Chief executives & legislators

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2019 Workforce
1.39M
Average Age
51.5
Estimated Job Growth
-3.92%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$186,649
Average Male Salary
$201,904
Average Female Salary
$146,701

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Chief executives & legislators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Chief executives & legislators was $186,649 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chief executives & legislators by wage are Dentists, Architectural & engineering managers, and Physicians.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Chief executives & legislators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Chief executives & legislators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Chief executives & legislators, by average wage, is Aerospace products & parts manufacturing. Chief executives & legislators are paid most in Keansburg Borough PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Malibu & Westlake Village Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$186,649
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,312

In 2019, Chief executives & legislators earned an average of $186,649, $131,125 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Physicians make somewhat more than Chief executives & legislators while Dentists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Chief executives & legislators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.418
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Chief executives & legislators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.418, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Chief executives & legislators (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

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Chief executives & legislators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Chief executives & legislators, by number of employees, are Construction, Computer Systems Design, and Banking & related activities.

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Industries by Share

1.39M
2019 Workforce
± 28,761
14.5%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 2.66%

The number of people employed as Chief executives & legislators has been growing at a rate of 14.5%, from 1,209,369 people in 2018 to 1,385,016 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Chief executives & legislators employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Chief executives & legislators at  8.64%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 6.66% and Banking & related activities with 3.61%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Chief executives & legislators in the US. The average age of male Chief executives & legislators in the workforce is 51.9 and of female Chief executives & legislators is 50.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chief executives & legislators is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

1M
MALE WORKFORCE
± 24,498
383k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 15,170

72.4% of Chief executives & legislators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Chief executives & legislators
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

82.6% of Chief executives & legislators are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.14% of Chief executives & legislators, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Age by Gender

51.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.288
50.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.445

The median age of Chief executives & legislators is 51.5, and Male employees are generally 1.69 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Chief executives & legislators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chief executives & legislators is Business but a relatively high number of Chief executives & legislators hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chief executives & legislators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chief executives & legislators need many skills, but most especially Judgment and Decision Making, Management of Personnel Resources, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chief executives & legislators need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Chief executives & legislators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.85%, but Chief executives & legislators are expected to see a growth of -3.92% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

-3.92%
ESTIMATED GROWTH
6.85%
NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2018 to 2028) for Chief executives & legislators. This profession is expected to grow lower than 6.85%, the average rate of national job growth.

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