Professional & Instructor Diver

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017

949

growing 9.46%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$7,560

growing 58.3%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$8,905

growing 0.0899%

Average Wage

$103,580

growing 7.87%

People in Workforce

145,999

declining 3.06%

Average Employee Age

43.4

declining 0.831%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Professional & Instructor Diver degree recipients are Jacksonville, FL, Seattle, WA, and North Charleston, SC. The locations with a relatively high number of Professional & Instructor Diver degree recipients are Key West, FL, North Charleston, SC, and Jacksonville, FL. The most common degree awarded to students studying Professional & Instructor Diver is a < 1 year postsecondary certificate.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Professional & Instructor Diver and the types of students that study this field. CDA Technical Institute awards the most degrees in Professional & Instructor Diver in the US, but Divers Academy International and Divers Institute of Technology have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver.

Tuition costs for Professional & Instructor Diver majors are, on average, $7,560 for in-state public colleges, and $8,905 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Professional & Instructor Diver programs are Private for-profit, less-than 2-year institutions (5 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (858 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver, is Private for-profit, less-than 2-year (858 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,560

Median In-State Public

$8,905

Median Out of State Private

CDA Technical Institute has the most Professional & Instructor Diver degree recipients, with 289 degrees awarded in 2017.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Professional & Instructor Diver programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Divers Academy International and Divers Institute of Technology have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver, with 100% and 100%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Transportation majors is $103,580 and the most common occupations are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Other managers, and Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists.

The industry that employs the most Transportation majors is Air transportation, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. .

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

$103,580

Average Wage in Workforce

± $6,076

7.87%

1 Year Growth

± 7.52%

The average salary for Transportation majors is $103,580 and the most common occupations are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Other managers, and Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists.

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Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Transportation majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Transportation majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Occupations

Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Transportation majors working as Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, and Ship & boat captains & operators.

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

145,999

2018 Workforce

± 9,376

3.06%

1 Year Growth

± 9.3%

The number of Transportation graduates in the workforce has been declining at a rate of 3.06%, from 150,606 in 2017 to 145,999 in 2018.

The largest single share of Transportation graduates go on to work as Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (24.9%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Transportation by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

The most common industries that employ Transportation majors, by number of employees, are Air transportation, Services incidental to transportation, and Aircraft & parts manufacturing.

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

145,999

2018 Workforce

± 9,376

3.06%

1 Year Growth

± 9.3%

The number of Transportation graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.06%, from 150,606 in 2017 to 145,999 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Transportation graduates by share is Air transportation, followed by Services incidental to transportation. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Transportation.

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Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Transportation majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Transportation majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Transportation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Transportation is 43.4, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate. Male employees are more likely to hold Transportation degrees, and White students earn the majority (761) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

43.4

Average Age in 2018

± 0.785 Years

0.831%

1 Year Change

± 2.5%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Transportation. The most common ages of employees with this major are 36 and 50 years old, which represent 3.94% and 3.39% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Professional & Instructor Diver are < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate, 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and Associates Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Transportation are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (97%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    761 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    88 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    34 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Professional & Instructor Diver for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Professional & Instructor Diver. N/A students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Professional & Instructor Diver is from the 2 Digit Course Transportation.

Most Common Countries of Origin

  1. Philippines

    1,732 degree recipients

  2. Jamaica

    1,242 degree recipients

  3. Mexico

    1,135 degree recipients

High Relative Number of Students

  1. United Kingdom, not specified

    3.74 times more than expected

  2. Jamaica

    3.67 times more than expected

  3. Taiwan

    2.68 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in United Kingdom, not specified that hold Transportation degrees (3.74 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Philippines (1,732 degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Professional & Instructor Diver field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Professional & Instructor Diver majors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Professional & Instructor Diver majors need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Professional & Instructor Diver majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Installation is very distinctive for majors, but the Critical Thinking, Operation Monitoring, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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