Vocational rehabilitation services

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Workforce
508k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45
Estimated Job Growth
−1.36%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$28,280
Average Male Salary
$26,485
Average Female Salary
$23,237

About

The top three occupations in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group are Other assemblers and fabricators, Janitors & building cleaners, Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors, Personal care aides, and Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors. On average, full-time employees in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group work 41.7 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $42,095. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.2 hours and earn an average annual salary of $10,803.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group are Huntington, Whitley, Adams & Wells Counties PUMA, IN, Mankato City PUMA, MN, and Cumberland City PUMA, MD. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Vocational rehabilitation services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group. Other assemblers and fabricators are the most common position, but the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Rehabilitation counselors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Vocational rehabilitation services goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
4.65%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 49.5k people employed in the Vocational Rehabilitation Services industry. This represents a 4.65% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

508k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 161k
16.8%
1 Year Growth
± 7.7%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 508k people employed in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 16.8%, , from 138k people in 2018 to 161k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Vocational rehabilitation services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other assemblers and fabricators represent the largest share of positions held in Vocational rehabilitation services at 8.37%, followed by Janitors & building cleaners with 8.09% and Miscellaneous production workers, including semiconductor processors with 6.99%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Vocational rehabilitation services employs an unusually high number of Rehabilitation counselors, Healthcare social workers, and Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Vocational rehabilitation services, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Human resources managers, and General & operations managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$28,280
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,810

On average, employees in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group make $28,280 per year. This number makes Vocational rehabilitation services the 250 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 Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.47
WAGE GINI

Vocational rehabilitation services has a wage GINI of 0.47, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Vocational rehabilitation services (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 Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $26,485 and $23,237. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

97.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±7.65k
64.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±6.21k

60.3% of workers in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$26,485
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,163
$23,237
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,666

On average, Male workers in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group make 1.14 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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

On average, Asian employees in the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group earn 1.52 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 Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Vocational rehabilitation services 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. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group is Educational services, health care, and social assistance.

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 Vocational rehabilitation services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Vocational rehabilitation services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services 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 Vocational rehabilitation services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Vocational rehabilitation services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Vocational rehabilitation services industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Vocational rehabilitation services industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −1.36%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (30.1%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

−1.36%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Vocational rehabilitation services. This industry is expected to grow less than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

30.1%
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10-year Projection

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