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Employees (BLS Estimate)
217,200
ACS Estimate: 245,592
Average Employee Age
43.2
Estimated Job Growth
-0.3%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$71,843
Average Male Salary
$72,258
Average Female Salary
$67,836

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Rail transportation Industry Group. Locomotive engineers & operators are the most common position, but the Rail transportation Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Locomotive engineers & operators, compared to other industries. The highest average salary in Rail transportation goes to Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Rail transportation Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $72,258 and $67,836. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Rail transportation Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Petroleum and coal products has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Rail transportation Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Rail transportation Industry Group is Food and beverage and tobacco products.

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Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Rail transportation is from Transportation and warehousing.
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Projections

Growth projections of the Rail transportation Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 0.6% in the next ten years. The Rail transportation Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -0.3%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.1%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (2.2%). Computer systems analysts is the occupation within Rail transportation expected to see the most growth in the next ten years.

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