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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
51 Information (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments156,320157,861162,453167,631178,70014.3%    
Total Employment2,875,1162,897,4882,938,0082,947,7592,959,4192.9%    
Total Annual Wages$252,788,887,216$266,707,207,731$280,052,924,718$300,149,688,564$325,512,084,14928.8%    
Average Annual Wage$87,923$92,048$95,321$101,823$109,99225.1%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Trends (Alabama):
51 Information (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments1,7401,7621,8392,0302,23528.4%    
Total Employment22,79722,34921,52821,61721,838-4.2%    
Total Annual Wages$1,206,775,725$1,223,886,623$1,204,590,501$1,248,100,290$1,284,844,4316.5%    
Average Annual Wage$52,936$54,762$55,955$57,737$58,83511.1%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

* Includes all ownership categories not subject to BLS disclosure restrictions, which may differ by geographic area. For industry trends data by ownership categories, see the BLS/QCEW website, multi-screen data search.