Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing

Industry Group

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Workforce
1.08M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
45.6
Estimated Job Growth
−1.7%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$94,522
Average Male Salary
$103,555
Average Female Salary
$103,886

About

The top three occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Other managers, Software developers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing. On average, full-time employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group work 43.6 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $97,196. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $33,670.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Palm Bay City, Grant-Valkaria & Malabar Towns PUMA, FL, San Diego City (Northwest/Del Mar Mesa) PUMA, CA, and Melbourne & West Melbourne Cities PUMA, FL. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group. Other managers are the most common position, but the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing goes to Entertainment and recreation managers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
6.34%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 12.3M people employed in the Manufacturing industry. This represents a 6.34% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

1.08M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 132k
−3.45%
1 Year Growth
± 9.82%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 1.08M people employed in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −3.45%, , from 136k people in 2019 to 132k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Other managers represent the largest share of positions held in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing at 7.17%, followed by Software developers with 6.8% and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers with 6.14%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group, by number of employees, are Other managers, Software developers, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing employs an unusually high number of Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers, Electrical & electronics engineers, and Materials engineers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing, by average wage, are Entertainment and recreation managers, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Architects, except landscape and naval.

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Wages

Average Salary

$94,522
AVERAGE WAGE
± $5,728

On average, employees in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group make $94,522 per year. This number makes Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing the 18 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.412
WAGE GINI

Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing has a wage GINI of 0.412, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing (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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $103,555 and $103,886. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

37.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.73k
94.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
±7.55k

71.8% of workers in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$103,555
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$7,083
$103,886
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$6,966

On average, Male workers in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group make 0.997 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group earn 1.07 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group is Manufacturing.

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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing 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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing is from Manufacturing.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Computer and electronic product manufacturing 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 Computer and electronic product manufacturing industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −1.7%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (17.4%) 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 Computer and electronic product manufacturing.
−1.7%
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 Computer and electronic product manufacturing. 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 Computer and electronic product manufacturing.
17.4%
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10-year Projection

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