Educational Services

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Workforce

3.73M

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42.9

Estimated Job Growth

1.2%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$46,956

Average Male Salary

$56,064

Average Female Salary

$42,722

About

The top three occupations in the Educational Services Industry Group are Elementary & middle school teachers, Postsecondary teachers, Teaching assistants, Education administrators, and Secondary school teachers. On average, full-time employees in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector work 43.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $56,805. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.9 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,832.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector are Tompkins County PUMA, NY, Ann Arbor City Area PUMA, MI, and Cambridge City PUMA, MA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Educational Services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector. Elementary & middle school teachers are the most common position, but the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector employs a relatively high number of Secondary school teachers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Educational Services goes to Surgeons.

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Occupations by Share

3.73M

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 14.2M

1.61%

1 Year Growth

± 0.865%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 3.73M people employed in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector has been growing at a rate of 1.61%, , from 14M people in 2017 to 14.2M people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Educational Services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Elementary & middle school teachers represent the largest share of positions held in Educational Services at 26.6%, followed by Postsecondary teachers with 9.7% and Teaching assistants with 7.76%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers, Postsecondary teachers, Teaching assistants, Education administrators, and Secondary school teachers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Sub-Sectors, Educational Services employs an unusually high number of Secondary school teachers, Elementary & middle school teachers, and Postsecondary teachers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Educational Services, by average wage, are Surgeons, Physicians, and Real estate brokers & sales agents.

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Wages

Average Salary

$46,956

AVERAGE WAGE

± $289

On average, employees in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector make $46,956 per year. This number makes Educational Services the 15 highest paying Industry Sub-Sector in the United States out of a total of 21 Industry Sub-Sectors.

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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 Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

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Wage Distribution

0.422

WAGE GINI

Educational Services has a wage GINI of 0.422, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Educational Services (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 Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

These are locations that employ more people in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $56,064 and $42,722. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

9.72M

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±74k

4.52M

MALE WORKFORCE

±51.4k

68.3% of workers in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,064

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$658

$42,722

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$287

On average, Male workers in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector make 1.31 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. White

  3. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector earn 1.07 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 Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector is Educational services, health care, and social assistance.

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 Educational Services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Educational Services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Educational Services is from Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance.

The Educational services, health care, and social assistance Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Educational Services Industry Sub-Sector for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the educational services industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 6.89% in the next ten years. The educational services industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 1.2%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.3%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

1.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the educational services industry.

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Output Growth

1.3%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the educational services industry.

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