Services incidental to transportation

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Workforce
695k
2016 BLS Estimate
Average Employee Age
43.5
Estimated Job Growth
10.2%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$55,761
Average Male Salary
$60,590
Average Female Salary
$57,077

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The top three occupations in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Other managers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Customer service representatives. On average, full-time employees in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group work 45.1 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $60,097. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.6 hours and earn an average annual salary of $22,731.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group are Webb CountyLaredo City (Central) PUMA, TX, Doral, Sweetwater Cities & Fontainebleau PUMA, FL, and LA City (South/San Pedro) PUMA, CA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Services incidental to transportation.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group. Driver/sales workers & truck drivers are the most common position, but the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Services incidental to transportation goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Monthly Employment

Start Year
Y-Axis
6.32%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 386k people employed in the Support Activities for Transportation industry. This represents a 6.32% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

This chart shows monthly employment numbers for Support Activities for Transportation over time (non-seasonally adjusted).

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Occupations

Occupations by Share

695k
Workforce (BLS Estimate)
ACS Estimate: 848k
−6.06%
1 Year Growth
± 3.94%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 695k people employed in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group has been declining at a rate of −6.06%, , from 903k people in 2018 to 848k people in 2019.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Services incidental to transportation by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Driver/sales workers & truck drivers represent the largest share of positions held in Services incidental to transportation at 17.5%, followed by Other managers with 6.31% and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand with 5.1%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Other managers, Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand, Aircraft mechanics & service technicians, and Customer service representatives.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Services incidental to transportation employs an unusually high number of Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Cargo & freight agents, and Aircraft mechanics & service technicians.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Services incidental to transportation, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Sales managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$55,761
AVERAGE WAGE
± $1,427

On average, employees in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group make $55,761 per year. This number makes Services incidental to transportation the 129 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 269 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.415
WAGE GINI

Services incidental to transportation has a wage GINI of 0.415, which is less than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Services incidental to transportation (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $60,590 and $57,077. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

230k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
±11.8k
618k
MALE WORKFORCE
±19.3k

72.9% of workers in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,590
AVERAGE MALE SALARY
±$1,832
$57,077
AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY
±$1,524

On average, Male workers in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group make 1.06 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY
  1. Alaska Native
  2. White
  3. Asian

On average, Alaska Native employees in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group earn 1.37 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Services incidental to 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. Transportation and warehousing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group is Manufacturing.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Services incidental to transportation is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.
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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Services incidental to transportation is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

The Services incidental to transportation Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Transportation and warehousing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The closest comparable data for Services incidental to transportation is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

The Manufacturing Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Services incidental to transportation Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Support activities for transportation industry, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 7.66% in the next ten years. The Support activities for transportation industry has a higher projected workforce growth at 10.2%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (24.6%) is higher than the projected national growth in output (24.2%).

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Support activities for transportation.
10.2%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
7.66%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Support activities for transportation. This industry is expected to grow more than than 7.66%, the average rate of national job growth.

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Output Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Support activities for transportation.
24.6%
Estimate Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Support activities for transportation industry.

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