Word processors & typists

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Total Workforce

274k

Average Age

42

Average Salary

$32,398

Average Male Salary

$35,539

Average Female Salary

$31,725

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Word processors & typists and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Word processors & typists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Word processors & typists, by average wage, is Motion pictures & video industries. Word processors & typists are paid most in Hempstead Town (North Central)Meadowbrook Corridor PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$32,398

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,499

In 2018, Word processors & typists earned an average of $32,398, $21,490 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Plasterers & stucco masons make somewhat more than Word processors & typists while Etchers & engravers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Word processors & typists as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.374

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Word processors & typists had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.374, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Word processors & typists (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Word processors & typists.

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Industries by Share

274k

2018 Workforce

± 12,847

-3.53%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.8%

The number of people employed as Word processors & typists has been declining at a rate of -3.53%, from 284,338 people in 2017 to 274,300 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Word processors & typists employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Word processors & typists at  6.55%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.4% and Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 4.94%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Word processors & typists in the US. The average age of male Word processors & typists in the workforce is 35.9 and of female Word processors & typists is 43.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Word processors & typists is White.

Gender Composition

48.4k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,402

226k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 11,660

82.3% of Word processors & typists are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Word processors & typists.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Word processors & typists

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

69.3% of Word processors & typists are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.6% of Word processors & typists, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Word processors & typists.

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Age by Gender

35.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.54

43.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.8

The median age of Word processors & typists is 42, and Male employees are generally 7.41 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Word processors & typists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Word processors & typists is Business but a relatively high number of Word processors & typists hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Word processors & typists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Word processors & typists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Word processors & typists need more than the average amount of Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Mathematics.

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