May 2005 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 482000 - Rail Transportation


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 482000 - Rail Transportation.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 482000 - Rail Transportation is part of: Sectors 48 and 49 - Transportation and Warehousing.

NAICS 482000 - Rail Transportation consists of:

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NAICS 482000 - Rail Transportation

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 212,880 100.00% $22.28 $25.12 $52,240 1.7 %
 
Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 7,190 3.38% $41.82 $44.81 $93,210 2.8 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 40 0.02% $65.37 $61.90 $128,750 13.3 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 850 0.40% $43.60 $48.71 $101,310 2.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 150 0.07% $53.63 $53.72 $111,740 3.8 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 220 0.10% $45.93 $47.19 $98,150 6.4 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 40 0.02% $53.46 $54.39 $113,120 6.3 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 270 0.13% $42.22 $43.15 $89,760 4.2 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 190 0.09% $50.98 $52.80 $109,820 3.6 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 230 0.11% $42.66 $47.05 $97,870 4.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 40 0.02% $36.48 $41.44 $86,190 8.1 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 40 0.02% $38.90 $41.14 $85,570 7.4 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 140 0.07% $48.24 $49.60 $103,170 4.3 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 40 0.02% $38.44 $41.39 $86,090 7.6 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,540 0.72% $40.94 $44.06 $91,640 4.3 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 270 0.13% $40.01 $41.78 $86,900 2.9 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 90 0.04% $50.22 $51.89 $107,940 4.4 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 2,990 1.40% $40.48 $42.61 $88,630 4.2 %
 
Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 4,970 2.33% $29.28 $29.79 $61,960 1.8 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 120 0.06% $27.47 $28.55 $59,390 2.8 %
13-1031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 280 0.13% $30.56 $30.64 $63,730 2.1 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 40 0.02% $35.22 $33.41 $69,490 5.0 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 50 0.02% $29.42 $29.22 $60,780 3.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 270 0.13% $30.50 $29.55 $61,470 3.8 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 390 0.18% $27.57 $27.45 $57,100 3.5 %
13-1081 Logisticians 150 0.07% $29.41 $29.52 $61,410 2.2 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 400 0.19% $34.49 $33.44 $69,560 2.2 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 2,300 1.08% $27.94 $29.13 $60,580 2.4 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 450 0.21% $30.37 $30.29 $63,000 2.2 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 120 0.06% $32.50 $32.95 $68,540 3.5 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 90 0.04% $29.55 $31.49 $65,490 4.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 230 0.11% $29.17 $29.77 $61,910 4.3 %
 
Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1,420 0.67% $36.79 $36.87 $76,690 1.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 410 0.19% $35.53 $35.89 $74,650 1.4 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 270 0.13% $41.14 $40.43 $84,090 3.4 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 130 0.06% $41.59 $42.52 $88,440 2.1 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 50 0.02% $23.02 $22.44 $46,680 2.7 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 150 0.07% $31.08 $30.60 $63,650 3.1 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 120 0.06% $49.99 $47.77 $99,360 4.6 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 120 0.06% $39.49 $37.78 $78,580 5.7 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 80 0.04% $31.15 $32.20 $66,980 5.0 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 80 0.04% $30.62 $30.90 $64,280 7.7 %
 
Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 840 0.39% $33.91 $34.63 $72,020 2.5 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 150 0.07% $33.50 $33.63 $69,950 2.2 %
17-2081 Environmental Engineers 60 0.03% $40.56 $40.20 $83,620 2.2 %
17-2111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 70 0.03% $30.23 $31.17 $64,840 2.2 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 50 0.02% $38.01 $36.99 $76,930 6.2 %
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 80 0.04% $36.07 $35.69 $74,240 7.1 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 290 0.14% $34.63 $36.04 $74,960 2.6 %
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians (8) (8) $17.37 $16.48 $34,280 8.8 %
 
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 230 0.11% $27.73 $30.54 $63,530 2.6 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 170 0.08% $26.75 $29.56 $61,480 3.4 %
 
Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 270 0.13% $51.37 $52.08 $108,330 3.6 %
23-1011 Lawyers 210 0.10% $55.65 $59.17 $123,070 3.6 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 40 0.02% $23.02 $22.59 $46,980 3.8 %
 
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 120 0.06% $24.68 $31.21 $64,910 11.3 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 90 0.04% $26.29 $34.52 $71,800 13.3 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 30 0.01% $20.61 $21.95 $45,650 9.2 %
 
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 160 0.08% $32.50 $31.85 $66,250 3.0 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 120 0.06% $33.12 $32.82 $68,270 2.9 %
 
Protective Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 1,240 0.58% $24.53 $24.49 $50,940 2.3 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 60 0.03% $33.37 $31.36 $65,230 5.2 %
33-3052 Transit and Railroad Police 1,050 0.49% $25.38 $25.43 $52,900 1.9 %
33-9032 Security Guards 130 0.06% $12.88 $13.35 $27,770 5.0 %
 
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 650 0.31% $13.65 $12.82 $26,670 8.7 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 90 0.04% $14.12 $12.62 $26,240 9.8 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 490 0.23% $14.05 $12.65 $26,310 10.3 %
 
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 80 0.04% $11.32 $11.87 $24,690 4.8 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 80 0.04% $11.40 $11.82 $24,580 4.9 %
 
Personal Care and Service Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1,160 0.54% $14.46 $13.85 $28,820 6.2 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 50 0.02% $18.89 $18.68 $38,850 6.2 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 330 0.16% $17.63 $16.68 $34,700 5.4 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters 770 0.36% $12.85 $12.42 $25,830 6.9 %
 
Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 520 0.24% $27.43 $29.30 $60,940 5.0 %
41-2011 Cashiers 30 0.01% $8.13 $11.51 $23,930 9.3 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 430 0.20% $29.12 $31.60 $65,720 5.9 %
 
Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 17,260 8.11% $19.63 $19.59 $40,740 4.1 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 830 0.39% $26.06 $26.67 $55,480 2.7 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 340 0.16% $16.27 $16.33 $33,970 6.3 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 550 0.26% $19.80 $19.48 $40,520 4.7 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 100 0.05% $19.67 $20.69 $43,040 4.5 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 40 0.02% $16.29 $16.89 $35,130 2.5 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,360 0.64% $17.70 $16.73 $34,790 4.1 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 530 0.25% $18.88 $17.87 $37,180 3.6 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 120 0.06% $19.28 $19.62 $40,800 4.7 %
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents 2,720 1.28% $21.79 $21.73 $45,200 2.3 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 3,440 1.62% $23.04 $24.21 $50,360 7.6 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 120 0.06% $18.57 $18.27 $38,010 2.9 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 480 0.23% $18.36 $17.00 $35,370 4.0 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 490 0.23% $21.22 $21.11 $43,910 1.9 %
43-6012 Legal Secretaries 30 0.01% $21.88 $21.73 $45,200 4.4 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 450 0.21% $15.75 $15.79 $32,830 5.0 %
43-9022 Word Processors and Typists 40 0.02% $18.97 $17.18 $35,730 7.2 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 5,120 2.41% $18.02 $16.05 $33,390 9.4 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 380 0.18% $17.91 $17.22 $35,810 3.0 %
 
Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 16,860 7.92% $19.98 $20.61 $42,860 1.0 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1,590 0.75% $26.24 $27.72 $57,650 2.0 %
47-2011 Boilermakers 240 0.11% $21.60 $22.85 $47,520 2.3 %
47-2031 Carpenters 690 0.32% $19.73 $20.04 $41,690 2.5 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 250 0.12% $17.40 $17.08 $35,520 2.6 %
47-2071 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 50 0.02% $19.13 $18.31 $38,090 3.0 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 200 0.09% $18.96 $19.04 $39,610 3.4 %
47-2111 Electricians 1,130 0.53% $24.10 $24.56 $51,080 4.7 %
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers 1,210 0.57% $21.03 $21.58 $44,880 1.6 %
47-2221 Structural Iron and Steel Workers 30 0.01% $19.15 $18.49 $38,470 6.8 %
47-3019 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 70 0.03% $12.96 $15.64 $32,530 11.4 %
47-4061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 10,740 5.05% $19.50 $19.35 $40,260 0.9 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other 540 0.25% $17.24 $18.06 $37,570 1.6 %
 
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 37,620 17.67% $21.78 $22.43 $46,650 0.9 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 5,130 2.41% $26.79 $27.75 $57,720 1.3 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 30 0.01% $21.56 $21.11 $43,910 7.7 %
49-2093 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 5,010 2.35% $22.32 $22.64 $47,100 1.6 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,310 2.02% $21.34 $22.34 $46,470 1.5 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 90 0.04% $20.41 $21.04 $43,760 3.4 %
49-3043 Rail Car Repairers 13,390 6.29% $20.81 $21.26 $44,220 1.5 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (8) (8) $22.08 $22.15 $46,070 3.3 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 450 0.21% $22.20 $21.41 $44,540 5.1 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,250 1.06% $19.46 $19.71 $41,000 2.4 %
49-9097 Signal and Track Switch Repairers 4,240 1.99% $23.74 $23.53 $48,940 1.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 700 0.33% $11.31 $12.69 $26,400 10.8 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 1,580 0.74% $19.66 $20.16 $41,940 2.4 %
 
Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 9,580 4.50% $19.86 $20.03 $41,650 1.1 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,520 0.71% $22.92 $24.01 $49,930 1.1 %
51-4041 Machinists 4,490 2.11% $19.55 $19.24 $40,020 1.4 %
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 3,070 1.44% $19.65 $19.56 $40,690 1.5 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 50 0.02% $16.21 $19.33 $40,210 9.9 %
51-9122 Painters, Transportation Equipment 50 0.02% $19.27 $18.85 $39,200 3.5 %
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers 330 0.16% $18.48 $17.03 $35,420 4.5 %
 
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 112,710 52.95% $24.00 $26.45 $55,020 2.1 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 440 0.21% $22.49 $22.89 $47,600 2.6 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 2,860 1.34% $29.08 $29.78 $61,930 1.9 %
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 460 0.22% $19.61 $19.29 $40,120 1.7 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 360 0.17% $19.15 $18.09 $37,630 2.4 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 40 0.02% $9.95 $10.54 $21,910 10.3 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 890 0.42% $20.50 $20.22 $42,060 2.7 %
53-4011 Locomotive Engineers 35,410 16.63% $27.08 $29.23 $60,790 2.8 %
53-4012 Locomotive Firers 430 0.20% $18.55 $21.09 $43,870 5.2 %
53-4013 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 4,020 1.89% $19.59 $20.29 $42,190 5.5 %
53-4021 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 18,680 8.77% $25.10 $25.99 $54,060 2.2 %
53-4031 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 35,560 16.70% $25.92 $27.56 $57,320 2.4 %
53-4099 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other 6,040 2.84% $18.93 $18.53 $38,550 2.0 %
53-6011 Bridge and Lock Tenders 250 0.12% $20.39 $20.74 $43,150 1.6 %
53-6051 Transportation Inspectors 2,680 1.26% $22.04 $24.84 $51,670 2.6 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 140 0.07% $17.90 $16.51 $34,340 4.7 %
53-7021 Crane and Tower Operators 160 0.08% $19.85 $20.16 $41,940 2.7 %
53-7032 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 130 0.06% $18.99 $18.08 $37,610 4.7 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 260 0.12% $15.44 $15.45 $32,130 5.7 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 1,110 0.52% $15.47 $14.83 $30,840 5.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,930 0.91% $17.03 $16.43 $34,180 3.3 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 410 0.19% $16.35 $16.45 $34,210 3.6 %

About May 2005 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(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 mean 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) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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Last Modified Date: November 10, 2008