Communications equipment operators, all other

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2019 Workforce
17k
Average Age
33.2
Estimated Job Growth
8.33%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$41,925
Average Male Salary
$43,067
Average Female Salary
$38,739

About

Communications equipment operators, all other are most often employed by the U. S. Army industry. The average yearly wage for Communications equipment operators, all other was $41,925 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Communications equipment operators, all other by wage are Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, Cargo & freight agents, and Highway maintenance workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Communications equipment operators, all other are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Richmond County PUMA, GA, and Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Communications equipment operators, all other are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, and Craven County PUMA, NC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Communications equipment operators, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. U. S. Army is the industry that employs the most Communications equipment operators, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Communications equipment operators, all other, by average wage, is National security & international affairs. Communications equipment operators, all other are paid most in Manhattan City PUMA, KS but are relatively concentrated in Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,925
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,294

In 2019, Communications equipment operators, all other earned an average of $41,925, $13,599 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers make somewhat more than Communications equipment operators, all other while Cargo & freight agents make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Communications equipment operators, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.325
WAGE GINI

In 2016, Communications equipment operators, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.325, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Communications equipment operators, all other (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 Communications equipment operators, all other.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Communications equipment operators, all other

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Communications equipment operators, all other.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Communications equipment operators, all other, by average wage, are National security & international affairs, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and U. S. Army.

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Industries by Share

17k
2019 Workforce
± 3,202
−23.8%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 32.8%

The number of people employed as Communications equipment operators, all other has been declining at a rate of −23.8%, from 22,331 people in 2018 to 17,012 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Communications equipment operators, all other employed by various industries. U. S. Army employs the largest share of Communications equipment operators, all other at  20%, followed by U. S. Marines with 19.3% and National security & international affairs with 4.41%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Communications equipment operators, all other in the US. The average age of male Communications equipment operators, all other in the workforce is 33.1 and of female Communications equipment operators, all other is 33.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Communications equipment operators, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

12.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,747
4.49k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,645

73.6% of Communications equipment operators, all other are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Communications equipment operators, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Communications equipment operators, all other
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

59.1% of Communications equipment operators, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.7% of Communications equipment operators, all other, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Communications equipment operators, all other.

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Age by Gender

33.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.76
33.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.29

The median age of Communications equipment operators, all other is 33.2, and Male employees are generally 0.619 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Communications equipment operators, all other from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Communications equipment operators, all other is English but a relatively high number of Communications equipment operators, all other hold a major in English.

Majors

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MOST COMMON MAJORS
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Projections

Projections on job growth for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Communications Equipment Operators, All Other are expected to see a growth of 8.33% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

8.33%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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