Insurance carriers & related activities

Industry Group

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Workforce
2.79M
2019 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
44.1
Estimated Job Growth
1.65%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$71,506
Average Male Salary
$95,284
Average Female Salary
$92,030

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The top three occupations in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group are Insurance sales agents, Insurance claims & policy processing clerks, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Insurance underwriters. On average, full-time employees in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group work 42.9 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $74,968. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $30,056.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group are McLean County PUMA, IL, West Hartford, Farmington, Simsbury, Bloomfield, Avon & Canton Towns PUMA, CT, and West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Insurance carriers & related activities.

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A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group. Insurance sales agents are the most common position, but the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Insurance sales agents, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Insurance carriers & related activities goes to Physicians & surgeons.

Monthly Employment

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0.178%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 2.42M people employed in the Insurance Carriers and Related Activities industry. This represents a 0.178% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Insurance Carriers and Related Activities over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations by Share

2.79M
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 2.57M
2.43%
1 Year Growth
± 2.11%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 2.79M people employed in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group in 2019.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 2.43%, , from 2.51M people in 2016 to 2.57M people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Insurance carriers & related activities by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Insurance sales agents represent the largest share of positions held in Insurance carriers & related activities at 18.5%, followed by Insurance claims & policy processing clerks with 12.8% and Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators with 10%.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Insurance carriers & related activities employs an unusually high number of Insurance sales agents, Insurance underwriters, and Insurance claims & policy processing clerks.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Insurance carriers & related activities, by average wage, are Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, and Architectural & engineering managers.

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Average Salary

$71,506
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,111

On average, employees in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group make $71,506 per year. This number makes Insurance carriers & related activities the 44 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 Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

Insurance carriers & related activities has a wage GINI of 1, which is more than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Insurance carriers & related activities (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group.

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Demographic information on the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $95,284 and $92,030. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Composition by Sex

1.59M
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±30.8k
983k
MALE WORKFORCE
±24.3k

61.8% of workers in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group are Female, making them the more common sex in the workforce. This chart shows the sex breakdown of the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$95,284
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$2,340
$92,030
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$2,274

On average, Male workers in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group make 1.04 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Insurance carriers & related activities 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. Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group is Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing.

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 Insurance carriers & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Insurance carriers & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.

The Insurance carriers & related activities Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing 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 Insurance carriers & related activities is from Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing.

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

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Growth projections of the Insurance carriers and related activities industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Insurance carriers and related activities industry has a lower projected workforce growth at 1.65%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (23.2%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Insurance carriers and related activities.
1.65%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Insurance carriers and related activities. This industry is expected to grow less than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Insurance carriers and related activities.
23.2%
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10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Insurance carriers and related activities industry.

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