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

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Total Workforce

32.9k

Average Age

39.1

Estimated Job Growth

8.42%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$42,308

Average Male Salary

$42,795

Average Female Salary

$37,373

About

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 $42,308 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians by wage are Communications equipment operators, all other, Miscellaneous installation, maintenance, & repair workers, including wind turbine service technicians, and Insurance claims & policy processing clerks.

Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians 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 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 Administration of economic programs & space research. Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$42,308

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,999

In 2017, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians earned an average of $42,308, $9,757 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Insurance claims & policy processing clerks make somewhat more than Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians while Communications equipment operators, all other 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

0.319

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.319, 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 Administration of economic programs & space research, Rail transportation, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

32.9k

2017 Workforce

± 4,451

4.92%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 18.5%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians has been growing at a rate of 4.92%, from 31,327 people in 2016 to 32,868 people in 2017.

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  34.4%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 18.9% and Construction with 7.29%.

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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 38.5 and of female Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is 44.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is White.

Gender Composition

29.9k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,246

2.95k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,334

91% 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

  2. Black

  3. Asian

72.1% of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 18.2% of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Black 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

38.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.07

44.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 6.74

The median age of Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians is 39.1, and Male employees are generally 6.1 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 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 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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians are expected to see a growth of 8.42% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

8.42%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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