Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians

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Total Workforce
34.2k
Average Age
44.3
Average Salary
$46,103
Average Male Salary
$47,498
Average Female Salary
$40,848

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Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are most often employed by the Air transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians was $46,103 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians by wage are Other therapists, including exercise physiologists, Librarians and media collections specialists, and Eligibility interviewers, government programs.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians and on wages and locations for those in the field. Air transportation is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$46,103
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,518

In 2018, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians earned an average of $46,103, $7,785 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Other therapists, including exercise physiologists make somewhat more than Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians while Eligibility interviewers, government programs make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.291
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.291, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians (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 Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians.

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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 Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, by number of employees, are Air transportation, Services incidental to transportation, and Construction.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, by average wage, are Rail transportation, Administration of economic programs & space research, Construction, Rail transportation, Construction, and Architectural, engineering & related services.

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Industries by Share

34.2k
2018 Workforce
± 4,542
4.15%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 18.2%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians has been growing at a rate of 4.15%, from 32,868 people in 2017 to 34,231 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians employed by various industries. Air transportation employs the largest share of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians at  23.4%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 19.6% and Construction with 10.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians in the workforce is 43.9 and of female Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is 45.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

27k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,037
7.18k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,081

79% of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

53.1% of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 28.4% of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians.

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Age by Gender

43.9
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.99
45.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.43

The median age of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is 44.3, and Male employees are generally 1.99 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians hold a major in Communications.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degree-majorss. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree-majors 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 Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Complex Problem Solving. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Operation and Control.

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