Broadcasting (except internet)

Industry Group

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Workforce
267k
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
41.1
Estimated Job Growth
−7.35%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$75,713
Average Male Salary
$79,335
Average Female Salary
$77,538

About

The top three occupations in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group are Producers & directors, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, Advertising sales agents, Customer service representatives, and Other managers. On average, full-time employees in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group work 43.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $80,086. Part-time employees in the same industry work 21.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $30,489.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group are LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, and Bristol, Southington & Burlington Towns PUMA, CT. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Broadcasting (except internet).

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group. Producers & directors are the most common position, but the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Broadcasting (except internet) goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

Monthly Employment

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Y-Axis
−0.542%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 91.7k people employed in the Broadcasting (except Internet) industry. This represents a −0.542% decrease in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Broadcasting (except Internet) over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

267k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 470k
−6.05%
1 Year Growth
± 5.3%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 267k people employed in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −6.05%, , from 500k people in 2019 to 470k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Broadcasting (except internet) by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Producers & directors represent the largest share of positions held in Broadcasting (except internet) at 9.46%, followed by Telecommunications line installers & repairers with 7.14% and Advertising sales agents with 7.06%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group, by number of employees, are Producers & directors, Telecommunications line installers & repairers, Advertising sales agents, Customer service representatives, and Other managers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Broadcasting (except internet) employs an unusually high number of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, News analysts, reporters, and journalists, and Producers & directors.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Broadcasting (except internet), by average wage, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Other financial specialists, and Chief executives & legislators.

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Wages

Average Salary

$75,713
AVERAGE WAGE
± $2,897

On average, employees in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group make $75,713 per year. This number makes Broadcasting (except internet) the 51 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 Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.434
WAGE GINI

Broadcasting (except internet) has a wage GINI of 0.434, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Broadcasting (except internet) (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 Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $79,335 and $77,538. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

167k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±10k
303k
MALE WORKFORCE
±13.5k

64.6% of workers in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$79,335
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,728
$77,538
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,559

On average, Male workers in the Broadcasting (except internet) 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 Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Asian
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
  3. White

On average, Asian employees in the Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group earn 1.2 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 Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Broadcasting (except internet) 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 Broadcasting (except internet) Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Broadcasting (except internet) 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 Broadcasting (except internet) is from Information.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Broadcasting (except internet) is from Information.

The Broadcasting (except internet) 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 Broadcasting (except internet) is from Information.

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

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Projections

Growth projections of the Broadcasting, except Internet 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 Broadcasting, except Internet industry has a lower projected workforce growth at −7.35%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (25.2%) is higher 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 Broadcasting, except Internet.
−7.35%
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 Broadcasting, except Internet. 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 Broadcasting, except Internet.
25.2%
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10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Broadcasting, except Internet industry.

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