Education, Training, & Library Occupations

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Total Workforce
9.23M
Average Age
42.5
Average Salary
$45,698
Average Male Salary
$57,246
Average Female Salary
$41,439

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Education, Training, & Library Occupations are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Education, Training, & Library Occupations was $45,698 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Education, Training, & Library Occupations by wage are Community & Social Service Occupations, Transportation Occupations, and Construction & Extraction Occupations.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Brazos CountyCollege Station & Bryan Cities PUMA, TX, Champaign & Urbana Cities PUMA, IL, and Ann Arbor City Area PUMA, MI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY, Ann Arbor City Area PUMA, MI, and Cambridge City PUMA, MA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Education, Training, & Library Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Education, Training, & Library Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Education, Training, & Library Occupations, by average wage, is Software publishing. Education, Training, & Library Occupations are paid most in Near North Side, Loop & Near South Side PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Borough Park, Kensington & Ocean Parkway PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$45,698
AVERAGE SALARY
± $317

In 2018, Education, Training, & Library Occupations earned an average of $45,698, $8,190 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Construction & Extraction Occupations make somewhat more than Education, Training, & Library Occupations while Community & Social Service Occupations make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Education, Training, & Library Occupations as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.399
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Education, Training, & Library Occupations had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.399, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Education, Training, & Library Occupations (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Education, Training, & Library Occupations

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Education, Training, & Library Occupations, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools, Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Child day care services.

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Industries by Share

9.23M
2018 Workforce
± 72,248
0.502%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 1.1%

The number of people employed as Education, Training, & Library Occupations has been growing at a rate of 0.502%, from 9,183,337 people in 2017 to 9,229,448 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Education, Training, & Library Occupations employed by various industries. Elementary & secondary schools employs the largest share of Education, Training, & Library Occupations at  64.9%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 17.7% and Child day care services with 6.43%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Education, Training, & Library Occupations in the US. The average age of male Education, Training, & Library Occupations in the workforce is 42.9 and of female Education, Training, & Library Occupations is 42.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Education, Training, & Library Occupations is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

2.49M
MALE WORKFORCE
± 38,395
6.74M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 62,296

73.1% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Education, Training, & Library Occupations
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

70.8% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.94% of Education, Training, & Library Occupations, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Education, Training, & Library Occupations.

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Age by Gender

42.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.226
42.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.128

The median age of Education, Training, & Library Occupations is 42.5, and Male employees are generally 0.545 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Education, Training, & Library Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Education, Training, & Library Occupations is Education but a relatively high number of Education, Training, & Library Occupations hold a major in Education.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Education, Training, & Library Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Education, Training, & Library Occupations need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Education, Training, & Library Occupations need more than the average amount of Science, Learning Strategies, and Instructing.

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