Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers

Industry Group

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Workforce
713k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.1
Estimated Job Growth
−NaN0%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$80,374
Average Male Salary
$87,927
Average Female Salary
$85,827

About

The top three occupations in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, Customer service representatives, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Other managers, and Telecommunications line installers & repairers. On average, full-time employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group work 43.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $83,826. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $26,078.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Plano City (West) PUMA, TX, Plano City (Central) PUMA, TX, and Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel are the most common position, but the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers goes to Other Physical Scientists.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
3.88%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 2.73M people employed in the Information industry. This represents a 3.88% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

713k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 314k
−0.529%
1 Year Growth
± 6.22%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 713k people employed in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −0.529%, , from 315k people in 2019 to 314k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel represent the largest share of positions held in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers at 10%, followed by Customer service representatives with 9.42% and Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers with 6.34%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers employs an unusually high number of Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, and Computer network architects.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers , by average wage, are Other Physical Scientists, Public safety telecommunicators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$80,374
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,142

On average, employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group make $80,374 per year. This number makes Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers the 37 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.397
WAGE GINI

Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers has a wage GINI of 0.397, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers (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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $87,927 and $85,827. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

104k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±7.92k
209k
MALE WORKFORCE
±11.2k

66.8% of workers in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$87,927
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$4,148
$85,827
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,130

On average, Male workers in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group make 1.02 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. White
  3. Two or More Races

On average, Asian employees in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group earn 1.33 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers 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. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group is Information.

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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers is from Information.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers is from Information.

The Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services 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 Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers is from Information.

The Information Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Telecommunications industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Telecommunications industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −NaN0%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (22.5%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Telecommunications.
−NaN0%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Telecommunications. This industry is expected to grow less than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Telecommunications.
22.5%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

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

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