Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

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Total Workforce

553k

Average Age

42.2

Estimated Job Growth

-1.73%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$41,731

Average Male Salary

$51,056

Average Female Salary

$38,728

About

Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers was $41,731 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers by wage are Medical records & health information technicians, Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants, and Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic.

Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are part of the Office & Administrative Support Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of office & administrative support workers, Switchboard operators, including answering service, Telephone operators, Communications equipment operators, all other, Bill & account collectors, Billing & posting clerks, Bookkeeping, accounting, & auditing clerks, Gaming cage workers, Payroll & timekeeping clerks, Procurement clerks, Tellers, Other financial clerks, Brokerage clerks, Court, municipal, & license clerks, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, Customer service representatives, Eligibility interviewers, government programs, File clerks, Hotel, motel, & resort desk clerks, Interviewers, except eligibility & loan, Library assistants, clerical, Loan interviewers & clerks, New accounts clerks, Human resources assistants, except payroll & timekeeping, Receptionists & information clerks, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, Information & record clerks, all other, Correspondence clerks & order clerks, Cargo & freight agents, Couriers & messengers, Dispatchers, Meter readers, utilities, Postal service clerks, Postal service mail carriers, Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, Shipping, receiving, & traffic clerks, Stock clerks & order fillers, Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Computer operators, Data entry keyers, Word processors & typists, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service, Office clerks, general, Office machine operators, except computer, Proofreaders & copy markers, Statistical assistants, and Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are Evansville City PUMA, IN, South Plainfield & Middlesex Boroughs PUMA, NJ, and LA City (Central/Hancock Park & Mid-Wilshire) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are Frankford, Belair-Edison & Loch Raven PUMA, MD, South Plainfield & Middlesex Boroughs PUMA, NJ, and Columbus (South), Grove Cities & Groveport Village PUMA, OH.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Hospitals is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are paid most in Hartford County (North) PUMA, CT but are relatively concentrated in Frankford, Belair-Edison & Loch Raven PUMA, MD.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,731

AVERAGE SALARY

± $935

In 2017, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers earned an average of $41,731, $10,334 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Medical records & health information technicians make somewhat more than Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers while Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.318

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.318, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers (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 Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, by number of employees, are Hospitals, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Justice, public order, & safety activities .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Electric & gas, and other combinations, and Petroleum refining.

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Industries by Share

553k

2017 Workforce

± 18,228

-4.99%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.84%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers has been declining at a rate of -4.99%, from 582,348 people in 2016 to 553,303 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers at  8.53%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.61% and Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 4.12%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers in the workforce is 40.6 and of female Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is White.

Gender Composition

135k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 9,009

419k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 15,861

75.6% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

74.1% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Age by Gender

40.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.933

42.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.527

The median age of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 2.05 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers hold a major in Human Sciences.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers need more than the average amount of Programming, Operations Analysis, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are expected to see a growth of -1.73% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-1.73%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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