Taxi & limousine service

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Workforce

379k

2018 ACS Estimate

Average Employee Age

43.5

Average Salary

$29,890

Average Male Salary

$31,277

Average Female Salary

$23,431

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The top three occupations in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group are Taxi drivers, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Other managers, and Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance. On average, full-time employees in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group work 45.6 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $35,872. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.1 hours and earn an average annual salary of $14,718.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group are Sunnyside & Woodside PUMA, NY, Jackson Heights & North Corona PUMA, NY, and Elmhurst & South Corona PUMA, NY. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Taxi & limousine service.

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Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group. Taxi drivers are the most common position, but the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Taxi drivers, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Taxi & limousine service goes to Software developers.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

379k

Workforce (ACS Estimate)

± 15.1k

3.64%

1 Year Growth

± 5.49%

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 3.64%, , from 365k people in 2017 to 379k people in 2018.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Taxi & limousine service by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Taxi drivers represent the largest share of positions held in Taxi & limousine service at 71.4%, followed by Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs with 15.2% and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers with 2.79%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group, by number of employees, are Taxi drivers, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Other managers, and Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Taxi & limousine service employs an unusually high number of Taxi drivers, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, and Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Taxi & limousine service, by average wage, are Software developers, Civil engineers, and General & operations managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$29,890

AVERAGE WAGE

± $1,309

On average, employees in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group make $29,890 per year. This number makes Taxi & limousine service the 243 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 Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.44

WAGE GINI

Taxi & limousine service has a wage GINI of 0.44, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Taxi & limousine service (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 Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $31,277 and $23,431. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

67k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±6.35k

312k

MALE WORKFORCE

±13.7k

82.3% of workers in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$31,277

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$1,477

$23,431

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,655

On average, Male workers in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group make 1.33 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Two or More Races

  2. Other

  3. Asian

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Taxi & limousine service Industry Group earn 1.17 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 Taxi & limousine service Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Taxi & limousine service 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 Taxi & limousine service Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Taxi & limousine service 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 Taxi & limousine service is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

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Intermediate Inputs

The closest comparable data for Taxi & limousine service is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

The Taxi & limousine service 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 Taxi & limousine service is from Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities.

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

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