Banking & related activities

Industry Group

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Workforce
6.43M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
42
Estimated Job Growth
1.03%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$82,870
Average Male Salary
$115,068
Average Female Salary
$112,269

About

The top three occupations in the Banking & related activities Industry Group are Financial managers, Tellers, Credit counselors & loan officers, Customer service representatives, and Accountants & auditors. On average, full-time employees in the Banking & related activities Industry Group work 42.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $87,351. Part-time employees in the same industry work 23.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $25,682.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Banking & related activities Industry Group are Charlotte City (South) PUMA, NC, Huntersville, Cornelius & Davidson Towns PUMA, NC, and Charlotte City (Central) PUMA, NC. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Banking & related activities.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Banking & related activities Industry Group. Financial managers are the most common position, but the Banking & related activities Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Tellers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Banking & related activities goes to Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers.

Monthly Employment

Showing data for the Financial Activities industry sector.
Start Year
Y-Axis
1.67%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 8.56M people employed in the Financial Activities industry. This represents a 1.67% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

6.43M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 1.99M
−0.403%
1 Year Growth
± 2.45%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 6.43M people employed in the Banking & related activities Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Banking & related activities Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −0.403%, , from 2M people in 2019 to 1.99M people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Banking & related activities by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Financial managers represent the largest share of positions held in Banking & related activities at 23%, followed by Tellers with 12.6% and Credit counselors & loan officers with 6.68%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Banking & related activities Industry Group, by number of employees, are Financial managers, Tellers, Credit counselors & loan officers, Customer service representatives, and Accountants & auditors.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Banking & related activities employs an unusually high number of Tellers, New accounts clerks, and Credit analysts.

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Wages

Average Salary

$82,870
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,607

On average, employees in the Banking & related activities Industry Group make $82,870 per year. This number makes Banking & related activities the 33 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 Banking & related activities Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.455
WAGE GINI

Banking & related activities has a wage GINI of 0.455, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Banking & related activities (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 Banking & related activities Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Banking & related activities Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $115,068 and $112,269. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

1.19M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±26.7k
800k
MALE WORKFORCE
±21.9k

59.9% of workers in the Banking & related activities Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Banking & related activities Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$115,068
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$3,223
$112,269
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$3,174

On average, Male workers in the Banking & related activities 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 Banking & related activities 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 Banking & related activities Industry Group earn 1.23 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 Banking & related activities Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Banking & related activities 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. Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Banking & related activities Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Banking & related activities Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

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 Banking & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Banking & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.

The Banking & related activities Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing 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 Banking & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.

The Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Banking & related activities Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Banking & related activities Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Finance and Insurance 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 Finance and Insurance industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 1.03%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (15.2%) 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 Finance and Insurance.
1.03%
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 Finance and Insurance. 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 Finance and Insurance.
15.2%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Finance and Insurance industry.

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