Private households

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Workforce

778k

2018 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

42

Estimated Job Growth

-1%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$20,368

Average Male Salary

$28,500

Average Female Salary

$19,200

About

The top three occupations in the Private households Industry Group are Childcare workers, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, and Janitors & building cleaners. On average, full-time employees in the Private households Industry Group work 43.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $28,851. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $11,470.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Private households Industry Group are LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA, Miami City (Downtown) PUMA, FL, and LA City (East Central/Hollywood) PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Private households.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Private households Industry Group. Childcare workers are the most common position, but the Private households Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Maids & housekeeping cleaners, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Private households goes to Ship & boat captains & operators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

778k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 413k

1.67%

1 Year Growth

± 5.33%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 778k people employed in the Private households Industry Group in 2018.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Private households Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 1.67%, , from 407k people in 2017 to 413k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Private households by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Childcare workers represent the largest share of positions held in Private households at 32.4%, followed by Maids & housekeeping cleaners with 32.1% and Personal care aides with 22.5%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Private households Industry Group, by number of employees, are Childcare workers, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Personal care aides, Nursing assistants, and Janitors & building cleaners.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Private households employs an unusually high number of Maids & housekeeping cleaners, Childcare workers, and Personal care aides.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Private households, by average wage, are Ship & boat captains & operators, Chefs & head cooks, and Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs.

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Wages

Average Salary

$20,368

AVERAGE WAGE

± $980

On average, employees in the Private households Industry Group make $20,368 per year. This number makes Private households the 267 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 Private households Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.463

WAGE GINI

Private households has a wage GINI of 0.463, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Private households (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 Private households Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Private households Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $28,500 and $19,200. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

361k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±14.7k

51.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

±5.59k

87.4% of workers in the Private households Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Private households Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$28,500

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$3,391

$19,200

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$1,001

On average, Male workers in the Private households Industry Group make 1.48 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Private households Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Asian

  2. Black

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

On average, Asian employees in the Private households Industry Group earn 1.51 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 Private households Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Private households 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 Private households Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Private households Industry Group is Professional and business services.

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 Private households is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Private households is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

The Private households 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 Private households is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the private households 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 private households industry has a lower projected workforce growth at -1%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (1.5%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (22.9%).

Job Growth

-1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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

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Output Growth

1.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the private households industry.

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