Directors, religious activities & education

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
74.7k
Average Age
47.2
Estimated Job Growth
3.3%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$41,563
Average Male Salary
$52,788
Average Female Salary
$34,839

About

Directors, religious activities & education are most often employed by the Religious organizations industry. The average yearly wage for Directors, religious activities & education was $41,563 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Directors, religious activities & education by wage are Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Miscellaneous life, physical, & social science technicians, including social science research assistants, and Opticians, dispensing.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Directors, religious activities & education are Houston City (West)North of US-90 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, Alamo Area COG (Northwest) & Blanco County PUMA, TX, and Matthews Town (South) PUMA, NC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Directors, religious activities & education are Houston City (West)North of US-90 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, Alamo Area COG (Northwest) & Blanco County PUMA, TX, and Bluegrass Area Development District (South) PUMA, KY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Directors, religious activities & education and on wages and locations for those in the field. Religious organizations is the industry that employs the most Directors, religious activities & education, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Directors, religious activities & education, by average wage, is General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals. Directors, religious activities & education are paid most in West Central Texas COG (Outside Taylor County) PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Houston City (West)North of US-90 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$41,563
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,186

In 2020, Directors, religious activities & education earned an average of $41,563, $14,391 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers make somewhat more than Directors, religious activities & education while Opticians, dispensing make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Directors, religious activities & education as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.387
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Directors, religious activities & education had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.387, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Directors, religious activities & education (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 Directors, religious activities & education.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Directors, religious activities & education.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

74.7k
2020 Workforce
± 6,707
−1.11%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 12.8%

The number of people employed as Directors, religious activities & education has been declining at a rate of −1.11%, from 75,508 people in 2019 to 74,669 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Directors, religious activities & education employed by various industries. Religious organizations employs the largest share of Directors, religious activities & education at  97%, followed by Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services with 0.999% and Elementary & secondary schools with 0.327%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Directors, religious activities & education in the US. The average age of male Directors, religious activities & education in the workforce is 46.5 and of female Directors, religious activities & education is 47.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Directors, religious activities & education is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

28k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,106
46.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,305

62.5% of Directors, religious activities & education are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Directors, religious activities & education.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Directors, religious activities & education
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

79.4% of Directors, religious activities & education are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.31% of Directors, religious activities & education, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Directors, religious activities & education.

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Age by Sex

46.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.26
47.7
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.66

The median age of Directors, religious activities & education is 47.2, and Male employees are generally 1.26 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Directors, religious activities & education from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Directors, religious activities & education is Education but a relatively high number of Directors, religious activities & education hold a major in Theology.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Directors, religious activities & education from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Directors, religious activities & education need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Directors, religious activities & education need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Directors, Religious Activities and Education from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Directors, Religious Activities and Education are expected to see a growth of 3.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Directors, Religious Activities and Education.
3.3%
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 Directors, Religious Activities and Education. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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