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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Service Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Restaurants & Food Services is the industry that employs the most Service Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Service Occupations, by average wage, is Agricultural chemical manufacturing. Service Occupations are paid most in Islip Town (East) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Morris Heights, Fordham South & Mount Hope PUMA, NY.


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Demographic information on Service Occupations in the US. The average age of male Service Occupations in the workforce is 37.6 and of female Service Occupations is 38.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Service Occupations is White.

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Data on higher education choices for Service Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Service Occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Service Occupations hold a major in Library Science.



Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Service Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Service Occupations need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Service Occupations need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Active Listening.

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The closest comparable data for the Major Occupation Group Service Occupations is from the Major Occupation Group Healthcare Support Occupations.
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Projections on wages and job growth for Service Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Service Occupations are expected to see a growth of 23.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.

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