Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

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Total Workforce

21.2k

Average Age

42.1

Average Salary

$57,204

Average Male Salary

$59,391

Average Female Salary

$41,123

About

Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are most often employed by the Rail transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers was $57,204 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers by wage are Tool & die makers, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, and Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents.

Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation 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 Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Rail transportation is the industry that employs the most Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by average wage, is Bus service & urban transit. Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are paid most in Canarsie & Flatlands PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$57,204

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,921

In 2017, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers earned an average of $57,204, $5,140 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Diagnostic related technologists & technicians make somewhat more than Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers while Tool & die makers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.253

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.253, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation 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 Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by number of employees, are Rail transportation, Bus service & urban transit, and Support activities for mining.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by average wage, are Bus service & urban transit, Rail transportation, and Support activities for mining.

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Industries by Share

21.2k

2017 Workforce

± 3,576

1.99%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 23.5%

The number of people employed as Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers has been growing at a rate of 1.99%, from 20,806 people in 2016 to 21,221 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers employed by various industries. Rail transportation employs the largest share of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers at  54%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 30.1% and Support activities for mining with 6.31%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers in the US. The average age of male Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers in the workforce is 41.8 and of female Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is White.

Gender Composition

18.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,355

2.54k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,237

88% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Two or More Races

73.6% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.8% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Age by Gender

41.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.08

44.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 4.9

The median age of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 42.1, and Male employees are generally 2.37 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is Business but a relatively high number of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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MOST SPECIALIZED MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Troubleshooting.

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