Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers

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2019 Workforce
23.7k
Average Age
43.1
Average Salary
$65,157
Average Male Salary
$65,914
Average Female Salary
$57,683

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 $65,157 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers by wage are Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Postsecondary teachers.

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 Construction. 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

$65,157
AVERAGE SALARY
± $6,577

In 2019, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers earned an average of $65,157, $9,634 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Postsecondary teachers make somewhat more than Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers while Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining 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

0.268
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.268, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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, Support activities for mining, Services incidental to transportation, and Construction.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, by average wage, are Construction, Bus service & urban transit, and Rail transportation.

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Industries by Share

23.7k
2019 Workforce
± 3,782
3.09%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 22%

The number of people employed as Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers has been growing at a rate of 3.09%, from 23,026 people in 2018 to 23,737 people in 2019.

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  46.5%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 36.9% and Support activities for mining with 4.14%.

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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 43.3 and of female Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 41.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

21.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,604
2.18k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 1,147

90.8% 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)

58.2% of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24.9% 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

43.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.06
41.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 5.02

The median age of Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers is 43.1, and Male employees are generally 2.03 years older 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

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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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