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Total Workforce
1.26M
Average Age
40.9
Estimated Job Growth
7.4%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$68,650
Average Male Salary
$77,455
Average Female Salary
$58,664

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Life, physical, & social science occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field.

Diversity

Demographic information on Life, physical, & social science occupations in the US.

Education

Data on higher education choices for Life, physical, & social science occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau.

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Life, physical, & social science occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Life, physical, & social science occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Life, physical, & social science occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Scientific research & development services is the industry that employs the most Life, physical, & social science occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Life, physical, & social science occupations, by average wage, is Gasoline stations. Life, physical, & social science occupations are paid most in Montgomery County (South)--The Woodlands (North) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Cambridge City PUMA, MA.

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Life, physical, & social science occupations in the US. The average age of male Life, physical, & social science occupations in the workforce is 42.1 and of female Life, physical, & social science occupations is 39.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Life, physical, & social science occupations is White.

Gender Composition

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Life, physical, & social science occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Life, physical, & social science occupations is Biology but a relatively high number of Life, physical, & social science occupations hold a major in Personal & Culinary Services.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Life, physical, & social science occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Life, physical, & social science occupations need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Life, physical, & social science occupations need more than the average amount of Science, Programming, and Operations Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Life, physical, & social science occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Life, physical, & social science occupations are expected to see a growth of 7.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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