Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other

All transportation workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
38,460 3.8 % $19.25 $40,050 2.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.14 $12.60 $17.67 $26.51 $29.92
Annual Wage (2) $21,100 $26,220 $36,760 $55,140 $62,240


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scheduled Air Transportation 15,050 3.43 $23.15 $48,150
Support Activities for Air Transportation 10,510 5.08 $16.01 $33,290
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,500 0.02 $12.15 $25,270
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 1,250 0.02 $18.91 $39,330
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 810 0.04 $22.10 $45,970

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 10,510 5.08 $16.01 $33,290
Scheduled Air Transportation 15,050 3.43 $23.15 $48,150
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 590 1.33 $17.33 $36,040
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water 90 0.58 $11.78 $24,510
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 150 0.43 $19.88 $41,350

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 60 0.01 $25.40 $52,840
Couriers and Express Delivery Services 90 0.02 $24.71 $51,400
Other Support Activities for Transportation (8) (8) $23.85 $49,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) $23.82 $49,540
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 420 0.02 $23.32 $48,500


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 4,350 0.26 0.97 $20.32 $42,270
Texas 3,450 0.29 1.08 $24.74 $51,460
Florida 2,960 0.35 1.30 $19.70 $40,980
Colorado 2,110 0.82 3.05 $20.66 $42,970
Virginia 1,660 0.44 1.62 (8) (8)




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 1,180 3.71 13.74 $19.87 $41,330
Hawaii 850 1.34 4.98 $18.30 $38,060
Nevada 1,200 0.92 3.40 $21.59 $44,920
Louisiana 1,620 0.85 3.15 $11.43 $23,780
Colorado 2,110 0.82 3.05 $20.66 $42,970




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Utah 90 0.06 0.23 $25.10 $52,200
Texas 3,450 0.29 1.08 $24.74 $51,460
Illinois (8) (8) (8) $24.62 $51,220
Pennsylvania 360 0.06 0.23 $23.76 $49,420
Massachusetts 620 0.18 0.65 $23.64 $49,180



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Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,760 1.22 4.52 (8) (8)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,340 0.30 1.12 $20.16 $41,940
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,170 0.71 2.64 $22.11 $45,980
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,070 0.96 3.56 (8) (8)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,070 0.16 0.59 $17.05 $35,460
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 900 0.94 3.47 $23.05 $47,940
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 890 0.85 3.13 $14.47 $30,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 850 0.33 1.21 $13.61 $28,310
Anchorage, AK 850 4.90 18.15 $19.23 $40,000
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 830 1.01 3.74 $19.77 $41,130


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Anchorage, AK 850 4.90 18.15 $19.23 $40,000
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 200 2.73 10.11 $20.42 $42,480
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,760 1.22 4.52 (8) (8)
Tulsa, OK 520 1.21 4.48 $17.46 $36,310
Baton Rouge, LA 470 1.20 4.45 $10.26 $21,340
Urban Honolulu, HI 550 1.19 4.41 $17.30 $35,990
Monroe, LA 80 1.08 4.01 $9.17 $19,080
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division 830 1.01 3.74 $19.77 $41,130
Bangor, ME 60 0.99 3.66 $13.78 $28,660
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 170 0.96 3.55 $11.36 $23,630


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Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division 160 0.14 0.51 $26.70 $55,540
Pittsburgh, PA (8) (8) (8) $25.24 $52,500
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $24.69 $51,350
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 240 0.19 0.70 $24.11 $50,150
Salt Lake City, UT 50 0.08 0.28 $24.01 $49,940
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 190 0.19 0.69 $23.66 $49,220
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division (8) (8) (8) $23.58 $49,040
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 900 0.94 3.47 $23.05 $47,940
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,170 0.71 2.64 $22.11 $45,980
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 750 0.62 2.30 $21.90 $45,550

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 180 1.22 4.52 $12.57 $26,150
Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area 160 2.22 8.23 $22.73 $47,290
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area 140 3.96 14.67 $20.96 $43,600
Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area 80 1.00 3.70 $9.95 $20,700
Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area 50 0.78 2.89 $9.57 $19,910

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area 140 3.96 14.67 $20.96 $43,600
Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area 160 2.22 8.23 $22.73 $47,290
Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area 180 1.22 4.52 $12.57 $26,150
Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area 80 1.00 3.70 $9.95 $20,700
Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area 50 0.78 2.89 $9.57 $19,910

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area 160 2.22 8.23 $22.73 $47,290
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $21.07 $43,820
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area 140 3.96 14.67 $20.96 $43,600
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $19.47 $40,500
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $18.10 $37,660


About May 2017 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.

(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 OES estimates and related information:

May 2017 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2017 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2017 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2017 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2017 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 30, 2018