Sound recording industries

Industry Group

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Workforce
29.5k
2020 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
39.6
Average Salary
$74,490
Average Male Salary
$77,256
Average Female Salary
$72,896

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The top three occupations in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Other managers, Music directors and composers, Musicians and singers, and Chief executives & legislators. On average, full-time employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group work 45.2 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $83,005. Part-time employees in the same industry work 20.8 hours and earn an average annual salary of $25,844.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills Cities PUMA, CA, and Nashville-Davidson (Central) PUMA, TN. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Sound recording industries.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Sound recording industries Industry Group. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are the most common position, but the Sound recording industries Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Sound recording industries goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

Monthly Employment

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Start Year
Y-Axis
3.88%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 2.73M people employed in the Information industry. This represents a 3.88% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

29.5k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 4.22k
0.854%
1 Year Growth
± 20.1%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Sound recording industries Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 0.854%, , from 29.3k people in 2019 to 29.5k people in 2020.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Sound recording industries by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other represent the largest share of positions held in Sound recording industries at 18.1%, followed by Other managers with 11.3% and Music directors and composers with 7.84%.

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Wages

Average Salary

$74,490
AVERAGE WAGE
± $13,411

On average, employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group make $74,490 per year. This number makes Sound recording industries the 52 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.503
WAGE GINI

Sound recording industries has a wage GINI of 0.503, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Sound recording industries (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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Sound recording industries Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $77,256 and $72,896. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

8.8k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±2.3k
20.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
±3.53k

70.2% of workers in the Sound recording industries Industry Group are Male, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$77,256
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$17,388
$72,896
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$16,251

On average, Male workers in the Sound recording industries Industry Group make 1.06 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. White
  2. Asian
  3. Black

On average, White employees in the Sound recording industries Industry Group earn 1.06 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries is from Information.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Sound recording industries is from Information.

The Sound recording industries 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 Sound recording industries is from Information.

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

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