Management, business, science, & arts occupations

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Total Workforce
57.9M
Average Age
43.2
Average Salary
$78,854
Average Male Salary
$98,362
Average Female Salary
$61,816

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Management, business, science, & arts occupations are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Management, business, science, & arts occupations was $78,854 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Management, business, science, & arts occupations by wage are Military specific occupations, Natural resources, construction, & maintenance occupations, and Sales & Office Occupations.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Management, business, science, & arts occupations are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Lake View & Lincoln Park PUMA, IL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Management, business, science, & arts occupations are District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, Cambridge City PUMA, MA, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Management, business, science, & arts occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Management, business, science, & arts occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Management, business, science, & arts occupations, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Management, business, science, & arts occupations are paid most in Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$78,854
AVERAGE SALARY
± $264

In 2018, Management, business, science, & arts occupations earned an average of $78,854, $24,966 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Management, business, science, & arts occupations are the highest paid occupation in the US followed by Military specific occupations. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Management, business, science, & arts occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.436
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Management, business, science, & arts occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.436, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Management, business, science, & arts 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 Management, business, science, & arts occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Management, business, science, & arts occupations

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Management, business, science, & arts occupations.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

57.9M
2018 Workforce
± 146,250
2.32%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 0.352%

The number of people employed as Management, business, science, & arts occupations has been growing at a rate of 2.32%, from 56,622,936 people in 2017 to 57,934,786 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Management, business, science, & arts occupations employed by various industries. Elementary & secondary schools employs the largest share of Management, business, science, & arts occupations at  12.6%, followed by General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 8.83% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 5.55%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Management, business, science, & arts occupations in the US. The average age of male Management, business, science, & arts occupations in the workforce is 43.9 and of female Management, business, science, & arts occupations is 42.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Management, business, science, & arts occupations is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

27M
MALE WORKFORCE
± 115,495
30.9M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 121,594

53.4% of Management, business, science, & arts occupations are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Management, business, science, & arts occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Management, business, science, & arts occupations
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

69.4% of Management, business, science, & arts occupations are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.14% of Management, business, science, & arts occupations, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Management, business, science, & arts occupations.

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Age by Gender

43.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.0638
42.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.0579

The median age of Management, business, science, & arts occupations is 43.2, and Male employees are generally 1.29 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Management, business, science, & arts occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Management, business, science, & arts occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Management, business, science, & arts occupations hold a major in Health.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Management, business, science, & arts occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Management, business, science, & arts occupations need many skills, but most especially Mathematics, Critical Thinking, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Management, business, science, & arts occupations need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Programming.

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