U. S Coast Guard

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Workforce
33.1k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
29.8
Average Salary
$48,499
Average Male Salary
$48,358
Average Female Salary
$49,528

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The top three occupations in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Military, rank not specified, Ship & boat captains & operators, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, and Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers. On average, full-time employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group work 51.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $48,860. Part-time employees in the same industry work 24.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $23,108.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are New London County (South) PUMA, CT, James City, York Counties, Williamsburg & Poquoson Cities PUMA, VA, and Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is U. S Coast Guard.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group. Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members are the most common position, but the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Ship & boat captains & operators, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S Coast Guard goes to Other managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

33.1k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 4.47k
4%
1 Year Growth
± 18.5%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 4%, , from 31.8k people in 2017 to 33.1k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S Coast Guard by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members represent the largest share of positions held in U. S Coast Guard at 18.7%, followed by Military, rank not specified with 16.6% and Ship & boat captains & operators with 8.26%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, U. S Coast Guard employs an unusually high number of Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, and Emergency management directors.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S Coast Guard, by average wage, are Other managers, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$48,499
AVERAGE WAGE
± $4,742

On average, employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make $48,499 per year. This number makes U. S Coast Guard the 167 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 Coast Guard Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.303
WAGE GINI

U. S Coast Guard has a wage GINI of 0.303, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in U. S Coast Guard (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 Coast Guard Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $48,358 and $49,528. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

3.99k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±1.55k
29.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±4.19k

88% of workers in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,358
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$5,160
$49,528
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$11,398

On average, Male workers in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make 0.976 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Black
  2. White
  3. Asian

On average, Black employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group earn 1.14 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 Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the U. S Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard is from Active Duty Military.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for U. S Coast Guard is from Active Duty Military.

The U. S Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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