Communications equipment operators, all other

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
23.2k
Average Age
36.2
Estimated Job Growth
8.33%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$48,259
Average Male Salary
$51,417
Average Female Salary
$40,099

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 $48,259 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Communications equipment operators, all other by wage are Child, family, and school social workers, Agricultural and food science technicians, and Tire builders.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Communications equipment operators, all other are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Oceanside City & Camp Pendleton PUMA, CA, and Richmond County PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Communications equipment operators, all other are Jacksonville City PUMA, NC, Oceanside City & Camp Pendleton PUMA, CA, and Lawton City PUMA, OK.

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 Other administrative & other support services. Communications equipment operators, all other are paid most in Huntington Town (North) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Jacksonville City PUMA, NC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$48,259
AVERAGE SALARY
± $6,271

In 2020, Communications equipment operators, all other earned an average of $48,259, $7,695 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Child, family, and school social workers make somewhat more than Communications equipment operators, all other while Agricultural and food science technicians 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

0.407
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Communications equipment operators, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.407, 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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Communications equipment operators, all other, by average wage, are Other administrative & other support services, Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services, and Legal services.

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Industries by Share

23.2k
2020 Workforce
± 3,736
−11.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 25.1%

The number of people employed as Communications equipment operators, all other has been declining at a rate of −11.9%, from 26,280 people in 2019 to 23,161 people in 2020.

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  10.7%, followed by Broadcasting (except internet) with 9.36% and U. S. Marines with 6.94%.

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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 35.7 and of female Communications equipment operators, all other is 37.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Communications equipment operators, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

16.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,172
6.46k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,974

72.1% of Communications equipment operators, all other are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

61.8% of Communications equipment operators, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.4% 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 Sex

35.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.57
37.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.14

The median age of Communications equipment operators, all other is 36.2, and Male employees are generally 1.75 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 Communications but a relatively high number of Communications equipment operators, all other hold a major in Communication Technologies.

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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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