Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers

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Total Workforce

234k

Average Age

43.3

Average Salary

$54,113

Average Male Salary

$57,432

Average Female Salary

$43,556

About

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are most often employed by the Couriers & messengers industry. The average yearly wage for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers was $54,113 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers by wage are Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Chemical technicians, and Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers.

Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are Jurupa Valley & Eastvale Cities PUMA, CA, Eaton & Clinton Counties PUMA, MI, and Washington County PUMA, AR. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are Fayette County PUMA, GA, Jurupa Valley & Eastvale Cities PUMA, CA, and Orange County (Southeast) PUMA, FL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Couriers & messengers is the industry that employs the most Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are paid most in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Fayette County PUMA, GA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$54,113

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,048

In 2017, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers earned an average of $54,113, $2,048 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Precision instrument & equipment repairers make somewhat more than Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers while Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.323

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.323, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, by number of employees, are Couriers & messengers, Services incidental to transportation, and Truck transportation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, by average wage, are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution, Pipeline transportation, and Rail transportation.

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Industries by Share

234k

2017 Workforce

± 11,856

5.01%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.92%

The number of people employed as Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers has been growing at a rate of 5.01%, from 222,423 people in 2016 to 233,565 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers employed by various industries. Couriers & messengers employs the largest share of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers at  14.2%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 12.4% and Truck transportation with 9.93%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers in the US. The average age of male Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers in the workforce is 43.1 and of female Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is 43.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is White.

Gender Composition

178k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 10,343

55.9k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,802

76.1% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

67.8% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.3% of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers.

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Age by Gender

43.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.754

43.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.28

The median age of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is 43.3, and Male employees are generally 0.626 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers is Business but a relatively high number of Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers hold a major in Transportation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers need more than the average amount of Management of Personnel Resources, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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