Military officer special & tactical operations leaders

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
53k
Average Age
33.2
Average Salary
$76,358
Average Male Salary
$76,558
Average Female Salary
$74,730

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Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are most often employed by the U. S. Army industry. The average yearly wage for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders was $76,358 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Military officer special & tactical operations leaders by wage are Insurance sales agents, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Business operations specialists, all other.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are Clarksville City PUMA, TN, Muscogee & Chattahoochee Counties PUMA, GA, and Bell County (West)Killeen & Harker Heights Cities PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are Twentynine Palms & Barstow Cities PUMA, CA, Clarksville City PUMA, TN, and Bell County (West)Killeen & Harker Heights Cities PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Military officer special & tactical operations leaders and on wages and locations for those in the field. U. S. Army is the industry that employs the most Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, by average wage, is U. S Coast Guard. Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are paid most in Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Twentynine Palms & Barstow Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$76,358
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,296

In 2020, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders earned an average of $76,358, $20,404 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Diagnostic medical sonographers make somewhat more than Military officer special & tactical operations leaders while Insurance sales agents make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Military officer special & tactical operations leaders as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.275
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.275, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders (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 Military officer special & tactical operations leaders.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, by number of employees, are U. S. Army, U. S. Navy, U. S. Air Force, U. S. Marines, U. S Coast Guard, Military Reserves or National Guard, and U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, by average wage, are U. S Coast Guard, U. S. Air Force, and U. S. Navy.

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Industries by Share

53k
2020 Workforce
± 5,649
13.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 13.8%

The number of people employed as Military officer special & tactical operations leaders has been growing at a rate of 13.2%, from 46,799 people in 2019 to 52,969 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders employed by various industries. U. S. Army employs the largest share of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders at  46.9%, followed by U. S. Navy with 20.9% and U. S. Air Force with 17.7%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Military officer special & tactical operations leaders in the US. The average age of male Military officer special & tactical operations leaders in the workforce is 33.3 and of female Military officer special & tactical operations leaders is 32.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

47.2k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,332
5.79k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,868

89.1% of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

70.3% of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.72% of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders.

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Age by Sex

33.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.97
32.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.74

The median age of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders is 33.2, and Male employees are generally 0.453 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Military officer special & tactical operations leaders is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Military officer special & tactical operations leaders hold a major in MILITARY SCIENCE, LEADERSHIP AND OPERATIONAL ART.

Majors

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