Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Air transportation is the industry that employs the most Transportation majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Transportation majors, by average wage, is Support activities for mining.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Transportation in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Transportation is 43.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Transportation degrees, and White students earn the majority (16,586) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Transportation field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transportation majors need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Transportation majors need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Transportation majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Operation and Control is very distinctive for majors, but the Operation and Control, Monitoring, and Operation Monitoring are the three most important skills for people in the field.