Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
599k
Average Age
41.9
Average Salary
$43,460
Average Male Salary
$52,522
Average Female Salary
$40,519

About

Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers was $43,460 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers by wage are Cargo & freight agents, Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers, and Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA, St. Louis City (South) PUMA, MO, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM, Lewisville City PUMA, TX, and Dallas (North), Plano (South) & Richardson (North) Cities PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, by average wage, is Petroleum refining. Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are paid most in Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Albuquerque City (Northwest Mesa), Paradise Hills & Navajo Nation-Tohajiilee Chapter PUMA, NM.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$43,460
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,035

In 2020, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers earned an average of $43,460, $12,494 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Crushing, grinding, polishing, mixing, & blending workers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers while Cargo & freight agents make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.339
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.339, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers (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 Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, by average wage, are Petroleum refining, Oil & gas extraction, and Farm supplies merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

599k
2020 Workforce
± 18,960
3.01%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 4.38%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers has been growing at a rate of 3.01%, from 581,311 people in 2019 to 598,822 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers at  7.91%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.96% and Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 4.02%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers in the workforce is 40.1 and of female Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is 42.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

147k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,400
452k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 16,483

75.5% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

62.4% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.5% of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers.

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Age by Sex

40.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.891
42.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.504

The median age of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is 41.9, and Male employees are generally 2.37 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

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 Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous office & administrative support workers, including desktop publishers need more than the average amount of Programming, Operations Analysis, and Technology Design.

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