Chief executives & legislators

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Total Workforce

1.22M

Average Age

51.6

Estimated Job Growth

7.5%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$174,495

Average Male Salary

$186,610

Average Female Salary

$138,738

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Chief executives & legislators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Chief executives & legislators was $174,495 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chief executives & legislators by wage are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Nurse anesthetists.

Chief executives & legislators are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Chief executives & legislators are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY, and Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Chief executives & legislators are Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ, Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY, and Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Chief executives & legislators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Chief executives & legislators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Chief executives & legislators, by average wage, is Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals. Chief executives & legislators are paid most in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$174,495

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,384

In 2017, Chief executives & legislators earned an average of $174,495, $122,430 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Physicians & surgeons make somewhat more than Chief executives & legislators while Dentists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Chief executives & legislators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.413

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Chief executives & legislators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.413, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Chief executives & legislators (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 Chief executives & legislators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Chief executives & legislators, by number of employees, are Construction, Computer Systems Design, and Management, scientific & technical consulting services.

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Industries by Share

1.22M

2017 Workforce

± 26,978

3.07%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 3.06%

The number of people employed as Chief executives & legislators has been growing at a rate of 3.07%, from 1,181,294 people in 2016 to 1,217,514 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Chief executives & legislators employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Chief executives & legislators at  8.13%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 5.76% and Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 3.73%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Chief executives & legislators in the US. The average age of male Chief executives & legislators in the workforce is 52 and of female Chief executives & legislators is 50.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chief executives & legislators is White.

Gender Composition

909k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 23,341

308k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 13,614

74.7% of Chief executives & legislators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Chief executives & legislators

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

87.2% of Chief executives & legislators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.07% of Chief executives & legislators, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Age by Gender

52

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.302

50.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.504

The median age of Chief executives & legislators is 51.6, and Male employees are generally 1.83 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Chief executives & legislators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chief executives & legislators is Business but a relatively high number of Chief executives & legislators hold a major in Construction.

Majors

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

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chief executives & legislators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chief executives & legislators need many skills, but most especially Judgment and Decision Making, Management of Personnel Resources, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chief executives & legislators need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Chief executives & legislators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Chief executives & legislators are expected to see a growth of 7.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

7.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Chief executives & legislators. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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