U. S Coast Guard

Industry Group

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Workforce
32.7k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
31.6
Average Salary
$58,450
Average Male Salary
$57,425
Average Female Salary
$54,950

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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 Military officer special & tactical operations leaders. On average, full-time employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group work 49 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $58,958. Part-time employees in the same industry work 25.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $38,901.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are James City, York Counties, Williamsburg & Poquoson Cities PUMA, VA, Ocean City & Somers Point City PUMA, NJ, and New London County (South) PUMA, CT. 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 Ship & boat captains & operators, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S Coast Guard goes to Marine engineers & naval architects.

Monthly Employment

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1.33%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 22.5M people employed in the Government industry. This represents a 1.33% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

32.7k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 4.44k
3.5%
1 Year Growth
± 18.7%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.5%, , from 31.6k people in 2019 to 32.7k people in 2020.

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 16.3%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 9.21% and Ship & boat captains & operators with 7.29%.

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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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Wages

Average Salary

$58,450
AVERAGE WAGE
± $5,579

On average, employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make $58,450 per year. This number makes U. S Coast Guard the 112 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

0.321
WAGE GINI

U. S Coast Guard has a wage GINI of 0.321, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. 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 more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $57,425 and $54,950. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

3.88k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±1.53k
28.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
±4.17k

88.1% of workers in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$57,425
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$5,852
$54,950
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$5,440

On average, Male workers in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group make 1.05 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-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. Asian
  2. White
  3. Other

On average, Asian employees in the U. S Coast Guard Industry Group earn 1.19 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 flow diagram, 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

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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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