Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators

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Total Workforce

6.97k

Average Age

42.4

Estimated Job Growth

8.57%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$56,337

Average Male Salary

N/A

Average Female Salary

N/A

About

Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are most often employed by the Rail transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators was $56,337 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators by wage are Engineering technicians, except drafters, Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers, and Control & valve installers & repairers.

Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are part of the Construction & Extraction Occupations, along with Firstline supervisors of construction trades & extraction workers, Boilermakers, Carpenters, Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers, Cement masons, concrete finishers, & terrazzo workers, Construction laborers, Paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Construction equipment operators except paving, surfacing, & tamping equipment operators, Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, & tapers, Electricians, Glaziers, Insulation workers, Painters & paperhangers, Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, & steamfitters, Plasterers & stucco masons, Roofers, Sheet metal workers, Structural iron & steel workers, Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Helpers, construction trades, Construction & building inspectors, Elevator installers & repairers, Fence erectors, Hazardous materials removal workers, Highway maintenance workers, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Earth drillers, except oil & gas, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, Mining machine operators, Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Miscellaneous construction workers, including solar photovoltaic installers, septic tank servicers & sewer pipe cleaners

The top 3 locations that employ the most Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators and on wages and locations for those in the field. Rail transportation is the industry that employs the most Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are paid most in South of I-30, East of I-35W & Inside Loop I-820 PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$56,337

AVERAGE SALARY

± $7,976

In 2017, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators earned an average of $56,337, $4,272 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Engineering technicians, except drafters make somewhat more than Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators while Radio & telecommunications equipment installers & repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.266

WAGE GINI

In 2016, Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.266, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators (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 Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators.

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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 Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, by number of employees, are Rail transportation, Services incidental to transportation, and Bus service & urban transit.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, by average wage, are Rail transportation, Bus service & urban transit, and Construction.

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Industries by Share

6.97k

2017 Workforce

± 2,050

-355%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 58.5%

The number of people employed as Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators has been declining at a rate of -355%, from 10,812 people in 2016 to 6,972 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators employed by various industries. Rail transportation employs the largest share of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators at  61.4%, followed by Services incidental to transportation with 14.8% and Bus service & urban transit with 11.3%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators in the US. The average age of male Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators in the workforce is N/A and of female Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators is N/A, and the most common race/ethnicity for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators is White.

Gender Composition

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MALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± N/A

N/A% of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are N/A, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators

  1. White

  2. Black

79.2% of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 20.8% of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators.

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Age by Gender

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AVERAGE MALE AGE

± N/A

N/A

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± N/A

The median age of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators is 42.4, and Male employees are generally N/A years N/A than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators is false but a relatively high number of Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators hold a major in false.

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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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Operation and Control, and Equipment Maintenance. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators are expected to see a growth of 8.57% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

8.57%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Railtrack laying & maintenance equipment operators. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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