Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs

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2019 Workforce
98.7k
Average Age
52.8
Average Salary
$29,786
Average Male Salary
$30,793
Average Female Salary
$24,920

About

Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are most often employed by the Taxi & limousine service industry. The average yearly wage for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs was $29,786 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by wage are Veterinary technologists and technicians, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, and Preschool & kindergarten teachers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs and on wages and locations for those in the field. Taxi & limousine service is the industry that employs the most Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, by average wage, is Administration of human resource programs. Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are paid most in Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Lakewood City & Joint Base Lewis-McChord PUMA, WA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$29,786
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,950

In 2019, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs earned an average of $29,786, $25,738 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians make somewhat more than Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs while Veterinary technologists and technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.365
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.365, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs (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 Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs.

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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 Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, by number of employees, are Taxi & limousine service, Bus service & urban transit, and Services incidental to transportation.

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Industries by Share

98.7k
2019 Workforce
± 7,713
−21.9%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 13.3%

The number of people employed as Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs has been declining at a rate of −21.9%, from 126,422 people in 2018 to 98,748 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs employed by various industries. Taxi & limousine service employs the largest share of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs at  34.4%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 11.1% and Services incidental to transportation with 9.58%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs in the US. The average age of male Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs in the workforce is 53.8 and of female Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs is 47.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

81.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 7,021
16.9k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,195

82.9% of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

45.6% of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.2% of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs.

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Age by Gender

53.8
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.28
47.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.46

The median age of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs is 52.8, and Male employees are generally 5.96 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs is Business but a relatively high number of Shuttle drivers and chauffeurs hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

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