U. S Coast Guard

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Workforce

31.8k

2017 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

31.6

Estimated Job Growth

N/A%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$55,492

Average Male Salary

$53,948

Average Female Salary

$67,578

About

The top three occupations in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are Military, rank not specified, Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, 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 47.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $55,511. Part-time employees in the same industry work 25.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $54,680.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are New London County (South) PUMA, CT, Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ, and Northeast Albemarle Sound Region PUMA, NC. 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, rank not specified are the most common position, but the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Emergency management directors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S Coast Guard goes to Firstline enlisted military supervisors.

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Occupations by Share

31.8k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 4.38k

14.6%

1 Year Growth

± 17.6%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 14.6%, , from 27.8k people in 2016 to 31.8k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S Coast Guard by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military, rank not specified represent the largest share of positions held in U. S Coast Guard at 19.1%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 7.19% and Ship & boat captains & operators with 5.52%.

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Most Specialized

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

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Highest Paid

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

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Wages

Average Salary

$55,492

AVERAGE WAGE

± $5,983

On average, employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make $55,492 per year. This number makes U. S Coast Guard the 109 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 U. S Coast Guard Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.311

WAGE GINI

U. S Coast Guard has a wage GINI of 0.311, 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 $53,948 and $67,578. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

3.61k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±1.47k

28.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

±4.13k

88.7% 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

$53,948

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$6,318

$67,578

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$17,801

On average, Male workers in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make 0.798 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. Other

  2. White

  3. Two or More Races

On average, Other employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group earn 1.05 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 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 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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Projections

Growth projections of the U. S Coast Guard 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 U. S Coast Guard Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at N/A%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (N/A%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

N/A%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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