Transportation inspectors

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2019 Workforce
42.1k
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Average Age
45.5
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Average Salary
$63,510
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Average Male Salary
$65,900
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Average Female Salary
$49,107
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About

Transportation inspectors are most often employed by the Services incidental to transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Transportation inspectors was $63,510 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Transportation inspectors by wage are Computer support specialists, Occupational therapists, and Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Transportation inspectors are Brighton Beach & Coney Island PUMA, NY and Coffee, Covington, Butler & Crenshaw Counties PUMA, AL. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Transportation inspectors are Brighton Beach & Coney Island PUMA, NY and Coffee, Covington, Butler & Crenshaw Counties PUMA, AL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation inspectors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Services incidental to transportation is the industry that employs the most Transportation inspectors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Transportation inspectors, by average wage, is Pipeline transportation. Transportation inspectors are paid most in Northwest Wisconsin PUMA, WI but are relatively concentrated in Brighton Beach & Coney Island PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,510
AVERAGE SALARY
± $5,647

In 2019, Transportation inspectors earned an average of $63,510, $7,986 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists make somewhat more than Transportation inspectors while Computer support specialists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Transportation inspectors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.301
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Transportation inspectors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.301, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Transportation inspectors (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 Transportation inspectors.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Transportation inspectors

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Transportation inspectors, by number of employees, are Services incidental to transportation, Rail transportation, and Truck transportation.

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Industries by Share

42.1k
2019 Workforce
± 5,036
-16.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 19.4%

The number of people employed as Transportation inspectors has been declining at a rate of -16.2%, from 50,228 people in 2018 to 42,091 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Transportation inspectors employed by various industries. Services incidental to transportation employs the largest share of Transportation inspectors at  13.5%, followed by Rail transportation with 9.51% and Truck transportation with 8.83%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Transportation inspectors in the US. The average age of male Transportation inspectors in the workforce is 45.7 and of female Transportation inspectors is 44.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation inspectors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

36.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,664
5.99k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,900

85.8% of Transportation inspectors are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Transportation inspectors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Transportation inspectors
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

62.4% of Transportation inspectors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.5% of Transportation inspectors, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Transportation inspectors.

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Age by Gender

45.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.71
44.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.78

The median age of Transportation inspectors is 45.5, and Male employees are generally 1.51 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Transportation inspectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transportation inspectors need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Quality Control Analysis, and Operation Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Transportation inspectors need more than the average amount of Quality Control Analysis, Operation and Control, and Operation Monitoring.

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