Media and communication workers, all other

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
21.9k
Average Age
38.3
Estimated Job Growth
7.95%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$55,501
Average Male Salary
$60,856
Average Female Salary
$49,917

About

Media and communication workers, all other are most often employed by the Broadcasting (except internet) industry. The average yearly wage for Media and communication workers, all other was $55,501 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Media and communication workers, all other by wage are Dental hygienists, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, and Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Media and communication workers, all other are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Media and communication workers, all other are District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, Princeton Borough PUMA, NJ, and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Media and communication workers, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. Broadcasting (except internet) is the industry that employs the most Media and communication workers, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Media and communication workers, all other, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Media and communication workers, all other are paid most in Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,501
AVERAGE SALARY
± $10,080

In 2020, Media and communication workers, all other earned an average of $55,501, $453 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Dental hygienists make somewhat more than Media and communication workers, all other while Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Media and communication workers, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.45
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Media and communication workers, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.45, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Media and communication workers, all other (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Media and communication workers, all other.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Media and communication workers, all other

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Media and communication workers, all other.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Media and communication workers, all other, by average wage, are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals, Bus service & urban transit, and Computer Systems Design.

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Industries by Share

21.9k
2020 Workforce
± 3,634
13.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 21.3%

The number of people employed as Media and communication workers, all other has been growing at a rate of 13.9%, from 19,233 people in 2019 to 21,911 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Media and communication workers, all other employed by various industries. Broadcasting (except internet) employs the largest share of Media and communication workers, all other at  8.06%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 7.24% and Other professional, scientific & technical services  with 5.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Media and communication workers, all other in the US. The average age of male Media and communication workers, all other in the workforce is 39.5 and of female Media and communication workers, all other is 37.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Media and communication workers, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

11.2k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,597
10.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,542

51.1% of Media and communication workers, all other are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Media and communication workers, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Media and communication workers, all other
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

65.4% of Media and communication workers, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.6% of Media and communication workers, all other, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Media and communication workers, all other.

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Age by Sex

39.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.29
37.1
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.27

The median age of Media and communication workers, all other is 38.3, and Male employees are generally 2.47 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Media and communication workers, all other from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Media and communication workers, all other is Communications but a relatively high number of Media and communication workers, all other hold a major in Communications.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Media and Communication Workers, All Other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Media and Communication Workers, All Other are expected to see a growth of 7.95% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

7.95%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Media and Communication Workers, All Other. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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