and Cashiers with 12.8%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Specialty food stores, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and Human resources managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$28,737
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,069

On average, employees in the Specialty food stores Industry Group make $28,737 per year. This number makes Specialty food stores the 247 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 Specialty food stores Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.474
WAGE GINI

Specialty food stores has a wage GINI of 0.474, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Specialty food stores (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 Specialty food stores Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Specialty food stores Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $35,736 and $21,601. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

103k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±7.87k
105k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.95k

50.5% of workers in the Specialty food stores Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Specialty food stores Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$35,736
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,699
$21,601
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,628

On average, Male workers in the Specialty food stores 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 Specialty food stores 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. Other
  3. White

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Specialty food stores Industry Group earn 1.63 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 Specialty food stores Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Specialty food stores 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 Specialty food stores Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Specialty food stores Industry Group is Construction.

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 Specialty food stores is from Retail Trade.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Specialty food stores is from Retail Trade.

The Specialty food stores 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 Specialty food stores is from Retail Trade.

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

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