Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers

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Workforce

795k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

41

Estimated Job Growth

0%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$78,099

Average Male Salary

$86,523

Average Female Salary

$62,486

About

The top three occupations in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Sales representatives, services, all other, Customer service representatives, Miscellaneous managers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Telecommunications line installers & repairers. On average, full-time employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group work 43.6 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $81,265. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $22,663.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Allen, Murphy, Plano (East) & Parker Cities PUMA, TX, Miami City (East) & Key Biscayne Village PUMA, FL, and Bothell (North), Mill Creek Cities & Silver Firs PUMA, WA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group. Sales representatives, services, all other are the most common position, but the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Communications equipment operators, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

795k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 318k

-1.99%

1 Year Growth

± 6.24%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 795k people employed in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -1.99%, , from 325k people in 2016 to 318k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives, services, all other represent the largest share of positions held in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers at 11.2%, followed by Customer service representatives with 8.74% and Miscellaneous managers with 6.45%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Sales representatives, services, all other, Customer service representatives, Miscellaneous managers, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Telecommunications line installers & repairers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers employs an unusually high number of Communications equipment operators, all other, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, and Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers , by average wage, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, and Industrial production managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$78,099

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,215

On average, employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group make $78,099 per year. This number makes Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers the 35 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.41

WAGE GINI

Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers has a wage GINI of 0.41, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers (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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $86,523 and $62,486. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

112k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±8.2k

207k

MALE WORKFORCE

±11.2k

65% of workers in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$86,523

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$4,398

$62,486

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$3,961

On average, Male workers in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group make 1.38 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers 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. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group earn 1.21 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers is from Information.

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Intermediate Inputs

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.6%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

2.6%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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