Other general government & support

Industry Group

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Workforce
140k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
48
Average Salary
$56,512
Average Male Salary
$58,851
Average Female Salary
$59,080

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The top three occupations in the Other general government & support Industry Group are Other managers, Janitors & building cleaners, Landscaping and groundskeeping workers, Accountants & auditors, and Other information and records clerks. On average, full-time employees in the Other general government & support Industry Group work 41.3 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $63,230. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $12,513.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Other general government & support Industry Group are Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, Woodlawn, Rose Hill & Mount Vernon PUMA, VA, and Clinton, Fort Washington (South), Rosaryville & Croom PUMA, MD. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Other general government & support.

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A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Other general government & support Industry Group. Other managers are the most common position, but the Other general government & support Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Other information and records clerks, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Other general government & support goes to Information security analysts.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
1.33%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 22.5M people employed in the Government industry. This represents a 1.33% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Government over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations by Share

140k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 9.17k
5.68%
1 Year Growth
± 8.91%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Other general government & support Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 5.68%, , from 132k people in 2019 to 140k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Other general government & support by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other managers represent the largest share of positions held in Other general government & support at 7.94%, followed by Janitors & building cleaners with 7.74% and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers with 6.11%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Other general government & support Industry Group, by number of employees, are Other managers, Janitors & building cleaners, Landscaping and groundskeeping workers, Accountants & auditors, and Other information and records clerks.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Other general government & support employs an unusually high number of Other information and records clerks, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, and Procurement clerks.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Other general government & support, by average wage, are Information security analysts, Web developers, and Industrial truck & tractor operators.

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Average Salary

$56,512
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,043

On average, employees in the Other general government & support Industry Group make $56,512 per year. This number makes Other general government & support the 121 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 Other general government & support Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.395
WAGE GINI

Other general government & support has a wage GINI of 0.395, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Other general government & support (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Other general government & support Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Other general government & support Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Other general government & support Industry Group.

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Demographic information on the Other general government & support Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $58,851 and $59,080. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

57.6k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.89k
82.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.03k

58.8% of workers in the Other general government & support Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Other general government & support Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$58,851
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,024
$59,080
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,125

On average, Male workers in the Other general government & support Industry Group make 0.996 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Other general government & support Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Alaska Native
  2. Asian
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

On average, Alaska Native employees in the Other general government & support Industry Group earn 1.47 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 Other general government & support Industry Group.

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Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Other general government & support 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. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Other general government & support Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Other general government & support Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

In this flow diagram, 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 Other general government & support is from Public Administration.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Other general government & support is from Public Administration.

The Other general government & support Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing 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 Other general government & support is from Public Administration.

The Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Other general government & support Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Other general government & support Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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