Support activities for mining

Industry Group

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Workforce
343k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.3
Estimated Job Growth
32.4%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$88,223
Average Male Salary
$90,314
Average Female Salary
$90,357

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The top three occupations in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, and Other managers. On average, full-time employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group work 53.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $90,064. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $44,216.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Midland CountyMidland City PUMA, TX, Ector CountyOdessa City PUMA, TX, and Far Southeast New Mexico PUMA, NM. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Support activities for mining.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Support activities for mining Industry Group. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers are the most common position, but the Support activities for mining Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Support activities for mining goes to Public relations specialists.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
−3.89%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 153k people employed in the Support Activities for Mining industry. This represents a −3.89% decrease in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

343k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 407k
−7.73%
1 Year Growth
± 5.77%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 343k people employed in the Support activities for mining Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Support activities for mining Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −7.73%, , from 442k people in 2019 to 407k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Support activities for mining by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers represent the largest share of positions held in Support activities for mining at 10.9%, followed by Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers with 7.58% and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining with 6.44%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Support activities for mining, by average wage, are Public relations specialists, Chief executives & legislators, and Tax preparers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$88,223
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,971

On average, employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group make $88,223 per year. This number makes Support activities for mining the 25 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 Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.392
WAGE GINI

Support activities for mining has a wage GINI of 0.392, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Support activities for mining (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 Support activities for mining Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Support activities for mining Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Support activities for mining Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $90,314 and $90,357. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

59.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±6.01k
347k
MALE WORKFORCE
±14.5k

85.3% of workers in the Support activities for mining Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$90,314
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,258
$90,357
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,199

On average, Male workers in the Support activities for mining Industry Group make 1 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Support activities for mining 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

On average, Asian employees in the Support activities for mining Industry Group earn 1.35 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 Support activities for mining Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Support activities for mining 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 Support activities for mining Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Support activities for mining 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 Support activities for mining is from Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Support activities for mining is from Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining.

The Support activities for mining 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 Support activities for mining is from Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining.
LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Support activities for mining Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Support activities for mining Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Support activities for mining 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 Support activities for mining industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 32.4%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (32.4%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

32.4%
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 Support activities for mining. This industry is expected to grow more than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

32.4%
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10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Support activities for mining industry.

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