Motion pictures & video industries

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Workforce

426k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

35

Average Salary

$61,998

Average Male Salary

$68,371

Average Female Salary

$51,047

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The top three occupations in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group are Producers & directors, Other managers, Cashiers, Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, and Ushers, lobby attendants, & ticket takers. On average, full-time employees in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group work 46.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $84,506. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,255.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group are West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, Burbank City PUMA, CA, and LA City (Northeast/North Hollywood & Valley Village) PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Motion pictures & video industries.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group. Producers & directors are the most common position, but the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Motion pictures & video industries goes to Industrial production managers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

426k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 16k

-2.58%

1 Year Growth

± 5.42%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -2.58%, , from 437k people in 2017 to 426k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Motion pictures & video industries by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Producers & directors represent the largest share of positions held in Motion pictures & video industries at 12.5%, followed by Other managers with 9.05% and Cashiers with 6.79%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group, by number of employees, are Producers & directors, Other managers, Cashiers, Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, and Ushers, lobby attendants, & ticket takers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Motion pictures & video industries employs an unusually high number of Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, Producers & directors, and Ushers, lobby attendants, & ticket takers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Motion pictures & video industries, by average wage, are Industrial production managers, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Wages

Average Salary

$61,998

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,311

On average, employees in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group make $61,998 per year. This number makes Motion pictures & video industries the 83 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 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 Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.575

WAGE GINI

Motion pictures & video industries has a wage GINI of 0.575, which is more than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Motion pictures & video industries (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 Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $68,371 and $51,047. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

157k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±9.72k

269k

MALE WORKFORCE

±12.7k

63.2% of workers in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$68,371

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$4,378

$51,047

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$4,866

On average, Male workers in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group make 1.34 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Two or More Races

On average, White employees in the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group 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 Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Motion pictures & video industries 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. Information has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group is Information.

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 Motion pictures & video industries is from Information.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Motion pictures & video industries is from Information.

The Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Information 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 Motion pictures & video industries is from Information.

The Information Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Motion pictures & video industries Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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