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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

53-4099 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

All rail transportation workers not listed separately.


National estimates for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

National estimates for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
1,540 14.5 % $ 26.28 $ 54,670 3.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.71 $ 17.99 $ 23.06 $ 32.85 $ 41.08
Annual Wage (2) $ 32,670 $ 37,420 $ 47,970 $ 68,340 $ 85,450


Industry profile for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 800 2.37 $ 23.29 $ 48,440
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 220 0.00 $ 39.72 $ 82,610
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.75 $ 57,710
Urban Transit Systems 80 0.20 $ 20.82 $ 43,300
Rail Transportation 30 0.02 $ 27.09 $ 56,350

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 800 2.37 $ 23.29 $ 48,440
Urban Transit Systems 80 0.20 $ 20.82 $ 43,300
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.75 $ 57,710
Rail Transportation 30 0.02 $ 27.09 $ 56,350
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 220 0.00 $ 39.72 $ 82,610

Top paying industries for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 220 (7) $ 39.72 $ 82,610
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) (8) (8) $ 31.59 $ 65,700
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 140 0.17 $ 27.75 $ 57,710
Rail Transportation 30 0.02 $ 27.09 $ 56,350
Support Activities for Rail Transportation 800 2.37 $ 23.29 $ 48,440


Geographic profile for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 330 0.02 1.83 $ 27.58 $ 57,370
Louisiana 140 0.08 6.86 $ 20.06 $ 41,720
Florida 70 0.01 0.70 $ 26.61 $ 55,350
Tennessee 60 0.02 2.01 $ 21.19 $ 44,060
West Virginia 60 0.09 8.22 $ 24.84 $ 51,670




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Virginia 60 0.09 8.22 $ 24.84 $ 51,670
Louisiana 140 0.08 6.86 $ 20.06 $ 41,720
Kentucky 50 0.03 2.58 $ 23.02 $ 47,890
Tennessee 60 0.02 2.01 $ 21.19 $ 44,060
California 330 0.02 1.83 $ 27.58 $ 57,370




Top paying states for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington (8) (8) (8) $ 30.56 $ 63,570
Indiana (8) (8) (8) $ 28.98 $ 60,270
California 330 0.02 1.83 $ 27.58 $ 57,370
Florida 70 0.01 0.70 $ 26.61 $ 55,350
West Virginia 60 0.09 8.22 $ 24.84 $ 51,670





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 260 0.04 3.96 $ 29.69 $ 61,760
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 180 0.02 1.80 $ 28.42 $ 59,100




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 260 0.04 3.96 $ 29.69 $ 61,760
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 180 0.02 1.80 $ 28.42 $ 59,100




Top paying metropolitan areas for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (8) (8) (8) $ 30.56 $ 63,570
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 260 0.04 3.96 $ 29.69 $ 61,760
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 180 0.02 1.80 $ 28.42 $ 59,100


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021