Education, Training, & Library Occupations

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Total Workforce

9.18M

Average Age

42.5

Estimated Job Growth

9.43%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$44,296

Average Male Salary

$55,242

Average Female Salary

$40,276

About

Education, Training, & Library Occupations are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Education, Training, & Library Occupations was $44,296 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Education, Training, & Library Occupations by wage are Community & Social Service Occupations, Construction & Extraction Occupations, and Transportation Occupations.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Centre County PUMA, PA, Lafayette & West Lafayette Cities PUMA, IN, and Champaign & Urbana Cities PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Centre County PUMA, PA, Ann Arbor City Area PUMA, MI, and Cambridge City PUMA, MA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Education, Training, & Library Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Education, Training, & Library Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Education, Training, & Library Occupations, by average wage, is Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills . Education, Training, & Library Occupations are paid most in Near North Side, Loop & Near South Side PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Centre County PUMA, PA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$44,296

AVERAGE SALARY

± $302

In 2017, Education, Training, & Library Occupations earned an average of $44,296, $7,769 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Construction & Extraction Occupations make somewhat more than Education, Training, & Library Occupations while Community & Social Service Occupations make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Education, Training, & Library Occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.398

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Education, Training, & Library Occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.398, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Education, Training, & Library Occupations (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Education, Training, & Library Occupations

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Education, Training, & Library Occupations, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Child day care services.

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Industries by Share

9.18M

2017 Workforce

± 72,051

2.51%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 1.09%

The number of people employed as Education, Training, & Library Occupations has been growing at a rate of 2.51%, from 8,958,560 people in 2016 to 9,183,337 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Education, Training, & Library Occupations employed by various industries. Elementary & secondary schools employs the largest share of Education, Training, & Library Occupations at  64.2%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 17.8% and Child day care services with 6.43%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Education, Training, & Library Occupations in the US. The average age of male Education, Training, & Library Occupations in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Education, Training, & Library Occupations is 42.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Education, Training, & Library Occupations is White.

Gender Composition

2.47M

MALE WORKFORCE

± 38,237

6.72M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 62,165

73.1% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Education, Training, & Library Occupations

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

79.4% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.87% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Age by Gender

42.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.228

42.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.128

The median age of Education, Training, & Library Occupations is 42.5, and Male employees are generally 0.244 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Education, Training, & Library Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Education, Training, & Library Occupations is Education but a relatively high number of Education, Training, & Library Occupations hold a major in Education.

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 Education, Training, & Library Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Education, Training, & Library Occupations need many skills, but most especially Instructing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Education, Training, & Library Occupations need more than the average amount of Management of Material Resources, Service Orientation, and Management of Financial Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Education, Training, & Library Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Education, Training, & Library Occupations are expected to see a growth of 9.43% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

9.43%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Education, Training, & Library Occupations. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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