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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2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

Employment (in thousands)

 

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

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2,919.3 2,921.3 (P) 2,921.2 (P) 2,921.0

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees

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2,409.2 2,390.5 (P) 2,401.7  

Unemployment

 

Unemployment rate

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4.6% 4.7% 3.2% 3.0%

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics, Current Population Survey

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,
2013

Clergy

23,640

Public relations specialists

35,310

Self-enrichment education teachers

18,960

Social and community service managers

13,450

Social and human service assistants

(1) -

Footnotes
(1) Estimate not released.

(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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2013
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2013
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2014
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2014

Average hourly earnings

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$24.90 $25.14 $25.09 (P) $25.27

Average weekly hours

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30.7 31.1 30.7 (P) 31.0

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(P) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees

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2013
Dec.
2013
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2014
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2014

Average hourly earnings

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$20.29 $20.43 $20.43 (P) $20.51

Average weekly hours

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29.6 30.0 29.7 (P) 29.9

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(P) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2013
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Clergy

$18.83 $22.10 $39,170 $45,960

Public relations specialists

$25.28 $29.23 $52,590 $60,790

Self-enrichment education teachers

$16.20 $19.23 $33,700 $39,990

Social and community service managers

$30.32 $33.47 $63,070 $69,610

Social and human service assistants

$15.17 $16.02 $31,550 $33,330

(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 2009 2010 2011 2012

Fatalities

 

Number of fatalities

29 35 30 (P) 47

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

 

Total recordable cases

2.4 2.6 2.0 2.3

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

1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0

Cases involving days away from work

0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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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2012
1st quarter
2013
2nd quarter
2013
3rd quarter
2013

Number of establishments

 

Private industry

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141,536 (P) 141,570 (P) 142,006 (P) 142,673

Local government

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437 (P) 441 (P) 441 (P) 444

State government

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144 (P) 142 (P) 142 (P) 143

Federal government

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34 (P) 34 (P) 36 (P) 36

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: April 15, 2014