Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations: NAICS 813

About the Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations subsector

The religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations subsector is part of the other services (except public administration) sector.

Industries in the Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations subsector group establishments that organize and promote religious activities; support various causes through grantmaking; advocate various social and political causes; and promote and defend the interests of their members.

North American Industry Classification System

The religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations subsector consists of these industry groups:

  • Religious Organizations: NAICS 8131
  • Grantmaking and Giving Services: NAICS 8132
  • Social Advocacy Organizations: NAICS 8133
  • Civic and Social Organizations: NAICS 8134
  • Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations: NAICS 8139

Workforce Statistics

This section provides information relating to employment and unemployment in religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations. While most data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys, information on industry unemployment comes from a national survey of households. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, the unemployment rate of those previously employed in the industry, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.

Employment and Unemployment

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Aug.
2016
Sep.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016

Employment (in thousands)

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

2,978.6 2,984.1 (p)2,982.9 (p)2,984.0

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees

2,506.6 2,470.1 (p)2,478.2  

Unemployment

Unemployment rate

3.8% 2.1% 3.1% 2.5%

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics, Current Population Survey

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2015

Clergy

25,240

Public relations specialists

39,890

Self-enrichment education teachers

20,610

Social and community service managers

13,070

Social and human service assistants

22,520

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Projections

For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations.

(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)

Earnings and Hours

This section presents data on employee earnings and weekly hours. The latest industry averages of hourly earnings and weekly hours are shown. In addition, recent hourly and annual earnings are shown for occupations commonly found in religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations.

Earnings and Hours of All Employees

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Jul.
2016
Aug.
2016
Sep.
2016
Oct.
2016

Average hourly earnings

$25.97 $26.06 $26.42 (p)$26.70

Average weekly hours

31.2 31.2 31.1 (p)31.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees

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Jul.
2016
Aug.
2016
Sep.
2016
Oct.
2016

Average hourly earnings

$20.97 $21.00 $21.28 (p)$21.41

Average weekly hours

29.9 29.8 29.7 (p)30.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2015
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Clergy

18.68 22.28 38,860 46,350

Public relations specialists

27.00 31.35 56,160 65,210

Self-enrichment education teachers

16.86 19.36 35,070 40,270

Social and community service managers

31.34 35.31 65,180 73,440

Social and human service assistants

15.40 16.20 32,040 33,690

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)

Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses

This section presents data for the industry on the number of workplace fatalities and the rates of workplace injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations. An injury or illness is considered to be work-related if an event or exposure in the work environment either caused or contributed to the resulting condition or significantly aggravated a pre-existing condition.

Data series 2011 2012 2013 2014

Fatalities

Number of fatalities

30 52 40 43

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

Data series 2015

Rate of injury and illness cases per 100 full-time workers

Total recordable cases

2.1

Cases involving days away from work, job restriction, or transfer

0.9

Cases involving days away from work

0.6

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

0.2

Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria.

(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)

Workplace Trends

This section presents data on the number of establishments in religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations.

Establishments

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3rd quarter
2015
4th quarter
2015
1st quarter
2016
2nd quarter
2016

Number of establishments

Private industry

144,748 145,094 (p)145,155 (p)145,788

Local government

443 444 (p)457 (p)456

State government

135 134 (p)135 (p)136

Federal government

40 41 (p)42 (p)44

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

(Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages)

Other BLS Resources

Career Guide to Industries

See advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations in the Career Guide to Industries.

 

 

Data extracted on: December 07, 2016