U. S. Army

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Workforce
324k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
29.4
Average Salary
$48,003
Average Male Salary
$48,489
Average Female Salary
$44,604

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The top three occupations in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Military, rank not specified, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, and Police officers. On average, full-time employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group work 52.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $49,170. Part-time employees in the same industry work 16.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $22,829.

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 enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members 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.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

324k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 14k
-5.74%
1 Year Growth
± 6.37%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the U. S. Army Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -5.74%, , from 343k people in 2017 to 324k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in U. S. Army by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members represent the largest share of positions held in U. S. Army at 21.8%, followed by Military, rank not specified with 19.7% and Firstline enlisted military supervisors with 9.04%.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in U. S. Army, by average wage, are Surgeons, Physicians, and Project management specialists.

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Wages

Average Salary

$48,003
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,584

On average, employees in the U. S. Army Industry Group make $48,003 per year. This number makes U. S. Army the 168 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

0.368
WAGE GINI

U. S. Army has a wage GINI of 0.368, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. 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 $48,489 and $44,604. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

40.5k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±4.94k
283k
MALE WORKFORCE
±13.1k

87.5% of workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the U. S. Army Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,489
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,710
$44,604
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$4,142

On average, Male workers in the U. S. Army Industry Group make 1.09 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-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. Other
  3. Asian

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 visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. 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

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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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