School bus monitors

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2019 Workforce
41.7k
Average Age
52.7
Average Salary
$18,192
Average Male Salary
$23,926
Average Female Salary
$16,555

About

School bus monitors are most often employed by the Bus service & urban transit industry. The average yearly wage for School bus monitors was $18,192 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to School bus monitors by wage are Waiters & waitresses, Crossing guards, and Food servers, nonrestaurant.

The top 3 locations that employ the most School bus monitors are Hartford Town PUMA, CT and Greater Utica & Rome Cities PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of School bus monitors are Hartford Town PUMA, CT and Greater Utica & Rome Cities PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ School bus monitors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Bus service & urban transit is the industry that employs the most School bus monitors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for School bus monitors, by average wage, is Bus service & urban transit. School bus monitors are paid most in Greater Utica & Rome Cities PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Hartford Town PUMA, CT.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$18,192
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,815

In 2019, School bus monitors earned an average of $18,192, $37,332 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Waiters & waitresses make somewhat more than School bus monitors while Crossing guards make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to School bus monitors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2019, School bus monitors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.298, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for School bus monitors (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 School bus monitors.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of School bus monitors

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of School bus monitors.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing School bus monitors, by number of employees, are Bus service & urban transit, Elementary & secondary schools, and Child day care services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for School bus monitors, by average wage, are Bus service & urban transit, Elementary & secondary schools, and Child day care services.

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Industries by Share

41.7k
2019 Workforce
± 5,013
13.8%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15.4%

The number of people employed as School bus monitors has been growing at a rate of 13.8%, from 36,645 people in 2018 to 41,708 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of School bus monitors employed by various industries. Bus service & urban transit employs the largest share of School bus monitors at  47.4%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 46.4% and Child day care services with 3.3%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on School bus monitors in the US. The average age of male School bus monitors in the workforce is 48.7 and of female School bus monitors is 53.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for School bus monitors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

9.27k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,363
32.4k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,422

77.8% of School bus monitors are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of School bus monitors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of School bus monitors
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

53.1% of School bus monitors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 33.2% of School bus monitors, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of School bus monitors.

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Age by Gender

48.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 4.73
53.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.82

The median age of School bus monitors is 52.7, and Male employees are generally 5.11 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for School bus monitors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for School bus monitors is Business but a relatively high number of School bus monitors hold a major in Business.

Majors

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