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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
517 Telecommunications (all ownership categories *)
Category20152016201720182019Chg 2015-19
No. of Establishments35,70735,57935,12734,75235,082-1.8%    
Total Employment809,019799,684778,447750,659715,601-11.5%    
Total Annual Wages$67,115,828,297$68,706,254,544$68,099,056,794$66,958,665,705$67,453,785,9430.5%    
Average Annual Wage$82,960$85,917$87,481$89,200$94,26213.6%    

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Industry Trends (Alabama):
517 Telecommunications (all ownership categories *)
Category20152016201720182019Chg 2015-19
No. of Establishments4764654854974882.5%    
Total Employment9,8629,4568,8578,4137,768-21.2%    
Total Annual Wages$628,169,239$618,981,507$601,017,048$580,218,527$557,455,686-11.3%    
Average Annual Wage$63,696$65,459$67,858$68,967$71,76312.7%    

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

* 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.