Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

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2019 Workforce
42.2k
Average Age
46.3
Estimated Job Growth
4.29%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$21,918
Average Male Salary
$27,128
Average Female Salary
$19,718

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Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are most often employed by the Bus service & urban transit industry. The average yearly wage for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants was $21,918 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Transportation attendants, except flight attendants by wage are Medical transcriptionists, Maids & housekeeping cleaners, and Home health aides.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Transportation attendants, except flight attendants and on wages and locations for those in the field. Bus service & urban transit is the industry that employs the most Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by average wage, is Rail transportation. Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are paid most in Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$21,918
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,119

In 2019, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants earned an average of $21,918, $33,606 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Medical transcriptionists make somewhat more than Transportation attendants, except flight attendants while Maids & housekeeping cleaners make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Transportation attendants, except flight attendants as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.463
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.463, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (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 attendants, except flight attendants.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants

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

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by number of employees, are Bus service & urban transit, Elementary & secondary schools, Services incidental to transportation, Air transportation, Rail transportation, Car Dealers, Amusement & Recreation, and Individual & family services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, by average wage, are Rail transportation, Air transportation, and Bus service & urban transit.

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Industries by Share

42.2k
2019 Workforce
± 5,043
69.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 11.6%

The number of people employed as Transportation attendants, except flight attendants has been growing at a rate of 69.3%, from 24,925 people in 2018 to 42,198 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants employed by various industries. Bus service & urban transit employs the largest share of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants at  32.5%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 32.1% and Services incidental to transportation with 13%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Transportation attendants, except flight attendants in the US. The average age of male Transportation attendants, except flight attendants in the workforce is 43.3 and of female Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is 47.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

12.5k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,747
29.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,229

70.3% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

45.3% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 36.5% of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants.

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Age by Gender

43.3
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 4.11
47.6
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.14

The median age of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is 46.3, and Male employees are generally 4.29 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants is Business but a relatively high number of Transportation attendants, except flight attendants 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.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Transportation attendants, except flight attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Transportation attendants, except flight attendants need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Transportation attendants, except flight attendants need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Persuasion.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Passenger Attendants from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Passenger Attendants are expected to see a growth of 4.29% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Passenger Attendants.
4.29%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Passenger Attendants. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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