US Professional Staffing Workforce Demographics- Permanent Workers
No specialized statistic data set that showcases the demographics of the professional staffing workforce in the US for permanent workers as a whole exists. This is most likely due to the extremely wide array of professionals that make up professional staffing workforces. For example, males tend to dominate the engineering fields while women tend to dominate the medical and healthcare industry. Using Data USA's data sets for the engineering, management, business, finance, and physicians and surgeons professions to compile a demographic profile of the professional staffing workforce, the following are some general statistics for the very wide range of professionals.
- Male engineers account for 77.7% of the skilled engineering workforce in the US.
- Management, business, and financial occupations are occupied by 53.7% of males.
- Male physicians and surgeons account for 61.6% of the physicians and surgeons workforce in the US, while females dominate professional nursing roles and outnumber men in the overall healthcare sector.
- The majority of professional staffing are college educating with 65% of engineers have a bachelor's degree, 32% hold a master's degree, and only 3% have an education that accounts for less than a bachelor's degree.
- Management, business, and financial occupations mostly have a degree in business, engineering, and social sciences. Over 90% of the professional staffing workforce working in management, business, and financial occupations have at least a bachelor's degree.
- Over 80% of the physicians and surgeons segment of the workforce hold a specialized masters' degree.
- Once again, qualifications for professional staffing differs greatly by industry. There simply does not exist one set of qualifications for the wide-ranging cohort. However, some more common occupations include software developers, miscellaneous engineers, nuclear engineers, and other engineering managers. Industries that employs the majority of engineering majors are architectural and engineering industry.
- Some common qualifications for engineers include degrees from the following institutions: Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Texas A & M University- College Station, Purdue University, and University of Mich.
- Physicians and surgeons hold the majority of degrees in biology, health, and physical sciences.
- The average salary for engineers is $111,636.
- The average salary for management, business, and financial occupations is $91,611.
- Physicians and surgeons earn, on average, $233,287 a year.
The weight of each worker category
- 4.48 million engineers participate in the US workforce.
- 23.2 million people working in management, business, and financial occupations participate in the US workforce.
- 906,000 people work as physicians and surgeons in the US.
- The average age of a person in the engineering workforce who holds a degree in engineering is 43 years old.
- The average age of a person in the Management, business, and financial occupations is 44.6 years old.
- In the healthcare profession, when it comes to physicians and surgeons, the average age is 46.8 years old.
Due to the extremely wide-ranging array of professional positions that make up professional staffing workforces, there does not exist 1 specific set of demographics that encompasses all. A sampling is provided above. In addition, many corporations in the vast array of industries require or provide training to new professionals. Since this varies so substantially, it is not possible to provide a generality for all professionals.