U. S. Army

Industry Group

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Workforce
383k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
29.9
Average Salary
$51,106
Average Male Salary
$51,712
Average Female Salary
$50,051

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The top three occupations in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Military, rank not specified, Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, and Human resources workers. On average, full-time employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group work 51.8 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $52,484. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $24,433.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA, and Manhattan City PUMA, KS. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is U. S. Army.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the U. S. Army Industry Group. Military, rank not specified are the most common position, but the U. S. Army Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in U. S. Army goes to Surgeons.

Monthly Employment

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1.33%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 22.5M people employed in the Government industry. This represents a 1.33% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

383k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 15.2k
5.92%
1 Year Growth
± 5.37%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S. Army Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 5.92%, , from 361k people in 2019 to 383k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S. Army by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military, rank not specified represent the largest share of positions held in U. S. Army at 20.8%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 19% and Firstline enlisted military supervisors with 8.1%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S. Army, by average wage, are Surgeons, Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives, and Physicians.

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Wages

Average Salary

$51,106
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,499

On average, employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group make $51,106 per year. This number makes U. S. Army the 164 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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.359
WAGE GINI

U. S. Army has a wage GINI of 0.359, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in U. S. Army (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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the U. S. Army Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the U. S. Army Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $51,712 and $50,051. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

50.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±5.5k
332k
MALE WORKFORCE
±14.1k

86.9% of workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$51,712
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,623
$50,051
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,563

On average, Male workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group make 1.03 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. White
  2. Two or More Races
  3. Black

On average, White employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group earn 1.04 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 U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army is from Active Duty Military.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for U. S. Army is from Active Duty Military.

The U. S. Army 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 U. S. Army is from Active Duty Military.

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

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