Chief executives & legislators

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Total Workforce

1.21M

Average Age

51.8

Average Salary

$176,507

Average Male Salary

$190,182

Average Female Salary

$137,226

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Chief executives & legislators are most often employed by the Construction industry. The average yearly wage for Chief executives & legislators was $176,507 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Chief executives & legislators by wage are Nurse anesthetists, Dentists, and Physicians.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Chief executives & legislators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Chief executives & legislators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Chief executives & legislators, by average wage, is Shoe stores. Chief executives & legislators are paid most in Keansburg Borough PUMA, NJ but are relatively concentrated in Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Malibu & Westlake Village Cities PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$176,507

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,442

In 2018, Chief executives & legislators earned an average of $176,507, $122,618 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Dentists make somewhat more than Chief executives & legislators while Nurse anesthetists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Chief executives & legislators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.408

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Chief executives & legislators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.408, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Chief executives & legislators (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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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 Chief executives & legislators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Chief executives & legislators, by number of employees, are Construction, Computer Systems Design, and Management, scientific & technical consulting services.

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Industries by Share

1.21M

2018 Workforce

± 26,890

-0.669%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 3.16%

The number of people employed as Chief executives & legislators has been declining at a rate of -0.669%, from 1,217,514 people in 2017 to 1,209,369 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Chief executives & legislators employed by various industries. Construction employs the largest share of Chief executives & legislators at  8.29%, followed by Computer Systems Design with 5.83% and Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 4.52%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Chief executives & legislators in the US. The average age of male Chief executives & legislators in the workforce is 52.2 and of female Chief executives & legislators is 50.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Chief executives & legislators is White.

Gender Composition

897k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 23,184

312k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 13,706

74.2% of Chief executives & legislators are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Chief executives & legislators

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

86.5% of Chief executives & legislators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.38% of Chief executives & legislators, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Chief executives & legislators.

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Age by Gender

52.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.309

50.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.504

The median age of Chief executives & legislators is 51.8, and Male employees are generally 1.47 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Chief executives & legislators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Chief executives & legislators is Business but a relatively high number of Chief executives & legislators hold a major in Construction.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Chief executives & legislators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Chief executives & legislators need many skills, but most especially Judgment and Decision Making, Management of Personnel Resources, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Chief executives & legislators need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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