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Total Workforce
5.37M
Average Age
45.5
Estimated Job Growth
4.8%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$41,184
Average Male Salary
$43,268
Average Female Salary
$28,328

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Truck transportation is the industry that employs the most Transportation Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Transportation Occupations, by average wage, is Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing. Transportation Occupations are paid most in Collierville Town & Germantown City PUMA, TN but are relatively concentrated in Elizabeth City PUMA, NJ.

Wages

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Wage Distribution

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Spatial Concentration

Industries

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Highest Paying

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Transportation Occupations in the US. The average age of male Transportation Occupations in the workforce is 45.4 and of female Transportation Occupations is 45.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation Occupations is White.

Gender Composition

Race & Ethnicity

Age by Gender

Education

Data on higher education choices for Transportation Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Transportation Occupations is Business but a relatively high number of Transportation Occupations hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

Majors

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Transportation Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transportation Occupations need many skills, but most especially Management of Personnel Resources, Time Management, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Transportation Occupations need more than the average amount of Management of Material Resources, Management of Financial Resources, and Management of Personnel Resources.

Radar Distribution

The closest comparable data for the Broad Occupation Transportation Occupations is from the Minor Occupation Group Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers.
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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Transportation Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Transportation Occupations are expected to see a growth of 4.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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