Military Reserves or National Guard

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Workforce
15.3k
2018 ACS Estimate
Average Employee Age
31
Average Salary
$46,819
Average Male Salary
$49,191
Average Female Salary
$37,882

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The top three occupations in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group are Military, rank not specified, Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members, Human resources workers, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, and Military officer special & tactical operations leaders. On average, full-time employees in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group work 47.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $51,879. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.3 hours and earn an average annual salary of $8,636.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group are Pulaski, Camden, Miller & Morgan Counties PUMA, MO and Richmond County PUMA, GA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Military Reserves or National Guard.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group. Military, rank not specified are the most common position, but the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Military, rank not specified, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Military Reserves or National Guard goes to Military officer special & tactical operations leaders.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

15.3k
Workforce (ACS Estimate)
± 3.04k
-6.81%
1 Year Growth
± 29.6%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -6.81%, , from 16.4k people in 2017 to 15.3k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Military Reserves or National Guard by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Military, rank not specified represent the largest share of positions held in Military Reserves or National Guard at 22.9%, followed by Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members with 13.1% and Human resources workers with 6.31%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Military Reserves or National Guard employs an unusually high number of Military, rank not specified, Firstline enlisted military supervisors, and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Military Reserves or National Guard, by average wage, are Military officer special & tactical operations leaders, Logisticians, and Human resources workers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$46,819
AVERAGE WAGE
± $6,693

On average, employees in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group make $46,819 per year. This number makes Military Reserves or National Guard the 176 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 Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.389
WAGE GINI

Military Reserves or National Guard has a wage GINI of 0.389, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Military Reserves or National Guard (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 Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $49,191 and $37,882. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

3.21k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±1.39k
12.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
±2.7k

79% of workers in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,191
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$7,514
$37,882
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$14,062

On average, Male workers in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group make 1.3 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
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On average, Black employees in the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group earn 1.07 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 Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Military Reserves or National Guard 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 Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Military Reserves or National Guard 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

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Military Reserves or National Guard is from Active Duty Military.

The Military Reserves or National Guard 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

The closest comparable data for Military Reserves or National Guard is from Active Duty Military.

The Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Military Reserves or National Guard Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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