Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

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Total Workforce

39.1k

Average Age

42.8

Estimated Job Growth

8.11%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$25,420

Average Male Salary

$28,261

Average Female Salary

$23,828

About

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are most often employed by the Bus service & urban transit industry. The average yearly wage for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants was $25,420 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Transportation attendants, except flight attendants by wage are Helpers, construction trades, Massage therapists, and Bartenders.

Transportation attendants, except flight attendants 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 Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation attendants, except flight attendants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Bus service & urban transit is the industry that employs the most Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are paid most in Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,420

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,062

In 2017, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants earned an average of $25,420, $26,645 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Helpers, construction trades make somewhat more than Transportation attendants, except flight attendants while Bartenders make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Transportation attendants, except flight attendants as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.408

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.408, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (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 Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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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 Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by number of employees, are Bus service & urban transit, Elementary & secondary schools, and Services incidental to transportation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by average wage, are Rail transportation, Air transportation, and Water transportation.

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Industries by Share

39.1k

2017 Workforce

± 4,857

4%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 17%

The number of people employed as Transportation attendants, except flight attendants has been growing at a rate of 4%, from 37,641 people in 2016 to 39,147 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants employed by various industries. Bus service & urban transit employs the largest share of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants at  36.3%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 24.4% and Services incidental to transportation with 16.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Transportation attendants, except flight attendants in the US. The average age of male Transportation attendants, except flight attendants in the workforce is 40.9 and of female Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is 43.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is White.

Gender Composition

14.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 2,911

25.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,888

64.1% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

51.4% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 38% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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Age by Gender

40.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 3.62

43.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.43

The median age of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is 42.8, and Male employees are generally 2.83 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is Business but a relatively high number of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants hold a major in Education.

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 Transportation attendants, except flight attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transportation attendants, except flight attendants need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Transportation attendants, except flight attendants need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Persuasion.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are expected to see a growth of 8.11% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

8.11%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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