U. S. Navy

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Workforce
278k
2019 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
29
Average Salary
$50,836
Average Male Salary
$51,628
Average Female Salary
$46,780

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The top three occupations in the U. S. Navy Industry Group are Military, rank not specified, Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, and Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers. On average, full-time employees in the U. S. Navy Industry Group work 50.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $51,553. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $35,072.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S. Navy Industry Group are Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA, Bremerton & Port Orchard Cities PUMA, WA, and Virginia Beach City (South) PUMA, VA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is U. S. Navy.

Workforce

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

The highest average salary in U. S. Navy goes to Physicians.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
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

278k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 12.9k
15.1%
1 Year Growth
± 5.92%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S. Navy Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 15.1%, , from 242k people in 2018 to 278k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S. Navy by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military, rank not specified represent the largest share of positions held in U. S. Navy at 19.1%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 12% and Military officer special & tactical operations leaders with 5.78%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, U. S. Navy employs an unusually high number of Firstline enlisted military supervisors, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, and Avionics technicians.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S. Navy, by average wage, are Physicians, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Human resources managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$50,836
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,794

On average, employees in the U. S. Navy Industry Group make $50,836 per year. This number makes U. S. Navy the 162 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. Navy Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.351
WAGE GINI

U. S. Navy has a wage GINI of 0.351, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in U. S. Navy (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. Navy Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the U. S. Navy Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $51,628 and $46,780. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

45.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.23k
233k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.8k

83.7% of workers in the U. S. Navy Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the U. S. Navy Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,628
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,037
$46,780
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,398

On average, Male workers in the U. S. Navy Industry Group make 1.1 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the U. S. Navy 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. American Indian

On average, Asian employees in the U. S. Navy Industry Group earn 1.04 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. Navy 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. Navy 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. Navy Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the U. S. Navy 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

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Intermediate Inputs

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

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

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