Pipeline transportation

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Workforce

49.5k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

43.9

Estimated Job Growth

0%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$87,070

Average Male Salary

$88,199

Average Female Salary

$80,356

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The top three occupations in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group are Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Miscellaneous managers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, & weighers. On average, full-time employees in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group work 47.7 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $88,653. Part-time employees in the same industry work 17.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $10,652.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group are South Texas Development Council (South) & Coastal Bend COG (West) PUMA, TX, Stillwater City PUMA, OK, and South of I-10 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Pipeline transportation.

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Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group. Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters are the most common position, but the Pipeline transportation Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Pumping station operators, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Pipeline transportation goes to Chief executives & legislators.

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Occupations by Share

49.5k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 59.6k

-7.59%

1 Year Growth

± 15.1%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 49.5k people employed in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -7.59%, , from 64.5k people in 2016 to 59.6k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Pipeline transportation by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters represent the largest share of positions held in Pipeline transportation at 11.5%, followed by Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers with 5.91% and Miscellaneous managers with 5.1%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Pipeline transportation employs an unusually high number of Pumping station operators, Miscellaneous plant & system operators, and Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Pipeline transportation, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Financial analysts, and Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping.

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Wages

Average Salary

$87,070

AVERAGE WAGE

± $6,542

On average, employees in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group make $87,070 per year. This number makes Pipeline transportation the 22 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.344

WAGE GINI

Pipeline transportation has a wage GINI of 0.344, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pipeline transportation (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Pipeline transportation Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $88,199 and $80,356. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

8.58k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±2.27k

51k

MALE WORKFORCE

±5.54k

85.6% of workers in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$88,199

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$7,231

$80,356

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$14,581

On average, Male workers in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group make 1.1 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. American Indian

  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group earn 1.33 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Pipeline transportation Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Transportation and warehousing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Pipeline transportation Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Pipeline transportation Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Pipeline transportation is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Pipeline transportation Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Transportation and warehousing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Pipeline transportation Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Pipeline transportation Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Pipeline transportation Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Pipeline transportation Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.5%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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Output Growth

2.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Pipeline transportation Industry Group.

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