Monetary Authorities - Central Bank: NAICS 521

About the Monetary Authorities - Central Bank subsector

The monetary authorities - central bank subsector is part of the finance and insurance sector.

The Monetary Authorities-Central Bank subsector groups establishments that engage in performing central banking functions, such as issuing currency, managing the Nation's money supply and international reserves, holding deposits that represent the reserves of other banks and other central banks, and acting as a fiscal agent for the central government.

North American Industry Classification System

The monetary authorities - central bank subsector consists of a single industry group, Monetary Authorities - Central Bank: NAICS 5211.

Workforce Statistics

This section provides information relating to employment in monetary authorities - central bank. These data are obtained from employer or establishment surveys. The following tables present an overview of the industry including the number of jobs, data for occupations common to the industry, and projections of occupational employment change.


Data series Back

Employment (in thousands)


Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

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18.3 18.5 (P) 18.4 (P) 18.5

(P) Preliminary

(Source: Current Employment Statistics)

Employment by Occupation

Data series Employment,

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks


Financial analysts

(1) -

Financial examiners

(1) -

Security guards




(1) Estimate not released.

(Source: Occupational Employment Statistics)


For projected (future) employment estimates, see the National Employment Matrix, which includes employment estimates by industry and occupation for monetary authorities - central bank.

(Source: Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections)


Recent hourly and annual earnings for occupations commonly found in monetary authorities - central bank.

Earnings by Occupation

Data series Wages, 2014
Hourly Annual
Median Mean Median Mean

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

22.09 23.64 45,950 49,180

Financial analysts

39.60 44.29 82,380 92,130

Financial examiners

47.84 50.85 99,500 105,760

Security guards

20.17 20.14 41,950 41,900


14.77 16.51 30,730 34,350

(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 monetary authorities - central bank. 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 2010 2011 2012 2013



Number of fatalities


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


Total recordable cases

1.5 1.0 1.3 0.8

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

0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5

Cases involving days away from work

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5

Cases involving days of job transfer or restriction

0.2 (1) - 0.2 0.1

(1) Less than 15 cases

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

(Source: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities)


Data extracted on: October 09, 2015