Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers

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Total Workforce

85.4k

Average Age

41.6

Estimated Job Growth

13.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$45,092

Average Male Salary

$52,188

Average Female Salary

$41,294

About

Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are most often employed by the Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers was $45,092 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers by wage are Glaziers, Clergy, and Transportation security screeners.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are Northampton City PUMA, MA, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are Northampton City PUMA, MA, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, by average wage, is Scientific research & development services. Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are paid most in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC but are relatively concentrated in Northampton City PUMA, MA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,092

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,086

In 2017, Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers earned an average of $45,092, $6,973 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Glaziers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers while Clergy make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.393

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.393, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, by number of employees, are Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services, Administration of human resource programs, and Individual & family services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, by average wage, are Scientific research & development services, Labor unions, and Business, professional, political, & similar organizations.

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Industries by Share

85.4k

2017 Workforce

± 7,172

-8.11%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 12.7%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers has been declining at a rate of -8.11%, from 92,909 people in 2016 to 85,378 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers employed by various industries. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services employs the largest share of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers at  36.5%, followed by Administration of human resource programs with 12.6% and Individual & family services with 11.6%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers in the workforce is 41.1 and of female Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers is 41.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers is White.

Gender Composition

29.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,235

55.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,789

65.1% of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

67.4% of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.5% of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers.

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Age by Gender

41.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.16

41.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.38

The median age of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers is 41.6, and Male employees are generally 0.84 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers hold a major in Public Administration and Social Service.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, and Persuasion.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers are expected to see a growth of 13.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

13.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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