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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

53-3053 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

Drive a motor vehicle to transport passengers on a planned or scheduled basis. May collect a fare. Includes nonemergency medical transporters and hearse drivers. Excludes “Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians” (53-3011) and “Taxi Drivers” (53-3054).


National estimates for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs
Industry profile for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs
Geographic profile for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

National estimates for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
175,660 1.2 % $ 15.66 $ 32,570 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 10.92 $ 12.70 $ 14.42 $ 17.79 $ 22.11
Annual Wage (2) $ 22,710 $ 26,420 $ 30,000 $ 37,010 $ 45,980


Industry profile for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 39,900 47.19 $ 15.56 $ 32,370
Taxi and Limousine Service 15,770 37.08 $ 16.38 $ 34,070
Individual and Family Services 14,820 0.56 $ 13.77 $ 28,650
Automobile Dealers 14,320 1.17 $ 13.53 $ 28,130
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 11,780 0.22 $ 17.01 $ 35,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 39,900 47.19 $ 15.56 $ 32,370
Taxi and Limousine Service 15,770 37.08 $ 16.38 $ 34,070
Urban Transit Systems 2,130 5.46 $ 18.66 $ 38,810
School and Employee Bus Transportation 9,490 5.33 $ 17.30 $ 35,980
Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation 600 4.82 $ 14.07 $ 29,270

Top paying industries for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities (8) (8) $ 45.98 $ 95,640
Performing Arts Companies (8) (8) $ 35.72 $ 74,290
Legal Services (8) (8) $ 29.23 $ 60,810
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (4244 and 4248 only) 370 0.04 $ 27.20 $ 56,570
Scientific Research and Development Services 170 0.02 $ 25.35 $ 52,720


Geographic profile for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 20,110 1.22 0.98 $ 18.59 $ 38,670
New York 16,930 1.95 1.57 $ 19.52 $ 40,610
Florida 10,390 1.21 0.97 $ 14.15 $ 29,430
Texas 9,750 0.80 0.64 $ 13.66 $ 28,420
Pennsylvania 9,380 1.68 1.35 $ 14.14 $ 29,420


Map of location quotient of shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 8,840 2.60 2.09 $ 17.33 $ 36,040
Hawaii 1,090 1.98 1.59 $ 16.40 $ 34,120
New York 16,930 1.95 1.57 $ 19.52 $ 40,610
Wyoming 470 1.81 1.45 $ 12.71 $ 26,440
Delaware 790 1.80 1.45 $ 17.08 $ 35,520


Map of annual mean wages of shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 400 0.61 0.49 $ 22.12 $ 46,010
New York 16,930 1.95 1.57 $ 19.52 $ 40,610
California 20,110 1.22 0.98 $ 18.59 $ 38,670
Washington 3,310 1.03 0.83 $ 18.45 $ 38,380
Alaska 480 1.62 1.30 $ 17.63 $ 36,670



Map of employment of shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 16,140 1.86 1.49 $ 20.19 $ 42,000
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,710 2.99 2.40 $ 20.01 $ 41,620
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 5,610 0.98 0.79 $ 18.41 $ 38,290
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,440 2.10 1.69 $ 17.53 $ 36,460
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,480 1.69 1.35 $ 15.34 $ 31,900
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,890 1.59 1.27 $ 14.48 $ 30,120
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,590 1.22 0.98 $ 17.89 $ 37,220
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 3,140 1.49 1.19 $ 15.93 $ 33,130
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,790 0.78 0.62 $ 14.12 $ 29,370
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,620 0.62 0.50 $ 15.65 $ 32,560


Map of location quotient of shuttle drivers and chauffeurs by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Springfield, MA-CT 1,720 5.59 4.48 $ 16.88 $ 35,110
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 270 4.16 3.33 $ 18.04 $ 37,510
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 250 3.67 2.95 $ 14.74 $ 30,660
Johnstown, PA 170 3.54 2.84 $ 11.33 $ 23,570
New Bedford, MA 210 3.39 2.72 $ 17.12 $ 35,610
Leominster-Gardner, MA 160 3.33 2.67 $ 17.38 $ 36,150
Mankato-North Mankato, MN 170 3.23 2.59 $ 14.45 $ 30,060
Pittsfield, MA 120 3.20 2.57 $ 16.21 $ 33,720
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 370 3.16 2.53 $ 14.94 $ 31,080
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,710 2.99 2.40 $ 20.01 $ 41,620