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Total Workforce
217,641
Average Age
40.2
Estimated Job Growth
1%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$79,721
Average Male Salary
$87,145
Average Female Salary
$69,088

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other Physical Scientists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges is the industry that employs the most Other Physical Scientists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other Physical Scientists, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Other Physical Scientists are paid most in Plainfield City & Westfield Town (South) PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Cambridge City PUMA, MA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other Physical Scientists in the US. The average age of male Other Physical Scientists in the workforce is 40.8 and of female Other Physical Scientists is 39.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other Physical Scientists is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other Physical Scientists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other Physical Scientists is Biology but a relatively high number of Other Physical Scientists hold a major in Science Technologies.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Other Physical Scientists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other Physical Scientists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Complex Problem Solving. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Other Physical Scientists need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Technology Design.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Other Physical Scientists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Other Physical Scientists are expected to see a growth of 1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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