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What is a Transportation Worker?

Transportation Worker Job Description All transportation workers not listed separately.

Other Transportation Worker Job Titles

  • Food or Baggage Handling Rampman
  • Ramp Attendant
  • Check Pilot
  • Jinriksha Driver (Rickshaw)
  • Rickshaw Driver

What Kind of Transportation Worker Job Opportunities Are There?

There were about 38,000 jobs for Transportation Workers in 2016 (in the United States).

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 8.3% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 3,100 new jobs for Transportation Workers by 2026. There will be an estimated 4,800 positions for Transportation Worker per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Transportation Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Transportation Workers are California, Florida, and New Jersey.

Watch out if you plan on working in Wisconsin, South Dakota, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for Transportation Workers

The typical yearly salary for Transportation Workers is somewhere between $22,150 and $70,910. The median salary for this occupation is $37,490.

Salary Ranges for Transportation Workers

How much do Transportation Workers make in different U.S. states?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Colorado

$51,080

Massachusetts

$48,560

Pennsylvania

$47,710

District of Columbia

$47,050

Utah

$45,530

Nevada

$45,200

Alaska

$44,960

Ohio

$44,160

Washington

$42,840

South Carolina

$42,210

Oregon

$40,400

Hawaii

$40,400

Delaware

$39,520

Michigan

$38,940

Nebraska

$38,390

Wyoming

$37,260

Florida

$37,260

Tennessee

$36,400

Connecticut

$36,400

Arizona

$36,400

New York

$36,120

Oklahoma

$34,940

Indiana

$34,370

Georgia

$33,610

Maryland

$33,370

Kentucky

$33,150

North Dakota

$32,180

Mississippi

$31,620

Rhode Island

$31,000

Montana

$30,970

Minnesota

$30,810

West Virginia

$30,750

New Mexico

$30,450

Iowa

$30,070

Kansas

$29,480

Wisconsin

$29,440

Alabama

$29,220

Arkansas

$28,970

Idaho

$28,060

Maine

$27,150

North Carolina

$26,410

Louisiana

$25,930

Missouri

$25,590

Where Transportation Workers Work

Transportation Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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