Book stores & news dealers

Industry Group

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Workforce
101k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
37.3
Average Salary
$26,532
Average Male Salary
$33,076
Average Female Salary
$33,294

About

The top three occupations in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Customer service representatives, and Stockers and order fillers. On average, full-time employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group work 42 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $43,358. Part-time employees in the same industry work 19.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $9,645.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are South Bend City PUMA, IN, Mishawaka City PUMA, IN, and Fulton County (Central)Atlanta City (South) PUMA, GA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Book stores & news dealers.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group. Retail salespersons are the most common position, but the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Retail salespersons, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Book stores & news dealers goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
9.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 27.4M people employed in the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities industry. This represents a 9.62% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

101k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 7.78k
−6.52%
1 Year Growth
± 11.5%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −6.52%, , from 108k people in 2019 to 101k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Book stores & news dealers by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Retail salespersons represent the largest share of positions held in Book stores & news dealers at 31.1%, followed by Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers with 20.3% and Cashiers with 12.1%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons, Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers, Cashiers, Customer service representatives, and Stockers and order fillers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Book stores & news dealers employs an unusually high number of Retail salespersons, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Book stores & news dealers, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Sales managers, and Human resources workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$26,532
AVERAGE WAGE
± $3,005

On average, employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group make $26,532 per year. This number makes Book stores & news dealers the 257 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.521
WAGE GINI

Book stores & news dealers has a wage GINI of 0.521, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Book stores & news dealers (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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn less than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $33,076 and $33,294. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

62.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±6.13k
38.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±4.79k

62.1% of workers in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$33,076
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$6,105
$33,294
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$5,950

On average, Male workers in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group make 0.993 times less than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. White
  2. American Indian
  3. Asian

On average, White employees in the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group earn 1.03 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Book stores & news dealers 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 Book stores & news dealers Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group is Construction.

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

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Book stores & news dealers is from Retail Trade.

The Book stores & news dealers 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

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LARGEST PURCHASING INDUSTRY

The Construction Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Book stores & news dealers Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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