Community & Social Service Occupations

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2019 Workforce
2.81M
Average Age
43.7
Average Salary
$45,674
Average Male Salary
$48,210
Average Female Salary
$44,384

About

Community & Social Service Occupations are most often employed by the Religious organizations industry. The average yearly wage for Community & Social Service Occupations was $45,674 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Community & Social Service Occupations by wage are Education, Training, & Library Occupations, Transportation Occupations, and Production Occupations.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Community & Social Service Occupations are Fresno City (North) PUMA, CA, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle CountiesBurlington City PUMA, VT, and Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Community & Social Service Occupations are Philadelphia City (West) PUMA, PA, Fresno City (North) PUMA, CA, and Springfield City PUMA, MA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Community & Social Service Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Religious organizations is the industry that employs the most Community & Social Service Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Community & Social Service Occupations, by average wage, is U. S. Air Force. Community & Social Service Occupations are paid most in Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Philadelphia City (West) PUMA, PA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,674
AVERAGE SALARY
± $473

In 2019, Community & Social Service Occupations earned an average of $45,674, $9,850 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

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

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Wage Distribution

0.324
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Community & Social Service Occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.324, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Community & Social Service 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 Community & Social Service Occupations.

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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 Community & Social Service Occupations.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Community & Social Service Occupations, by number of employees, are Religious organizations, Individual & family services, and Elementary & secondary schools.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Community & Social Service Occupations, by average wage, are U. S. Air Force, Management, scientific & technical consulting services, and Labor unions.

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Industries by Share

2.81M
2019 Workforce
± 40,742
7.26%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 1.95%

The number of people employed as Community & Social Service Occupations has been growing at a rate of 7.26%, from 2,615,676 people in 2018 to 2,805,644 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Community & Social Service Occupations employed by various industries. Religious organizations employs the largest share of Community & Social Service Occupations at  21.2%, followed by Individual & family services with 17.4% and Elementary & secondary schools with 9.13%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Community & Social Service Occupations in the US. The average age of male Community & Social Service Occupations in the workforce is 46.2 and of female Community & Social Service Occupations is 42.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Community & Social Service Occupations is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

946k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 23,805
1.86M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 33,274

66.3% of Community & Social Service Occupations are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Community & Social Service Occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Community & Social Service Occupations
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

61.2% of Community & Social Service Occupations are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.3% of Community & Social Service Occupations, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Community & Social Service Occupations.

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Age by Gender

46.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.388
42.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.244

The median age of Community & Social Service Occupations is 43.7, and Male employees are generally 3.72 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Community & Social Service Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Community & Social Service Occupations is Psychology but a relatively high number of Community & Social Service Occupations hold a major in Theology.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Community & Social Service Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Community & Social Service Occupations need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Community & Social Service Occupations need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, and Persuasion.

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