U. S. Air Force

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Workforce
285k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
29.3
Average Salary
$51,825
Average Male Salary
$51,824
Average Female Salary
$51,831

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The top three occupations in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group are Military, rank not specified, Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Firstline enlisted military supervisors. On average, full-time employees in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group work 45.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $52,603. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $25,335.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group are Wichita CountyWichita Falls City PUMA, TX, Fountain City PUMA, CO, and Wayne County PUMA, NC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is U. S. Air Force.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group. Military, rank not specified are the most common position, but the U. S. Air Force Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Firstline enlisted military supervisors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S. Air Force goes to Physicians.

Monthly Employment

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-4.68%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 22.6M people employed in the Government industry. This represents a -4.68% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Government over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

285k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 13.1k
31.9%
1 Year Growth
± 5.31%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 31.9%, , from 216k people in 2018 to 285k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S. Air Force by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military, rank not specified represent the largest share of positions held in U. S. Air Force at 19.3%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 13.5% and Aircraft mechanics & service technicians with 7.42%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S. Air Force, by average wage, are Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$51,825
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,657

On average, employees in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group make $51,825 per year. This number makes U. S. Air Force the 153 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 U. S. Air Force Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.354
WAGE GINI

U. S. Air Force has a wage GINI of 0.354, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in U. S. Air Force (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 U. S. Air Force Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the U. S. Air Force Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the U. S. Air Force Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $51,824 and $51,831. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

52.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.63k
232k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.8k

81.5% of workers in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the U. S. Air Force Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,824
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,871
$51,831
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,501

On average, Male workers in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group make 1 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the U. S. Air Force 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

On average, Two or More Races employees in the U. S. Air Force Industry Group earn 1.06 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 U. S. Air Force Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the U. S. Air Force 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. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the U. S. Air Force Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the U. S. Air Force Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

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 U. S. Air Force is from Active Duty Military.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for U. S. Air Force is from Active Duty Military.

The U. S. Air Force Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing 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 U. S. Air Force is from Active Duty Military.

The Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the U. S. Air Force Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the U. S. Air Force Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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