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Industry Trends

Industry Trends (United States):
517 Telecommunications (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments39,81535,70735,57935,12734,752-12.7%    
Total Employment852,274809,019799,684778,447750,659-11.9%    
Total Annual Wages$68,690,569,764$67,115,828,297$68,706,254,544$68,099,056,794$66,958,665,705-2.5%    
Average Annual Wage$80,597$82,960$85,917$87,481$89,20010.7%    
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Industry Trends (Alabama):
517 Telecommunications (all ownership categories *)
Category20142015201620172018Chg 2014-18
No. of Establishments575476465485497-13.6%    
Total Employment10,3349,8629,4568,8578,413-18.6%    
Total Annual Wages$632,054,387$628,169,239$618,981,507$601,017,048$580,218,527-8.2%    
Average Annual Wage$61,163$63,696$65,459$67,858$68,96712.8%    
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.