Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

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Total Workforce

23k

Average Age

45.3

Average Salary

$53,324

Average Male Salary

$54,477

Average Female Salary

$45,429

About

Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are most often employed by the Rail transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers was $53,324 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers by wage are Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders, Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, and Statistical assistants.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are Bell County (North, East & South)Temple & Belton Cities PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are Bell County (North, East & South)Temple & Belton Cities PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Rail transportation is the industry that employs the most Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by average wage, is Services incidental to transportation. Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are paid most in Queens Village, Cambria Heights & Rosedale PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Bell County (North, East & South)Temple & Belton Cities PUMA, TX.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$53,324

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,504

In 2018, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers earned an average of $53,324, $565 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders make somewhat more than Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers while Statistical assistants make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.322

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.322, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers (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 Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by number of employees, are Rail transportation, Bus service & urban transit, and Services incidental to transportation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by average wage, are Services incidental to transportation, Bus service & urban transit, Rail transportation, Rail transportation, Bus service & urban transit, and Support activities for mining.

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Industries by Share

23k

2018 Workforce

± 3,725

8.51%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 21.5%

The number of people employed as Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers has been growing at a rate of 8.51%, from 21,221 people in 2017 to 23,026 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers employed by various industries. Rail transportation employs the largest share of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers at  48.1%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 37.9% and Services incidental to transportation with 3.32%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers in the US. The average age of male Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers in the workforce is 44.7 and of female Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 49.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

20.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,480

2.94k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,330

87.2% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

52.9% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 34.1% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers.

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Age by Gender

44.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.29

49.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.98

The median age of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 45.3, and Male employees are generally 4.79 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is Business but a relatively high number of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers 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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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Troubleshooting.

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